Jun 26, 2015

Bitti to lead SportAccord Convention

International Tennis Federation president Francesco Ricci Bitti is taking over as head of the SportAccord Convention as the conference looks for a host next year to replace Sochi. Ricci Bitti was elected on Thursday as the new president of the annual sports industry conference ...

May 29, 2015

Former Bay Area sports writer Bergman dies at 80

Longtime Bay Area sports writer and former Associated Press writer Ron Bergman has died. He was 80. Bergman died Thursday, according to his daughter Anne. He had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. He worked for the AP in the 1960s and covered the Beatles’ ...

Armstrong let partner take blame for collision

Feb 4, 2015

Armstrong let partner take blame for collision

Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong hit two parked cars with an SUV after a night of partying in Aspen, Colorado, but agreed to let his longtime girlfriend take the blame to avoid national attention, police reports show. Police cited Armstrong with failing to report an ...

USOC gets Olympic bid wrong again

| Jan 16, 2015

USOC gets Olympic bid wrong again


“Once you become predictable, no one’s interested anymore.” — Chet Atkins The words of the late American musician sum up the reaction I had when the United States Olympic Committee selected Boston to be the bid city for the U.S. for the 2024 Olympics ...