Having competed at the Arena Pro Swim Series in Charlotte just last week, 11-time Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte was in Raleigh on Saturday for a meet-and-greet with fans as part of a SPEEDO USA promotion at Flip Flop Shops inside Crabtree Valley Mall.
“Honestly, it’s just giving back to the community,” Lochte told The Daily Dispatch. “Meeting all these fans that come out just to see me, it’s pretty amazing and I’m definitely humbled that swimming got me this far. I never thought in a million years that swimming would get me to where I walk in and people want my autograph or my picture.
“I think that’s awesome.”
The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery.
Jaromir Jagr hasn't won the Stanley Cup since 1992. The Florida Panthers have never hoisted hockey's holiest grail, chasing it since their inception in 1993.
It was difficult to tell who was more pleased with reaching the Australian Open semifinals: No. 1-ranked Novak Djokovic, advancing to his 25th at a Grand Slam tournament, or 19-year-old Madison Keys, who beat Venus Williams to get into her first.
The New England Patriots came out swinging upon their arrival at the Super Bowl.
Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.
Roger Federer is out of the Australian Open, his chances of reaching a 12th consecutive semifinal at Melbourne Park erased in a shocking third-round loss to Andreas Seppi on Friday.
As a first-time dad with a baby at home, Novak Djokovic could see merits in the tale of Serena Williams' mid-match espresso that has been brewing in the lead-up to the Australian Open.
The Indianapolis Colts put Josh McNary on the commissioner's exempt list Thursday, less than 24 hours after prosecutors charged the backup linebacker with rape, criminal confinement with bodily injury and battery resulting in bodily injury.
Manu Ginobili said he needed a game like this.