At a north London gym on a recent evening, Claire Palmer was busy pounding her gloved fists into a punching bag.
Jimmy Clausen and Tom Zbikowski both saw the NFL work stoppage coming and were ready to fill the void in their schedule.
Chicago Cubs center fielder Marlon Byrd reiterated his trust in BALCO founder Victor Conte and said that's why he's still working with a man who served jail time for steroids distribution.
Having captured just about everything else — including eight world titles and a seat in Congress back home — it was time for Manny Pacquiao to win over the nation's capital.
Caroline Wozniacki showed her fighting spirit Tuesday on center court and then dealt a knockout punch to the tall tale of the kangaroo that briefly upstaged her tennis at the Australian Open.
The New York Giants' problems just went from bad to worse.
Is boxing really a sport? Not everyone would agree that it is, although the "sweet science" lives on, precariously, in the cable TV listings. Boxing as a recreation has all but disappeared save on college campuses, where it survives as a team sport.
President Obama, after enduring global criticism of U.S. financial policy on a 10-day trip to Asia, is facing renewed anger at home from his own base, many of whom have two words of advice when it comes to thorny policy fights such as the Bush-era tax cuts: Toughen up.
A fight between the University of Connecticut football team's place kicker and a backup linebacker led to the arrests of both Tuesday on charges of breach of the peace.