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  • What's so special about pitchers? The answer may be evolutionary

    What's so special about pitchers? The answer may be evolutionary
    The kids at his elementary school played a game that involved tossing a tennis ball across the yard. Whenever it was Chris Capuano's turn, everyone backed up a few steps. That's when he realized he was different. "I threw a little bit harder, a little...
  • Obama suggests next Fed chief should focus on jobs

    Obama suggests next Fed chief should focus on jobs
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama praised both Lawrence H. Summers and Janet L. Yellen as "highly qualified" to be the next Federal Reserve chief, but said he had a "range of outstanding candidates" and reiterated that he would not make a decision until the...
  • Officials present radar blimp plans for Aberdeen Proving Ground

    The Pentagon plans to launch a pair of helium-filled blimps over Aberdeen Proving Ground capable of detecting, tracking and targeting cruise missiles, rockets and aircraft 340 miles away. Military officials offered details of the Joint Land Attack...
  • Long Beach's McKayla Maroney repeats as world vault champion

    Long Beach's McKayla Maroney repeats as world vault champion
    McKayla Maroney of Long Beach, who became famous for her quizzical face at the 2012 Olympics when she landed a vault on her bottom after the gold medal had all but been conceded to her, defended her world vault championship Saturday in Antwerp, Belgium....
  • No. 20 Joliet Catholic: Ivlow ready to carry on

    No. 20 Joliet Catholic: Ivlow ready to carry on
    Mike Ivlow was a starter for Joliet Catholic last season, but a fullback rarely turns heads, especially with USC-bound tailback Ty Isaac and Tyler Reitz getting most of the carries when healthy. So, Ivlow's blocking was the red carpet on which his...
  • Wrestling pins opponents, stays in Olympics

    Wrestling pins opponents, stays in Olympics
    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Wrestling stayed alive. "This is the most important day in the 3,000-year history of our sport," International Wrestling Federation President Nenad Lalovic of Serbia said. "Remaining on the Olympic program is crucial to...
  • Slimmer Tony Parker is all smiles at UCLA

    Slimmer Tony Parker is all smiles at UCLA
    About this time a year ago Tony Parker, then a freshman center for UCLA, was on Twitter suggesting he was going home to Atlanta. He didn't. And Monday night against Cal State San Marcos, in UCLA's 109-79 exhibition win in front of a crowd listed as 4,...
  • Galaxy's Robbie Rogers working to get back up to speed on field

    Galaxy's Robbie Rogers working to get back up to speed on field
    Now that he's made sports history, can the Galaxy's Robbie Rogers make some plays? Rogers has yet to reach his full playing potential since making his Galaxy debut May 26, becoming the first openly gay male athlete to compete in one of the five major U....
  • Parents' worries about school and how to handle them

    Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
    As children return to school this fall, parents likewise return to worrying about ailments, both physical and emotional, that might befall their children on their way to —and in — the classroom. Whether it's bullying or head lice, thinking...
  • Dustin Penner says he's ready to be Ducks' 'Swiss army knife'

    Dustin Penner says he's ready to be Ducks' 'Swiss army knife'
    Frozen in time, Dustin Penner, Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry clutch the Stanley Cup — and each other — in a striking photograph that commands a prime display spot outside the Ducks' Honda Center dressing room. Six years and many strange turns...
  • Angels' Jerome Williams keeps streak alive in 6-5 win over Mariners

    Angels' Jerome Williams keeps streak alive in 6-5 win over Mariners
    addCustomPlayer('1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', '', '', 600, 418, 'perf1j59v4a9evljr1d1b5hvawowo7', 'eplayer15'); Jerome Williams won his fourth consecutive start Saturday night, overcoming five walks while giving up one run and five hits in 52/3...