By Elaine Donnelly
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Even on the unemployment line, Tim Tebow remains a popular presence.
Most people consume their music while on the go these days _ in cars, while jogging, in between smartphone calls or while working at a desk. Thousands of our favorite songs are just a playlist away.
Again and again, it seemed, the sports world in 2012 saw the end of long tales with tragic or, at best, bittersweet endings.
Michael Phelps has added another triumph to his list of accomplishments: The Associated Press male athlete of the year.
Yohan Blake ran the second-fastest time ever in the 100 meters, clocking 9.69 seconds to win at the Athletissima Diamond League meeting on Thursday.
Now that the Olympics are over, there's one very fast young man looking at one very long layoff before resurfacing in Rio in four years.
The London Olympics well may be remembered as the event that drove home the power of social media — partly to the chagrin but mostly to the benefit of NBC, which controlled images of the games in the United States.
British rock stars are seizing the stage to close the Olympics with an extravaganza that promises to keep a worldwide audience entertained well into the night — and dancing all the way to Rio.
Toting his third gold medal of the London Games, Usain Bolt gave a little wave to 80,000 or so of his best friends in the Olympic Stadium stands.
By the time Allyson Felix was done doing her part, her third gold medal of the Olympics was all but hanging around her neck.
Be it a gold medal or a souvenir from a record relay run, Usain Bolt always gets what he wants at the Olympics.
Carmelita Jeter crossed the finish line pointing the baton at the clock showing a world record of 40.82 seconds Friday night as the United States won the women's Olympic 4x100-meter relay for the first time since 1996.
It's a good thing for the U.S. women's basketball players that they weren't near a television set at halftime of their semifinal game against Australia on Thursday.
When the stakes are the biggest, the spotlight most bright, Usain Bolt is as good as gold.
Defending champion Usain Bolt and fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake both advanced with semifinal victories Sunday into the 100-meter final, the most anticipated race of the London Olympics.
However, he says, "I don't know if he does or not (want to play), but if he does, you'd sure have to cover deep."
"The possibility is there, but it's going to be very hard. ... I've done all I want to do," said Bolt, who turns 26 on Aug. 21. "I've got no more goals."