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  • A celebration of life, not a memorial

    A celebration of life, not a memorial
    NEWPORT BEACH — He referred to ALS not as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, but as "A Love for Sailing." It was Nick Scandone's way of turning his death sentence from Lou Gehrig's disease into a positive, which he did time and again. He won a gold...
  • To him, disease a blessing

    To him, disease a blessing
    Next time you're complaining about a migraine, an upset stomach because of too much fast food or a bout of the flu, try walking in Grant Dewey's crutches for a day. The eighth-grader has undergone 15 surgeries since birth. In January, he was under the...
  • London readies for its global close-up

    If there's an "it" city for 2011, it's London. Not only will London see Kate and William's royal wedding — 30 years after Charles and Diana's vows captivated the world's heart — but that's also the run-up to two major events in 2012: the...
  • Some Friday links: Sounders give fans a refund; Cleveland hearts LeBron and more

     
    +Gotta love it when a team takes one for its fans: The Seattle Sounders after suffering an embarrassing 4-0 loss to the LA Galaxy at home announce they are giving season ticket holders a one-game refund ??? good toward season......
  • Are London's Wenlock and Mandeville the most bizarre Olympics mascots yet?

     
    Anyone who thought The Fuwa (aka, "The Friendlies," the official mascots of the 2008 Beijing Olympics) or Izzy (aka, Whatizit from the 1996 Atlanta Games) were bizarre, wait till you get a load of Wenlock and Mandeville. Those are the......
  • With two years to run, Coe says London in 'killing zone' of its Olympic preparations race

     
    The London 2012 Olympic Stadium as it looked earlier this month. (Associated Press / Kirsty Wigglesworth) By Philip Hersh Tuesday marks two years to go to the July 27, 2012 opening of the London Summer Olympics. To the man running......