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  • Cedar Crest Grad Jamie Lynn Gray wins Olympic rifle gold, sets records

    Cedar Crest Grad Jamie Lynn Gray wins Olympic rifle gold, sets records
    Jamie Lynn Gray has relived her nightmare final shot that cost her a medal at the Beijing Games everyday since, but the U.S. shooter can rest easy now after sweeping to the 50 meter three position Olympic title on Saturday. The 28-year-old from Lebanon,...
  • Olympics: Misty stays perfect

    Misty May-Treanor, the former Newport Harbor High standout who grew up in Costa Mesa, along with Kerri Walsh Jennings opened the first round of single elimination with a resounding 21-13, 21-12 victory in 30 minutes against Marleen Van Iersel and Sanne...
  • Hampton's Brown advances to 400-meter hurdles final

    Hampton's Brown advances to 400-meter hurdles final
    For T'Erea Brown, the six minutes after she ran the fastest 400-meter hurdles time of her life were torture. The University of Miami grad out of Hampton High lowered her all-time personal best by 51/100ths of a second to claim third place in her...
  • Olympics: Gibb, Rosenthall stunned in London

    Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and Corona del Mar resident Sean Rosenthal, who entered the London Olympics as the top men's beach volleyball team in the world, suffered a stunning loss on Monday and were eliminated in the quarterfinals. Gibb and...
  • Usain Bolt: 'Carl Lewis, I have no respect for him'

    Usain Bolt: 'Carl Lewis, I have no respect for him'
    Americans have a taste for the flamboyant and have embraced track's blazingly fast and incredibly cocky star as if he were their own. But Jamaica's Usain Bolt may have just shot himself in one of his prized feet. After becoming the first Olympian to win...
  • Doing laps with Michael Phelps

    Doing laps with Michael Phelps
    As a plodding lap swimmer at Meadowbrook, the Mt. Washington pool whereMichael Phelpshas trained for almost two decades, I've been watching the phenom swimmer at close range since he was 14 or so. In that time, I've witnessed — along with scores...
  • London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table

    London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table
    LONDON (Reuters) - London bade a flamboyant and madcap farewell to the Olympic Games with a romp through British pop and fashion, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action that ended with America topping the sporting world with 46 gold...
  • Baltimore should say no to a 2024 Olympics bid

    Baltimore should say no to a 2024 Olympics bid
    Even before the 2012 London Olympics held its closing ceremonies last night, organizers and politicians were already looking ahead to the next round of bidding to host the games. Toronto is examining whether to throw its hat into the ring for the 2024...
  • In China, 'Transformers 4' contestants hope to muscle into a role

    In China, 'Transformers 4' contestants hope to muscle into a role
    SHANGHAI— When you’re competing for a role in a Hollywood blockbuster against 70,000 other people, the gloves have to come off. Or in Ludi Lin’s case, on. Given the chance for some major media exposure at the Shanghai International...
  • 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...
  • The man behind the Ravens' rides

    The man behind the Ravens' rides
    When the Ravens won the Super Bowl in 2001 and Ray Lewis, as MVP, got a new SUV, he didn't want just a plain, ordinary one. He wanted icing on that cake. So Lewis took his prize to the Belair Road body shop that has become the go-to place for...