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Golden girls: U.S. women win top medal

Team lived up to its considerable hype and then some, routing silver medalist Russia

Shot at 12, Kitchens now an Olympian

'It's taught me how strong I really was, to endure that ...'

First lady represents for U.S. at Olympics

She's among the star-studded audience on tap for opening ceremony of London Games

Hip on mend, Gay looks forward to showdown

BIRMINGHAM, England — Tyson Gay took his time loosening up his surgically repaired hip at the end of the track, ...

That’s Mr. Johnson, to you

By// Kelley L. Carter Guess who’s changed his name? Again? The football player formerly known as Chad Johnson, who changed ...

Dennis Rodman finally meets father

MANILA, Philippines — Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has finally met his estranged father after 42 years of separation, following ...

James helps U.S. basketball team win after bad start

The NBA star, who scored 14 points in the final period, said it was 'humbling' and 'overwhelming' to play in ...

Trayvon Martin case gets athletes involved. Plus, a timeline

By// Quinn Peterson The story of the shooting of Trayvon Martin has proven to be so moving and powerful that ...

Mother’s Day: Flo Allen and her son, Ray

By// Jerry Bembry When Ray Allen was picked by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1996 draft, Flo Allen — his ...

Brandon Davies: Truth and consequences

By// Jerry Bembry When the Brigham Young University basketball team landed at No. 3 in the Associate Press’ college basketball ...

Exclusive: Jalen Rose responds to ‘Fab Five’ controversy

By// Jerry Bembry Last week’s airing of ESPN’s documentary, “The Fab Five” attracted 2.7 million viewers, the biggest audience for ...

Derrick Rose’s rise to NBA’s MVP

By// Jerry Bembry Way back in training camp, even before the Chicago Bulls had played a preseason game, a member ...

Commentary: Venus’ Secret? Corset on the court

By// Jerry Bembry The corset that she wore — black lace with a red trim and red shoulder straps — ...