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  • Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge, sentenced to probation

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated swimmer in U.S. history, pleaded guilty to a drunken driving charge stemming from his arrest in September and was sentenced to probation while appearing in Baltimore City District Court on Friday. Phelps, 29, was...
  • Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4

    Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4
    Pro soccer Blast starts fast, beats Silver Knights, 12-4 The visiting Blast scored five goals in the first quarter and used a strong defensive effort to beat the Syracuse Silver Knights, 12-4, on Friday night and remain undefeated in the Major Arena...
  • Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case

    Michael Phelps gets no jail time after entering guilty plea in DUI case
    With promises to continue treatment for alcohol abuse and to help others avoid his mistakes, Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to driving under the influence in Baltimore District Court on Friday and came away with a one-year suspended sentence and 18...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: Crescenta Valley High football enjoys perfect season
    Rare championships, rising stardom and strong team and individual efforts highligted a banner 2014 sports season locally. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out among the others. Chosen by the News-Press, here is a list...
  • 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine

    2014 Top 10 Sports Stories: La Cañada High's Kate Hansen introduces nation to luge, dance routine
    From Russia to Denver to Fresno and several local places in between, 2014 proved to be an interesting year for several La Cañada Flintridge individuals and high school teams. Although many of the stories deserve recognition, a select few stood out...
  • Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month | Downers Grove North's Gabby Sims

    Tribune/WGN-Ch. 9 Athlete of the Month | Downers Grove North's Gabby Sims
    Gabby Sims has been a runner-up four notable times in her life. The Downers Grove North senior swimmer was born, so to speak, in second place, one minute behind fraternal twin sister Maddy Sims. She was a two-time runner-up to Glenbrook South national...
  • Saturday's 10:15 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Boys basketball Lafayette 51, Jamestown 43 Western Branch 56, Northeastern (N.C.) 42 Virginia/Carolina Annual Classic (in Elizabethtown, N.C.) First round: Suffolk Christian 68, Bethel Christian 53 Consolation: Victory Christian (Elizabeth City, N.C.)...
  • Saturday's 9:35 p.m. UPDATE: Multi-sport high school results

    Boys basketball TABB 63, LAFAYETTE 53 TABB (5-2, 4-2): Jackson 2, Sheffey 15, Sebastien 10, Brown 8, Pearson 11, Jordan 8, Hicks 9. Totals 22 17-24 63. LAFAYETTE (0-1): Jefferson 13, Woollum 8, Epps 2, Harley 2, Adderty 6, Losty 2, Underwood 3, Canady 4,...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
  • Travel calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 4

    Travel calendar, Dec. 30-Jan. 4
    Orlando: The Florida Citrus Parade begins at 10 a.m. Dec. 30 in downtown Orlando, and features signature citrus floats made from more than 100,000 grapefruit, oranges and tangerines. There are more than 50 entries, including marching bands from across the...
  • Vet clinic worker accused of bludgeoning, drowning cats

    Vet clinic worker accused of bludgeoning, drowning cats
    GROVELAND — A veterinary clinic employee was arrested Tuesday for allegedly bludgeoning two cats with a hammer and then drowning them in a swimming pool, the Lake County Sheriff's Office reported. Sandra Glidewell, who had been working as a part-...