Former USC and Torrance High swimming standout Vladimir Morozov plans to ask the Court of Arbitration for Sport to overturn his ban on competing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
“I think we will use this right,” Russian Swimming Federation head Vladimir Salnikov said during a news conference Wednesday, according to the Russian news agency Tass.Read more
As the three-surfer heat at the U.S. Open of Surfing came to a close Wednesday, about a dozen children inched toward the edge of the water and stared out at the ocean.
When Courtney Conlogue started to paddle in, the small pack of youngsters became a big crowd of people. They abandoned their umbrellas and towels to stand in ankle-high water, holding sharpies in one hand and iPhones in the other.Read more
Less than a week after saying he wasn’t ready to walk away from the Seattle Sounders, the only coach the franchise has ever had did just that. Sigi Schmid resigned Tuesday as part of a mutual agreement with the club.Read more
When Henrik Stenson’s putt gently toppled into the cup on the final hole of the British Open two weeks ago, there was more significance to it than the closing 63 that earned the Swede his first major triumph.
Stenson finished the tournament at Royal Troon at a remarkable 20-under par, with Phil Mickelson being the only player to get within 14 shots of him.Read more
Landon Donovan. Sounds like the name of an Irish spy, doesn’t it? Picture an Irish spy who travels the world, ostensibly to play soccer at its highest levels, but all the while, gathering state secrets.
Hey, someone get me Robert Ludlum on the phone. He’s dead? Wait a minute. Was it suspicious? Was an Irish spy involved?Read more