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  • Commentary: Newport should maintain current `blackball' regulations

    Re. "Newport surfers may get a break with 'blackball' reduction," (April 9): Newport Beach's Parks, Beaches and Recreation Commission's misguided recommendation to allow hardboard surfing to mix with boogie boarders, body surfers and swimmers in the ocean...
  • Michael Phelps rallies from last to first in 100-meter freestyle, beating Ryan Lochte

    Michael Phelps rallies from last to first in 100-meter freestyle, beating Ryan Lochte
    Michael Phelps roared from last to first on the final lap to win the 100-meter freestyle against rival Ryan Lochte on Saturday night in the Arena Pro Swim Series. Swimming in the seventh lane, Phelps trailed the field at the turn before pouring it on...
  • Coast Guard searches for missing Daytona Beach swimmer

    Coast Guard searches for missing Daytona Beach swimmer
    Damian Parks had been swimming with friends just before he was reported missing in the water near Daytona Beach early Sunday morning, officials say. One person was in the water with Parks, 22, when, "Parks struggled and yelled for help," according to...
  • Sea of sorrows: Many migrants drown trying to reach Italy

    Migrants seeking a better life in Europe have died by the thousands in the Mediterranean Sea in recent years while fleeing poverty and bloodshed in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. The precise figure of deaths is unknown. But the ill-documented toll...
  • Phelps roars from last to 1st in 100 free at Arizona meet

    Michael Phelps felt something coming off the wall in the 100-meter freestyle, a sensation he hadn't experienced since resuming training four months ago. It was like a switch flipped in the 18-time Olympic gold medalist. He zoomed off the wall in lane...
  • Two adults taken to the hospital after near-drownings in Lake Worth

    Two adults taken to the hospital after near-drownings in Lake Worth
    Two adults were taken to the hospital after nearly drowning in separate incidents at the same Lake Worth location Saturday, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. A male swimmer was under the care of lifeguards when rescue crews arrived at 10...
  • Michael Phelps fails to qualify for 400 free in Arizona

    Michael Phelps experienced his first failure in his return to competition after a six-month suspension. He was too slow to qualify for the 400-meter freestyle final Friday in the Arena Pro Swim Series meet, finishing 17th overall. Swimming in a far...
  • College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential

    College Notebook: Annapolis' Furman shows NFL potential
    Josh Furman raised his NFL draft prospects recently with a strong performance at the Oklahoma State football program's Pro Day. Furman was among 13 former Cowboys who worked out for representatives from 27 NFL teams and certainly opened some eyes with...
  • Assistant Tina Langley leaves Terps for top job at Rice

    Assistant Tina Langley leaves Terps for top job at Rice
    Tina Langley has resigned as associate head coach of the Maryland women's basketball team to accept the head coaching position at Rice. Langley was Brenda Frese's top assistant, helping the Terps reach the Final Four in each of the past two seasons....
  • Michael Phelps could get special invite to world championships

    Michael Phelps could get special invite to world championships
    International swimming officials might offer Michael Phelps the equivalent of an at-large invitation to the world championships this summer. The 18-time Olympic champion has just finished a six-month suspension for a DUI arrest. As part of his...
  • Michael Phelps has full slate of racing this week

    Michael Phelps has full slate of racing this week
    This figures to be a busy week for Michael Phelps. The most-decorated athlete in Olympic history -- returning from a six-month suspension -- is expected to race in five events at an Arizona meet that begins on Wednesday. The schedule for the Arena Pro...