When people from all over the world come together, it is time to consider what actions can be taken locally to make a difference.
By Larisa Epatko
What's the name of the 2016 Rio Olympics mascot? Which country has attended every Olympic Games? Test your brain power and stamina by taking our 10-question quiz.
For years in multiple states, journalists uncovered several cases where coaches sexually abused young gymnasts. But when complaints arose, USA Gymnastics officials denied wrongdoing, moved coaches to different gyms and said coaches were just as much a part of gymnastics…
By Dan Cooney
Tim Duncan, a five-time NBA champion and 15-time all-star with the San Antonio Spurs, called it quits Monday after 19 seasons.
By Mary Jo Brooks
Nick Hall, the 12-year-old protagonist in Kwame Alexander’s latest novel-in-verse, “Booked,” is a soccer star who dreams of playing in the European Cup. Unfortunately, his days are filled with the more mundane challenges.
By News Desk
The international officiating body for track and field has banned Russian athletes from competing at the Rio Olympics due to a doping scandal.
By Dr. Howard Markel
Lou began experiencing his first neurological symptoms in 1938, right around the time of his 35th birthday. But was ALS the cause of Lou Gehrig’s death? Maybe not, say a group of neurologists, physicians and pathologists.
By Nsikan Akpan
Gordon “Gordie” Howe, professional hockey’s Iron Man, passed away Friday at 88.
By Larisa Epatko
Three-time heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali was laid to rest in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday in a service he planned himself. You can watch the full funeral here.
By Sam Lane
Ali was known for his speed and punishing punches -- skills that gave way to his signature catchphrase, “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” -- as well as his audacious self-promotion.
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