Gabby Douglas' mom: She's 'devastated' by online criticism

Imagine being the darling of the 2012 London Olympics, only to be criticized for your every move four years later in Rio.

Usain Bolt: Jamaican makes Olympic history with 100-meter triumph

It's become the sporting spectacle of the 21st century -- Usain Bolt arrives at an Olympic Games and walks away with the 100-meter gold medal.

Olympic athletes’ journeys counters dire political climates

For the first time in the long and storied history of the Olympics, a team comprises a group of athletes who don’t represent a specific country.

Simone Manuel: 5 things to know about US swimmer who made history

When Simone Manuel touched the pool wall at the end of her swimming event in Rio, she set both an Olympic and an American record.

Simone Biles wins all-around gold at Rio Games in US one-two

There are some athletes which struggle to live up to the hype -- but in Rio it was the hype which failed to keep up with Simone Biles.

Boys High ball players reunite

If you’ve ever wondered why New York City is recognized as “the Mecca of Basketball,” you would have found multiple reasons Saturday afternoon as Boys High alum gathered in Manhattan to celebrate their great legacy of basketball.

Bowles has a simple game plan for the Jets’ preseason

With just two weeks into their official training camp, the New York Jets suit up tonight, Thursday, in full pads, at Metlife Stadium against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Victor Cruz clings to hope as injuries persist

Victor Cruz’s arduous and circuitous journey from high school football star in Paterson, N.J., to academic casualty at the University of Massachusetts, where he ultimately found redemption, to NFL Pro Bowl wide receiver and A-list celebrity is well documented.

U.S. women dominate in early Olympic play

As expected, the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team dominated its opening games in Rio. Sunday, the U.S. team won a historic victory over Senegal 121–56. It was the largest number of points and largest margin of victory for any team ...

Longtime ESPN anchor John Saunders dies

John Saunders, the sports anchor whose baritone voice was a fixture on ESPN programming for 30 years, has died, the network announced Wednesday. He was 61.

Gymnastics: Team USA and Simone Biles take team gold

The first set of results is in, and it's confirmed: The US women's gymnastics team is that good.

Usain Bolt: I'll win all three gold medals at Rio 2016

Usain Bolt, the most decorated sprinter of all time, is oozing with confidence as he edges closer to realizing his "Triple-Triple" gold medal dream at the Olympic Games in Rio.

Will Olympiad games overshadow their problems?

When the opening ceremonies of the 2016 Olympics begin tomorrow night, Friday, Aug. 5 in Rio De Janeiro, the Olympic-size problems and controversies that have plagued the preparation for this season’s games are now mostly behind them, but there’s still ...

Ashleigh Johnson set to make history in Rio

Hillary Clinton made history when she became the first woman to accept a nomination for president of the United States for a major political party. Now Ashleigh Johnson is another American woman poised to make history.

Team USA dominates in exhibition games

U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team coach Geno Auriemma said when he was planning the team’s exhibition schedule, he knew he wanted to end at Madison Square Garden.