Athletes

VENUS WILLIAMS

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Gracious in defeat, Venus Williams celebrated as a champion player NEW YORK — Seated in the main press conference room inside Arthur Ashe Stadium late on Tuesday night, Venus Williams looked and sounded as much like a politician as she did a tennis player… Newest IU grad is Venus Williams, tennis superstar This wasn’t some honorary degree. […]

RONDA ROUSEY

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO From broke and homeless to fierce MMA champ: Rousey’s story She’s been called a “slaughterhouse in a blouse” — by Eminem, no less — and loves it. She can take all comers, male or female… She Said Yes: Ronda Rousey May Actually Accompany Marine Jarrod Haschert to His Ball One Marine’s dream is finally coming true. Jarrod Haschert […]

CARLI LLOYD

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO How Carli Lloyd’s stardom is helping the Rutgers women’s soccer team on and off the field. Mike O’Neill has the luxury of citing two words that will surely perk the ears of any high school soccer prospect: Carli Lloyd. Soccer superstar Carli Lloyd prepping for next big challenge Soccer superstar Carli Lloyd has Rio on her […]

MICHELLE WIE

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Michelle Wie is healthy and that’s bad news for Europe at the Solheim Cup Michelle Wie has had a tough season, what with sickness and a slew of injuries, but she’s strong enough to give it all she’s got in this week’s Solheim Cup. Michelle Wie: Golf Prodigy No woman athlete has ever successfully competed with men at […]

MISTY COPELAND

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Misty Copeland Is Promoted to Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theater Misty Copeland was fast becoming the most famous ballerina in the United States — making the cover of Time magazine, being profiled by “60 Minutes,” growing into a social media sensation and dancing ballet’s biggest roles…

LOLO JONES

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Christian athlete Lolo Jones admits staying celibate is harder than Olympics training People might poke fun at Christians who vow to remain celibate before marriage. Olympian runner Lolo Jones has made the same vow… Undeterred Lolo Jones’ outlook not good to make World Championships Lolo Jones confessed that her hope of qualifying for the World Championships […]

LINDSEY VONN

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Lindsey Vonn’s winter success is built on dedicated summer training Lindsey Vonn is recovering from a broken ankle. That hasn’t stopped the 2010 Olympic downhill champion from training, whether that means gutting out abworkouts with a boot on in the sunshine or lifting weights in a gym. You won’t believe how much time Lindsey Vonn spends […]

GABBY DOUGLAS

PRESS VIDEO GALLERY BIO Gabby Douglas Silences the Skeptics in Her Comeback INDIANAPOLIS — Comebacks are common in sports, and they are certainly common in gymnastics, but successful returns can be hard to come by. What Athletes Eat: Gabby Douglas’ Favorite Dinner Three years after capturing team and all-around gold at the 2012 Olympic Games, gymnastics superstar Gabby Douglas is […]