¡Bienvenidos a Barcelona! It's the fourth stop on this year's X Games global tour. The Spanish city hosted the Olympics in 1992, but this is the first time that X Games will be held in the country. The Moto X, RallyCross and Enduro X competitions will take place at Olympic Stadium, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies in 1992 as well as the track and field competition.
I got some great and unexpected news Wednesday. Corinne, our sports information director, texted me that morning and said she had a big surprise for me.I was extremely eager to find out what this big surprise was and went into the team room to find out.
Let me tell you, it is pretty cool to be in a training group with the athletes who'll be my biggest competition at the 2014 Sochi Games. I just wrapped up a great month in Scottsdale, Ariz., training alongside the reigning world-champion bobsled duo, Canadians Kaillie Humphries and Chelsea Valois.
Training camp, in my opinion, is the best possible time to jell with your teammates. It really brings everyone together, and I can already feel the bond we are creating as a team on the Mercury. Everyone understands what our goal is and how hard we have to work to get there.
First we want to send congratulations to the 64 teams who made it into the 2013 NCAA tournament. For the Alabama softball program, this makes 15 in a row. Our coaches, players and staff couldn’t be more excited.
Three days shy of her 17th birthday, Jessica Watson set an unofficial world record when she became the youngest to sail nonstop, solo and unassisted around the world. On Oct. 18, 2009, the Australian teenager took to the open seas from Sydney, Australia and, seven months later, sailed back into Sydney Harbor to complete her 23,000-nautical-mile voyage on May 15, 2010.
I just got back from driving in the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 in Brazil and am getting started with practice at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indy 500, but I wanted to say how much fun I had filming “IndyCar 36’’ while in Brazil.
Maybe it's not so crazy that collegiate sports are a multi-million dollar industry considering they've had 139 years to get the ball rolling. Back in 1874, McGill University in Montreal traveled to Cambridge, Mass.
And the road to Oklahoma City begins. It is now my favorite time of the year. This is what we have worked so hard for each and every year. I can honestly say I have butterflies just thinking about it.
James Madison celebrates its inclusion in the NCAA softball tournament.
Eighteen years ago today, a British woman conquered the Earth's highest mountain. At the age of 33, Alison Hargreaves became the first woman –- and only the second person -- to climb Mount Everest without oxygen or assistance from sherpas.
Major League Baseball will honor mothers everywhere today, bringing out hot pink bats, gloves and cleats for the eighth consecutive year. For the first time ever, Rawlings will release a pink-stitched ball and Phiten will feature a pink compression sleeve.
My mother, Chenna Latta, is a unique woman. I am proud to have a mother who leads by example. She is a hard-working, determined individual who strives for perfection daily. As a business owner, she shows me I can accomplish any goals I set my mind to.
I learned at a young age that, with everything life can throw at you, it can be tough raising a child on your own.Growing up, I was such a high-energy kid and must have taken up so much of my mom’s energy.
Man vs. machine is the name of the game. On this date in 1997, a chess-playing supercomputer named IBM Deep Blue became the first computer to defeat a world chess champion. Garry Kasparov was none too pleased by his one victory, Deep Blue's two and the three draws in the series.