As we head into the first weekend of the Major League Baseball season, many Americans will be tuning in to root for their favorite teams, including 94-year-old Sister Vincent Cecire.Cecire entered the convent in 1934 and has been devoted to the Dodgers ever since they won their first World Series in
The NCAA tournament continues tonight; but basketball action isn’t limited to college. The high school level offers some of the best tournament play in Indiana. This so-called Hoosier Hysteria dredges up mythic stories of underdog teams beating all odds.
Russian authorities will expedite the visa process for the world figure skating championships that Moscow has taken over from earthquake-ravaged Japan, Russia's top Olympic official said Friday.Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Zhukov, who heads the Russian Olympic Committee, told The Associated Press
Some may be surprised to see Marquette University in the Sweet 16 of this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, but the Golden Eagles aren't.That's because their 38-year-old coach, Buzz Williams, has a style that sets him and his team apart — a style that actually makes the team fun to w
People in Japan are describing the earthquake and tsunami that rolled under and over eastern Japan as the gravest disaster since World War II. Television and newspapers are full of images of urban devastation, grieving survivors and smoking nuclear power plants.
A new star has emerged from the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament over the last few days.No, not BYU's super-shooter Jimmer Fredette ... or even Butler's last-second specialist Matt Howard.The star who's really inescapable?
Last Sunday, a 32-year-old bullfighter named Lupita Lopez appeared in Mexico City's Plaza Mexico — the largest bullring in the world — and was inducted into the tiny sorority of matadoras or professional female bullfighters.