Student-athletes often find that the field of competition is an extension of the classroom.
MIAMI | When the inaugural International Champions Cup arrives this summer, seven of the eight club teams in the field will be working through their preseason schedules.
FORD HEIGHTS | A dispatcher with the Ford Heights Fire Department is accused of pawning stolen fire equipment and keeping the cash.
U.S. National freestyle wrestling coach Zeke Jones, right, and his team members arrive at the Imam Khomeini airport in Tehran, Iran, early Tuesday morning to attend World Cup tournament. USA Wrestling has formalized plans for a committee charged with restoring Olympic wrestling.
TEHRAN, Iran | The caretakers of the Olympics may have inadvertently accomplished what has eluded diplomats: Galvanizing Iran and the U.S. on a common goal.
HOOVER, Ala. | Nikita Kotlov scored off a header pass from Eriq Zavaleta midway through the second half to give Indiana a 1-0 victory over Georgetown on Sunday to win the NCAA men's soccer championship.
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 | Vincent Hancock is putting together quite the Olympic resume.
LONDON | North Korea's Om Yun Chol said he wanted to lift a big weight and make the other athletes nervous.
It took me over two years to understand English — and I am American.
GLASGOW, Scotland | An early start to the Olympics turned into an early deficit for the U.S. women's soccer team, which gave up two quick goals before unleashing an attack the rest of the world will find hard to stop.
KIEV, Ukraine | Spain has taken its place among soccer's great teams by becoming the first nation to successfully defend its European Championship after winning the World Cup. The task, now, is to be remembered as the greatest.
VALPARAISO | History was made at Brown Field on Saturday night and more could be coming for the Valparaiso men's soccer team.
WEMBLEY, England | A long journey across the Atlantic wasn't about to slow down Matt Forte.
LONDON | The NFL is considering a plan to have a few teams play regularly in Britain to build an overseas following — part of the league's evaluation about whether a franchise could be permanently based in London.
NEW YORK | NBC's Olympic coverage in London will look very familiar, with one major twist.
SITRA, Bahrain | When anti-government protests broke out in Bahrain, Alaa and Mohammed Hubail hunkered down in their family compound and refused to take part. They feared their reputations as top soccer players would make them easy targets for police.
LONDON | A few miles from the worst violence to hit the city in 25 years, beach volleyball players dived headlong in the sand, the most summery of Olympic sports on display less than a year before the London Games.
CHICAGO | Once again, Manchester United used a second-half surge to overwhelm a Major League Soccer opponent.
MOENCHENGLADBACH, Germany | The Americans feel just fine, thank you, not tired a bit. The high they were on after that epic Brazil game? That's so yesterday.
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