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  • Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in South Florida attack

    Wildlife officials capture crocodile suspected in South Florida attack
    MIAMI — Pancho — a 12-foot, 300-pound American crocodile that has made its home in the backyard waters of the exclusive Gables by the Sea community — is dead. The croc died while fighting his capture early Friday morning, authorities...
  • Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers

    Ocean still a potential danger for swimmers
    Massive waves from Tropical Storm Marie could contribute to dangerous conditions on local beaches, even after swells dissipate. Stronger-than-normal rip currents caused by storm conditions will likely be present at local beaches for the next two weeks,...
  • Briefs: H.B.'s DeFalco playing in China

    TJ DeFalco of Huntington Beach High is competing this week at the second Youth Olympic Games at Nanjing, China. DeFalco, a senior in the upcoming school year, was selected for the beach volleyball tournament by USA Volleyball as a member of the 2014 U.S....
  • Katie Ledecky chasing swimming legends

    IRVINE, Calif. — The superficial story line emerging from the U.S. Swimming Championships has been the rivalry between teenage frenemies Missy Franklin, 19, and Katie Ledecky, 17, but the top two women swimmers in the world really compete against...
  • Running: Matt McElroy near a transition

    Running: Matt McElroy near a transition
    There are many races, and even workout sessions, that Matt McElroy has learned from. But there was one, back in December 2009 that sticks out and provided him with a great deal of confidence. And, he didn't even win. McElroy, a former standout runner...
  • After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead

    After struggles at national championships, Michael Phelps looks ahead
    IRVINE, Calif. — If this year's Phillips 66 National Championships hold any enduring place in Michael Phelps' mind, he might remember them as a needed, albeit painful, slug of reality. Until the past week, Phelps had treated his four-month...
  • Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season

    Top 10 Boys' Athletes of 2013-14: Momdzhyan leads Glendale water polo team to magical season
    The top-10 male high school athletes of the year were voted on by the Glendale News-Press sports department. These are selections 2 through 10. See Saturday’s edition for the Male Athlete of the Year. 2 Arman Momdzhyan, Glendale water polo,...
  • U.S. swimmers start fast at Pan Pacific Championships

    U.S. swimmers start fast at Pan Pacific Championships
    The weather might be cool in Australia -- it's winter in the Southern Hemisphere -- but American swimmers got off to a hot start on Thursday at the 2014 Pan Pacific Championships. Katie Ledecky came away with golds in the 200-meter and 800-meter...
  • Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during pre-dawn dip

    Florida first: Crocodile attacks couple during pre-dawn dip
    MIAMI (Reuters) - A Miami man remained hospitalized in serious condition after a crocodile for the first time in Florida history attacked a pair of overnight swimmers near an upscale suburb, a wildlife official said on Monday. Lisset Rendon, 23, was...
  • Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title

    Top 10 Teams of the Year: Glendale boys' water polo team captures elusive CIF title
    The area’s top-10 high school teams from the 2013-14 season were selected by the Glendale News-Press sports department. 1 Glendale High boys’ water polo — After finishing runner-up in the CIF Southern Section Division V championship...
  • Meilutyte gears up for gold at Youth Olympics, China top table

    NANJING China (Reuters) - London Games gold medalist Ruta Meilutyte cruised through to the women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Youth Olympic Games on Tuesday, while China surged to the top of the medals table on the third day of competition in...