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Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 11:26 AM CDT

Olympian Ousted for Pot in 2012 Hopes for Redemption in Rio

Olympian Ousted for Pot in 2012 Hopes for Redemption in Rio

A New Jersey judoka who was expelled from the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for marijuana is looking for a second chance in Rio, according to reports. Nick Delpopolo, 27, has trained hard...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 09:01 PM CDT

NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move

NBA Teams, Players React to All-Star Game Move

Caving in to mounting pressure to move the annual event, the NBA joined a growing list of high-profile organizations, businesses and celebrities that have canceled events and pulled business out of North...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:59 AM CDT

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

Golfers Skip Rio Because No Money Involved

The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says the world's top four male golfers have withdrawn from the games because there is no money to be won — not because of the Zika virus. Their absence could be a setback...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 07:19 PM CDT

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Franklin, Lochte Facing More Down Time in Rio

Missy Franklin and Ryan Lochte will be busy in the pool at the Rio Olympics. Just not as busy as they wanted to be. The two popular stars from the U.S. swimming team four years ago in London have just...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:43 PM CDT

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

NBA Withdraws All-Star Game From North Carolina

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. The league...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 10:15 PM CDT

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

U.S. Romps Over Argentina in First Olympic Exhibition

LAS VEGAS (AP) — New team. Same old result.

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 05:13 PM CDT
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Broad Stripes and Bright Stars: Team USA's Most Patriotic Olympic Uniforms

How many different ways can the American flag be adapted into sportswear?View gallery

  • [Rio2016] Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte, Ricky Berens and Peter Vanderkaay at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • [Rio2016] 1992 Olympic U.S. women's gymnastics team
  • [Rio2016] US cycling uniform at 2012 London Olympics
Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 04:18 PM CDT

Bears Training Camp Positional Preview: Running Back

Bears Training Camp Positional Preview: Running Back

With Matt Forte heading to the Big Apple, the Chicago Bears have some giant question marks at running back as they enter the 2016 training camp.

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:30 PM CDT

U.S. Gymnasts Could Outdo Fierce Five With Six Golds in Rio

U.S. Gymnasts Could Outdo Fierce Five With Six Golds in Rio

After 40 years helping some of the greatest gymnasts of all time soar to Olympic gold — from Nadia Comaneci to Mary Lou Retton to Nastia Liukin — Martha Karolyi is ready to say goodbye. The U.S. women's national

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:30 PM CDT

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Six-time World Champ Kohei Uchimura Wants Team Gold for Japan

Kohei Uchimura has nothing left to prove. The only question surrounding the effortlessly elegant 27-year-old is if he is the greatest male gymnast of all time.

Countdown to Rio

 

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