| Sep 18, 2013
| 5:02 PM
To 63-year-old Greg Cooke, seeing Diana Nyad this month become the first person to complete a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida was nothing short of awesome. Nyad is, after all, just a year older than Cooke, and she reminded him of what is possible.
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:41 PM
"Aye, aye! and I'll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition's flames before I give him up."
— Captain Ahab on the white whale, in Moby Dick
"Watching you win those races when I was...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Kurt Busch said Thursday that he will not race in IndyCar's season finale at Fontana.
Busch said the deadline has passed by which he and Andretti Autosport needed to notify Chevrolet they'd need an engine for the Oct. 19 race at Auto Club Speedway....
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Tom Hiddleston feels most alive when he's performing Shakespeare.
"I don't know why I do," said the 32-year-old British actor, whose recent video with Cookie Monster on the importance of waiting was an Internet sensation.
"But it does reconnect me...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 5:00 AM
ESPN has severed ties with a hard-hitting PBS "Frontline" documentary about the National Football League's management of player head injuries — a two-hour show that was a collaboration between the sports giant and the public television network....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 2:42 PM
News flash for those just tuning into the controversy of a potential boycott of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
The Olympics tend to be a hot mess, politically and socially. The world peace thing truly is a wonderful concept, but it always...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Turkish Olympic officials say they are cooperating with an international anti-doping investigation that has targeted their athletes and will assist in punishing anyone found to have used performance-enhancing drugs.
"The [National Olympic Committee]...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 12:46 PM
The Huntington Beach Marketing and Visitors Bureau announced Monday that Kelly Miller will be its new president and chief executive officer.
Steve Bone will retire by the end of summer after five years in the posts. He was one of the founding members of...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Grab your swim suit and enjoy the wet side of Dorney Park, when Wildwater Kingdom opens for the 2013 season. Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Cullen Jones will help kick off the festivities when the water park in South Whitehall Township opens at 11 a....
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The producers of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries introduce a summer spinoff exploring captivating stories of women in sports as told by female filmmakers. Nine for IX — named after Title IX, the 1972 legislation best known for providing equal...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:32 AM
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