She hadn't done splits and high kicks in years, but 40-year-old dance instructor Kriste Lewis set a lofty goal - to try out for the New Orleans Saints cheerleading squad, known as the Saintsations.
The marathon pitching exploits of Japan's high school baseball players may soon be a thing of the past.
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.
Major League Baseball has appointed Bean, who came out as gay after leaving the game, to serve as a consultant in guiding the sport toward greater respect, awareness and equality for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners in a parade to the Brandenburg Gate on Tuesday.
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday.
Fox Sports says longtime reporter Pam Oliver is being "elevated" to senior correspondent and Erin Andrews will take her place as the sideline reporter for the network's top NFL announcing team.
Federal authorities say eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong are accused of operating an illegal gambling ring that took millions of dollars in bets on FIFA World Cup soccer games in high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort.
The Brazilian football confederation says it won't keep Luiz Felipe Scolari as Brazil's head coach.
CSUB standout forward Brandon Barnes will lead a camp at Stone Creek Junior High for high school basketball players on July 19 from 8-3 p.m. You can contact Barnes at 661-379-7513.
Mario Gotze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.
Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
James told SI in a first-person story: "My relationship with Northeast Ohio is bigger than basketball. I didn't realize that four years ago. I do now."
Reality as a low-level minor leaguer was far different: vending machine dinners, bug-infested apartments and a paltry salary with an equivalent hourly wage less than what fast-food workers make.