(NEW YORK) -- Celebrities, athletes and politicians are paying homage to NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell, who has died at the age of 88, his family announced Sunday. Russell died peacefully at home with his wife, Jeanine, by his side, his family said on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A stance on transgender athletes made by one of the world’s most important athletic federations has sent ripples throughout the rest of the sports world and some fear it may bring even wider changes to come. The governing body of international competitive... Read More.
(EUGENE, Ore.) -- Athletes competing at the 2022 USA Track and Field Outdoor Championships in Eugene, Oregon, will not have to worry about child care, thanks to fellow competitor Allyson Felix. Felix, an 11-time Olympic medalist and mom to 3-year-old daughter Camryn, is providing free... Read More.
(BATON ROUGE, La.) -- Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards didn't veto or approve the Republican-led Fairness in Women's Sports Act, by the end of the legislative session Monday. The now-law that bans transgender women from participating in women's sports. "Whether it's intended or not, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It’s no secret Asian American athletes are underrepresented in professional sports in the U.S. They make up just 1.4% of the WNBA, 1.3% of Major League Soccer and 0.1% of the NFL, according to data from the Institute for Diversity and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Throughout the pandemic, several professional and collegiate sports leagues cancelled major events and seasons, in part to slow the spread of COVID-19, but also due to alarming reports of athletes developing a syndrome called myocarditis -- inflammation of the heart muscle... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The International Olympic Committee on Monday said its executive board is recommending prohibiting athletes and officials from Russia and Belarus in international competitions. The recommendation is "to protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants,"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Former athletes reacted online to the results of the women's figure skating individual event with sympathy for Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva and frustration with the sporting officials that allowed her to skate. In an unexpected turn of events, 15-year-old Valieva placed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With the Super Bowl on Sunday, it'll reignite student athletes' determination to one day play in the Big Game themselves. Statistically, just 0.00075 percent of all high school football players go pro, according to LeagueSide. NFL star Rob Gronkowski beat those... Read More.
Olympic diver Tom Daley still applauds Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from several events she was predicted to win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. While many were shocked by the move, Daley understood she bowed out in order to protect herself. "It wasn't just about mental health, it was... about... Read More.
Two Kamiak High School graduates will be participating in the 2022 Winter Olympics which kicks off this week in Beijing. 2012 Kamiak grad Jean-Luc Baker will compete with his partner Kaitlan Hawayek in the Ice Dancing Competition; while 2007 grad Sean Beighton... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Human rights groups and U.S. officials are concerned about the safety of Olympic athletes in China if they speak out on political issues at the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing following a warning from a Chinese official about "punishment" for competitors should... Read More.