SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Michael Phelps finished third in the 200-meter individual medley Sunday in the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and fellow Olympic star Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss the government's lawsuit against disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong and a number of associates for alleged doping and use of banned performance-enhancing techniques.
Sports broadcasters call it "laying out." It's a term used to describe intentional silence from a play-by-play announcer. The best practitioners -- usually ones who are ego free on-air -- understand instinctively the importance and value of natural sound following an iconic moment. Mike Emrick, the voice of hockey for NBC and NBCSN, is one of those announcers.
The USOC announced Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington D.C. as its four finalists for a potential campaign to land the 2024 Summer Olympics.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Chicago White Sox have signed Olympic speedskater Eddy Alvarez to a minor league deal as an infielder.
ROME (AP) IOC President Thomas Bach offered his encouragement Monday to a possible Rome bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the Italian capital would be a "very strong contender."
More than four years after saying he had nothing to be sorry for, USA Swimming chief Chuck Wielgus finally apologized to victims of sexual abuse for the first time.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs.
Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts are getting a promotion.
California Chrome left Belmont as a horse without his crown.
What does ESPN have to say about its most controversial figure on its most polarizing show? Media Circus finds out.
Death. Taxes. Changes on NBA Countdown. With the NBA Finals finished, will ESPN's pregame show switch up its cast again? Bet on it.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Twenty-one horses have been entered for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, one more than the maximum field of 20.
Steve Asmussen is hopeful heading into this Saturday's Kentucky Derby, but controversy surrounds the trainer and his horse, Tapiture.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) Michael Phelps has lost in the first final of his comeback after a 20-month retirement.
On a day that celebrated to survival and re-birth, Meb Keflezighi held off a charging field and overcame his own aching legs on a nearly 39-year-old body to become the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, writing a new chapter to a career that seemed nearly over. While pounding down Boylston Street in front of screaming crowds, where just a year ago explosions took three l
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Oklahoma and Florida waited uncertainly before both could begin celebrating.
ESPN's Outside the Lines will air an interview with a soldier in Pat Tillman's platoon as part of a re-examination of his death in 2004.
MARKINA, Spain (AP) -- Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard's strong return to form with his second title of the year.
Sports Illustrated invited Bostonians to be part of a 7 a.m. Saturday photo shoot featuring Boston Strong. A photo from the shoot will serve as the cover of the next issue of Sports Illustrated, which will hit newsstands April 16. Here's a storify from the event, which took place at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth, the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) California coach David Durden was confident his team would end up on top Saturday night, even though the Golden Bears trailed going into the last day of the NCAA men's swimming championships.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) Lindsey Vonn knows it was just some youthful exuberance when teenager Mikaela Shiffrin playfully announced she was dreaming of winning five gold medals at the next Winter Olympics.
They were breakout television stars at the Sochi Games. Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are back for NBC covering the Kentucky Derby.
Steve Kerr is on the Knicks' short list of coaching candidates. If he leaves the booth, where does Turner turn to pick up the slack?
At the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city's people displayed their strength by enjoying the moment, in whatever way suited them best.
French ski great Jean-Claude Killy has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee, declaring it's time to move on after spending the past seven years heading the oversight panel for the Winter Games in Sochi.
Chris Fowler already anchors college football's most popular pregame show -- how will he balance calling the game itself, too?
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya won the World Half Marathon Championship title Saturday, while five-time winner Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea only came fourth.