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  • Elimination of Olympic wrestling shines light on IOC politics

    Elimination of Olympic wrestling shines light on IOC politics
    As burning issues go in sports, the elimination of wrestling from the 2020 Olympics is a pilot light. What's more interesting is the strange politics and fractured logic that apparently still exist within the Olympic ruling body, the International...
  • LeBron James' blistering streak an NBA best

    LeBron James' blistering streak an NBA best
    LeBron James is on quite a streak.  In Tuesday's 117-104 win over Portland, the Miami Heat superstar became the first player in NBA history to score at least 30 points on an incredibly efficient 60%-or-better shooting in six straight games. James, the...
  • Will Ferrell pretends to be security guard, ejects Shaq from game

    Will Ferrell pretends to be security guard, ejects Shaq from game
    In a "this could only happen in Los Angeles" moment during Tuesday's Laker game against Phoenix, Will Ferrell put on a red coat and stood courtside, pretending to be a Staples Center security guard. Ferrell then went up to former Laker Shaquille O'Neal,...
  • Bud Greenspan dies at 84; Olympic documentarian

    Bud Greenspan dies at 84; Olympic documentarian
    Bud Greenspan, award-winning filmmaker, writer, character and, arguably, the world's No. 1 fan of the Olympics, has died. He was 84. Greenspan died Christmas Day at his home in New York City, his companion Nancy Beffa said. He had Parkinson's disease....
  • Saudi Arabia won't endorse female Olympians, official says

     
    Countering the earlier words of a Saudi prince who said that women could represent his country at the Olympics, the Saudi Arabian sports minister said his country won’t officially support female athletes....
  • Fox and Telemundo score World Cup rights

     
    News Corp.'s Fox and Comcast's Spanish-language network Telemundo have scored future U.S. television rights to FIFA's World Cup soccer from longtime incumbents ESPN and Univision....
  • You can thank the Olympics for your desktop printer

     
    OLYMPIC URBAN LEGEND: The Olympics led to a watch company becoming one of the largest printer manufacturers in the world. The development of new technologies has had a dramatic effect on the world of sports over the years. Take the......
  • Retirement won't end Angela Ruggiero's hockey feats

     
    Angela Ruggiero cried the first time she stepped onto the ice at a rink near her Simi Valley home, unable to figure out how to go forward or do anything but fall. Ruggiero, now 31, grew up to become a......
  • Russia, Brazil urged to serve beer at World Cup

     
    Want to host the World Cup? You’d better be prepared to serve beer. That’s the message that FIFA, the international governing body of soccer, is pushing in Brazil and Russia, urging the countries to drop restrictions on beer sales in stadiums....
  • IOC President Jacques Rogge part of USC's conference on Olympics

     
    Jacques Rogge to speak at USC....
  • Olympics urged to press for Saudi female athletes

     
    The Saudi government severely restricts women athletes, kowtowing to fears that sports are “steps of the devil” that will lead girls into immorality, Human Rights Watch says in a new report. It argues that Olympic officials should demand...