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Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy waves

McIlroy Says He May Skip 2016 Rio Olympics

Rory McIlroy says he may skip the 2016 Olympics because of the dilemma over which country to represent.

01/04/2013

US swimmer Michael Phelps competes in th

Michael Phelps Voted AP Male Athlete Of Year

Michael Phelps has added another triumph to his list of accomplishments: The Associated Press male athlete of the year.

12/20/2012

Lance Armstrong attends an interview prior to the Tour Down Under cycling event on January 15, 2011. (credit: Mark Gunter/AFP/Getty Images)

IOC Investigating Armstrong’s Olympic Medal

The International Olympic Committee is proceeding with an investigation that could result in Lance Armstrong losing his Olympic bronze medal for doping.

11/01/2012

Kyle Bennett of the United States competes in the Men's BMX Seeding Phase at the Laoshan Bicycle Moto Cross (BMX) Venue during Day 12 of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games on August 20, 2008 in Beijing, China. (credit: Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Olympic BMX Cyclist Dies In Texas Car Crash

Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett has been killed in an automobile accident in eastern Texas. He was 33.

10/15/2012

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a three-point shot against the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durant Goes From Gold Medal To Red Carpet

Adding to a resume that already includes three-time NBA scoring champion and gold medalist, Kevin Durant now stars in the movie “Thunderstruck.” It opens in theaters on Friday.

08/22/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

(credit: Dallas Black Dance Theatre)

Dallas Dance Company Headed To Olympics

Dallas Black Dance Theater has received a coveted invitation to participate in the London Olympics — the cultural Olympics, that is.

08/03/2012

(photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Phelps Face?

08/03/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Gold medallist Dana Vollmer of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony after setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final. (credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Granbury Has “Dana-Mania”

At a glance, Granbury seems like the quiet, lakeside town it normally is. But look closer and you’ll see Granbury is buzzing with Dana-mania.

08/01/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

Gold medalist Dana Vollmer of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony after setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Granbury Beaming After Vollmer Wins Olympic Gold

North Texan Dana Vollmer is an Olympic gold winner and her hometown of Granbury couldn’t be prouder. Leaders say Vollmer can expect an exuberant welcome home after her record-breaking performance.

07/30/2012

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