BALTIMORE — You start with a little girl, dropped in an orphanage and afflicted with a spinal condition that has paralyzed her below the belly button. She’s cared for, yes, but none of the well-meaning adults look at this child, scooting around the facility on her hands, and imagine a future ripe with possibility.
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Joss Christensen claimed the first-ever Olympic gold in men’s ski slopestyle on Thursday, leading a medal sweep for the United States.
Two-time defending gold medalist Shaun White breezed into the final round of the men’s halfpipe by posting the top qualifying score today at the Sochi Olympics.
University of Missouri senior defensive end Michael Sam on Sunday became one of the few active male athletes on the major U.S. sports scene to announce that he’s gay, and could become the NFL’s first openly gay player.
SEATTLE — Colin Kaepernick pulled on his headphones, finally able to shut out the roar. He picked up his plastic bag of food for the airplane and headed toward the bus.
Big, live sporting events deliver viewers. No live sporting event is bigger than the Super Bowl.
It’s not every day you get to see the Seahawks in a playoff game — as 8-point favorites, no less.
The Detroit Lions fired coach Jim Schwartz on Monday following a late-season meltdown, becoming the latest in a wave of newly-jobless NFL head coaches.
SEATTLE — First, the Seahawks kept their cool.
HONOLULU — Rashaad Reynolds scored two defensive touchdowns Tuesday and Oregon State handed the Broncos a 38-23 defeat in the annual Hawaii Bowl at Aloha Stadium.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — It didn’t matter that Richard Sherman wasn’t really certain which teammate was behind him.
NEW YORK — After being announced as the 79th Heisman Trophy winner, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston went up to the podium and flashed his signature smile.
CHENEY —Huge plays from underclassmen have been the key to Eastern Washington’s success throughout the 2013 season.
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va — Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as No. 20 Gonzaga rallied past West Virginia for an 80-76 win at WVU Coliseum on Tuesday.