Olympics

Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet Gymnastics Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet , Editor 5:30pm, January 13

The ultimate goal for any gymnast is to nail a perfect score. The once-unattainable goal has become the gold standard…

Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Holocaust Survivor, Turns 99 Gymnastics Oldest Living Olympic Champion, Holocaust Survivor, Turns 99 , 1:58pm, January 9

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Although she turned 99 on Thursday, even a 9-year-old would have a hard time keeping up…

Simone Biles Named AP Female Athlete of the Year Gymnastics Simone Biles Named AP Female Athlete of the Year , 3:09pm, December 26

They’re called “Simone Things,” a catchall phrase for the casual ease with which Simone Biles seems to soar through her…

Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban NHL Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban , The League 12:10pm, December 26

Professional sports is absolutely full of power couples. Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez might be the king and queen, but…

Russia Banned from 2020 Olympics Over Doping Scandal Olympics Russia Banned from 2020 Olympics Over Doping Scandal , 10:16am, December 9

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo…

Olympic Hopeful Fractures Face, Loses Vision After Ball Strikes Eye Olympics Olympic Hopeful Fractures Face, Loses Vision After Ball Strikes Eye , 3:36pm, December 3

No matter the sport, it’s impossible to find a greater honor than representing your home country in the Olympics. It’s…

Seimone Augustus: The Greatest LSU Tiger Fans Should Never Forget SEC Seimone Augustus: The Greatest LSU Tiger Fans Should Never Forget , The League, 5:30pm, November 21

LSU athletics had one of the nation's most dominant players wear gold and purple a little over a decade ago,…

Simone Biles’ Brother Arrested for Triple Murder Shooting Gymnastics Simone Biles’ Brother Arrested for Triple Murder Shooting , 11:27am, August 30

When it comes to gymnastics, four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is an unstoppable icon. She represents the United States…

“Miracle on Ice” Player Charged With Beating Neighbor With Metal Pole NHL “Miracle on Ice” Player Charged With Beating Neighbor With Metal Pole , 2:53pm, August 21

GRAND MARAIS, Minn. (AP) — Mark Pavelich, a forward on the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic hockey team who…

Anthem Protesters Not Suspended by U.S. Olympic Committee, Given Probation National Anthem Protesters Not Suspended by U.S. Olympic Committee, Given Probation , 10:07am, August 21

DENVER (AP) — The letters went to the two protesters. The message was meant for a much wider audience. The…

Simone Biles Blasts USA Gymnastics: “They Couldn’t Do One Damn Job” Gymnastics Simone Biles Blasts USA Gymnastics: “They Couldn’t Do One Damn Job” , 6:06pm, August 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mix of rage, disappointment and grief are still there. Just under the surface. And…

Olympic Legend Carl Lewis: “We Have a Racist President” National Olympic Legend Carl Lewis: “We Have a Racist President” , 11:38am, August 6

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Nine-time Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis said Monday that female athletes deserve fair and equal pay…

Alabama Softball Changed Forever Thanks to Kelly Kretschman College Softball Alabama Softball Changed Forever Thanks to Kelly Kretschman , The League 3:46pm, August 2

The rise of college softball over the past couple decades has been well documented. The sport’s booming popularity at the…

U.S. Women’s National Team to Earn $2,000 a Day for Olympic Training National U.S. Women’s National Team to Earn $2,000 a Day for Olympic Training , 10:34am, July 29

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi want their USA Basketball legacy to be more than just winning…

23 Years Ago, Kerri Strug Stuck the Landing and Became an American Hero Gymnastics 23 Years Ago, Kerri Strug Stuck the Landing and Became an American Hero , 12:58pm, July 23

Before gymnasts Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, and Aly Raisman dominated the past two Olympic Games, establishing USA Gymnastics as the…

Former Boxing Champ ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies After Being Hit By Car Boxing Former Boxing Champ ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker Dies After Being Hit By Car , 12:05pm, July 15

Former boxing champion Pernell Whitaker has died after he was hit by a car in Virginia. He was 55. Police…

Breakdancing is Coming to the Olympics. Yeah, Breakdancing. Olympics Breakdancing is Coming to the Olympics. Yeah, Breakdancing. , 4:13pm, June 25

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look…

3 Years After Muhammad Ali’s Death, Listen to Billy Crystal’s Perfect Tribute National 3 Years After Muhammad Ali’s Death, Listen to Billy Crystal’s Perfect Tribute , 5:20pm, June 3

On Friday in Louisville, Kentucky, famed boxer Muhammad Ali was mourned by thousands of friends and family. One of those…

Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet Gymnastics Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet , Editor 5:30pm, January 13

The ultimate goal for any gymnast is to nail a perfect score. The once-unattainable goal has become the gold standard…

Seimone Augustus: The Greatest LSU Tiger Fans Should Never Forget SEC Seimone Augustus: The Greatest LSU Tiger Fans Should Never Forget , The League, 5:30pm, November 21

LSU athletics had one of the nation's most dominant players wear gold and purple a little over a decade ago,…

Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban NHL Lindsey Vonn Proposes to NHL Star P.K. Subban , The League 12:10pm, December 26

Professional sports is absolutely full of power couples. Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez might be the king and queen, but…