Waterworld: Maggie Steffens conquers a grueling sport

December 12, 2017

When’s the last time you practiced treading water while a jug of water was poured onto your head?

Ronda Rousey’s early lesson

November 14, 2016

Does mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey agree with Sports Illustrated’s title “the world’s most dominant athlete”?

The making of Donovan McNabb

July 20, 2016

Retired NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb credits his parents, Wilma and Sam, for instilling in him the ability to lead despite adversity.

Grit drives Spieth to remain on top

May 11, 2016
Golfer Jordan Spieth hates to lose more than he loves to win, and it’s working out.

2 stars clash, but everyone wins

April 21, 2016
Bringing a team closer together often means finding ways to make everyone get along. But sometimes, a leader en­­courages certain people not to get along.

Lessons from the king of baseball cards

April 18, 2016
Topps executive left a lasting legacy on American youngsters.

Discipline key to Chick Hearn’s success

April 4, 2016
Chick Hearn (1916-2002) was the legendary broadcaster of Los Angeles Lakers basketball games for 36 years. Generations of fans grew up listening to his play-by-play on the radio.

Act like a winner to regain your edge

March 15, 2016
During the finals of the 2006 French Open tennis tournament, Roger Federer faced underdog Rafael Nadal. Playing at a very high level, Federer sought to make history by extending his string of big victories.

3 tips from a star soccer coach

February 24, 2016
Over his 27-year coaching career, Alex Ferguson won 38 trophies as manager of the Manchester United soccer club. He retired in 2013.

Carli Lloyd prepared like nobody was watching

January 21, 2016

Carli Lloyd was sick of losing. At age 21, she considered quitting soccer after being cut from the U.S. under-21 team. “I’m a winner, and I want to go out there and win,” she said …