| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:41 PM
When they race this month at the Olympics, U.S. speedskaters will suit up in skin-tight, high-tech uniforms that research shows could make a measurable difference in their speed.
In a quest to create the world's fastest suit for the 2014 Winter Olympics...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 11:57 AM
The FBI has arrested a person in connection with a fire at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco last week, the Associated Press has reported.
In the New Year’s Day attack, according to authorities, someone poured a flammable liquid on the...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Authorities on Monday identified a man suspected of setting the Chinese consulate in San Francisco on fire as a Chinese immigrant from nearby Daly City.
FBI officials said Yan Feng, 39, a permanent U.S. resident, surrendered to Daly City police two days...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:32 PM
Jeff Perkins took over as UC Irvine track and field and cross country coach on Jan. 1.
Perkins, who joined the UCI staff in 2007, served the past four years as associate head coach for Vince O'Boyle, who retired Dec. 31 after 32 seasons with the 'Eaters....
| Jan 20, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Little did the Greeks know what they were getting us into back in 1896. And how could they?
Certainly, their vision of the Olympics probably went no further than to celebrate which of them ran the best marathon in a loincloth.
Now, we are three...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Wednesday is opening day for the Perez Art Museum Miami -- timed to take advantage of Miami's annual moment as the center of the international art universe, the Art Basel Miami Beach fair that will open Thursday, bringing hordes of collectors and gawkers....
| Jun 25, 2012
| 7:56 PM
Michael Phelpsfinished second in the 400-meter individual medley to arch-rival Ryan Lochte in the opening act of the Olympic swimming trials here Monday, but both qualified for the London Games, setting the stage for another duel over their sport's most...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 8:50 AM
A longtime coach at the Baltimore swim club that has turned out several Olympians — including Michael Phelps — resigned after an allegation of "inappropriate conduct" with a female athlete was revealed, officials of the sport's national...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 11:29 AM
When sports physiologist Allen Lim flew to Europe six years ago to work with America's top pro cyclists, he saw a lot of problems in the peloton. Riders complained about the diet of packaged bars, gels, chews and sugary sports drinks that fueled them...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Twenty-one hundredths of a second.
About one very long stride.
They're all that separated Francena McCorory from a spot on the medals stand on Day Three of the 13th World Championships of Track and Field.
The former Bethel High and Hampton University...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 3:38 PM
Of all the athletes expected to compete in the 2012 Olympics, swimmer Michael Phelps remains the best known in the United States. Hands down. No questions asked - even if Phelps hasn't even been his country's best swimmer the past two years (hello, Ryan...