With two more days to go, the online bidding has risen to more than $330,000, as of Thursday morning, for one of four medals Jesse Owens won at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
She’s a champion gymnast whose favorite thing is teaching kids and she certainly has something special to offer them. Harry Porterfield says Hayley Butcher is someone you should know.
Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!
KYLE LONG? What the…? KYLE LONG? But there were so many better guys availa… KYLE LONG?
As we now immerse ourselves back into sports after the most recent act of ignorant spinelessness to try to disrupt the joy that defines the competitions we watch, I sincerely hope that our greatest fears of what can happen at a celebration (because, really, that’s what any race or game or match is—even at Wrigley Field these days) do not cause us to temper ourselves in future celebrations.
Three-time U.S. Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has been hiding a secret for the past year – a big secret.
The 2012 Olympics are over, and now, two members of the U.S. Men’s Swimming Team from the Chicago area are back home, basking in the glory.
In spite of all the cons involved in hosting an Olympics in your city, I still wish the Summer Games were coming to ours four years from now.
As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
Wallace Spearmon advanced Wednesday to the final of the Men’s 200-meter dash at the Olympics. The Chicago-native placed second in his semifinal heat.
Illinois native Dawn Harper won the silver medal Tuesday in the Women’s 100-meter Hurdles at the Olympics.
The folks at Google have come up with an Olympian way to waste time at work today.
Only a handful of the nearly 20 athletes with ties to Illinois and the Chicago area are still competing at the Olympics. Tuesday’s action features several high profile Track & Field events.
The White Sox are no longer a cute little story, and that’s a good thing.
Nadean and Theodore Hawkins say Gabby’s star-making performance is the result of the teen’s hard work and confidence.
Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.
So, why not have MLB send its top minor leaguers to the Olympics?
When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.
“[Romney] has pushed the envelope all the way to the edge, to his benefit, and I think that Americans would find that pretty distasteful. I think it’s going to make Americans recoil, and that’s why I think he’s not releasing those returns,” said Former Auto Czar Steve Rattner.