Olympics

Drazen Petrovic Paved the Way for NBA’s European Takeover NBA Drazen Petrovic Paved the Way for NBA’s European Takeover , The League 11:46am, April 1

The Croatian basketball player steadies off one leg with the balance of a ballerina. He deftly leans backward to avoid…

Mark Henry: Celebrating Two Decades of ‘Sexual Chocolate’ Pro Wrestling Mark Henry: Celebrating Two Decades of ‘Sexual Chocolate’ , The League 5:32pm, March 31

Silsbee, Texas native Mark Henry proved that being called "The World's Strongest Man" was not just a catchphrase. Vince McMahon…

Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet Gymnastics Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet , Editor 2:15pm, March 27

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

Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 Olympics Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 , Editor 9:40am, March 24

UPDATE (March 24, 2020): Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed until next…

Eric Church Rips Shots with Peyton Manning and Michael Phelps National Eric Church Rips Shots with Peyton Manning and Michael Phelps , Editor 5:30pm, March 19

I'd pay a lot of money for a night out with country music star Eric Church. I'd pay even more…

When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu National When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu , Editor 5:37pm, March 12

The NBA and NHL suspended their seasons. The MLB canceled spring training and pushed back the start of the regular…

Megan Rapinoe’s Net Worth: The Millionaire Soccer Star Fighting for More Soccer Megan Rapinoe’s Net Worth: The Millionaire Soccer Star Fighting for More , The League 11:38am, March 5

Maybe one of the most popular athletes in the world for a period of time during the summer of 2019,…

2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear Olympics 2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear , 5:34pm, February 25

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to…

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Seek $66 Million in Damages Soccer U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Seek $66 Million in Damages , 10:35am, February 21

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender…

John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals National John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals , 10:35am, February 19

In lieu of the Rio Olympics back in 2016, 'Saturday Night Live' resurfaced this Olympics commercial that the late John…

Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week Olympics Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week , Editor 1:00pm, February 17

Armand Duplantis can't legally buy a beer in the United States, but the 20-year-old pole vaulter is already among the…

U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant National U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant , Senior Writer 3:19pm, February 6

If you didn’t know the name Alex Morgan before last summer, you definitely do now. The 30-year-old captured the hearts…

Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics National Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics , Editor 2:23pm, February 6

Everything you know about "sports" is changing. The days of team competition like football and basketball exclusively holding that title…

Florida Gymnast’s Perfect 10 a Preview of 2020 Olympics Gymnastics Florida Gymnast’s Perfect 10 a Preview of 2020 Olympics , Editor 12:30pm, January 27

Being an NCAA gymnast and also being a member of the U.S. Senior National Team is grueling, which is why…

U.S. Bans Protests at 2020 Olympics as Politics, Sports Collide Olympics U.S. Bans Protests at 2020 Olympics as Politics, Sports Collide , 12:29pm, January 20

More than a half-century later, Tommie Smith and John Carlos are cemented into Olympic lore — their names enshrined in…

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…

Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet Gymnastics Relive UCLA Gymnast’s Perfect 10 That Broke the Internet , Editor 2:15pm, March 27

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

When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu National When Sports Stood Still: How Coronavirus Mirrors 1918’s Spanish Flu , Editor 5:37pm, March 12

The NBA and NHL suspended their seasons. The MLB canceled spring training and pushed back the start of the regular…

Mark Henry: Celebrating Two Decades of ‘Sexual Chocolate’ Pro Wrestling Mark Henry: Celebrating Two Decades of ‘Sexual Chocolate’ , The League 5:32pm, March 31

Silsbee, Texas native Mark Henry proved that being called "The World's Strongest Man" was not just a catchphrase. Vince McMahon…

U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant National U.S. Soccer Star Alex Morgan Training While 7 Months Pregnant , Senior Writer 3:19pm, February 6

If you didn’t know the name Alex Morgan before last summer, you definitely do now. The 30-year-old captured the hearts…

John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals National John Belushi’s Olympics Skit on ‘SNL’ Deserves All the Gold Medals , 10:35am, February 19

In lieu of the Rio Olympics back in 2016, 'Saturday Night Live' resurfaced this Olympics commercial that the late John…

Megan Rapinoe’s Net Worth: The Millionaire Soccer Star Fighting for More Soccer Megan Rapinoe’s Net Worth: The Millionaire Soccer Star Fighting for More , The League 11:38am, March 5

Maybe one of the most popular athletes in the world for a period of time during the summer of 2019,…

Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 Olympics Summer Olympics Officially Postponed Until 2021 , Editor 9:40am, March 24

UPDATE (March 24, 2020): Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed until next…

Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics National Pole Dancing is Now an Official Sport, And May Reach the Olympics , Editor 2:23pm, February 6

Everything you know about "sports" is changing. The days of team competition like football and basketball exclusively holding that title…

Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week Olympics Louisiana Pole Vaulter Breaks World Record 2 Times in 1 Week , Editor 1:00pm, February 17

Armand Duplantis can't legally buy a beer in the United States, but the 20-year-old pole vaulter is already among the…

Eric Church Rips Shots with Peyton Manning and Michael Phelps National Eric Church Rips Shots with Peyton Manning and Michael Phelps , Editor 5:30pm, March 19

I'd pay a lot of money for a night out with country music star Eric Church. I'd pay even more…

2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear Olympics 2020 Olympics Could Be Canceled Over Coronavirus Fear , 5:34pm, February 25

TOKYO (AP) — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to…

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Seek $66 Million in Damages Soccer U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Seek $66 Million in Damages , 10:35am, February 21

Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender…