It is sometimes said that professional athletes are basically like big kids. While this may be interpreted in several ways, we do know that some athletes when not on the field or court celebrate holidays […]
Pro skateboarder Ryan Sheckler says his foundation has reached the milestone of donating more than $1 million to support pediatric causes, programs for at-risk youth and help for injured action sports athletes.
A federal appeals court says a San Diego County school district gave unequal treatment to female athletes.
We take a look at five other athletes whose careers were wrecked by trouble with the law.
Some athletes have decided that a competitive edge does not necessarily come exclusively with discourtesy, incivility or ego — but rather, it can be enhanced with generosity, amiability and class.
Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …
Legislation that would exempt California athletes who win Olympic medals from paying state taxes on their cash prizes passed the state Assembly on Friday and prompted a spirited debate among lawmakers about who deserves freedom from tax collectors.
In the wake of Jimmie Johnson securing his 6th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship, Donovan McNabb expressed his belief that NASCAR drivers are not true athletes. Is he out of line, or is this type of racing in no way a sport?
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will require private and charter schools in California to keep student athletes off the field if there is a concern that they received a concussion.
Each summer, actors and athletes who are stars in their own right compete alongside professional gamblers and wannabes for the world’s biggest poker prize.
One personal trainer in Los Angeles is showing that the path to competitive physical prevalence is more efficiently done through hard work and technology than it is through steroids.
Approximately 24,000 people from across the country and 61 nations are expected to participate in Sunday’s sold-out ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.
With fall season sports in full swing, injuries on the field is a big concern for parents and coaches alike.
If your brain needs a bit of a boost a new kind of video game could help sharpen your skills.
With the Summer Olympics right around the corner, it’s time for athletes to focus.