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  • Australia turns back on China's fallen Sun

    Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang has been barred from training in Australia in the wake of a three-month ban for a doping violation. Swimming Australia high performance boss Michael Scott met with Sun's Australian coach Denis Cotterell last...
  • No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal

    No more nightcrawling here for Jake Gyllenhaal
    Jake Gyllenhaal, who stars in the recently released thriller "Nightcrawler," has parted with his gated compound in Hollywood Hills for $3,262,500. The single-story home, built in 1948, sits on nearly two acres with expanses of lawn, mature trees, a...
  • Kilpatrick, Wallace to fight Saturday; anti-bullying promoted

    Kilpatrick, Wallace to fight Saturday; anti-bullying promoted Jake Smith's Baltimore Boxing Promotions will host an evening of Olympic-style boxing and anti-bullying awareness Saturday at the Myers Pavilion. Headlining is the East Coast middleweight...
  • Swimming - WADA may appeal Sun's three-month doping ban

    The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will review the reasons behind the three-month ban handed to Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang and decide whether to appeal the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Sun, winner of two gold...
  • Minnesota's McNeil arrested on domestic assault charges

    Minnesota's McNeil arrested on domestic assault charges
    Minnesota suspended Baltimorean Daquein McNeil indefinitely Tuesday after he allegedly was involved in a domestic violence incident. McNeil, a sophomore guard, remained in the Hennepin County jail early Tuesday without bail after he was booked on probable...
  • Deerfield swimmer finishes strong

     Deerfield swimmer finishes strong
    Deerfield swimmer Ruby Powell ended her high school career on a strong note by finishing sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and 10th in the 50-yard freestyle to score all 12 of her team's points in the IHSA state championship meet in Evanston over the...
  • Joseph Baker: Lifeguard to 'most honest insurance person'

    Joseph Baker: Lifeguard to 'most honest insurance person'
    As a University of Florida student, Joseph Baker spent his summer break as a lifeguard on a Jacksonville beach. It was there that he met a girl named Dede Duguid. "I was 16 year old, enamored by this handsome lifeguard. I hung on that lifeguard tower...
  • Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer

    Chinese officials reveal Olympic swimmer banned for doping last summer
    Olympic and world champion swimmer Sun Yang quietly served a three-month doping ban last summer, Chinese officials announced on Monday. The country's antidoping agency said the ban was not disclosed earlier as a matter of policy. "This is huge bad...
  • Roundup | Saturday, Nov. 22

    Roundup | Saturday, Nov. 22
    Football Loyola to play in Prep Bowl after beating Brother Rice The start couldn’t have been any better for Brother Rice. A big hit on Loyola quarterback Aidan Walsh on the first play from scrimmage Friday night produced a fumble, recovered by...
  • Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends

    Girls swimming: Loyola claims first state title as New Trier's reign ends
    The Loyola girls swimming team used its last race Saturday to put a stamp on a program milestone. The Ramblers won their first girls swimming and diving state title, scoring 148 points. Downers Grove North, Rosary (118 each) and Lake Forest (114)...
  • Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again

    Girls swimming state notes: Barrington's Kirsten Jacobsen wins two again
    Kirsten Jacobsen's facial expression upon hitting the wall said it all. Barrington's two-time defending state champion expected a better time in her favorite and best event, the 500-yard freestyle. The junior judged her mid-swim optimism based on the...