| Sep 26, 2014
| 1:24 PM
DeKalb's Grant James has been named US Rowing male athlete of the year.
James, 27, won a silver medal in the four at the recent World Championships. The DeKalb High School and University of Wisconsin grad had won a bronze medal in that event at the...
| Sep 21, 2014
Megan Rapinoe is a team player — which is a good thing to be when you consider the team she plays for.
The U.S. women's soccer squad, which enters World Cup qualifying next month, isn't so much a collection of players as it is a constellation of...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Jordyn Wieber is the latest Olympian to visit TAG USA Gymnastics in Weston.
The 19-year-old, who won team gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently spent two days there, where she hosted a clinic and met with the 300 youngsters in summer camp....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:33 PM
IRVINE, Calif. — Though he has swum four meets since his return to competition, Michael Phelps will gain a truer gauge of his form this week at U.S. Nationals.
The event, which begins Wednesday and runs through Sunday, will bring together the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:39 PM
IRVINE, Calif. – A fourth in Wednesday night’s 100-meter freestyle final punched Conor Dwyer’s airline ticket to Australia.
It also gave him the freedom to let it fly in the rest of the U.S. Championships.
“It’s a big...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:10 PM
IRVINE, Calif. — His comeback performances may not have been particularly eye-catching so far, save for the first and the most recent in the 100-meter butterfly, but there seems little doubt that everyone competing with him still is looking over a...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:33 AM
The U.S. national swimming championships in Irvine next week will get some added star power with Michael Phelps planning to race in four events.
Phelps is scheduled to enter the 100-meter freestyle, 100 butterfly, 100 backstroke and 200 individual...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Oscar Pistorius on Friday was convicted of culpable homicide by a South African judge who found him negligent in firing four gunshots into a locked toilet cubicle in his home last year, killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius, who was acquitted of...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:37 PM
JOHANNESBURG -- Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:19 PM
Dawn Branch Works presents "Variations," a performance of contemporary-dance works featuring special guests and a sneak peek of new work developed by the company's artistic director, Dawn Branch.
"Variations" includes a silent auction and wine...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:41 AM
Zaha Hadid, an award-winning architect known for futuristic designs, sued The New York Review of Books and the architecture critic Martin Filler on Thursday over alleged defamatory statements about her in a recent book review.
Hadid, who was born in...