Nation, World Sports

Onetime snowboarder Kevin Pearce, injured in crash, offers hope to people with brain injuries

LINCOLN, Vt. — A near-fatal halfpipe crash while training for the 2010 Olympics ended Kevin Pearce's snowboarding career and changed his life forever. Six years ...

Exaggerator wins Preakness, spoils Nyquist's quest for Triple Crown

BALTIMORE — Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best ...

Preakness Stakes analysis and picks: Nyquist is vulnerable favorite

John Grupp's picks for the 141st Preakness Stakes: 1. CHERRY WINE: His late-running style should suit the pace setup, and he cruised in his ...

Breakdown of 141st Preakness Stakes field

1. Cherry Wine (30-1) Jockey: Corey Lanerie. Kentucky-based rider gets 1st Preakness start. Trainer: Dale Romans. Saddled winner Shackleford in '11. Sire: Paddy O'Prado ...

Fratangelo ready for French Open return

Bjorn Fratangelo knows Roland-Garros well. The home of the French Open major tennis championship was a scene of triumph for the Plum native in 2011. He captured ...

Favorite Nyquist prevails over Exaggerator in Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The racing world wondered if there was a worthy successor to last year's Triple Crown champion American Pharoah. Enter Nyquist. The bay colt ...

Breakdown of 142nd Kentucky Derby field

1. Trojan Nation (50-1) Jockey: Aaron Gryder. No better than 13th in Derby Trainer: Patrick Gallagher Saddles 1st Derby runner in 14 years ...

Grupp's Kentucky Derby analysis and picks

Tribune-Review staff writer John Grupp's picks for 142nd Kentucky Derby: 1. TROJAN NATION: Even if his name were Steeler Nation, he couldn't be picked. ...

5,000-to-1 longshot Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-year history

LONDON — Leicester City secured its first Premier League title without playing Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever ...

NCAA lifts its ban on satellite camps

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and ...

WVU's Holmes picked 11th in WNBA Draft; UConn trio taken 1-2-3

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — West Virginia star Bria Holmes was chosen 11th overall in Thursday's WNBA Draft by the Atlanta Dream, who acquired the pick in ...

Ex-Steelers star Swann unfazed by task ahead of him as USC athletic director

LOS ANGELES — Lynn Swann has no previous experience as a collegiate athletic administrator, let alone running a department with the power and prestige of ...

Curry shoots Warriors to 73rd win, breaking Bulls' mark 

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for ...

Kobe scores 60 points in farewell victory 

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant went out with a Hollywood ending to his remarkable career. Bryant scored 60 points in his final game Wednesday night, ...

Steelers legend Swann named athletic director at USC 

LOS ANGELES — Steelers legend Lynn Swann is the next USC great to get the chance to run the Trojans' athletic department. The Pro Football ...

Penn State's Megaludis grapples with country's best at Olympic Trials

Nico Megaludis completed one of the most decorated wrestling careers in Penn State history last month by capturing the 125-pound Division I national championship at ...