Three days shy of her 17th birthday, Jessica Watson set an unofficial world record when she became the youngest to sail nonstop, solo and unassisted around the world. On Oct. 18, 2009, the Australian teenager took to the open seas from Sydney, Australia and, seven months later, sailed back into Sydney Harbor to complete her 23,000-nautical-mile voyage on May 15, 2010.
I just got back from driving in the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 in Brazil and am getting started with practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indy 500, but I wanted to say how much fun I had filming “IndyCar 36’’ while in Brazil.
Maybe it's not so crazy that collegiate sports are a multi-million dollar industry considering they've had 139 years to get the ball rolling. Back in 1874, McGill University in Montreal traveled to Cambridge, Mass.
And the road to Oklahoma City begins. It is now my favorite time of the year. This is what we have worked so hard for each and every year. I can honestly say I have butterflies just thinking about it.
James Madison celebrates its inclusion in the NCAA softball tournament.
Eighteen years ago today, a British woman conquered the Earth's highest mountain. At the age of 33, Alison Hargreaves became the first woman –- and only the second person -- to climb Mount Everest without oxygen or assistance from sherpas.
Major League Baseball will honor mothers everywhere today, bringing out hot pink bats, gloves and cleats for the eighth consecutive year. For the first time ever, Rawlings will release a pink-stitched ball and Phiten will feature a pink compression sleeve.
My mother, Chenna Latta, is a unique woman. I am proud to have a mother who leads by example. She is a hard-working, determined individual who strives for perfection daily. As a business owner, she shows me I can accomplish any goals I set my mind to.
I learned at a young age that, with everything life can throw at you, it can be tough raising a child on your own.Growing up, I was such a high-energy kid and must have taken up so much of my mom’s energy.
Man vs. machine is the name of the game. On this date in 1997, a chess-playing supercomputer named IBM Deep Blue became the first computer to defeat a world chess champion. Garry Kasparov was none too pleased by his one victory, Deep Blue's two and the three draws in the series.
Raven Chavanne and her Tennessee teammates took care of business against South Carolina in their SEC opener and are primed for a rematch against Missouri.
Even though I am having the time of my life in Nigeria and wish to inform you all of my recent happenings, I have a very different agenda for today. Let me start off with a story ... My sister and I did not have the most graceful entrance into the world of basketball.
The 12th NCAA women’s water polo championships, which begin today in Boston and conclude on Sunday, will have a California feel. Stanford, which has won three titles, is the two-time defending champion and the No.
Hey, everyone! I hope you’re all as excited for the postseason as I am. But first, I want to talk about last weekend, which was hectic weather-wise as we finished up the regular season.For our last SEC series, we traveled up to Columbia to face the Missouri Tigers.
Aloha! What a wonderful office and venue the LPGA had recently in Hawaii. We played at the beautiful Ko Olina Golf Club, and most of the players stayed at a beachfront resort across the street from the course.