There is a faction of dissenters who believe that Pistorius is at an advantage over his able-bodied peers. Biomechanist Roger Kram of the University of Colorado and biophysicist Hugh Herr of MIT led a team of scientists to investigate this perceived advantage.
Every stepparent has been asked the inevitable question: "Do you love your step child like your own? Isn't it different than the love you feel for your biological child?" We finally have a spokesperson.
When American athletes -- and if not exclusively, it does seem to be at least particularly American athletes -- are interviewed after a winning performance, they tend to accredit the victory to God first and foremost. God comes in ahead of spouses, parents, and even coaches.
Children of divorce tell amazing stories. Not the expected accounts of dysfunctional parents and constant fighting, but stories of emotional survival.
For me, the 2012 Olympics Games represent a step forward in gender equality in sports. I understand much work remains to be done, but this is a time for celebration.
This was a week when it was probably more fun to be on Mars than on Earth, and other than reports from the red planet and from the London Olympics, there was limited bandwidth for additional news. But we found it, nonetheless, for this quiz.
It's easy to obtain corporate sponsorship as a world-ranked gymnast or swimmer. But wanting to fly you and your horse around the globe for international competition? You'd better be either a CEO's family or absolute royalty.
American greatness relies on our relationships with neighbors, both near and distant. The way out of the Great Recession is not economic isolationism, but an embrace of our nation's heritage as a global trade leader.
From Ryan Lochte's terrible interview skills to McKayla "Not Impressed" Maroney teaching Jenna Bush how to Dougie, there were plenty of hilarious thin...
Whether you're a tennis enthusiast or not, you can apply the teamwork lessons of the Bryans to any aspect of your life.
One of my biggest challenges upon hanging up my racing suit was learning how to be fit and healthy without holding myself to those Olympic standards (which are nearly impossible to sustain). I am not alone in this.
Usain Bolt goes double/double, winning the 100 and 200 meter gold for the second straight Olympics.
As the world watches athletes from 205 countries compete in London this month, we should be reminded of the potential of sports to help youth accomplish feats that won't land them on a podium -- but are arguably more valuable than an Olympic medal.
Most of us will not come close to running the speeds seen in the Olympics. Training like a sprinter, though, will help you build a sexy, athletic body and give you the upper hand in the battle to catch the bus.
I hate how individual sports become team sports in the Olympics. So, if the IOC has made it their business to turn individual sports into team sports, then I propose they should start turning team sports into individual events.
When young women who step up are ridiculed for things that have nothing to do with the subject at hand -- things that are as irrelevant as their hair and clothes -- it sends a chilling message to girls everywhere about the perils of putting oneself out there.