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2012 Summer Olympics

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  • Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand

    Beach Volleyball: Serving It Up in the Sand
    On Sunday mornings all across South Florida, alarms are ringing at 7 a.m. and waking teens from their slumber. What could possibly motivate teens to get up this early on a weekend? Beach volleyball! Approved by the NCAA as an emerging sport, beach/...
  • DeKalb's James rower of year

    DeKalb's James rower of year
    DeKalb's Grant James has been named US Rowing male athlete of the year. James, 27, won a silver medal in the four at the recent World Championships.  The DeKalb High School and University of Wisconsin grad had won a bronze medal in that event at the...
  • Michael Phelps looks to regain winning form at Pan Pacific Championships

    Michael Phelps looks to regain winning form at Pan Pacific Championships
    It's not the Olympics or world championships, but Michael Phelps would like to regain his winning form against world-class competition, and he'll have that chance this week in Australia at the Pan Pacific Championships. The meet is the most...
  • 76ers' Noel says he is ready to play again

    GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Tuesday wasn't just another day for Nerlens Noel. After sitting out his rookie season while he rehabilitated a torn ACL, Noel was a full participant on the first day of training camp at Richard Stockton College. "It...
  • U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying

    U.S. names 20-woman roster for World Cup qualifying
    A number of familiar names are on the 20-player roster U.S. women's soccer Coach Jill Ellis has called up for this month's CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tournament. Fourteen of the 20 women named participated in qualifying for the 2012 Olympics while 11...
  • Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample

    Chicago Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo positive on 'B' sample
    Rita Jeptoo is one step closer to losing her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and nearly $600,000 in prize money from her Chicago victory and the World Marathon Majors series for doping. The Kenyan track and field federation, Athletics Kenya,...
  • 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...
  • Spread the Olympic Games

    As South Korea buckles under the enormous financial pressure of hosting the 2018 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee recently made a practical suggestion: Move some events to other nations. A luge facility will cost $100 million to...
  • Olympian visits Weston gymnastics center

    Jordyn Wieber is the latest Olympian to visit TAG USA Gymnastics in Weston. The 19-year-old, who won team gold at the 2012 Olympics in London, recently spent two days there, where she hosted a clinic and met with the 300 youngsters in summer camp....
  • Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better

    Megan Rapinoe makes a good U.S. soccer team look even better
    Megan Rapinoe is a team player — which is a good thing to be when you consider the team she plays for. The U.S. women's soccer squad, which enters World Cup qualifying next month, isn't so much a collection of players as it is a constellation of...
  • 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...