by Huey Lewis & The News


Sports is the third album by American rock band Huey Lewis and the News, released on September 15, 1983 by Chrysalis Records. It reached No. 1 on the Billboard 200 on June 29, 1984, and ultimately charted for 160 weeks. Sports was ranked No. 2 on the Billboard year-end album chart for 1984 and spawned four top-ten hits on the Billboard Hot 100, with “Heart and Soul” and “The Heart of Rock & Roll” earning Grammy Award nominations. Sports did very well internationally, where most of its singles charted in the top 40 in multiple countries. The album has been certified 7× Platinum by the RIAA.


  1. The Heart Of Rock & Roll (5:01)
  2. Heart And Soul (4:10)
  3. Bad Is Bad (3:46)
  4. I Want A New Drug (4:46)
  5. Walking On A Thin Line (5:08)
  6. Finally Found A Home (3:42)
  7. If This Is It (3:46)
  8. You Crack Me Up (3:39)
  9. Honky Tonk Blues (3:16)

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Format Vinyl LP Album Stereo
Label Chrysalis
Catalog Number CHR 1412
Notes Some retail copies were issued as promo with a gold “PROMOTIONAL COPY NOT FOR RESALE” stamp on the back cover. A2 credits Chinnichap/RAK Music. Similar release, [r=5851590] credits A2 to Chinnichap/State Music Ltd.
Discogs URL Huey Lewis & The News - Sports