• Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again
    The Associated Press6 hours ago

    Ledecky breezes to 3rd worlds gold, brash King wins again

    Katie Ledecky breezed to her third gold medal of the world championships, backing off a bit on her most grueling night of the meet. It was left to Lilly King, Kylie Masse and Adam Peaty to take down the swimming record book - and King to claim another impressive triumph over her Russian rival. While

  • Swimming: Supreme Ledecky better prepared for tough schedule
    Reuters

    Swimming: Supreme Ledecky better prepared for tough schedule

    By Rod Gilmour BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Katie Ledecky, the brilliant 20-year-old American freestyler, is now older and wiser when it comes to completing one of swimming's most punishing session schedules. At the 2015 world championships in Kazan, she competed in the women's 1500 meters final -

  • Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives in shaky final season
    The Associated Press

    Earnhardt defends crew chief Ives in shaky final season

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has long reigned as NASCAR's most popular driver. ''We've had a difficult year and there's just been a little rumbling in the background from fans,'' Earnhardt said Tuesday. ''They just love to target the crew chief.

  • Canada names Burke as GM, Desjardins as coach for Olympics
    The Associated Press

    Canada names Burke as GM, Desjardins as coach for Olympics

    Canada has taken the first steps toward trying to win a third consecutive Olympic gold medal, only this time without NHL players. Hockey Canada on Tuesday named Sean Burke as its general manager and Willie Desjardins as its coach for the 2018 Olympics, the first that will be played without NHL players