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  • Pelton back on the international stage after failing to qualify for 2012 Olympics

    Elizabeth Pelton says she felt like "the little kid in a candy store." From a swimming standpoint, why wouldn't she? She had just finished second in the 200-meter backstroke final at the Phillips 66 National Championships on June 25 and swam a...
  • The Rumble on the Rails wrestling on NBC Sports Network

     
    The Rumble on the Rails on NBC Sports Network and Universal Sports is a live wrestling event featuring national teams from the USA, Russia and Iran competing at Grand Central Terminal in New York City on Wednesday, May 15. Before you get all excited...
  • Chan Lowe: Outsourcing jobs

    Chan Lowe: Outsourcing jobs
    When we discuss the issue of outsourcing, there's the romanticized way of looking at it and the cold, hard realistic way. The first is the one that moved congressmen and senators of both parties to jump on a soapbox last week and harrumph about what an...
  • Damu Cherry works through injury on way to Olympics

    Damu Cherry works through injury on way to Olympics
    This is a series of updates on Olympic hurdler Damu Cherry of Winter Garden, Florida, as she continues her comeback from an achilles injury that kept her from representing the USA in the World Track and Field Championships recently in Korea. We visited...
  • Hope Solo signs with Sounders Women

    Hope Solo signs with Sounders Women
    The Sounders Women have signed goalkeeper Hope Solo and forward Sydney Leroux, the team announced today. Solo, 30, is the starting goalkeeper for the United States Women’s National Team. Solo helped lead the women to the FIFA World Cup 2011 Final...
  • Taneytown man wins gold for Special Olympics U.S. team

    Taneytown man wins gold for Special Olympics U.S. team
    From Syd Lea's home in Taneytown, the Pennsylvania line is less than two miles away. When the accomplished cyclist ventures outside from his home gymnasium, he often crosses the Mason-Dixon Line as part of his training regimen. That's not the only...
  • Maria Michta's Olympic make-good moment

    Maria Michta's Olympic make-good moment
    The plan was ambitious, no doubt. And when we missed by 1 out of 530, the plan to set the record straight was just as ambitious. For our London Olympics preview which published way back on July 27, we set out to picture every member of the United...
  • Crescenta Valley's Young Tae Seo reflects on junior season

    Crescenta Valley's Young Tae Seo reflects on junior season
    When Young Tae Seo recently took some time to sit down with Glendale News-Press sportswriter Gabriel Rizk for an interview, it was one of the few moments the Crescenta Valley High senior has spent away from a swimming pool over the course of the summer....
  • Devon Horse Show is Pennsylvania's crown jewel

    Devon Horse Show is Pennsylvania's crown jewel
    Kentucky has the Derby. Maryland, of course, is home to the Preakness Stakes. And Pennsylvania boasts the Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, an annual celebration of all things equestrian that dates back well over a century. "It started as a one-day...
  • South Pas' Claire Kieffer-Wright just misses qualifying to U.S. Olympic Trials

    South Pas' Claire Kieffer-Wright just misses qualifying to U.S. Olympic Trials
    PASADENA — Having already put together quite a historic season, South Pasadena High sophomore Claire Kieffer-Wright took aim at a lofty goal Saturday morning. The CIF State girls’ high jump champion attempted to qualify to the U.S. Olympic...
  • The 40-year-old swimmer

    The 40-year-old swimmer
    It's sure to be a swim down memory lane for Steve West. The Huntington Beach resident is headed for Omaha this weekend for the 2012U.S. Olympic TeamTrials in men's swimming. West is no stranger to competing for a spot on an U.S. Olympic team; he'll be...