“Red Army” revolves around Vyacheslav “Slava” Fetisov – the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you’ll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia’s hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
The USOC picked Boston on Thursday as the American nominee for the 2024 Summer Games, choosing the sports-mad academic and high-tech Hub over San Francisco, Los Angeles and Washington.
David Wilson’s NFL career was cut short by a degenerative neck condition, but that hasn’t dampened the 23-year-old’s spirits. That much was evident Monday morning.
Police arrested Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps on a DUI charge early Tuesday, and officials say he was speeding and failed field sobriety tests when officers pulled him over.
Olympic silver medalist Meb Keflezighi and tennis star Caroline Wozniacki plan to run in the 2014 New York City Marathon on behalf of Team for Kids, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.
You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …
An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.
De Blasio’s senior adviser Peter Ragone told WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb they rejected the possible Olympic bid after a cost benefit discussion.
While Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid is planned, he has previously expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics.
Pistorius steered away from a direct response to the prosecutor’s invitation to take the blame for Reeva Steenkamp’s killing, saying only that he opened fire because he believed his life was under threat.
The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games in late April. “I think he’s just going to test the waters a little bit and see how it goes,” Phelps’ coach told the AP.
Michell Burger, a woman who lives on an estate next to Pistorius’ gated community, said she and her husband were awoken by the screams in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 14 last year, when Oscar Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp.
For the past 118 years, the Modern Olympics have given us some of the most incredible moments in sports history. Paring them down to a mere five was a monumental task.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more than just the puck is on the line.
With 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics’ decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby’s overtime goal, there’s no shortage of motivation.