| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Bob Costas will serve as host for NBC's prime-time and late-night coverage of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
Costas has been prime-time host for every NBC-covered Olympic Games since 1992, including the 2012 London Games, which was the most-...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 1:45 PM
McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, who became famous for her quizzical face at the 2012 Olympics when she landed a vault on her bottom after the gold medal had all but been conceded to her, defended her world vault championship Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee Olympic sprinter, may face additional charges when he is indicted Monday for the Valentine’s Day killing of his girlfriend, according to news reports.
National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Medupe Simasiku...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings and 2008 Olympic gold medalists Phil Dalhausser and Todd Rogers lead a world-class field that will compete in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball on July 22-28 in Long Beach.
The 2012 London...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Olympic 200-meter champion Allyson Felix ran a season-best time of 22.30 seconds in the semifinals of her specialty Thursday evening at the World Championships in Moscow, giving her a place in Friday’s final.
Jeneba Tarmoh also advanced after...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:38 PM
Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers made sharpening his deep throws a point of emphasis this off-season, according to an interview with Sports Illustrated’s Peter King.
“Tom Brady told me after the ’07 season -- we got to play a little...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Tom Brady showed up at practice Thursday wearing a brace on his left knee, and the New England quarterback reportedly expects to play in Friday’s exhibition game against Tampa Bay.
Brady wasn’t wearing a protective brace Wednesday when he...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Robin Hardy's 1973 "The Wicker Man" was described by Cinefantastique as the "'Citizen Kane' of Horror Film." Total Film named it the sixth-greatest British film of all time. It was even included in the 2012 Olympics opening ceremony in a sequence that...
| Sep 3, 2013
Beijing 2008 saw one of the most incredible sporting feats the Olympics has ever known. On Aug. 20, Japanese softball pitcher Yukiko Ueno hurled eight scoreless innings before
Japan fell to an indomitable U.S. squad in the bottom of the 9th. Two hours...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 1:28 PM
Lifetime has officially greenlighted a biopic on legendary gymnast Gabby Douglas, and Douglas herself will make an appearance in the film.
Douglas was the first black gymnast in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 8:49 PM
HBO’s political satire “Veep” took home a good portion of the cake in the comedy genre with Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning the Emmy for lead actress in a comedy and Tony Hale going home with supporting actor in a comedy. Ultimately, though,...