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  • Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win

    Phelps' comeback gains speed with 100 butterfly win The comeback of Baltimore's Michael Phelps continued in impressive fashion Friday at the Bulldog Grand Slam in Athens, Ga., as the most decorated Olympian of all time beat rival Ryan Lochte in the 100-...
  • East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool

    East Los Angeles set to get its first Olympic-sized swimming pool
    Kids from East Los Angeles who dream of becoming the next Michael Phelps or Missy Franklin will now be able to train in their own community. Los Angeles County officials are set to celebrate the grand opening Saturday of a new aquatic center at East L....
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • Another year brings more closings at Beltzville Lake

    Another year brings more closings at Beltzville Lake
    On a day when temperatures reached the low 80s and the sun danced behind the clouds, Dennis Gilbert couldn't think of a better idea than to bring his grandchildren to Beltzville State Park to take a dip in the lake. But while Gilbert, his 16-year-old...
  • 'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard

    'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard
    Members of the Pier Club brave the chilly ocean waters at the Newport Beach Pier every Wednesday morning to swim and then eat breakfast together before work. The weekly "swim outs" have become a tradition for the group of lifeguards and Newport Beach...
  • Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games

    Berlin's Davis gives back to Hopkins with Ocean Games
    When a motorcycle accident left Corey Davis strapped to a hospital bed seven years ago, he began to lose hope for a recovery. "This is it for the rest of my life," Davis, who suffered a severe traumatic brain injury that made him unable to walk,...
  • Manhattan Beach ponders fishing rules in wake of shark bite incident

    Manhattan Beach ponders fishing rules in wake of shark bite incident
    A rare shark encounter off the Manhattan Beach pier during the Fourth of July weekend has ignited a passionate debate over the fragile balance of swimmers, surfers and anglers in local waters. In the wake of the incident in which a swimmer was bitten,...
  • Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay

    The Sports Xchange Former Olympic swimmer Thorpe reveals he is gay Five-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Ian Thorpe acknowledged in a television interview on Sunday that he is gay. Thorpe told British talk show host Michael Parkinson on Australia's...
  • PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL

    The Sports Xchange PRESS BOX: DEA probing prescription drugs in NFL The DEA is investigating the abuse of prescriptions drugs in NFL locker rooms, according to the New York Daily News. The federal agency began its probe after a group of retired players...
  • Party crasher: Woman drives car into swimming pool

      An uninvited guest crashed -- literally -- a party in a Cleveland suburb and her jeep ended up submerged on its side in the swimming pool. No guests were hurt, and a person who had a close call pulled the driver from the car, reports WJW.  “...
  • Phelps beaten by Agnel in slow 100m freestyle

    (Reuters) - Michael Phelps was edged by Frenchman Yannick Agnel in the 100 metres freestyle final in Athens, Georgia, on Sunday. Agnel, the Olympic 200m freestyle champion, touched in 49.37 seconds, with his North Baltimore training partner Phelps second...