(NEW YORK) -- Tamara Walcott, a 38-year-old mother of two from Columbia, Maryland, said that if anyone had told her five years ago she'd be a world champion powerlifter, she would have laughed.This year, Walcott won the title for the heaviest raw deadlift in... Read More.
As part of its American Masters series, PBS debuts Joe Papp in Five Acts -- which examines the groundbreaking career of producer/director Joe Papp, who founded Manhattan's famed Shakespeare in the Park festival and The Public Theater. He went on to produce signature Broadway... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Virginia high school wrestler is proving that any dream is achievable through hard work and dedication.Adonis Lattimore, 17, was born without a right leg, a partial left leg and only one fully functioning arm. Despite doubts from his peers throughout... Read More.
(SAN JOSE, Calif.) -- Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez was arrested Monday for attempted murder after a shooting in San Jose, California Monday.Police said one male gunshot victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Authorities identified Velasquez as the shooter on... Read More.
(DENVER) -- New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso has once again been crowned the winner of the Home Run Derby.The 26-year-old defended his title in Denver’s Coors Field Monday night, beating Baltimore Orioles first baseman Trey Mancini in the final round of the... Read More.
(LONDON) -- Zach Johnson, the 2015 Open Championship winner, will miss this week's Open Championship after testing positive for COVID-19. Johnson announced the news on Twitter.pic.twitter.com/Qk9Osk3MbY — Zach Johnson (@ZachJohnsonPGA) July 12, 2021According to ESPN, Johnson a given rapid-test following the final... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA announced on Friday its five finalists for the inaugural Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award.The contenders are: Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes, Philadelphia 76ers forward Tobias Harris, Milwaukee Bucks guard Jrue Holiday... Read More.
(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- Former NBA champion and four-time All-Star Ben Wallace is set to be inducted in the 2021 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame according to an ESPN source. Wallace spent 17 years in the league, 9 of them with the Detroit Pistons. Wallace along... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has announced the creation of the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Social Justice Champion award.The award is named after the six-time NBA Champion and Naismith Memorial Hall of Famer.It will honor the NBA player who pursues social justice and upholds the league's decades-long... Read More.