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  • Michael Phelps' swimming suspension lifted Monday

    Michael Phelps' swimming suspension lifted Monday
    Michael Phelps is clear to return to competitive swimming Monday after serving a six-month suspension from USA Swimming as punishment for his drunken driving arrest in September. The record-setting Olympian is expected to return to the pool in less than...
  • Evanston products compete at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

    Evanston products compete at NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
    Williams College swimmer Sarah Thompson, an Evanston graduate, locked up another NCAA Championship title on March 21 in the 1,650 freestyle with an NCAA Division III record time of 16 minutes, 21.44 seconds, almost four full seconds faster than the...
  • Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family

    Safe swimming the goal of drowning victim's family
    John Kocher remembers it as "the phone call no one ever wants to receive." The Richards High School guidance counselor and freshman football coach on Monday used that phrase to describe the call he got in July 2013 notifying him that his son, Matthew...
  • Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach

    Another season begins soon at Lake Minear Beach
    Somewhere on a decibel scale between a jet airplane taking off and the whisper of rustling leaves are the sounds of a busy, outdoor municipal swimming pool. Just below that is the relative peace and quiet of Lake Minear Beach, located northeast of...
  • Japanese centenarian finishes 1,500-meter swim race

    Japanese centenarian finishes 1,500-meter swim race
    Mieko Nagaoka probably deserves to sleep in on Monday morning. Over the weekend, the Japanese woman -- who is variously listed as 100 or 101 years old -- became the first centenarian to complete a 1,500-meter race in a 25-meter pool. Nagaoka swam...
  • Girls' Swim: Merrell is CdM's freshman phenom

    Girls' Swim: Merrell is CdM's freshman phenom
    She's only about a month into her high school swimming career, but Corona del Mar High freshman Eva Merrell is already doing the limbo with the times on the CdM record board. How low can she go? Nobody knows, not even Merrell. Just know that her...
  • Salvaggio shines as two-sport star

    Salvaggio shines as two-sport star
    Winning one state championship in a school year is an awesome accomplishment. So, what does that make three? Parkland's two-sport star, junior Siena Salvaggio, is an authority. "This year has been absolutely amazing. I'm almost in shock … I'm...
  • Does punishment fit crime for Justin Gatlin, Michael Phelps?

    Does punishment fit crime for Justin Gatlin, Michael Phelps?
    In the novel "Crime and Punishment," Dostoyevsky wrote that intelligence was not enough to act sensibly. That seems clear from what British Olympic sprinter and Harvard alum Chris Lambert said last week about 2004 Olympic 100-meter champion Justin...
  • Charlie Manuel to make an appearance at Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament

    Charlie Manuel to make an appearance at Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament
    Justin Sheftel was a huge Red Sox fan. But as a big baseball fan, who knows, he might have gotten caught up in all the excitement generated around here by the 2008 Phillies. Either way, Sheftel would have loved the fact that a tournament bearing his...
  • Tobey Maguire reels in a buyer

    Tobey Maguire reels in a buyer
    Just as Tobey Maguire's comic book character has spidery senses that kick in when danger is near, the "Spider-Man" actor may have a bit of extrasensory perception working when it comes to real estate dealings. He just sold his house in Brentwood for $10.4...
  • Sideline Chatter: They aren't exactly in a hurry to end this rivalry

    And how are those new speed-up rules working out for you, MLB? The first Yankees-Red Sox game this season took 19 innings, 15 pitching changes, 6 hours and 49 minutes to complete. And if you think those numbers look ugly now, just wait till MLB's team...