On this date in 1962, Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 points to set the NBA’s single-game scoring record. Diana Taurasi and Lauren Jackson share the record for most points scored in a WNBA game. Taurasi scored 47 points for Phoenix on Aug.
It's never the case of will I race again, but rather when. Chicago Marathon registration launched just two days after I finished running Austin, and I definitely considered it. But having experienced everything that Austin -- a large race with a small-town feel -- had to offer, I decided my next race wouldn't be in a big city.
The Schieffer School of Journalism invited a group of women from ESPN to address the students.
Nebraska became the 37th state on this day in 1867, and has since become home to a dominant women’s volleyball program that has been ranked in all 446 American Volleyball Coaches Association Top 25 polls since 1982.
Over the past several months, I’ve been taking mental notes on the questions people have been asking me in media interviews, on Twitter or just between friends and I’ve decided to try to answer them all.
We’re fresh off a regional championship and on our way to Georgia’s Final Four this week, and it marks the last two weeks of my high school basketball career at North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.
Leaplings deserve to celebrate their birthdays, too, even if Feb. 29 didn't make it onto our 2013 calendars. A few noteworthy sports figures mark their birthdays on that elusive day, including the late Dinah Shore, a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame; Olympic swimmer Cullen Jones; former MLS star Taylor Twellman; and New Zealand tennis player Claudia Williams, who celebrated her Sweet 16 in 2012 on the actual day.
This weekend was a very exciting time for our program in all kinds of ways. To say the least, there was a lot going on in Happy Valley at the Bryce Jordan Center.We honored our five seniors with Senior Day before the game, and it was our seventh annual Pink Zone at Penn State game.
The first race of the 2013 NASCAR season didn’t exactly go as I had hoped, but anything and everything can happen during speedway races, especially at Daytona. I was really confident in our No.
Today is International Polar Bear Day, reminding us of the chills and thrills that are the Polar Bear Plunge. Held around the country, the bold partake in one of the most intense sporting exploits -- dipping into frigid water to raise money for charity.
The women conclude their World Snowboard Tour season this week at the five-day Burton U.S. Open in Vail, Colo., and the overall champion, slopestyle champion and halfpipe champion will be crowned. Heading into the Open, eight Americans are in the top 11 of the halfpipe standings.
So far my offseason has been pretty good. Before Christmas I got a lot of training in at St. Vincent Sports Performance. I spent about two months working out there.Over Christmas and New Year’s, I went back to Switzerland, then went to India with my parents.
Mark your calendars: We’re exactly seven weeks out from the 2013 WNBA draft. For the first time in the league’s 17-year history, the draft will be carried live on prime time television (8 p.
At the Oscars, "Silver Linings Playbook" looks to join “Rocky,” “Chariots of Fire” and “Million Dollar Baby” and become the fourth sports film to win an Academy Award for Best Picture.
If Danica Patrick can become the 10th driver to start at the pole and go on to win the Daytona 500 on Sunday, she would claim the Harley J. Earl Trophy, which is about 4 feet tall and 5 feet wide and shaped like Daytona International Speedway.