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  • Phelps easily wins 200 fly at Santa Clara Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps clobbered the competition in the 200-meter butterfly at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. Phelps touched first in 1 minute, 54.31 seconds, beating the field by 5.67 seconds. Phelps' time lowered the meet record of 1:55.93 set by...
  • Baltimore's next great point guard

    A smattering of spectators trickled in and out of the Lombard Middle School gym last Saturday for a late-season Baltimore Innovative Athletic Conference boys basketball matchup between host Baltimore Freedom Academy and Coppin Academy. Most of the 60...
  • Spitz says he feels sorry for Phelps

    Mark Spitz says he feels badly for Michael Phelps. Spitz, whose record of seven gold medals at the 1972 Olympics was broken when Phelps won eight last year, talked briefly about Phelps last night while in Little Rock, Ark., for a speaking engagement....
  • Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade

    Ranking the top 10 sports stories of the past decade
    Did the past decade really go by this fast? Wasn't it just yesterday when the parade celebrating the Ravens' Super Bowl victory rolled through downtown with 200,000 packed in along the route? Maybe it just seems like it because the Ravens teased us last...
  • Youngster's drive couldn't be sacked

    When John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pro football player, Unitas said. His...
  • For precocious Phelps, it's a race against time

    The buzz is building over Michael Phelps. The 15-year-old from Rodgers Forge has the sinew and strokes to someday be mentioned with America's swimming legends. In 2004 and 2008, he could collect times and titles worthy of Weissmuller and Schollander,...
  • The Prospector: USF at it again, recruiting Central Florida hard

    The Prospector: USF at it again, recruiting Central Florida hard
    At this rate, the USF bus is going to run out of gas. Monday was unofficial “USF Offer Day” for Central Florida athletes, and several college football prospects picked up scholarship offers from the Bulls. You might recall last year when...
  • Our Take: Winston -- cover up?

    Winston — cover-up? It sure looks like Jameis Winston received preferential treatment from Florida State University and Tallahassee police, who failed to vigorously investigate the allegation that FSU's star quarterback raped a fellow student...
  • Don't expand vouchers without accountability: Editorial

    Don't expand vouchers without accountability: Editorial
    Last month, Florida Senate President Don Gaetz was busy cleaning his silverware. He'd just stuck a fork in House Speaker Will Weatherford's ambition to grow Florida's education-voucher program. The Senate, Gaetz said, wouldn't consider a plan unless...
  • Big turnout for 1 Million Cups first event at Rollins College

    Big turnout for 1 Million Cups first event at Rollins College
    More than 80 people turned out for the first 1 Million Cups Orlando event at Rollins College’s Bush Auditorium. The entrepreneur networking event hosted two startup companies, Skookoo and Party Tutor, the brainchild of 24-year-old UCF grad Brent...
  • FSU, Tallahassee police dropped ball on rape case

    FSU, Tallahassee police dropped ball on rape case
    It sure looks like Jameis Winston received preferential treatment from Florida State University and Tallahassee police, who failed to vigorously investigate the allegation that FSU's star quarterback raped a fellow student — until after he delivered...
  • Senate re-kindles school voucher debate

    Senate re-kindles school voucher debate
    TALLAHASSEE -- With just days left before calling it quits, the Florida Senate is reviving debate over whether to allow the state's main school-voucher program to grow its enrollment base in exchange for stronger accountability of students and...