| Sep 8, 2013
| 3:28 PM
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - The head of Sochi’s 2014 Winter Olympic organizing committee, Dmitry Chernyshenko, wants the International Olympic Committee to help snuff out the growing firestorm over Russia’s new anti-gay law.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:52 PM
BUENOS AIRES – This was Jacques Rogge’s final press conference as head of the International Olympic Committee, an organization that fancies itself as having a global role that can reach beyond fun and games.
Rogge made it very clear...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The greatest female pole vaulter ever, a woman whom many consider physically beautiful, showed the ugly face of homophobia two days after winning her third world title in the event Tuesday in Moscow.
While Russia’s Yelena Isinbayeva cannot be...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 8:41 PM
Basketball season is starting early this year.
Well, at least the basketball chatter.
That's because on Oct. 2, the Yasso/Rothrock Christmas City Classic will be holding a special event at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinema at SteelStacks in Bethlehem....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Brit pics continued to perform on a global level in 2012 taking $5.3 billion at the world box office and claiming a 15% share of the world market, according to the British Film Institute's Statistical Yearbook released on Tuesday.
The figures, which...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Today U.S. Paralympics, a division of the United States Olympic Committee, announced its roster of 26 U.S. athletes (that includes four pilots) who will compete at the upcoming UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Baie-Comeau, Canada from August...
| Dec 21, 2012
Army veteran Melissa Stockwell has one strong, healthy leg. The other is a scarred, 6-inch stump that she has proudly nicknamed "Little Leg."
The Bucktown woman throws birthday parties for this shortened limb, always dresses it in her favorite colors...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:41 AM
Donations are currently being sought from those in Northern Michigan who would like to support wounded veterans across the United States.
Stacy Pearsall, whose uncle, Ron Pearsall, is a Marine Corps veteran and Harbor Springs resident, is holding a...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:56 PM
John Ward Ross-Duggan, MD
(nicknames “ John Ross, Doctor John, Rhino)
Died at age of 57 drowned in a sailing accident on February 23, 2013.
Residing in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born: Long Beach CALIF. On August 2, 1955
Son of Dr. John K Ross-Duggan,...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 6:09 PM
"I always just try to be optimistic about everything. I figure if you only think about the good things, that's the best way to be about it."
That's what Colby Liston told us in September, a little more than a week after a car crash cost him both legs....
| Mar 25, 2013
| 12:26 AM
BRAWLEY — Samantha Estes, an Imperial Valley Desert Aquatics swimmer, has already qualified for consideration to the 2013 Far Western Championship.
“What I do in the pool is a reflection of how hard I work,” said Estes about her...
| May 21, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Still feeling the effects of the nerve damage suffered when her arm broke in half while she was serving in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Lorie Yrigoyen stood on the podium on the first day of the Warrior Games, gold medal in hand.
The following Thursday,...