| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:26 PM
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After the USA Basketball practice Tuesday afternoon, Bulls guard Derrick Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau spent several minutes chatting on the court before Rose shot free throws, took jump shots and performed other offensive...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:25 AM
It's not the Olympics or world championships, but Michael Phelps would like to regain his winning form against world-class competition, and he'll have that chance this week in Australia at the Pan Pacific Championships.
The meet is the most...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 5:25 AM
(Reuters) - American teenager Katie Ledecky broke her second world record in less than 24 hours while Michael Phelps suffered a rare defeat at the Pan Pacific championships in Australia on Sunday.
Ledecky hacked almost six seconds off her 1,500 metres...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 7:25 AM
The old man acquitted himself well.
The teen phenom did it again.
So went a chilly, rainy day two of the Pan Pacific Championships in Southport, Australia, where Michael Phelps put himself on next year’s World Championships team in the 100-meter...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:44 PM
IRVINE, Calif. -- The pool brought back bad memories. It was the place where Matt Grevers saw his swimming career go dead in the water at exactly the same point in the Olympic cycle - the U.S. Championships in the middle year between Summer Games....
| 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 8, 2014
| 10:24 PM
IRVINE, Calif. — Even after Michael Phelps swam this season's world-leading time in the Friday morning heats of the 100-meter butterfly at the U.S. championships, his coach still was concerned about Phelps' ability to swim two strong races in a day....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 10:43 PM
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Almost two years of retirement has meant Michael Phelps needs to listen to his body and take it slower than in the past but it has not dulled his competitive fire as he sent an ominous warning to his fellow swimmers at next week's Pan...
| 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...