Michael Phelps has always fed off adversity. Not that the most decorated Olympian has faced much in the pool, until now. Four months into his comeback, Phelps lost all four of his races at the the recent U.S. national championships.
MESA, Ariz. | Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approach than he took in winning 22 medals over three Olympics.
The Boston Red Sox acquired Jake Peavy from the White Sox in a three-team deal that also sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to Detroit Tigers and outfielder Avisail Garcia to the White Sox.
Missy Franklin is starting to feel like a grown-up.
Britain's Prince Harry talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia, Colo., south of Denver. What a senior year for Franklin! Went to the prom, two proms actually. Won a state title. Now, she'll graduate from high school on Monday and…
MERRILLVILLE | A vacant former Saturn dealership on U.S. 30 could receive new life.
Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija, a Valparaiso native, pitches to the Washington Nationals on Monday in Washington.
LONDON (AP) — Paralympic swimmer Achmat Hassiem uses special motivation to go fast: He imagines being chased by the great white shark that bit off his right leg.
There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him.
LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.
LONDON | Wrestler Jordan Burroughs had his eyes on a gold medal for months, and he let everyone know about his plans.
LONDON | The U.S. men's volleyball team got off to a strong start at the London Olympics, but it's headed home without a medal.
It will be an All-American party at beach volleyball when Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor take on April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in Wednesday night's final.
LONDON | Diana Taurasi scored 22 points, and the U.S. women's basketball matched its Olympic scoring record in a 114-66 rout of China on Sunday.
LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.
Natalie Coughlin has been in the pool as long as she can remember, building the muscles and learning the discipline that would lead her to 12 Olympic medals.
LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.
LONDON | Michael Phelps is turning his final Olympics into quite a victory lap, and don't fret about American swimming after he's gone.
LONDON | Bryshon Nellum's doctors told him he might never run again.
LONDON | Kayla Harrison tried to keep it together. Once the national anthem started, so did the tears.
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