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  • In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top

    In true rock star fashion, Slash's outrageous villa is over the top
    Call it a closing act for Slash in Beverly Hills. The top hat-wearing rocker and his wife, Perla Hudson, have put their Tuscan-inspired villa on the market for $10.995 million. The one-of-a-kind residence in the guard-gated Mulholland Estates lives up...
  • Michael Phelps takes 200 butterfly, first win in event since 2012 Olympic trials

    Michael Phelps takes 200 butterfly, first win in event since 2012 Olympic trials
    Michael Phelps won the 200 butterfly Saturday night at the Arena Pro Series and met his expectations. Phelps last won a 200 fly race at the 2012 Olympic trials and declared he would not return to the event when he came out of retirement last year....
  • Chesapeake Bay Trust grant fuels pilot stormwater project in Edgewater

    Chesapeake Bay Trust grant fuels pilot stormwater project in Edgewater
    A local water quality watchdog group earned key financial backing this week in its effort to solve a bacteria problem plaguing community beaches throughout Anne Arundel County. The West/Rhode Riverkeeper organization was awarded a $30,000 grant...
  • Parkland, Bethlehem Catholic among big sports winners from Lehigh Valley's 2014-15 school year

    Parkland, Bethlehem Catholic among big sports winners from Lehigh Valley's 2014-15 school year
    The last day of the 2014-15 athletic year for Lehigh Valley high schools turned out to be one of the best. A week ago, Parkland and Bethlehem Catholic went to Penn State. Both returned home with PIAA softball championships. Those victories by the...
  • Unknown hero, a Marine, saves girl from water at Blue Spring State Park

    Unknown hero, a Marine, saves girl from water at Blue Spring State Park
    A 7-year-old girl visiting from Mississippi was just a few feet from shore at Blue Spring State Park when she became ensnarled in a strong current. Her grandmother, Freda Tolar, was standing on the other side of the spring and could see the girl was...
  • Michael Phelps third in 200 freestyle in Santa Clara

    Michael Phelps third in 200 freestyle in Santa Clara
    Michael Phelps finished third in the men's 200 freestyle at the Arena Pro Series on Friday night in Santa Clara, Calif., and was not especially pleased with the result. "It's not really much fun watching people swim past you like they did," said Phelps,...
  • Race and swimming: Stanford stars helping change sport's complexion

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Simone Manuel was 11 years old when she got a glimpse of her country's racial divide while standing on a pool deck in Sugar Land, Texas. "(I'm) the only one of that color," the Stanford swim star recalls thinking. The realization not...
  • Pain proves a good motivator for Michael Phelps

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. Michael Phelps has had enough of losing in his comeback to reach the 2016 Olympics. "I'm sick and tired of just getting whooped," Phelps said Thursday at the Arena Pro Swim Series meet in Santa Clara. Phelps, 29, returned to swimming...
  • Oak Park swimmers seek world record

    Oak Park swimmers seek world record
    While the 36 participants in the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex pool seemed like a small number, the group was a part of something much bigger. So big, in fact, the group may have set a new world record. On June 18, tens of thousands of kids...
  • St. Thomas Aquinas earns 28th All-Sports Trophy

    St. Thomas Aquinas earns 28th All-Sports Trophy
    When St. Thomas Aquinas High won its first Sun Sentinel All-Sports Trophy in 1983, the coming-of-age film "The Breakfast Club" had yet to be released in theaters. That was just the beginning of athletic excellence that has become a standard for the Fort...
  • Kids across Central Florida join 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson'

    Kids across Central Florida join 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson'
    Everybody in the pool! Kissimmee, Orlando and more than two dozen other locations in the area made a splash Thursday when they joined an effort to break the record for "The World's Largest Swimming Lesson." "Team WLSL" holds the current Guinness World...