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  • Michael Phelps faces DUI trial Friday as he prepares to swim again in 2015

    Michael Phelps is scheduled to face trial on drunken driving charges in a Baltimore courtroom Friday morning. As he does, the Olympic great has already begun preparations to resume competing sometime next year. Though he's unlikely to face jail time,...
  • BOYS SWIMMING OUTLOOK: Brian Portland makes grade for Red Devils

    BOYS SWIMMING OUTLOOK: Brian Portland makes grade for Red Devils
    Brian Portland strives for perfection in the pool just as much as he tries in the classroom. The Hinsdale Central senior earned a perfect score on the ACT last month. But he’s quick to point out that his achievement should come with an asterisk. The...
  • Kate Upton named 'Sexiest Woman Alive' by People magazine

    Kate Upton is the "Sexiest Woman Alive" according to People magazine. The model and Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover girl formally earned the title at the first People Magazine Awards, held on Thursday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills....
  • Sophomore Colin O'Leary leads the way for Barrington

    Sophomore Colin O'Leary leads the way for Barrington
    Barrington sophomore Colin O’Leary is getting a crash course on captaincy this boys swim and dive season. O’Leary is one of the Broncos’ captains (sophomore Mitch Gavars the other). An impact freshman in 2013-14, the versatile O’...
  • 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...
  • Dedicated seniors push Lake Forest swimmers to strong start

    Dedicated seniors push Lake Forest swimmers to strong start
    Lake Forest boys swim and dive coach Cindy Dell was running late to practice one December morning. When she finally arrived at the high school around 6 a.m. (practice began at 5:45 a.m.), the Scouts were already in the pool. “They had already...
  • 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...
  • 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...