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  • 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-...
  • First Lady puts 'Let's Move' in Olympic context

    First Lady puts 'Let's Move' in Olympic context
    Dallas -- Flanked by more than two dozen U.S. athletes, First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday announced an initiative to expose more than 1.7 million American children to Olympic sports. Obama, who will lead the presidential delegation to the Opening...
  • 'Real Housewives of New Jersey' recap: Detaché case

     
    "If I don’t bring it tonight, it’s over!" I can think of a lot of contexts in which that sentence would make sense. Obama psyching himself up for his big economy speech. A teeny Nadia Comaneci, preparing for her floor......
  • Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon to feature Carrot Top, David Archuleta, Enrique Iglesias, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Barry Manilow, Charo

     
    David Archuleta performs at Amway Arena last year in this Sentinel photo by Nick Masuda. Have you been missing Central Florida's Carrot Top? You can catch him on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon this year. The event starts at 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, and end....
  • Video: Star athletes using sports for good

     
    Many sports figures make enough money to feed small counties and they often act as though they rule them, so, at times, it can be hard to remember what sports are really about. But 48 star athletes haven't forgotten. Marcus......
  • Friday Morning Coffee: The Friday Five.

     
    Good Friday Morning, Fellow Seekers. With the Senate and the Corbett administration having secured a tentative budget agreement yesterday, it looks like we're going to be in for a long weekend. Details were scarce Thursday night, with both sides staying.....
  • Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon to Feature Stars Galore

    Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon to Feature Stars Galore
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association today announced that plans for its 2010 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon are almost complete, and the 21½-hour live show is going to be spectacular. From live remotes to amazing dance and production numbers, to sensational...
  • Tim Shriver, Team USA Athlete On 2011 Special Olympics

    Tim Shriver, Team USA Athlete On 2011 Special Olympics
    Kerry Hincka and her daughter Molly, a Special Olympics athlete who will be traveling to Athens to represent Team USA, stopped by with Tim Shriver, CEO and Chairman of the Special Olympics, Special Olympics World Games in Athens, Greece (June 24 – July...
  • 10 Olympic sites: Revisit past glories

    Not everyone can have the raw strength of wrestler Rulon Gardner or the flexibility of gymnast Nadia Comaneci. Oh, and forget about having the blinding foot speed of sprinter Michael Johnson. But with the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing to inspire...
  • Celebrities Risk Getting Trumped on 'Apprentice'

    Celebrities Risk Getting Trumped on 'Apprentice'
    Will Donald Trump's "You're fired!" have the same impact on someone famous? The real-estate mogul's NBC series tests familiar players' business sense in "The Celebrity Apprentice," premiering Thursday, Jan. 3. After an "Apprentice" season in Los Angeles,...
  • "Celebrity Apprentice": Who IS more famous?

     
    This guy, left, or that guy, below...? "The Celebrity Apprentice" is back this Sunday, and a tough-minded correspondent named Charlie has got me to thinking: Who IS more famous? The 2008 "CA" crew or the 2009 "CA" crew? We're......
  • Michelle Obama, 'best weapon deployed'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated Air Force One will take off for Copenhagen tomorrow night, but the White House says it already has "deployed our best weapon'' in Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games: The first lady. Asked......