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  • June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88

    June Krauser, 'Mother of Masters Swimming,' dies at 88
    June Krauser wrote the rules and set many records while making a name for herself as the "Mother of Masters Swimming." She died Saturday at John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. She was 88. Mrs. Krauser, who called Fort Lauderdale home, was tapped to...
  • Anglers snag top catches at Walk on Water benefit

    Members of the St. Coleman's Church Men's Club of Pompano Beach and their families once again reeled in successful results during the recent Walk on Water salt water fishing tournament benefiting Special Olympics Broward County. A total of $3,500 was...
  • Orlando in mix to host sprawling MLS All-Star event in next five years

    Orlando in mix to host sprawling MLS All-Star event in next five years
    PORTLAND, Ore. — The miniature soccer field in the center of Pioneer Courthouse Square was alive with movement Monday afternoon. A young fan with a soccer ball slalomed between grown men who wore their button-down shirts untucked for a lunch-break...
  • Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back

    Sox's Abreu takes pride in giving back
    Jose Abreu not only learned how to crush a baseball while growing up in Cuba, the White Sox rookie All-Star also learned the importance of giving back to the community. Hours before reporting to U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday to prepare for a 6:10 p.m....
  • Ten New Members, Including The Courant's Tom Yantz, To Be Inducted into CHSCA Hall of Fame

                  Six coaches, two athletic directors, a legendary Connecticut athlete and one media member will be honored as 2014 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 38th annual ceremony on Nov. 20 at the...
  • Save the dates for these Lehigh Valley events

    GOLF TOURNAMENT: Stefano's 17th Annual Golf Tournament begins with 8 a.m. registration Aug. 11 at Whitetail Country Club in Bath and has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. An Italian feast at Stefano's Restaurant in Bethlehem follows at 3:30 p.m. Benefits...
  • Learn how Kaká got his name and more about Orlando City's new star

    Learn how Kak&#225 got his name and more about Orlando City's new star
    Brazilian soccer star Kaká will be formally introduced as Orlando City’s first Major League Soccer designated player Tuesday. He has previously won a slew of international soccer honors and will instantly become one of the top 10 players in the...
  • Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride

    Virgen: Ballentine goes for a ride
    Lonnie Ballentine had plenty of motivation when he went for a one-hour spin workout at GRIT Cycle on Thursday morning. It wasn't all about Mr. Irrelevant's thoughts of making the Houston Texans team. It was more about Orange County women turning into...
  • Jim Scott Stadium to host NFL Play 60 event

    The NFL's Play 60 campaign, which encourages kids to be active for 60 minutes a day in order to help reverse the trend of childhood obesity, is coming to Jim Scott Stadium during Irrelevant Week on Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The event features...
  • Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored

    Virgen: Ballentine happy to be honored
    There's just something hilarious about a tall white man cracking jokes in broken Spanish. Stan Morrison, a former college basketball coach, brought the house down during the annual All-Star Lowsman Banquet, honoring Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine, the...
  • Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race

    Political interests starting to pick sides in L.A. County race
    Political interests hoping to gain favor with the two remaining candidates for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are starting to line up their support in a high-stakes contest for the Westside district held by Zev Yaroslavsky. Last...