| Jun 29, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Michael Phelps was driving over the Allegheny Mountains after playing golf with Hockey Hall of Famer Mario Lemieux on Friday, bound for Baltimore. Friends from across the country were streaming into his hometown to celebrate his 28th birthday, which is...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:20 PM
A novelist writes of a Brazilian mega-city where the rich soar in helicopters above the traffic and the squalor. A movie depicts rogue Rio de Janeiro cops who kill and extort money from terrified slum-dwellers. A hip-hopper in the peripheral neighborhoods...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
A novelist writes of a Brazilian mega-city where the rich soar in helicopters above the traffic and the squalor. A movie depicts rogue Rio de Janeiro cops who murder and extort terrified slum-dwellers. A hip hopper in the peripheral neighborhoods of São...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Whether the motivation is to make the United States National Team or simply to get better for matches down the road, a pair of wrestlers with local connections are hoping to make a big impact during the U.S. World Team Trials this weekend.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:45 AM
After parting ways with former coach Fabrice Pellerin last month, swimmer Yannick Agnel has a new home in Baltimore.
Agnel, who won three medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently moved from his native country of France to begin training at...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:28 PM
How busy has 2012 been for Elizabeth "Ebee" Price? Well, consider this: she turned 16 on May 28 and has not yet had a party. "Nope," Price said when I spoke with her on Thursday. "My mom brought it up......
| Mar 26, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Former UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw, who left the Anteaters after winning three national championships in 10 seasons to coach at his alma mater, UCLA, was named coach of the U.S. men's national team on Monday.
Speraw, in his first season...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 2:34 PM
As a senior returning from last year's state championship season, Aberdeen's Jimmia McCluskey expected to play a leadership role as the Eagles set out to defend their Class 3A girls basketball title. She just didn't know how critical her leadership...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:38 PM
After a ninth-place finish in the FIVB Beach Volleyball U23 World Championships, Kirby Burnham didn't want to sit around and sulk in disappointment.
She didn't even want to take a tour of Myslowice, Poland. Burnham, the former Newport Harbor High...