| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The chairman of the committee seeking to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington area said Thursday that he is intrigued by the possibility that an Olympic stadium could be built on the RFK Stadium site, perhaps becoming the future home of the...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:30 AM
Major League Lacrosse
Ex-Terp, defensive standout Zink retires
Denver Outlaws defenseman Lee Zink, an 11-year Major League Lacrosse veteran and the MLL Defensive Player of the Year in 2012 and 2013, informed the club that he intends to retire. Zink...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region remained largely undefined.
The nonprofit Washington 2024...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Thursday put his support behind efforts to bring the 2024 Olympics to the greater Washington-D.C. area.
The term-limited governor added his voice to that of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray in backing the...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Under Armour acted swiftly to move beyond the controversy over whether the brand's high-tech skinsuits were responsible for U.S. speedskaters' lackluster run at the Sochi Olympics.
The Baltimore sports apparel maker renewed its sponsorship of US...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:15 AM
I believe the timing is right. Critical decisions should be made to keep our Olympic athletes and coaches at home. The environment is simply too volatile to send our athletes and coaches to Sochi.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is bound and determined...
| Nov 28, 2013
Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training.
He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...
| Aug 22, 2004
ATHENS - There's an English bulldog puppy waiting for Michael Phelps and a week at a Wyoming time share.
Whether simple or elaborate, Phelps denied himself pleasure in many aspects of his life as he built the strength and mental resolve that resulted...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Rana Dershowitz, the U.S. Olympic Committee’s general counsel, is leaving the organization to work for the Aspen Ski Company, according to Tribune sources.
The Aspen Ski Company has been owned since 1993 by Chicago’s Crown family....
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:28 AM
With the clock ticking down on a potential American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, Boston officials believe they have an edge over the competition -- including Los Angeles.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is expected to choose a candidate -- or decide...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:28 AM
Ten thoughts about matters Olympic:
1. The 1984 Los Angeles Games may have saved the OIympics, but you would never know that from the International Olympic Committee’s indifference to the recent 30th anniversary of those Summer Olympics....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:42 PM
The Northwestern men's soccer team has hit the ground running.
The Wildcats had their first practice Wednesday, exhibition matches in New Jersey on Saturday and Tuesday and will have another exhibition game this week leading to their Aug. 29 season...