| Jun 7, 2011
| 4:32 PM
But while training in Clermont this month, Tyson Gay clocked the world's current fastest time at 9.79. Usain Bolt holds the record at 9.58....
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:23 PM
The Big Ten Network will broadcast the fourth annual BTN Awards Show live at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time Monday -- an event that recognizes the best of Big Ten Conference sports in 2010-11. Penn State is represented with four nominees:......
| Jun 15, 2011
| 4:33 PM
TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
| Aug 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
It was 75 years ago today that Jesse Owens won his fourth gold medal in the 1936 Berlin Olympics and shamed Nazi leader Adolph Hitler....
| Sep 18, 2011
| 12:17 PM
According to Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office Spokeman Larry Dyess, a young girl and woman were shot this afternoon at Jesse Owens Playground in Harahan.
He says both victims are in critical condition and are being rushed to local hospitals for...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 8:40 PM
Two teenagers are in critical condition after being shot on a metro playground Sunday afternoon.
A gunman opened fire just before 2:00pm at Jesse Owens playground in River Ridge, injuring three people including a 19-year old man who suffered non-life...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
Two teen girls, a 19-year old and a 16-year old were struck by bullets, Sunday, around 2pm, at Jesse Owens playground in River Ridge.
Jefferson Parish Sheriff Deputies said, a gun man opened fire at the playground wounding the two girls and a 19-year old...
| Jul 10, 2011
The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Don Van Natta Jr.
Little, Brown: 404 pp., $27.99
So do you know who made the Top 10 when ESPN chose its 50 Greatest Athletes of the 20th Century? Here they are: (1) Michael Jordan....
| Jul 9, 2011
There are more than 175 movies-under-the-stars screenings scheduled for Chicago's parks this summer. Most will feature standard Hollywood fare, from "Meet the Parents" at Fulton River Park July 26 to "Shrek Forever After" at Smith Park Aug. 11.
| Jul 13, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Some Dallas County residents were hoping to get their hands on a rental assistance application. The large crowd formed at the Jesse Owens Memorial Complex in Red Bird. Applications were handed out two hours early and that caused some chaos, confusion,...
| May 26, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Strive for a Healthier YOU City Lites hosts its 9th Annual Inner City Sports Festival and Health Fair. Take advantage of FREE registration for their 23 mile & 5k Bike Tour, 5k Walk, 5k Skateboarding Journey, and 5k Wheelchair Roll. Also, you will find...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:10 PM
What do you get when you cross a robot with the tail of a leaping lizard? A "Tailbot."
Research published Wednesday in the journal Nature shows how scientists at the University of California, Berkeley developed an active "tail" for a robotic car called...