| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Ida Bernstein always has been a multitasker, going back to her childhood in Baltimore County when she juggled several sports and teams while maintaining a rigorous academic load.
Which makes her current situation a challenge in itself: For the first...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:50 AM
On Oct. 13, just before 9:15 a.m., Tatyana McFadden soared across the finish line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon, just two seconds before the racer behind her, taking the top spot in the women's wheelchair competition and making history....
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:03 AM
Due to the government shutdown, progress on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA) -- which would ban discrimination in hiring based on gender identity or sexual orientation -- has stalled. But when things get back to normal in Washington, LGBT...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:53 PM
Growing up as a mixed-race kid in Chicago and in his father's native Nigeria, where he really stood out, Brendon Ayanbadejo became attuned to issues of identity from a very young age.
By his midteens, while living with his family in a dorm for lesbian,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
In news as infuriating as it is unsurprising, International Olympic Committee officials said Thursday they were "fully satisfied" that a Russian law barring gay propaganda doesn't violate the Olympic charter's anti-discrimination language, the...
| Sep 27, 2013
Terps' Thomas to attend Team USA minicamp next month
Maryland senior forward Alyssa Thomas, a two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year, has accepted an invitation to USA Basketball's minicamp Oct. 4-6 in Las Vegas....
| Mar 9, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The Sports Xchange
PRESS BOX: Keselowski wins when Earnhardt runs out of gas
When Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran out of gas coming off turn two on the last lap of the Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday, Brad...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:35 PM
BOSTON -- Jeremy Abbott nearly fell on a jump.
But it was merely his jump for joy after a performance in Friday's short program at the U.S. Championships that recalled what a wondrous skater Abbott can be when he lands the jumps that count.
| Nov 18, 2013
| 6:45 PM
After taking a big leap by expanding its menu of outdoor games to six — including a nontraditional matchup between the Kings and Ducks at Dodger Stadium — the NHL will go big in promoting its strategy by participating in a seven-part TV series...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There has been some good news for the beleaguered U.S. short track speedskating program this season.
While the women still are struggling – and have earned a reduced number of 2014 Olympic entries, with a historic failure to qualify a relay...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:50 PM
PARK CITY, Utah – Ashley Wagner was well prepared for the question. During a U.S. Figure Skating training camp in late August, she and other skaters had been told to expect it. The U.S. Olympic Committee told the skaters what its position was, and...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Aidan Kelly is Tucker West's roommate and friend. Tucker's dad, Brett, describes Kelly as "his second son."
"We love Aidan," Brett said, laughing. "But he could take Tucker's Olympic spot. So right now, we're not best friends."
Brett West, of...