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Figure skating analyst Pj Kwong previews all four events at the Canadian championships, where one thing hasn't changed in more than a century: it's still about rising to the occasion on competition day. more »
On Friday morning, the whistle will blow on the Barack Obama presidency when the title of POTUS is officially transferred to incoming U.S. commander in chief Donald Trump. An avid sports enthusiast, Obama may just go down as one of the sportiest presidents in American history. more »
An ESPN commentator has apologized for how he spoke about Venus Williams' play at the Australian Open, saying he was describing her aggressive style as "guerrilla" tactics and not comparing her to a "gorilla." more »
While millions have been invested coaching, training camps, competition, medical services and sport science and technology over the last decade, the carding money that athletes get to put food on the table and keep the lights on has not increased since 2004. more »