Olympics

Canadian Basketball Hopes a New Floor Will Raise Its Ceiling

34 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Canada hasn't made the Olympics in men's basketball in two decades, but its sports officials hope a memento from the Toronto Raptors' championship run will bring good luck.
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The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States is " not focused on a boycott " of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing despite its concerns over human rights abuses committed by the...
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Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

The U.S. was far from its best against a game Swedish side as they faced a major test ahead of the Olympics
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Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

1 day ago   |   New York Post

After witnessing 2020 first hand , it's easy to see why people have long said, “Life is full of surprises.” But shocking events are hardly anything new. In the sports world...
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Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

1 day ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC president Dana White has teased working with Floyd Mayweather for the past few years. What they might have in mind is anybody's guess since nothing has seemed close to...
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Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - If Katie Ledecky wasn't setting world records and piling up Olympic medals, Leah Smith would be the top middle-to-long distance swimmer in the U.S...
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Olympic Hopefuls Mariah Duran And Heimana Reynolds: Olympics Will Show Skateboarders Are “Real Athletes”

2 days ago   |   Forbes

Skateboarding is debuting at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And USA Skateboarding Olympic Team members and Tokyo Olympics hopefuls Mariah Duran and Heimana Reynolds think the...
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Katie Ledecky erases any doubts about pre-Olympic form with world's fastest 200 time of year

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Ledecky showed that she is shaping into Olympic form early with her impressive victory at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Mission Viejo, Calif.
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Caitlyn Jenner considers run for California governor

2 days ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - Caitlyn Jenner has been an Olympic hero, a reality TV personality and a transgender rights activist. Her next step could be candidate for California governor. The...
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Sue Bird remembers drinking wine with Kobe Bryant at the 2008 Olympics

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, Sue Bird remembers hanging out with Kobe Bryant, who was even competitive about drinking wine, during the 2008 Games.
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Red Sox slug 6 homers against Orioles to extend winning streak to 6 games

Red Sox slug 6 homers against Orioles to extend winning streak to 6 games

J.D. Martinez hit three home runs for Boston, while Rafael Devers hit two to extend his streak of games with a homer to three. Read more ...

Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0

Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0

LOS ANGELES - Clayton Kershaw pitched six innings of five-hit ball to win an outstanding duel with Max Scherzer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers swept three games from the... Read more ...

‘Falsifying history': VICE media flogged for publishing Cambodia genocide...

‘Falsifying history': VICE media flogged for publishing Cambodia genocide victims' photos with SMILES photoshopped on their faces

Altered images of people executed by the Khmer Rouge regime have been published by VICE media group, with smiles “photoshopped” to the victims' faces. The now-deleted article... Read more ...

Taylor helps Royals top White Sox 4-3 in 10 innings

Taylor helps Royals top White Sox 4-3 in 10 innings

CHICAGO - Michael A. Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago... Read more ...

Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

Cruise lines poised for rebound despite no word on when US sailings can resume

It appears travelers are once again eager to take a cruise - and investors may be ready to hop aboard with them. Read more ...

Huntington Beach police declare unlawful assembly after counter-protesters...

Huntington Beach police declared an unlawful assembly near the pier Sunday afternoon after an unruly crowd formed during an event billed as a "White Lives Matter" rally. Read more ...

AccuWeather: Unsettled Week Ahead

Meteorologist Chris Sowers says keep the rain gear close by this week. Read more ...

How a brewery saved Historic Cold Spring Village

A gem of Cape May County is going strong after 40 years. But if it was not for their brewery, Historic Cold Spring Village may not have survived the pandemic. Read more ...

Celtics' 31-3 second half run ends Nuggets' win streak

Jayson Tatum finished with 28 points and Jaylen Brown had 20. Read more ...

David Quinn chooses goalie Igor Shesterkin to start Sunday against Islanders

The Rangers coach said it was a tough decision because backup Alexandar Georgiev is 7-2 against the Isles and played well in Friday's win. Read more ...