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2016 Olympic Games (INACTIVE)

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  • Olympics briefs

    Former UC Irvine All-American Ryan Bailey scored two goals in the U.S. men's water polo team's 10-9 loss in the seventh-place game at the London Olympics on Sunday. Tim Hutten, another Anteaters alum, also scored a goal for the Americans, who lost...
  • Viewpoint: Favorite quotes on the tips of their tongues

    Viewpoint: Favorite quotes on the tips of their tongues
    It has been fun gathering favorite sayings and quotes from people. Some had them on the tips of their tongues, others had to ponder a bit. “Freedom is not free,” is the favorite quote of Suzanne, widow of a soldier who died in Vietnam, and...
  • Women in North Korea now allowed to ride bikes

    Women in North Korea now allowed to ride bikes
    Dictator Kim Jong Un has decided women will once again be allowed to ride bicycles. This overturns a ruling by his repressed, late father Kim Jong Il that decreed... a women in a skirt riding a bicycle was contrary to socialist customs.  As silly as it...
  • Speraw to lead Team USA

    Speraw to lead Team USA
    Former UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw, who left the Anteaters after winning three national championships in 10 seasons to coach at his alma mater, UCLA, was named coach of the U.S. men's national team on Monday. Speraw, in his first season...
  • With Jimmia McCluskey leading, No. 2 Aberdeen girls look to repeat as Class 3A champions

    With Jimmia McCluskey leading, No. 2 Aberdeen girls look to repeat as Class 3A champions
    As a senior returning from last year's state championship season, Aberdeen's Jimmia McCluskey expected to play a leadership role as the Eagles set out to defend their Class 3A girls basketball title. She just didn't know how critical her leadership...
  • Hastert used government office for private business

    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has conducted private business ventures through a little-known government office that has cost taxpayers about $1.8 million, a Tribune investigation has found. Federal law allows former House speakers to...
  • Speraw's return a triumph

     Speraw's return a triumph
    IRVINE — Former UC Irvine men's volleyball coach John Speraw forged a lot of special memories, including three national championships, during a 10-year stint at the Anteaters' helm. And in his initial return to the Bren Events Center as the head...
  • As he tries to focus on swimming again, Phelps continues tending to other interests

    As he tries to focus on swimming again, Phelps continues tending to other interests
    It has been quite awhile, arguably more than three years, since Michael Phelps was able to focus solely on the sport of swimming. After winning eight gold medals at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, Phelps not only felt like he'd lose his mind if he...
  • 'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]

    'SNL': Tina Fey reprises role as Sarah Palin on 'Saturday Night Live' [Video]
    With guest host Tina Fey back playing her famous doppelganger, this weekend’s "Saturday Night Live" portrayed the debate that wasn’t this week – featuring not just Sarah Palin but also would-be White House hopeful Donald Trump.  -------...
  • Gingrich says he'll be the nominee; Romney says not so fast

    Gingrich says he'll be the nominee; Romney says not so fast
    Just days after a "disastrous" interview on the network, Mitt Romney was back on Fox News Channel on Friday (see video below), armed with fresh attacks on his new chief rival, Newt Gingrich. Thursday night, the former House speaker told ABC News that...
  • Preakness leaving Pimlico? Not likely

    Preakness leaving Pimlico? Not likely
    It may not be an entirely empty threat, but the specter of moving vans hauling the Preakness away is running on fumes. Not because Maryland's racing industry has found a mattress full of cash or because the public en masse has developed the urge to go to...