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  • Oviedo’s Barringer Simpson makes 1,500 final at U.S. track trials

     
    Oviedo’s Jenny Barringer Simpson produced the second-fastest time in the women’s 1,500-meter semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials on Friday in Eugene, Ore. She finished in 4 minutes, 9.12 seconds, behind only Morgan Uceny (4:...
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  • Big 12 to introduce Bowlsby on Friday

    Big 12 to introduce Bowlsby on Friday
    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby will be the next Big 12 Conference commissioner. Bowlsby will be formally introduced at a news conference Friday morning at ten o'clock at Big 12 headquarters in Irving, Texas. "The institutions of the Big 12...
  • Big 12 introduces Bowlsby as new commissioner

    Big 12 introduces Bowlsby as new commissioner
    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby was formally introduced as the Big 12's new commissioner Friday morning. Bowlsby says he was initially apprehensive when he first met with a group of Big 12 school presidents about becoming commissioner. Like...
  • Michael Phelps tells '60 Minutes' he's in shape and his coach predicts multiple gold wins in London

    Michael Phelps tells '60 Minutes' he's in shape and his coach predicts multiple gold wins in London
    In the four years since he made history at the Beijing Olympics,Michael Phelps concedes losing his focus. But with the London Games looming, the Baltimore swimmer told "60 Minutes" in an interview that will air Sunday that he has gone all-out recently...
  • April Ross qualifies for London Olympics

    There will be two former Newport Harbor High volleyball standouts in the London Olympics. April Ross, who starred at Newport Harbor, and Jennifer Kessy have qualified for their first Olympics. They will join Misty May-Treanor, also of Newport Harbor, and...
  • Anae fulfills Olympic dream

    Anae fulfills Olympic dream
    LOS ANGELES — As the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team was named Thursday, Coach Adam Krikorian read off the names in alphabetical order. The first name was the former Corona del Mar High and USC standout, Tumua Anae. This led to a funny...
  • 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...
  • Track and field stars ready for Olympic Trials

    Track and field stars ready for Olympic Trials
    The U.S. Olympic Trials in track and field began in Eugene, Oregon Wednesday. The event will run through July 1 and features a number of Hokies and 'Hoos among the competitors. Four years ago Queen Harrison became the first ever Virginia Tech...