| Sep 26, 2008
He has traveled to so many cities and countries since the Olympics ended, when he wakes up in the morning, it's almost impossible for Michael Phelps to remember the date, or even what day it is.
Is today Friday? Or is it Thursday? Without looking at...
| Apr 9, 2008
Amid its flurry of final-day action, the General Assembly unanimously approved a bill requiring schools to provide disabled students access to sports programs, either among themselves or with able-bodied students.
Under the measure known as the Fitness...
| Jun 30, 2008
A Beijing-bound athlete from Maryland is featured on McDonald's beverage cups, but it's not Michael Phelps.
Instead, it's Tatyana McFadden, a wheelchair sprint racer from Howard County who also is featured in a television commercial for Hilton Hotels...
| Apr 1, 2010
The basketball players settle into drills with the precision and fluidity of a vintage squad - despite the fact that many of them cannot move their bodies from the waist down.
Thanks in part to Gerry Herman, they're a wheelchair team to be reckoned...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 2:07 PM
KIEV/BALACLAVA, Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine mobilized for war on Sunday and Washington threatened to isolate Russia economically after President Vladimir Putin declared he had the right to invade his neighbor in Moscow's biggest confrontation with the...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:34 AM
The U.S. won't send a presidential delegation to the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the White House announced Monday in response to Russia's military advances in Ukraine.
President Obama is still in full support of the U.S. athletes and wishes...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:23 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday warned that Russia's seizure of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula will be a “costly proposition” and vowed that U.S. and Western allies will impose painful economic sanctions if Moscow does not stand...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:33 PM
(Reuters) - The United States has put trade and investment talks with Russia on hold as a rebuke for Russia's incursion into Ukraine, a U.S. official said on Monday.
"We have suspended upcoming bilateral trade and investment engagement with the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:07 AM
"Dancing With the Stars" has never shied away from the world of sports in selecting its cast members, and Season 18 is no exception.
The list of competitors for the latest edition long-running ABC competition series was announced Tuesday, and it...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 7:51 AM
A Ukrainian won a gold medal she dedicated to her country, which has been invaded by Russia.
A Ukrainian orphan took silver, meaning she now has won medals for the United States in the winter and summer Paralympics.
A Russian orphan trying to match...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The warm weather that made for tricky conditions during the 2014 Sochi Olympics has stuck around for the Paralympics.
Competing under sunny skies, two American women crashed hard in the super-G on Monday and had to be removed from the mountain by...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 10:08 AM
The redoubtable Tatyana McFadden has done it again.
The young woman for whom nothing seems impossible joined the group of athletes who have won medals in winter and summer Paralympic competition when she took silver in Wednesday’s sit ski sprint...