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  • Olympics: Anae claims gold medal

    Olympics: Anae claims gold medal
    Tumua Anae had already achieved her dream. But Thursday, the Corona del Mar High product helped make history, as she and the U.S. women's water polo team defeated Spain, 8-5, at the London Olympic Games to claim the Americans' first Olympic gold medal...
  • Briefs: Pavlik collects crown

    Former UC Irvine women's volleyball standout Whitney Pavlik and her partner, Jenny Kropp, won the Huntington Beach Open to win the Jose Cuervo Pro Beach Volleyball Series national championship Sunday near the Huntington Beach Pier. Pavlik and Kropp,...
  • Why We Love These Games

    Why We Love These Games
    When the Olympics end on Sunday, a few of us may find ourselves wondering why we've devoted hours to watching them. Why do we watch even sports about which we know little or nothing? Take the equestrian events, water polo and fencing. I love the strength...
  • ACC All Access: Virginia's Paul Freedman gets up close view of Olympic Games on trip to London to see his girlfriend

    While most of Paul Freedman’s teammates spent the bulk of their summers in Charlottesville, with a trip or two home sprinkled in to breakup workout schedules, he got a chance to be a world traveler thanks to his girlfriend’s athletic pursuits....
  • The Valley Line: Saying a sad farewell to Pops music director

    The Valley Line: Saying a sad farewell to Pops music director
    For all of us who enjoy the summer concerts of the Pasadena Pops, the news Tuesday of the death of Marvin Hamlisch, its music director and conductor, was stunning. Even though it was apparent at his first two concerts this season that Hamlisch was not...
  • Olympics: Coaches' mettle proven

    The U.S. women's volleyball team will try to earn the country's first Olympic gold medal in the indoor version of the sport on Saturday, when the top-ranked Americans face No. 2-ranked Brazil in the gold-medal match at 10:30 a.m. (PT) at Earls Court in...
  • Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate

    Romney Selects Rep. Paul Ryan For Running Mate
    Mitt Romney on Saturday officially announced U.S. Rep. Paul Ryanof Wisconsin -- considered a rising Republican star and the party's leader on fiscal and budgetary issues -- as his running mate in the presidential race. Ryan, appearing at the beginning of...
  • Olympics: U.S. falls to Brazil

    The United States' hopes for a women's volleyball gold-medal sweep at the Olympic Games in London were thwarted Saturday, when Brazil upset Team USA, 11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17, in the indoor volleyball final at Earls Court. The Americans, ranked No. 1...
  • London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table

    London Bids Adieu With Musical Madness, U.S. Tops Table
    LONDON (Reuters) - London bade a flamboyant and madcap farewell to the Olympic Games with a romp through British pop and fashion, bringing the curtain down on more than two weeks of action that ended with America topping the sporting world with 46 gold...
  • London Olympic memorabilia up for auction

    London Olympic memorabilia up for auction
    London has to find some way to earn back the billions and billions of pounds spent on the Olympics. Why not auction off some Olympic memorabilia? We know how much you're salivating for the rim used in the men's gold medal basketball game! Current bidding...
  • The Valley Line: A cruise in the Mediterranean

    The Valley Line: A cruise in the Mediterranean
    Enough already! Two weeks of unrelenting temps of 90-plus is inhumane. Maybe Mother Nature was inspired by the Olympic Games and was trying to set a new record of consecutive oppressively hot days. And just to throw in new elements, she sent us...
  • London Olympics: 10 day trips outside London

    London Olympics: 10 day trips outside London
    Ticket holders at this summer's Olympic Games will have something in common with non-sporting London visitors: At some point, they will want to flee the jam-packed capital. Luckily, escaping the madding crowds is as easy as hopping on a train. As a Brit...