| Aug 17, 2013
HARTFORD — They stood there together inside the Society Room on Pratt Street. As cameras whirred, they stood there smiling amid the applause, unfurled like the American flag. Aly Raisman dressed in red, Jordyn Wieber in white and Kyla Ross in blue....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:17 AM
During a rare tour of the United States, Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge this Saturday will bring his light bossa-nova grooves to downtown Hollywood. Seu Jorge, best known for his Portuguese covers of David Bowie songs in the 2004 film "The Life Aquatic...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian security forces blamed each other on Tuesday for the mob scenes that erupted around Pope Francis when he was dogged by a frantic crowd of faithful Catholics after his arrival in the country.
The chaotic crowds...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The glory of summer on the Newport Coast was celebrated recently at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as over 200 guests converged for the annual "White Party." Benefiting the Newport Harbor Sailing Foundation (founded in 1997), the annual summer tradition...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 1:05 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO - Pope Francis, dubbed the ''slum pope'' for his work with the poor, received a rapturous welcome Thursday from one of Rio's most violent shantytowns and demanded the world's wealthy end the injustices that have left the poor on the margins...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Diana Taurasi got the biggest ovation Saturday. Candace Parker got the sterling silver Tiffany trophy.
During pre-game introductions at the 2013 WNBA All-Star Game, Taurasi got a bigger ovation than Tina Charles, bigger than Lindsay Whalen and even Maya...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Jennifer Dalhausser likes to call her husband, Phil, the Tim Duncan of beach volleyball. Tall, bald and emotionless on the court.
Back when they started dating in 2010, Jennifer remembers while Phil was away competing, she would check out highlights...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:08 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS — Imperial Valley native Tirso Lara Jr. will be spending the next two weeks at the U.S. Olympic Training Center here, preparing to represent the USA at the Junior World Wrestling Championships in Bulgaria next month.
| Jun 18, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Athletes from the U.S. Taekwondo Academy in Bel Air have qualified to compete at the 2013 USA Taekwondo National Championships in Chicago July 3-9 at McCormick Place.
This is the first step toward competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, in which Taekwondo...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 4:51 PM
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bob Bowman is back coaching after a nine-month hiatus.
At the first suggestion, however indirect, of his star former swimmer returning, Bowman broke out laughing.
“Whatever are you talking about?’’ Bowman said as...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 4:35 PM
April Ross, a former Newport Harbor High standout, has confirmed that she will team with three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings before the end of the season, Ross told FIVB.com Monday.
Multiple media outlets had reported a link between...