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  • Kyle Bennett dies at 33; Olympic BMX cyclist

    Olympic BMX cyclist Kyle Bennett, the first bicycle motocross rider to qualify for the three-person United States men's team when the sport made its debut at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, died Sunday in a car accident in eastern Texas. He was 33....
  • London Symphony to pretend to play for Olympics ceremony

    Musicians with the London Symphony Orchestra are reportedly going to have to pull a Milli Vanilli when they appear at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in London. Reports from Britain state that the orchestra will mimic playing to...
  • Speraw returns to UCLA

    Speraw returns to UCLA
    The rumors that had circled him for a decade, formed more ominous clouds in the last 12 months and became tangible clues Monday night, were substantiated Tuesday, when UCLA announced it had hired John Speraw away from the UC Irvine men's volleyball...
  • Michael Phelps to swim in seven races at Olympic qualifying trials in Omaha

    Michael Phelps to swim in seven races at Olympic qualifying trials in Omaha
    Previewing what he might swim in his final Olympics in London, Michael Phelps has entered seven races in next week’s qualifying trials — including the exciting but exhausting 400-meter individual medley. The question of how the Baltimore...
  • Shanghai Film Fest: Tale of American boy in China wins prize

    Shanghai Film Fest: Tale of American boy in China wins prize
    "The Dragon Angel," the story of an American boy who saves a traditional Beijing home from destruction by his architect father and a Hong Kong developer working together to put up a skyscraper, was voted the most promising co-production in development...
  • Smith Puzo living 'two lives' as mother, U.S. field hockey player

    Smith Puzo living 'two lives' as mother, U.S. field hockey player
    Keli Smith Puzo ran out of options early last month. Her 9-month-old son, Ian, had a highly contagious virus, and her babysitter was incapacitated with the stomach flu. More than 2,000 miles from friends and family, the U.S. women's field hockey...
  • Katie Hoff reveals that she's not swimming the 400 IM

    Katie Hoff reveals that she's not swimming the 400 IM
    OMAHA -- While the advance buzz over the Olympic swimming trials has been over whether Michael Phelps will swim the 400-meter individual medley, the women's 400 IM has a bit of intrigue of its own. Katie Hoff, who trained at North Baltimore Aquatic...
  • Michael Phelps seeded second in tonight's 400 IM race in Omaha

    Michael Phelps seeded second in tonight's 400 IM race in Omaha
    Michael Phelps enters Monday night's finals in the 400-meter individual medley seeded second to rival Ryan Lochte after the morning preliminary heats. Phelps' teammate at North Baltimore Aquatic Club, Chase Kalisz, 18, swam to a surprise third-best time...
  • Chicago Marathon gets 3-time Olympian

    Chicago Marathon gets 3-time Olympian
    You don’t want to train for the long run in a short time. Dathan Ritzenhein knew that in January, when he ran the U.S. Olympic Marathon trials in Houston after two Achilles tendon surgeries in the previous 10 months had kept him from training for...
  • From Sun Magazine: Phelps family values

    From Sun Magazine: Phelps family values
    Hilary Phelps was approaching the finish line of her first Ironman triathlon. Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" was playing. She was wrung out from more than 14 hours of swimming, cycling and now running, certain that there wasn't a single drop of...
  • Phelps-Lochte rivalry is must-see for fellow swimmers

    Phelps-Lochte rivalry is must-see for fellow swimmers
    Brendan Hansen may have won a ticket to London on Tuesday night with a victory in the 100-meter breaststroke race, but he's found time as well to watch the rivalry that's riveted everyone: Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte. "I think Ryan's really eager...