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'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers
Photo: Mitchell Solomon-Coombs

'I Love This Water': Surfer With Disabilities Inspires Beachgoers

Solomon-Coombs was born with various neurological disorders and was diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, a form of autism, as a teenager. He also lost his ability to walk after several sports injuries and uses a wheelchair to get around. But ever since discovering surfing... Watch »

Aug 1, 2015
Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Rousey Crushes Correia in 34-Second UFC Title Defense

Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round... Read »

Aug 2, 2015
Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Blaney Sets Iowa Speedway Record in NASCAR Xfinity Win

Ryan Blaney survived four cautions in the last 24 laps to win the NASCAR Xfinity U.S. Cellular 250 at the Iowa... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon to Wave Goodbye to Winless Races in Final Season

Jeff Gordon's request for a low-key farewell tour has mostly been respected, though the four-time NASCAR champion... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kyle Busch Wins Again, Taking Checkered Flag at Pocono

Kyle Busch Wins Again, Taking Checkered Flag at Pocono

Busch's return to the Truck Series was a triumphant one, pulling away on the final laps Saturday to win at Pocono... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Kyle Long Rides in Style on New Tricycle at Bears Camp

Chicago Bears training camp has a parking lot full of expensive sports cars, but Kyle Long has found his own unique... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three

Bears Training Camp News and Notes: Day Three

Day three of training camp is in the books for the Chicago Bears, and we have a recap of all the happenings in... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice

Long, Bushrod Limited in Bears' First Padded Practice

The Chicago Bears' offensive line had a couple of absences to deal with during Saturday's training camp practice, as... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Kenny Wallace Preps for Final NASCAR Race

Kenny Wallace Preps for Final NASCAR Race

Kenny Wallace has made more starts in NASCAR's second-tier circuit than anyone — and yet he might be known more for... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Sailing Governing Body Will Start Testing for Viruses in Rio

Sailing Governing Body Will Start Testing for Viruses in Rio

The governing body of world sailing says it will start doing its own independent testing for viruses in Rio's... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Olympic Hopefuls in Rio Don't Sweat Unfit Water Tests

Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro's dirty waters, saying the risks are not... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Pitcher Watches Baby's Birth on FaceTime, Then Plays

Bad weather delayed Ian Kennedy's flight to Southern California, and he wound up pitching seven innings as the San... Read »

Aug 1, 2015
Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Former White Sox Pitcher Billy Pierce Dies

Billy Pierce, a seven-time All-Star pitcher who played in two World Series and spent most of his 18 years in the... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

Cubs Acquire Tommy Hunter From Orioles

The Chicago Cubs barely beat the 3 p.m. MLB trade deadline on Friday as they acquired relief pitcher Tommy Hunter... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

164 Skydivers Smash Head-Down World Record in Illinois

Traveling at speeds of up to 240 mph, 164 skydivers flying head-down built the largest ever vertical skydiving... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

MLB Trade Deadline: Cespedes to Mets, Hamels to Rangers

The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

Pre-Civil War Baseball Card Goes for Over $100K at Auction

An heirloom of a baseball player that is over 150 years old was sold at an auction in Chicago Thursday. The baseball Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

Reports: Cubs Acquire Dan Haren in Trade With Marlins

The Chicago Cubs are looking to fill some holes in their roster, and they made a move on Friday as they reportedly... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Online Viewers Won't Miss Super Bowl Ads Shown on TV

Next year, you won't have to worry about missing the buzziest commercials of the Super Bowl if you can't get to... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

Chicago Marathon Becomes Largest Sustainable Running Event

The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is now the largest running event in the world to be certified as sustainable. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
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