Skee-Ball, a classic arcade game, is getting a makeover as a nationally competitive sport. This Memorial Day weekend, 64 Skee-Ball players from all over the country tried their luck at the third annual Brewskee-Ball tournament held in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The Olympic torch relay is underway in the United Kingdom right now. More than 8,000 people will carry the torch some distance across Britain before the Olympic games start. But some of them are choosing to take the torch and sell them.
Three people are dead and two people are missing after a particularly dangerous weekend on Mount Everest. This is the very narrow time-period when climbing to the summit is possible, and with increasing commercialization it's becoming more popular. But some expert climbers say that's incredibly dangerous.
In the Ukraine, politicians admit that the courts only protect the people in power. Lose an election and you could go to jail. That's just one of the more surprising revelations in a new documentary that examines life in Ukraine through the lens of its successful and popular soccer team, Chelsea, which plays in Donetsk.
The stakes are high in Mexico's upcoming presidential election. The candidates will meet Sunday to debate the issues, but many in Mexico won't be watching as the two largest television networks have chosen not to air them, in favor of regular programming.
The audience for horse racing in the United States is declining. According to insiders, even the sport's strongest supporters are loathe to recommend racing to their friends as something worth spending time on. But there are ideas for embracing technology that some hope will turn the sport's fortunes.
With the apparent suicide of Junior Seau, some are beginning to look at possible causes for him to take his own life. Increasingly, they're coming back to his brain, and wondering if all those hits he delivered -- and received -- may have given him a brain disorder that led him to perhaps take his own life.
London residents are being asked to give blood, ride their bikes and make deliveries in the dead of night, just some of the inconveniences they're being asked to consider as the city tries to prepare for the upcoming Summer Olympics. Keep calm and carry on, as they say.
Ozzie Guillen, the newly minted Miami Marlins manager, has been given a five-game suspension for comments about how much he loves and respects Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Miami's Cuban refugee community is outraged through and wants him fired outright.
A year-long investigation into horse racing in all 50 U.S. states has found that horses here race on drugs, race while sick and die at rates far in excess of those in other countries around the world. Worse, there seems to be no one who can do anything about it.