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2016 Olympic Games (INACTIVE)

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  • PASSINGS: Murray Rose, Tippy Dye, Garry Walberg

    Murray Rose Swimmer won Olympic gold medals Murray Rose, 73, a four-time Olympic gold medal swimmer from Australia who also competed at USC while studying acting in the late '50s, died Sunday in Sydney of leukemia, Swimming Australia said. Rose...
  • Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team

    Al Davis dies at 82; Oakland Raiders owner transformed team
    Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
  • All the comforts of home as Greeks return to the taverna

    All the comforts of home as Greeks return to the taverna
    In the Athens I knew when I first moved here almost 20 years ago, the taverna was still an institution. That was in the early 1990s, before a stock market boom, the Olympics, and the return of a generation of young, cosmopolitan Greeks who had left to...
  • Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars

    Bob Anderson dies at 89; sword-fight teacher to the stars
    Ten days before Bob Anderson headed to the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki as part of the British fencing team, he responded to a call from a British film studio in need of three fencers to coach the lead actors for sword-fighting scenes in a new pirate...
  • PASSINGS: Dick Harter, Minoru Mori, Michael Hossack

    Dick Harter Former Oregon Ducks coach Dick Harter, 81, the University of Oregon men's basketball coach whose Ducks team ended UCLA's 98-game home winning streak in 1976, died Monday at a South Carolina hospital, according to Island Funeral Home in...
  • Bob Day dies at 67; UCLA's greatest distance runner

    Bob Day dies at 67; UCLA's greatest distance runner
    It was relatively early in Bob Day's track career at UCLA and he was scheduled to race against one of the best two-milers in the nation. His chances of winning seemed slim, so the coach told him to focus on second place and earn valuable points for the...
  • 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...
  • In president's hometown, Mitt Romney criticizes Obama's economic policies

    Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney swung throughChicago on Thursday to raise money and put together a state campaign team for another run at the White House. Romney named state Treasurer Dan Rutherford as hisIllinois chairman. Rutherford did the...
  • Mitt Romney scores endorsement from Sen. John Thune

    Mitt Romney scores endorsement from Sen. John Thune
    Mitt Romney has earned the endorsement of a leading Republican who himself was thought to be presidential timber, South Dakota Sen. John Thune. Thune's support could boost Romney's campaign in the leadoff caucus state in Iowa, where the former...
  • Huntsman and Romney on a collision course

    Huntsman and Romney on a collision course
    Jon Huntsman Jr. arrived here from Beijing on Friday to mull a White House bid against the man who made him ambassador to China, a matchup that would offer no shortage of personal drama. But before taking on President Obama, Huntsman would face another...
  • '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.  -------...