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  • Olympian Brittney Reese will be 'providing motivation' at 4A track championships

    Olympian Brittney Reese will be 'providing motivation' at 4A track championships
    Brittney Reese will have to wait a few months to try and capture an Olympic gold, but she'll get to hand out a few medals in the mean time.
  • A Woman’s Place: Qatar, Brunei and Saudi Arabia send female athletes to the London games.

     
    It’s hard to imagine the Olympics without the ladies. In fact, for lots of us — especially us fellow females — our first, or best, Olympic memory is entirely girly. Nadia Comaneci. Mary Lou Retton. Dorothy Hamill. Kristi Yamaguchi. Flo-...

    Five minutes with Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    Five minutes with Olympic gold medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    Like other 50-year-olds, Jackie Joyner-Kersee aches a bit the day after a vigorous workout. And she has noticed that her vision isn’t what it once was. But Joyner-Kersee, one of the most accomplished and gracious female athletes in history, isn&...

    'Herb Ritts: L.A. Style' at Getty with fashion, celeb photographs

     
    “Herb Ritts: L.A. Style” opens at the Getty Museum, with 87 photographs, some of which have never before been published, alongside examples of the L.A. photographer's magazine covers and commercial video projects. They highlight Ritts’...

    Who said it? A look back

    Who said it? A look back
    During this Black History Month, consider the following thoughts on politics, life and race from 10 famous African-Americans. See if you can match the quote with the person who said it. The famous quote: 1. "Surely the day will come when color means...