GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - Maybe surfing makes good practice for hanging onto a sprinting sheep. A 6-year-old Hawaii boy was champion of the opening Mutton Bustin' in the Park Saturday. Stone Jesse of Oahu says he likes surfing and practicing jiu jitsu but has never ridden a sheep before. Mutton... more »
HINTERREIT, Austria (AP)-Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn escaped major injury after slamming her head on the slope during training, six days before the opening race of the world championships.
Thomas Vonn, her husband and chief adviser, said in an e-mail to The Associated Press that the three-time overall World... more »
Preston Weber isn't just allowed to play with fire and knives, he's encouraged to.
The 11-year-old from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida is the world champion in his age group for Samoan Fire Knife Dancing. He won the title at a competition in Hawaii on May 13.
So how did... more »
A 21-year-old Michigan poker professional who chose cards over college won the World Series of Poker main event in Las Vegas early Tuesday, winning $8.55 million and becoming the youngest player to win the tournament in its 40-year history.
Joe Cada of Shelby Township, Mich., turned over a pair... more »
A 6-year old boy from Pueblo now holds the title: World Mutton Bustin Champion. Preston Gasperetti rode to victory on the back of a sheep for 6-seconds and earned a high score of 83.5 points. The event, sponsored by Tommy Giodone Productions, took place in October in California. On Wednesday... more »
A single UPS delivery truck is the champion of Denver parking violations, racking up 196 tickets worth nearly $5,700 last year. The Denver Post reported the dubious achievement on Wednesday. UPS spokesman Mark Dickens says parking tickets are a cost of doing business in some cities. The newspaper says parking... more »