Michael Phelps Ends Retirement, Eyes Rio OlympicsPhelps will swim in late April, the first step in a return path to the Olympics.
Bernstein: Usain Bolt Is Probably Doping (And You Know It)There’s nothing wrong with watching the Olympics – particularly track and field – with full awareness that most of the achievements being celebrated are not entirely human.
East St. Louis Beaming With Pride After Silver Medalist’s Win At Olympics Illinois native Dawn Harper won the silver medal Tuesday in the Women’s 100-meter Hurdles at the Olympics.
Algonquin Cheers On Its Hometown Olympian Despite DefeatRunner Evan Jager finished sixth in the final of the Men's Steeplechase on Sunday, but that hardly fazed the nearly 200 or more supporters who gathered at a local restaurant to watch the Algonquin-native compete for his first Olympic medal.
Aurora Olympic Gymnast Anna Li Disappointed After Being Sidelined By FallAurora gymnast Anna Li, whose 2012 Olympic hopes came to a close this week when she fell in practice, tells WBBM Newsradio the emotional part is worse than the physical pain.
Chicago Windsurfer Hopes To Catch Good Air At London OlympicsWith opening ceremonies of the 2012 Summer Games just hours away, the full impact of being in the Olympics has hit Bob Willis like a gale on Lake Michigan.
Suburban Olympian to Dive for Gold in LondonWhen Christina Loukas looks into the shimmering water of the Olympic pool, she sees the reflection of a world class athlete, who is well-trained and poised to compete on the global stage.
Few Members of Rich South Marching Band Set To Leave For London OlympicsSome members of a south suburban high school marching band leave Tuesday for the London Olympics, but there's disappointment that not all of them can afford to go.
Agassi, Serena Headline World Team Tennis SeasonAndre Agassi, Serena Williams and Mardy Fish headline the 37th season of World Team Tennis.
Olympic Champion Michael Johnson: 'Slavery Has Benefited Descendants Like Me'Olympic champion Michael Johnson believes descendants of West African slaves have a "superior athletic gene" that gives black American and Caribbean sprinters an advantage.
Bernstein: I Hate The HeatThis hellacious, Saharan furnace attacking Chicago has roasted any attempt to crystallize a compelling thought about sports, turning them into some kind of burned, twisted, pointless gristle.
Bernstein: Rose Should Skip OlympicsRose’s largely-lost season of treatments and walking boots is already spurring us to ask some difficult sobering questions.
Rich South High School Band Invited To Play At London OlympicsThe 100-member Rich South High School Band has been invited to perform at the Olympics this summer in London, in what they’re calling the chance of a lifetime.