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File photo of skater Oksana Baiul. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Frosted Pink)

Skater Oksana Baiul Sues NBC, Producer For $5M

Figure skater Oksana Baiul is suing NBC Universal and a television skating program producer.

02/05/2013

File photo of shocked residents of Newtown, Conn. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

As Conn. Shooting Story Unfolds, Media Struggle With Facts

The scope and senselessness of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting challenged television journalists’ ability to do much more than lend, or impose, their presence on the scene.

12/15/2012

Geno Auriemma, USA Basketball (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Motion Seeks To Dismiss Suit Against Auriemma, USA Basketball

Olympic women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has filed a motion seeking to dismiss the employee discrimination lawsuit brought against him and USA Basketball by a security official.

10/01/2012

Head coach Geno Auriemma of the United States smiles after defeating France 86-50 to win the gold medal in the Women's Basketball gold medal game on Day 15 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 11, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Auriemma: No Interest In Coaching At 2016 Olympics

Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma said he has no interest in returning as head coach of the U.S. national team for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

08/16/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

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.

08/13/2012

U.S. figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan speaks at the 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit the Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis at The Waldorf-Astoria on Sept. 26, 2011 in New York City. (credit: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund)

Nancy Kerrigan’s Brother Wants To Go Back To Jail Over Father’s Death

The brother of Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan is expected to ask a judge to send him back to jail to finish his sentence on an assault and battery conviction in connection with the death of their 70-year-old father.

08/08/2012

(photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Michael Phelps Face?

08/03/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

That Thing You Missed: July 24 -July 30

A major sports franchises’ mascot goes missing, Olympic swimmers go ‘crazy and Tebow makes his debut in more ways than one at Jets training camp. Those stories and more in this week’s That Thing You […]

07/30/2012

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