Olympic and world champion Missy Franklin is among the leading nominees for USA Swimming’s Golden Goggle awards. Franklin, a freshman at Cal, is up for five awards, including Female Athlete of the Year.
Missy Franklin strolled into the room at Memorial Stadium and offered a cheery, “Hi, everybody!” Yet she is far from a typical 18-year-old college freshman beginning the first day of her fall semester Thursday.
Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!
Julius Menendez, who coached Muhammad Ali to the gold medal at the 1960 Olympics, has died. He was 90.
Twenty-five cities, including San Francisco, San Jose, and Sacramento, have been invited by the U.S. Olympic Committee to submit bids for the Summer Olympics in 2024.
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – In a surprising move, the International Olympic Committee has cut wrestling from the 2020 Summer Games. “That kind of upsets me,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “That was […]
As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.
Maggie Steffens was the team’s best player at these Games, scoring 21 for the tournament and five in Thursday’s final. She gave the team the go-ahead score, at 3-2, with 5:36 left in the half. The U.S. would not relinquish that lead.
New York Jets coach Rex Ryan ordered players to run sprints following a 20-player brawl at training camp this week. “It’s stupid,” John Madden told the KCBS morning crew. “They don’t even know what you do in a football training camp fight.”
Is it the “summer surprise” from London? TV ratings are said to be strong for archery – as many as a million and a half U.S. viewers alone tuning in – and that’s not much of a surprise for some Bay Area athletes who were perfecting their craft long before Opening Ceremonies.