Anthony Ervin moved to Charlotte, N.C., three months ago to try to add to one of the strangest and most successful comebacks in swimming history. And at age 35, he has become an Olympian once again ï¿½ the oldest swimmer on the American team.
Thinking of traveling to Rio for the Olympics and need last-minute accommodations? Perhaps Olympic organizers will consider renting out rooms in the athletes' village, as there will be more cancellations and vacancies than usual.
In all three of Mike Krzyzewski's trips to the Olympics, there has been a wide diversity of basketball voices on his coaching staff, from ACC rival Jim Boeheim to a revolving group of NBA coaches that has included Nate McMillan, Mike D'Antoni, Tom Thibodeau and Monty Williams.
Don't expect Chris Froome to indulge in big celebrations on the Champs Elysees. After effectively securing a third Tour de France title on Saturday, the Kenyan-born British rider has already turned his focus to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Whitewater churns into foam as double-ended paddles windmill one-person boats into position. The paddles go up in the air as the boats slide through red or green gates, then the furious wind milling begins again.
A native of Jackson, Miss., and a Southern Mississippi track star, young sprinter Frentorish “Tori” Bowie has waited four years for this moment. She tries not to think too much about the coveted gold medal, as she trains relentlessly, in the hot, Florida sun for the Rio Olympics.
Sprinter Tori Bowie dreams of Rio gold
Jackson County rallies around Marjorie Williams
Southern Miss fans meet their Golden Eagle football team
Ingalls hosts STEM workshop for Coast teachers to prepare for school year