| Nov 16, 2013
| 12:35 PM
(Reuters) - Jamaican sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce were crowned male and female World Athletes of the Year for 2013 by the sport's governing IAAF at a ceremony in Monaco on Saturday.
Bolt won gold in the 100 metres, 200 and 4x100 relay...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:49 AM
Nov 15 (Reuters) - Teenage middle-distance prodigy Mary Cain announced on Friday she is to turn professional after enjoying a spectacular season, during which she became the youngest athlete to represent the United States at a world championships.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:07 AM
(Reuters) - Teenage middle-distance prodigy Mary Cain announced on Friday she is to turn professional after enjoying a spectacular season, during which she became the youngest athlete to represent the United States at a world championships.
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:20 AM
MOSCOW — Running on a taped and tender right foot, Usain Bolt coasted into the 200-meter final and set himself up for a second gold medal at the world championships.
With only two assured qualification spots from his heat, the 100-meter champion...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 4:06 AM
For What it’s Worth---February 27 -- How ecstatic are parents across the region that school is back in session, probably just a few more than the kids who’re going back… although I do have one child who’s tired of shoveling snow....
| Dec 21, 2012
| 6:25 PM
When the Summer Olympics began with the staid Queen of England taking part in a James Bond skit filmed for the best opening ceremony ever, you knew the biggest event on the global sports calendar had a chance to be a celebration of both winning and...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 11:42 AM
South African police opened fire Thursday on striking mine workers at a Lonmin's Marikana platinum mine northwest of Johannesburg, killing at least seven protesters, according to media reports....
| Aug 12, 2012
| 5:04 AM
From Mogadishu runners to French fans of foie gras, here are the five stories you shouldn't miss from the week in global news....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 9:26 AM
LONDON -- Britain's Andy Murray gained revenge for his Wimbledon singles defeat to Roger Federer by demolishing the world No. 1 to claim Olympic gold for Team GB.
The Scot brushed aside the 16-time Grand Slam winner from Switzerland in straight sets,...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 8:03 PM
LONDON — Just married to a lovely Scottish lass and finishing up graduate school at Northwestern, I sent resumes to 20 British newspapers hoping one soft-hearted sports editor might employ me so my new wife could stay on that side of the Atlantic....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The 2012 American Legion Baseball State A Tournament is in the books. Good thing, the five-day, double-elimination, eight-team event at Fossum Field in Aberdeen produced so many numbers that we were running out of space: 467: Games played this season...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 1:20 PM
LONDON (Reuters) - The London Olympics were packed with sporting highlights, personal dramas and emotional highs and lows. Here are 20 golden moments from the Games.
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Michael Phelps bows out with a record medal haul
With a lop-sided smile of...