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  • Saturday's local roundup: Tides win on Robinson's walk-off home run

    Baseball: International League: Trayvon Robinson’s solo home run with one out in the ninth inning gave Norfolk a 6-5 win over the Buffalo Bisons (29-25) before 7,117 at Harbor Park. The Tides (34-22) had lost their two previous games to fall...
  • Sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    Tyson Gay, the reigning U.S. sprint champion at 100 and 200 meters, has tested positive for a banned substance, he said Sunday in Amsterdam. Gay, the American record-holder in the 100, will not compete in the world championships next month in Moscow...
  • U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance

    U.S. sprinter Tyson Gay tests positive for banned substance
    Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances. American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
  • Aquatic club coach out after allegation of misconduct revealed

    A longtime coach at the Baltimore swim club that has turned out several Olympians — including Michael Phelps — resigned after an allegation of "inappropriate conduct" with a female athlete was revealed, officials of the sport's national...
  • Phelps can't catch Lochte but does officially qualify for London Olympic Games

    Phelps can't catch Lochte but does officially qualify for London Olympic Games
    Michael Phelpsfinished second in the 400-meter individual medley to arch-rival Ryan Lochte in the opening act of the Olympic swimming trials here Monday, but both qualified for the London Games, setting the stage for another duel over their sport's most...
  • Misty wins silver, Ross bronze

    BRASILIA, Brazil — It was just like old times in the gold medal match of the beach volleyball Brasilia Open. Newport Harbor High alumna Misty May-Treanor has reunited with her old partner, Kerri Walsh. They came close to winning yet another...
  • A reanimated Gorillaz is back — this time with real-life musicians

    A reanimated Gorillaz is back — this time with real-life musicians
    When the sprawling British ensemble Gorillaz reunited to close out the final night of Coachella in April, anyone familiar with the band might have been shocked at what they saw. Gorillaz, co-founded a decade ago by Blur frontman and U.K. rock macher...
  • Briefs: UCI men lauded

    UC Irvine junior Chris Kearney is the Big West Conference Player of the Year in men's tennis and UCI's Trevor Kronemann is Coach of the Year for a second straight season. Kearney earned first-team recognition in singles and doubles, while Anteaters...
  • Wendy Larry resigns as ODU's women's basketball coach

    Wendy Larry resigns as ODU's women's basketball coach
    Wendy Larry, who became just the 20th women's basketball coach to reach 600 career victories, resigned Tuesday after 24 seasons and 559 wins with Old Dominion. ODU athletic director Wood Selig announced Larry's resignation. Larry will remain at the school...
  • Ms. Kwan Goes to Washington

    Ms. Kwan Goes to Washington
    When Michelle Kwan was 16 and had just won the first of what would be five world figure skating titles, she began to wonder what her life would be like at age 30. "I thought, 'Will I still be skating, still be training a long program every day?''' Kwan...
  • A consummate pro

    Kathleen Sullivan received her first pair of prosthetics when she was 1. Now, she's a professional athlete preparing to compete in an international track and field competition in New Zealand. Born without legs from above the knee down, Sullivan, 31,...