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Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 04:48 PM CDT

Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

Sam Mikulak on a Mission for His Long-awaited International Breakthrough

The most important 15 minutes of Sam Mikulak's daily routine doesn't come in the gym or the weight room. They usually take place early in the morning, shortly after he pulls himself out of bed at the U.S.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 04:46 PM CDT

After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

After World Cup Success, Australia Stood for Better Wages

Long before the U.S. women's soccer team filed a federal complaint over wage discrimination, the Australian women fought for better pay.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 07:32 AM CDT

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

NCAA Medal Count: How We're Keeping Track

Michigan-Ohio State. Auburn-Alabama. USC-UCLA. To sports fans from these schools, the mention of the rivalry gets the blood boiling. And the hatred extends beyond football. This summer, it will extend all...

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 10:15 AM CDT

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

Chinese Table Tennis Domination Leads to Exodus of Talent

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:15 AM CDT

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

American Women Trump Men in Medal Pursuit at Rio Olympics

The image of sprightly gymnasts tumbling across a balance beam has always drawn American viewers during the Olympics, just like pictures of bikini-clad beach volleyball players going for gold.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:15 AM CDT

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

Irving Helps U.S. to Ugly 80-45 Win Over Venezuela

CHICAGO (AP) — Moments after his successful return to Chicago with the U.S. national team, Jimmy Butler pulled on a T-shirt with a picture of Brazilian soccer star Pele on the front.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 09:36 AM CDT

U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

U.S. Women's Basketball Team Overwhelms Canada 83-43

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on the court.

Saturday, Jul 30, 2016 at 08:45 AM CDT

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

Phillips Helps Australia Beat France 76-67

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Erin Phillips scored 20 points and Liz Cambage added 19 points and 10 rebounds to help Australia beat France 76-67 on Friday night.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 06:46 AM CDT

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Bulls' Butler Enjoying Time with US National Team

Jimmy Butler spun a basketball on his finger. He joked around with Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving during a brief 1-on-1 exchange. He smiled as some of the NBA's biggest stars lobbed some playful barbs in...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:25 PM CDT

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Chicago Marathon Behind Olympic Skier's Newest Competition

Standing a little over 5 feet tall, Chirine Njeim might be easy to miss on her daily training runs along Chicago’s lakefront. Many she passes have no idea she’s about to make Olympic history in Rio.

Countdown to Rio

 

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