| Aug 7, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant informed USA Basketball on Thursday that he is withdrawing from the team ahead of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
Durant told Coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball Chairman Jerry Colangelo that he was “...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 7:16 PM
IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality.
Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Aqua Sphere CEO Don Rockwell says he had no idea that Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, would come out of retirement when the swimming equipment manufacturer sought earlier this year to partner with him.
Talk about added...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:26 PM
The most decorated of Olympians enters the room without fanfare. Wearing a black cap tucked low, he quickly sits with his legs crossed, feet peeking out from underneath a "USA Swimming" tablecloth, as he shifts in a sagging plastic chair.
He has done...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- Sebastian Coe, who has been the favorite to succeed as chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has withdrawn from the race.
Coe, who masterminded the London 2012 Olympics and is chairman of the British Olympic Assn., told the Daily...
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
For travelers, Great Britain is a work in progress, richly rewarding those who visit with up-to-date information. Here are a few important changes to be aware of for 2014.
London continues to grow and thrive post-Olympics. Free Wi-Fi is everywhere, bus...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:04 AM
Swimming superstar Michael Phelps is getting closer to a competitive comeback that could lead him to a fifth Olympic appearance in 2016.
His longtime coach, Bob Bowman, said Tuesday Phelps is probably going to get into a meet “sometime soon.&...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Michael Phelps' comeback inched closer to reality Tuesday when his longtime coach said the record-setting Olympian could swim in a meet “sometime soon.”
“He looks like he is definitely in shape,” Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman, said....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Deana Parris had a decision to make.
A year after she joined the trampoline team at the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Center in Laurel, her parents declared that she and her brother had to pare down their many extracurricular activities to two each....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:30 PM
At the London 2012 Olympics, various media outlets probed the notion of the Olympic athletes' village being a giant bed-hopping venue -- a phenomenon that not only disgusted my mother every time she heard it mentioned (which was often) but also puzzled me...