Friday's sports stories


Jeff Tracy
Updated Nov 26, 2021 - Sports

The potential GOAT of chess faces intriguing challenger

Illustration of a chess board featuring two chess pieces with a start sign between them
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios
Nate Rau
Nov 26, 2021 - News

Scoop: Cooper reaches deal in principle likely to bring NASCAR back to Nashville

Four NASCAR cars zoom down the track the Nashville International Raceway on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds in Nashville, Tennessee in a 1981 race.
A 1981 NASCAR race at the Nashville International Raceway on the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. Photo: David Allio/Icon Sportswire/Corbis/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images
Kendall Baker
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

Special report: Women's soccer stares down change

the back of a female soccer player
Illustration: Eniola Odetunde/Axios
Jeff Tracy
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

USWNT friendlies roster provides look into the team's future

Jeff Tracy
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

Exclusive: More Americans can name USWNT player than USMNT player

Kendall Baker
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

U.S. Soccer president: “We’re on the same side” as USWNT on equal pay

Cindy Parlow Cone
Photo: Meg Oliphant/Getty Images
Kendall Baker
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

USWNT: A new CBA and an equal pay fight

Illustration of a soccer ball with $100 bills on it.
Jeff Tracy
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

Two NWSL teams searching for new head coaches after abuse allegations

Photo: Roy K. Miller/ISI Photos/Getty Images
TuAnh Dam
Nov 25, 2021 - Sports

NFL to settle lawsuit over Los Angeles Rams' relocation

Rams owner Stanley Kroenke. Photo by Ted Soqui/Corbis via Getty Images