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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'
    JOHANNESBURG -- Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Ice Bucket Challenge and other trends that will soon fade away

    Ice Bucket Challenge and other trends that will soon fade away
    The Internet and social media has long facilitated challenges.  From the chug a gallon of milk challenge to the cinnamon challenge, social media trends daring us to do some questionable and down right idiotic things have come and gone, as with any...
  • Dawn Branch Works presents 'Variations'

     Dawn Branch Works presents 'Variations'
    Dawn Branch Works presents "Variations," a performance of contemporary-dance works featuring special guests and a sneak peek of new work developed by the company's artistic director, Dawn Branch. "Variations" includes a silent auction and wine...
  • Love, Bosh essentially trading places

    Love, Bosh essentially trading places
       For four years, Chris Bosh was judged on what he didn't do, even as he helped the Miami Heat advance to four consecutive NBA Finals, securing a pair of championships along the way.    Now comes the litmus test of the degree of that difficulty, the...
  • Top architect Hadid files defamation lawsuit over book review

    Top architect Hadid files defamation lawsuit over book review
    Zaha Hadid, an award-winning architect known for futuristic designs, sued The New York Review of Books and the architecture critic Martin Filler on Thursday over alleged defamatory statements about her in a recent book review. Hadid, who was born in...
  • It's good day for young (Ledecky) and old (Phelps)

    It's good day for young (Ledecky) and old (Phelps)
    The old man acquitted himself well. The teen phenom did it again. So went a chilly, rainy day two of the Pan Pacific Championships in Southport, Australia, where Michael Phelps put himself on next year’s World Championships team in the 100-meter...
  • Former UConn Players Pleased To Be Coached By Geno Again

    Former UConn Players Pleased To Be Coached By Geno Again
    NEWARK, Del. — Not only have his former UConn players grown accustomed to his face, but everything about Geno Auriemma's manner and method seems indelibly entrenched years later. "I found that I hear him in my head when I'm playing, even though he'...
  • Toronto Showcases Wide Range of Asian Films

    More than any festival outside the Asian region, Toronto serves up the widest range of contemporary Asian cinema each year. The festival can perhaps thank the city's multi-cultural makeup: Toronto has significant Indian and East Asian populations. And...
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
  • Derrick Rose says rest days no cause for alarm

    Derrick Rose says rest days no cause for alarm
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — After the USA Basketball practice Tuesday afternoon, Bulls guard Derrick Rose and coach Tom Thibodeau spent several minutes chatting on the court before Rose shot free throws, took jump shots and performed other offensive...
  • Grevers dunks demons on way to Australia

    IRVINE, Calif. -- The pool brought back bad memories.  It was the place where Matt Grevers saw his swimming career go dead in the water at exactly the same point in the Olympic cycle -  the U.S. Championships in the middle year between Summer Games....