Bethlehem Native Joe Kovacs Wins Gold In BeijingFormer Bethlehem Catholic and Penn State track and field star Joe Kovacs won the shot put in Beijing.
The Olympics Are Heading Back To Beijing
Q&A With Former Russian Hockey Player Vyacheslav 'Slava' Fetisov On "Red Army""Red Army" revolves around Vyacheslav "Slava" Fetisov - the captain, leader, and soul of the hockey squad. While you'll find the perfunctory highlights and archived evidence of Russia's hockey acumen, the film is wonderfully spliced by sidebars between Fetisov and director Gabe Polsky.
Dispute Over Jim Thorpe's Resting Place Settled By Philadelphia CourtThe Poconos town that bears the name of Olympic gold medalist Jim Thorpe has settled a dispute over the athlete's body.
6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In HistoryYou win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let's be honest, Sunday's match against Portugal felt like a defeat ...
Local Olympic Sprinter And Villanova Alumnus Dead At 74Olympic sprinter and former 100-meter dash world record holder Frank Budd has died at 74.
Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending RetirementMichael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
City Council To Take Look At Philadelphia's Ability To Host Major EventsAmid talk of a Pope visit and discussion of whether Philadelphia should host a political convention again, City Council plans a hearing on whether the city and region are up to the task of hosting such mega-events.
Top 5 Moments In Olympic HistoryDo any Olympic moments from Sochi make it on to our top 5 all-time list?
American High Schools Can Produce Olympic Talent, TooJames van Riemsdyk, the former Flyer now a Toronto Maple Leaf, had a lot of choices his sophomore year at Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft, N.J.). The U.S. National Team Development Program wanted him to head to Ann Arbor, Mich., and a number of junior programs were inquiring, too.
6 Abandoned Olympic Venues You Can Still VisitIf you're tuning into the Sochi Winter Olympics this year, it's hard not to wonder what these Olympic venues will look like in ten years. While we wait for the answer, check out these abandoned Olympic venues you can still travel to.
Ed Snider: Giroux's Olympic Snub A 'Farce'Flyers captain Claude Giroux has been snubbed from the Canadian Olympic hockey team, twice. Ed Snider isn't happy about it.