Meet the young wrestlers of Cuba

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Kobe passes Michael on list of top scoring hoopsters Kobe Bryant has reached rarefied air. The Los Angeles Lakers basketball star passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA's career scoring list Sunday night. It happened in a 100-94 Laker victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bryant entered the game needing nine p... - Posted on December 19, 2014
Football team from "failing school" makes playoffs The Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile. They go to a South Side Chicago city park to practice. They have no football field of their own. A former gang member-turned-star safety, Jamal Brown, sleeps at the assistant coach's house. He and s... - Posted on December 8, 2014
How can a bright yellow cat be worth $400 million? A bright yellow cat-like figure is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The smiley-faced mascot represents the animal life of Brazil. The mascot for the Paralympics is a mopped-headed doll with leafy hair. It's meant to represent the vast diversity of the flor... - Posted on November 25, 2014
Who wouldn't play baseball for $25 million a year! The Miami Marlins baseball team has persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes to the most lucrative deal ever for an American athlete. He will be paid an average of $25 million per season for 13 years. Stanton agreed to terms on a $325 million contract, team owner Jeffrey Loria... - Posted on November 25, 2014
Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis writing a book! A memoir when you're still a teenager may seem premature. But not for Mo'ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game. "Mo'ne Davis: Remember My Name" will be released in March by HarperCollins Children's Books. The honor roll student fr... - Posted on November 20, 2014
Ready to skateboard on a cushion of air? The more your knees quiver, the more the 90-pound board you're perched on, floating above a pillow of air, seems about to shoot out from under your feet. The sound of the high-pitched engine bounces of the sheet of copper as you swivel and glide your way a few feet forward. ... - Posted on November 18, 2014
Colleges use drones to help football players With the help of an affordable $500 toy, University of Miami football coaches and players are studying film like never before. The Hurricanes are using a drone with a camera attached to capture their practices. They study footage gleaned from its unusual vantage points along with w... - Posted on November 6, 2014
Oops! Singer forgets words to national anthem Aaron Lewis has apologized for botching the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner." It happened during his performance before Game 5 of the baseball World Series. The lead singer of the metal band Staind turned country singer published his apology note on his website Monday.... - Posted on October 31, 2014
College player fights tumor for moment on court Lauren Hill is the last player to take the court for the 6 a.m. stretch. It's right before basketball practice. She's moving slowly. The freshman wearing the blue No. 22 Mount St. Joseph jersey has days like this lately. Days when the tumor squeezing her brain also saps her... - Posted on October 29, 2014
Meet the young wrestlers of Cuba In a wrestling suit the colors of the U.S. flag, 8-year-old Yodimiler Arias grapples with a classmate in the scorching heat of a Havana afternoon. About 20 children are learning to wrestle in a park in Old Havana. When asked why they chose wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba, ... - Posted on October 26, 2014