| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Michael Phelps, Jessica Long among winners
Michael Phelps won two ESPY Awards on Wednesday night at the annual ceremony in Los Angeles, topping the "Best Male Olympian" and "Best Record Breaking Performance" categories, and Jessica Long...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:23 PM
Two-time Women's World Cup gold medalist Devon Wills was claimed by the New York Lizards today, making her the first woman to sign with a Major League Lacrosse team, the league announced.
"It was an honor to be considered, and I have a lot of respect for...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 4:03 PM
If you haven't heard, Sunday's Super Bowl was a major hit -- 12,233 tweets per second, in fact.
The big game, officialy known as Super Bowl XLVI, was a record setter for the popular social network Twitter and, as noted over on the Times' Show Tracker...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:36 PM
| Mar 23, 2011
| 11:01 PM
Mater Dei High sophomore defender Maddie Bauer, a Newport Beach resident, is preparing for a possible World Cup run in girls' soccer.
Bauer is a member of the United States Under-17 women's national team, which is in training camp this week at the...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 9:35 AM
| Jul 6, 2011
| 3:41 PM
LONDON - There is going to be a big to-do here on July 27, marking one year to go before the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.
But the really big show in London this month is Thursday night's world premiere of the final Harry Potter movie.
| Jul 16, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation.
| Jul 16, 2011
| 2:10 PM
It was an hour or so after the game, on the ride back to the team hotel, that Alex Morgan found a moment to reminisce.
Her second-half goal had helped the United States defeat France, earning a spot in the Women's World Cup final Sunday, but Morgan was...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 6:37 PM
High-spirited soccer fans, many with their families, jammed the Gunpowder Lodge restaurant and bar on U.S. 1 Sunday to watch the Women's World Cup final that pitted the U.S. team against Japan.
The Kingsville establishment overlooking the Big Gunpowder...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back: