Lexie Brown, a 5-foot-9 senior point guard at North Gwinnett (Ga.), is the No. 15 prospect in the 2013 class and a 2012 U18 gold medalist with USA Basketball. Brown is the daughter of Tammy and Dee Brown, the former NBA star.
San Francisco's Randy Moss, the self-proclaimed greatest receiver ever to play the game, isn’t the only sports star in his family. Did you know that his daughter, Sydney Moss, a freshman basketball player at Florida, is averaging 10.
Hi, guys, Johanna Long here!I hope everyone is having a great start to the new year. For those, like me, who are eager for the NASCAR season to get started, we have exactly 24 days to go. I can’t begin to describe how excited I am to get to Daytona International Speedway for the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series season opener.
I’m sure every figure skater would love to have that perfectly incredible long program, one that ends with the audience jumping to its feet in cheers. That certainly wasn’t the case with my performance on Saturday.
Sunday will showcase the finest football players from San Francisco and Baltimore, but these bay areas have harbored many impressive female athletes, too. San Fran has swimmer Summer Sanders, figure skater Kristi Yamaguchi, basketball player Jennifer Azzi and soccer star Brandi Chastain, to name a few.
Last week one of my teammates reached a huge milestone in her career. In our win over Minnesota, Nikki Greene pulled down a tough offensive rebound in traffic scored with a quick putback layup. That basket marked the 1,000th point of Nikki’s career.
Exercise doesn't have to always involve a treadmill or heavy weights. Super Bowl XLVII halftime performer Beyonce showed kids that exercise can be fun. In April 2011, she released the instructional music video ºMove Your Bodyº to promote First Lady Michelle Obama’s ºLet's Move!
If you thought Saturday's X Games SuperPipe final was suspenseful to watch, I can tell you it was just as much of a nail-biter in person. In classic contest form it started snowing right when we were supposed to go off.
Ray Lewis, who is set to retire after the Super Bowl, is one of just six players to be named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year multiple times. With six days until Super Bowl XLVII, we tip our helmets to fantastic defenders in the women’s game who are still going strong: USC libero Natalie Hagglund, a back-to-back first-team All-America selection; Fever forward Tamika Catchings, who won her fifth WNBA defensive player of the year award in September; and UNC and U.
On Jan. 27, 1785, the University of Georgia is founded, becoming the first state-chartered university in the United States. Since then, several star athletes have walked the Athens campus, including Sheila Taormina, who is the only woman to compete in three different sports in different Olympic Games.
Victoria Azarenka won her second Australian Open title on Saturday, but she still has a long way to go to catch Margaret Court. No woman has won Down Under more than the Australian Court, and her bookend wins were especially noteworthy.
I thought my Aussie Open semifinal against Vika was a good match, close at times, 1 and 4. It was a bit stressful, but it was OK. I was definitely nervous, but that just comes with the territory. I was focused on executing things that I've been working on with my coach, David, such as coming into the net a bit more.
The week of X Games is always crazy busy, between media events and training. We like to call it the Stress Games. It's the biggest event in our sport and people have huge expectations, from athletes to sponsors to fans.
France's Chamonix played host to the first ever Winter Olympics 89 years ago today. The United States, one of 16 nations represented, won four medals, including the first of the Games, when Charley Jewtraw won the 500-meter speedskating.
There's nothing quite like having your body fat tested -- right after the holidays. That's been my reality for the past 12 years, thanks to the annual USA Hockey winter camp, which just happened to start on Dec.