| Aug 15, 2013
HARTFORD — Gymnastics, McKayla Maroney conceded, is confusing.
"You have to be so many different things in one," Maroney said Wednesday. "You have to be powerful and so tough. We're in the gym eight hours a day. Most of these girls here are...
| Jun 28, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS — Her conversation still is full of words like "awesome" and "unbelievable" and "sooooo cool" and "over the moon." She would probably describe taking out the garbage as fun, so relentless is Missy Franklin's enthusiasm about...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 8:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — When it was over, Annie Chandler Grevers said she had made no plans. She had tried everything possible not to put extra pressure on her new husband, Matt, who was hoping to turn a swim meet in Spain into a wedding trip.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Cycling fans in the Lehigh Valley are about to get a special treat over the next two weeks.
SportsFest may be taking up the sports headlines in Allentown, but the cycling eyes of the nation for the next two weeks will be focused on western Lehigh County....
| May 14, 2012
| 9:11 AM
DALLAS - Evan Lysacek and Nastia Liukin share an experience that has turned each into an emotional bulwark for the other’s Olympic comeback.
“When you go to the Olympic Games and win, no one understands what you are going through afterward...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 3:39 PM
It's time to clarify the situation about Lukas Verzbicas' eligibility for the 2012 Olympics.
Verzbicas, 18, is a citizen of Lithuania who has lived in the United States more than half his life and has applied for U.S. citizenship, but it seems unlikely...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 6:23 PM
One in an occasional series on the Road to London for the 2012 Olympics, which open July 27.
Nathan Ridings had been carrying a lot of academic weight last year, taking several AP courses his senior year at Lockport Township High School.
With that off...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 2:24 PM
Chicago Shakespeare Theater said Monday that it will be the only U.S. theater company among the 37 international troupes invited to be part of the “Globe to Globe” festival for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad.
The project aims to present...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 1:08 PM
No city is beloved by everyone, and George Bernard Shaw was among those who never fell under the fabled sway of his adopted hometown: "London, when you have once seen it, is inconceivable, and the more you have seen of it, the less you can believe in it,"...
| Jul 5, 2012
The Rev. Phil Lucas and his wife, Darlene, recently became a little lighter in their bank accounts, but they were happy for the experience because they know they are motivating academic achievement among youths at Greater Bethlehem Christian Academy in...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 9:49 AM
The international court decision allowing past British dopers to compete in the Olympic Games was an issue of law, not morality, no matter how much the holier-than-thou wailers from across the pond wanted to couch it as possibly leading to the end of...