| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:53 PM
They had strapped on gloves, donned helmets, grabbed their lacrosse sticks and lobbed balls around the gym in preparation for a scrimmage. And then they got one key piece of instruction:
It's better to throw the ball over a teammate's head than at his...
| Dec 8, 2013
If you don't already have a running start, your own Sochi Olympics bid will probably fall short. Though ticket sales will continue indefinitely, CoSport, the Games' authorized U.S. ticket seller, expects to stop peddling lodging-and-ticket packages in...
| 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...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 6:38 PM
Dathan Ritzenhein refused to get carried away.
Nine miles into Sunday's Bank of America Chicago Marathon, Ritzenhein found himself running faster than he planned and only some 10 seconds behind the lead pack, much closer than he expected at that point....
| Sep 14, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Greta Neimanas was bummed about coming home from the Paralympics that ended Sunday in London without a medal.
It was even more disappointing for the road and track cyclist from Chicago that she came so close – fourth in the road time trial,...
| 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...
| Aug 11, 2012
The Paralympic Games don't get as much attention as the Olympics, but the stories are often more inspiring — among them, people who experience severe physical trauma and come out stronger on the other side. That's what happened with Casey Tibbs....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
A very mini Mini is stealing a tiny bit of the spotlight at this summer's Olympic Games in London. BMW is putting quarter-scale versions of the Mini Cooper to work at the track and field events at Olympic Stadium, retrieving......
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:23 PM
I have known Fred and Noga Nir-Kistler for several years now and could not have been happier to learn on Wednesday that Noga won the bronze medal in the 100-meter breaststroke while swimming for Team USA in the Paralympic Games in London. Yes, a gold or...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 4:23 AM
Noga-Nir Kistler, the Whitehall High graduate and Salisbury Township native who will be representing the U.S.A. in the 2012 London Paralympic Games in London, will be featured on this morning's "Eye Opener" show on WPHL-17. The show runs from 6-8 a.m....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 4:34 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Now that the Summer Olympics have ended, the really amazing athletes head to London for the Paralympic Games, including one that has set all sorts of records and has never seen one of them.
Lex Gillette is a blind athlete who lives...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 3:31 PM
27-year old, Mark LeBlanc's never been to London, but that will change tomorrow. He's hopping on a plane to hit the waters to compete in the 2012 Paralympics. He's part of the 2012 U.S. Paralympics Sailing team.
"I'm hoping for a medal. I know I got...