Eraldo Peres, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 9:53am
Brazil's embattled president said the Rio de Janeiro Games will be "the most successful Olympics in history" as she ignited the flame Tuesday for a nationwide torch relay that organizers hope will build enthusiasm for the event amid the country's deep political and economic crisis.
Jimmy Golen, Associated Press | Posted May 3rd - 9:40am
Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, a $95 million free agent who lost his starting job before going on the disabled list, will have exploratory surgery on his left shoulder to determine the source of the injury.
Gary B. Graves, Associated Press | Posted May 2nd - 12:29pm
A day after storms drenched Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby horses Mor Spirit, Gun Runner and stablemate Creator enjoyed sunny skies and solid footing in their final workouts for racing's marquee event.
In case you hid from all sports media coverage this weekend, the 2016 NFL Draft went off in Chicago with all seven rounds of NFL prospects going to various teams. Here are a few favorite moments from the weekend.
Doug Padilla competed in the 1984 and 1988 Summer Olympics in the 5,000 meter run, and he’s considered one of the greatest athletes from BYU. A brutal accident cut his career short but won't stop the 12-time U.S. champion from winning in life.
Josh Furlong and Sean Walker | Posted May 1st - 9:34pm
The 2016 NFL Draft has come to a close and six local football players were drafted to various teams. However, several local athletes also signed a free agency deal following the draft. The following is a where local athletes ended up in the draft or in free agency.