| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:30 PM
Montverde Academy freshman Katie Schorr will go to school at the pool this week.
She will be joined by several of the area's top high-school swimmers who will get the rare opportunity to compete in the same meet as Olympians at the Arena Pro Swim Series...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 6:30 PM
The U.S. women's soccer team is in Europe this week for a pair of friendlies, readying for the start of the World Cup in four months. Who will be the American goalkeeper in that tournament is an open question.
Hope Solo, at 33, is still considered one...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:20 AM
With a sunny disposition that would have put a children's television show host to shame, Jenny Simpson smiles frequently — and not because she is a two-time Olympian, former world champion in the 1,500 meters and a world-class athlete.
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:02 AM
Doug Bruno will once again be on the bench at the Olympics.
USA Basketball announced Monday that the DePaul coach will return as an assistant to Connecticut's Geno Auriemma for the 2016 Rio Summer Games.
The U.S. women already have qualified for Rio...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:44 PM
Let the record show that Byron Jones was no more or no less humble than he has always been.
The former UConn cornerback and captain from New Britain set the record in the broad jump at the NFL combine with what is believed to be a world-record leap of 12...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:12 PM
NEW YORK — LeBron James was sitting comfortably on the bench and figured on staying there. Then J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert punctuated their return to New York with an alley-oop that demanded he stand.
"That was beautiful, that was special,"...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 3:10 PM
Now back in Moscow, busier than ever, Svetlana Abrosimova remains a social media maven. She checks in with the world as often as time allows.
So it did not surprise her to learn that Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis, the precocious three-point shooter from...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:51 AM
MOSCOW -- Five Russian race-walkers, including three Olympic gold medalists, were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday.
Bans of three years and two months were handed to Olympic champion Sergei Kirdyapkin and Olga Kaniskina, as well as...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system....
| 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
| 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...