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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • Exercising into old age

    Exercising into old age
    To 63-year-old Greg Cooke, seeing Diana Nyad this month become the first person to complete a 110-mile swim from Cuba to Florida was nothing short of awesome. Nyad is, after all, just a year older than Cooke, and she reminded him of what is possible. "I...
  • Rivals can drive each other to greatness, extremes

    Rivals can drive each other to greatness, extremes
    "Aye, aye! and I'll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition's flames before I give him up." — Captain Ahab on the white whale, in Moby Dick "Watching you win those races when I was...
  • Kurt Busch misses deadline for IndyCar Series race at Fontana

    Kurt Busch said Thursday that he will not race in IndyCar's season finale at Fontana. Busch said the deadline has passed by which he and Andretti Autosport needed to notify Chevrolet they'd need an engine for the Oct. 19 race at Auto Club Speedway....
  • Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespearean roots in 'The Hollow Crown'

     Tom Hiddleston returns to Shakespearean roots in 'The Hollow Crown'
    Tom Hiddleston feels most alive when he's performing Shakespeare. "I don't know why I do," said the 32-year-old British actor, whose recent video with Cookie Monster on the importance of waiting was an Internet sensation. "But it does reconnect me...
  • 93-5 'KHY Rock Report

    93-5 'KHY Rock Report
    Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013 ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
  • ESPN bows out of concussion project; NFL denies exerting pressure

    ESPN bows out of concussion project; NFL denies exerting pressure
    ESPN has severed ties with a hard-hitting PBS "Frontline" documentary about the National Football League's management of player head injuries — a two-hour show that was a collaboration between the sports giant and the public television network....
  • Russian Olympic boycott over gay rights is pointless politics

    Russian Olympic boycott over gay rights is pointless politics
    News flash for those just tuning into the controversy of a potential boycott of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The Olympics tend to be a hot mess, politically and socially. The world peace thing truly is a wonderful concept, but it always...
  • Turkish Olympic officials to cooperate in anti-doping investigation

    Turkish Olympic officials to cooperate in anti-doping investigation
    Turkish Olympic officials say they are cooperating with an international anti-doping investigation that has targeted their athletes and will assist in punishing anyone found to have used performance-enhancing drugs. "The [National Olympic Committee]...
  • H.B. Visitors Bureau has new chief

    The Huntington Beach Marketing and Visitors Bureau announced Monday that Kelly Miller will be its new president and chief executive officer. Steve Bone will retire by the end of summer after five years in the posts. He was one of the founding members of...
  • Olympic swimmer to open Wildwater Kingdom

     
    Grab your swim suit and enjoy the wet side of Dorney Park, when Wildwater Kingdom opens for the 2013 season. Two-time Olympic gold medal swimmer Cullen Jones will help kick off the festivities when the water park in South Whitehall Township opens at 11 a....
  • ESPN’s “Nine for IX” showcases stories of women in sports

     
    The producers of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentaries introduce a summer spinoff exploring captivating stories of women in sports as told by female filmmakers. Nine for IX — named after Title IX, the 1972 legislation best known for providing equal...
  • Land of Linkin'

     
    A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think you might want to see. Look for Land of Linkin' first thing every Monday morning and click here to......