Katarina Witt captivated the world with warmth and grace on Olympic ice despite a cold political climate in her native East Germany. During a storied skating career that included heated rivalries and close finishes, Witt transcended athletics becoming a figure of German diplomacy.
— Yahoo Sports
See photos of the Olympic sweetheart through the years. Time has been good to the German beauty.
Forward Chris Higgins will join the Calgary Flames' training camp on a professional try-out. The Smithtown, N.Y. native spent the last six seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, notching 62 goals and 80 assists and 82 penalty minutes in 314 games. … More »The Canadian Press - 7 minutes ago
Minnesota has a gleaming new stadium. The Vikings are division champions for the first time in six years. The headlines have a purple shade, as a 15th season together since the league's most recent realignment dawns in the NFC North. … More »AP - Sports - 7 minutes ago
NOTTINGHAM, England, Aug 30 (Reuters) - England hit a world record one-day total of 444 for three in the third match of the series against Pakistan at Trent Bridge on Tuesday. The score surpassed Sri Lanka's 443-9 against Netherlands in July 2006. … More »Reuters - 4 minutes 12 seconds ago
By Steve Keating NEW YORK, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Fifth seed Simona Halep blasted her way into the second round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday by demolishing Kirsten Flipkens 6-0 6-2 underlining her credentials as a potential grand slam winner. Halep, a … More »Reuters - 14 minutes ago
Still ‘a hooper,’ Chris Bosh expects to be cleared to return to Heat for training camp … More »Ball Don't Lie - 14 minutes ago