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2012 Summer Olympics

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Top 2012 Summer Olympics Articles

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  • McCorory, off national title in 400 meters, will race in Edmonton International this weekend

    McCorory, off national title in 400 meters, will race in Edmonton International this weekend
    SACRAMENTO — While many of the top performers coming off last weekend's USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships head to the European circuit, Francena McCorory is going north. The 25-year-old London 2012 Olympic 4x400 relay gold medalist,...
  • Greatness may prove elusive for Lukas Verzbicas

    Greatness may prove elusive for Lukas Verzbicas
    As he circled Buckingham Fountain on foot late last Sunday afternoon for the second of what should have been four times, when the sun was low enough to be right in his eyes, Lukas Verzbicas lifted his sunglasses and rested them atop his head. It...
  • Westbrook rules himself out of U.S. World Cup

    Westbrook rules himself out of U.S. World Cup
    Oklahoma Thunder guard Russell Westbrook, citing rest as his top priority, has declared himself unavailable for the United States basketball team at this year's World Cup in Spain. Westbrook, 25, who won gold medals on the U.S. team at the 2010 World...
  • World Cup: Germany-Brazil Match Scores Twitter, Facebook Records for Sports Chatter

    Germany's 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted worldwide during the match, and generated record activity on...
  • Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration

    Online School for Girls puts focus on connection, collaboration
    Much to English teacher Ed Raines' surprise, his students had never heard Puccini's soaring melodies that inspired David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," nor the way Louis Armstrong could make a trumpet talk in Ralph Ellison's "Invisible Man." In the...
  • Australians head home to face U.S. challenge at PanPacs

    GLASGOW (Reuters) - Two years on from a disappointing Olympic campaign, Australia's swim team head into next month's showdown with the United States at the Pan Pacific Championships with confidence following a record medal haul at the Glasgow Commonwealth...
  • Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford

    Alex Morgan Bringing Game (And Fun) To East Hartford
    EAST HARTFORD — From Sao Paulo to Fenway Park, empirical analytics is everything in sports these days. So we don't need an opinion from Alex Morgan, we need a metric. Alex, on the scale of one to 10 — one being football is played only on...
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  • World Cup: England Game Delivers Best U.K. Audience Since Olympics

    LONDON -- The World Cup soccer match between England and Uruguay on Thursday, which both sides needed to win in order to have a good chance of staying in the competition, attracted a peak audience in the U.K. of 20.3 million viewers, the highest TV...
  • London never was asked about 2016 Summer Games, Olympic officials say

    London never was asked about 2016 Summer Games, Olympic officials say
    Olympic officials have quickly stepped forward to slam a British newspaper report that London was secretly asked about taking over the 2016 Summer Games for struggling Rio de Janeiro. The London Evening Standard wrote Friday that, with construction...
  • Athletes credit coach who wins state honor

     Athletes credit coach who wins state honor
    Thirteen turned out to be a lucky number for Deerfield High School coach Doug Foerch when he was named Illinois diving coach of the year. Between diving and gymnastics, the two sports he mentors, this was the 13th time Foerch has received the honor,...
  • Former UCLA soccer coach Jill Ellis gets U.S. women's job

    Jill Ellis, who coached the UCLA's women's soccer team to the NCAA Final Four eight times in 12 seasons, was confirmed Friday as the new coach of the U.S. women's national team. Ellis has been coaching the team on an interim basis for the last six weeks...