| Jan 8, 2015
| 5:50 PM
From the start, Los Angeles seemed like a safe choice to bid for the 2024 Olympics.
The Summer Games had been here twice before, in 1932 and 1984, and both times were successful. From the Rose Bowl southward to StubHub Center, there were ample...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 8:08 AM
For tens of millions of people each year, the Rose Parade is an escape — two hours spent in a world of floral fantasy. But real-world issues sometimes disrupt the New Year's Day party.
The parade has, on occasion, been marked by protests,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:35 PM
When Hong Kong's democracy street protests erupted in late September, many people in the semiautonomous Chinese territory — and around the world — feared that authorities would respond with a bloody crackdown like they did in Beijing's...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 1:31 PM
This is full circle for Sanya Richards-Ross.
The four-time Olympic gold medalist, who rose to national prominence in track and field while running for St. Thomas Aquinas, returns to South Florida for induction in the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:42 PM
Beijing police have warned people they face arrest for wearing Halloween fancy dress on the subway as it may cause crowds to gather and create "trouble", a state-run newspaper said on Friday, unveiling a list of APEC summit-related restrictions.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Forget driving every day, and don't plan on getting married. Don't think about applying for a passport, or a visa, or registering your business either — those offices will be closed. You won't be able to purchase fireworks, or go to a gas station...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"The Great Wall," the first movie to emerge from Legendary Entertainment's Legendary East stable, will be top Chinese director Zhang Yimou's first English-language film.
The language of the dialog and the budget - now pegged at $135 million - were...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The smog that often hangs over Beijing was expected to lift before President Obama's arrival Monday as the guest of Chinese President Xi Jinping, but no one is expecting that their three-day visit will really clear the air.
Clashes over cybersecurity,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Swift, stalwart, durable, dedicated and highly accomplished. The six members of the 2014 class of the Broward County Sports Hall of Fame named Friday span all of those attributes, and their list of achievements is staggering.
Fort Lauderdale native Ryan...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 4:10 AM
Ian Thorpe, Australia's most decorated Olympian, revealed he was gay in an emotional television interview Sunday, ending years of speculation about the champion swimmer's sexuality.
The five-times Olympic gold medalist made the admission to British...
| May 15, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Michael Phelps will take another small step in his comeback to competitive swimming when he competes in two races on Friday but this time he will do it without the presence of his friend and greatest rival.
The 28-year-old Phelps competed for the...