Who is… Mariel Zagunis

As one of the most decorated fencers in U.S. history, Oregon native Mariel Zagunis will make her fourth Olympic appearance at the Rio Games.…

DeMarcus Cousins

Men’s basketball medal predictions

Gold: This one’s obvious: the United States. They trounced every team in their exhibitions and they’ve got enough of a mix of big and small …

Alev Kelter

Top rugby stories to watch in Rio

Who will win the first Olympic rugby sevens match? The first-ever Olympic women’s rugby sevens match will be France vs. Spain on Aug. 6 at 1…

Madison Hughes

Top rugby players to watch in Rio

Nate Ebner Just three days after signing a new contract with the New England Patriots, Ebner announced his intention to compete for a spot o…

U.S. women's volleyball player Karsta Lowe spikes a ball across the net.

Q&A with Karsta Lowe

How influential were you parents in your athletic career? My parents were crucial to my athletic career, especially my father. He passed awa…