When Roger Federer decides to retire he will end his career as, possibly, the best player ever to enter a tennis court. Federer holds the men’s record with 16 Grand Slam singles titles; he also won five consecutive Wimbledon titles from 2003-’07. More »
I'll admit I wasn't all that psyched about a new Pokemon game. But Pokemon Conquest, for the Nintendo DS and 3DS, proved to be a pleasant surprise.More »
Sacramento Kings star and 2009-10 NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans will spend this offseason working to improve his game. But this week, he's also going to help some very special players get better.
Evans is hosting his second annual free basketball camp for Sacramento students in need, with an assist from VSP Vision Care. On Thursday and Friday, 100 campers each day will shoot hoops and spend some time with the star guard. On top of that, kids who qualify will receive free eye exams and glasses in a VSP mobile eye clinic during the camp.
“I’m excited to team up with VSP Vision Care,” says Evans. “Healthy vision is important in both basketball and in life, and this camp helps me reinforce that message.”
Tyreke took some time out of his busy offseason to take a different kind of exam: SI Kids' 10 Questions! Read on to see his answers...
After a disappointing loss to Japan in the 2011 World Cup finals, the U.S. Women’s national soccer team is ready for redemption. The upcoming Olympic games provides them with a great opportunity.More »
One of my best friends is not a morning person, to say the least. On the bus to school everyday, he responds to everything with grunts and mumbles, if at all (in his defense, it does come at 6:50 AM). More »
Each day this week we’re getting you ready for Euro 2012, the European soccer championships, hosted by Poland and Ukraine. On Monday we previewed Group A and on Tuesday Group B, Wednesday Group C and today Group D
GROUP D (England, France, Sweden, Ukraine)
No matter who else is in the group, when you put France and England together in pool play at a major international soccer tournament, compelling theater results. Unfortunately for France in 2010 and England in 2012, the theater remained largely off the field. France couldn’t overcome their distractions in 2010, but are back for redemption and England hope they can overcome the strife of the last five months. More »
Michael Phelps was crowned the king of the swimming world in 2008 after going eight-for-eight at the Beijing Olympics. These victories not only added to his previous gold medals for an unheard of 14, but made him the only athlete to reach the mark. With Phelps entering the London Olympics this summer we can only assume that the king will come forth to preserve his reign. But will he?More »