| Jan 10, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Anyone who questions the danger of ski jumping needs only to look at video of three-time Olympic champion Thomas Morgenstern in Tauplitz, Austria, on Friday.
Training for a World Cup event, Morgenstern lost control in midflight, arms flailing and legs...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:11 PM
More than two decades after his futile attempt to draw Penn State's attention as a player, James Franklin was hired Saturday by the university as its football coach.
Franklin, 41, replaces Bill O'Brien, who left for the NFL's Houston Texans coaching job...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 9:35 PM
Jimmy Walker went seven years and 187 tournaments before he finally won on the PGA Tour. Now he seems to have it figured out.
Walker pulled away from the pack with three consecutive birdies on the back nine of Waialae at Honolulu on Sunday and closed...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:11 AM
American downhill skiing star Lindsey Vonn, who has been fighting a balky knee all winter, announced on Tuesday that she will skip the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
“I did everything I possibly could to somehow get strong enough,” she wrote on...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:43 PM
The World Cup kicks off in Brazil in five months. And with the group-play pairings already set, the U.S. knows who it will play, where it will play and when it will play.
Still to be determined, however, is who will be in uniform when all that happens,...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Her shoes are made special, with scores of tiny spikes to grip the ice, and they never seem to last long enough.
The steel runners for her sled cost more than $6,000 and the airlines charge $100 each way to carry her equipment to international races....
| Jan 13, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo recently opened a soccer museum is his Portuguese home of Madeira. And Monday he received something special to put in it when he was named winner of the Ballon d'Or, which goes annually to the player voted best in the world.
| Jan 9, 2014
| 10:42 AM
In Thursday's Pictures in the News, villagers react as their village is hit by ash from the eruption of Mt. Sinabung in Payung village in Karo District, North Sumatra, Indonesia. The number of displaced people has increased to 22,000 in Western...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:46 PM
How about letting freestyler Dylan Ferguson craft and create his boundary-pushing aerial tricks and let others be responsible for naming them?
His ideas form in the air and land on the snow. In what little spare time he had, he once worked on creating...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
For the last 50 years, lugers have toiled alone at the Olympics, with only themselves to blame if they flamed out.
That's about to change.
The Sochi Games will mark the debut of the luge relay, an event that has become hugely popular with fans on...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:37 PM
Lauryn Williams' hamstring had failed her, but her competitive spirit was undamaged.
Williams, who won a silver medal in the 100-meter dash at the 2004 Athens Olympics and a gold medal for running in the first heat of the U.S. women's 400-meter relay at...