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Summer Olympics (INACTIVE)

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  • Laguna resident hopes for a podium finish in London

    Laguna resident hopes for a podium finish in London
    A second chance. A lifelong dream. Jennifer Kessy took advantage of one and made the other come to fruition. Kessy, a Laguna Beach resident, and teammate April Ross are in London for the 2012 Summer Olympics. The rising duo is one of two teams...
  • Olympian, Hoover High grad Jack Davis dies at 81

    Olympian, Hoover High grad Jack Davis dies at 81
    Jack Davis, who earned a pair of Olympic silver medals and played a significant role in shaping the track and field landscape in Glendale, has died. He was 81. Davis, a Hoover High and USC graduate, died July 20 in San Diego. The Los Angeles Times...
  • London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony

    London Welcomes World for Olympic Opening Ceremony
    LONDON -- Few shows can claim such an audience. As the dramatic spectacle of the Olympic Games opening ceremony in London unfolded Friday night, organizers estimated a billion people around the world would be glued to their television sets to see it,...
  • Olympic Pub Steak Sandwiches

    Olympic Pub Steak Sandwiches
    In salute of the Summer Olympics in London, our Test Kitchen came up with a special recipe, popular at British Pubs worldwide. Whether for game-watching or anytime, our flavorful Olympic Pub SteakSandwiches will earn you a gold medal in the kitchen!...
  • UVA, Virginia Tech athletes competing at London Olympics

    UVA, Virginia Tech athletes competing at London Olympics
    Several athletes from the University of Virginia and Virginia Tech are competing at the Summer Olympics in London. From Virginia Tech, two athletes are scheduled to compete. Marcel Lomnicky will go for gold in the hammer throw, and Katarina Filova will...
  • Olympic great Rafer Johnson makes TV ad for Howard Berman

    Olympic great Rafer Johnson makes TV ad for Howard Berman
    Former Olympic great Rafer Johnson is starring in a new cable TV ad for Rep. Howard Berman as the longtime congressman battles with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor the same San Fernando Valley seat in the House of Representatives.  “Howard...
  • Potential Orlando Magic coaching candidates

    The Orlando Magic on Monday fired Stan Van Gundy after five seasons. Where will the Magic go from here? There are plenty of potential candidates. In alphabetical order, possibilities include: Steve Clifford: Clifford has been on Van Gundy’s...
  • An innocent abroad

    WASHINGTON -- For years, presidents and presidential hopefuls have gone abroad to cast themselves as knowledgeable on world affairs, counting on friendly receptions wherever they go as a respite from the slings and arrows they routinely encounter in...
  • 'Slumdog Millionaire' musical in works without Danny Boyle, others

    'Slumdog Millionaire' musical in works without Danny Boyle, others
    Theater producers love turning movies into musicals, and the energetic, Oscar-winning “Slumdog Millionaire” looks like a good candidate for a screen-to-stage makeover. But after years of negotiations proved fruitless, a planned London...
  • Indy 500 broadcast: A mix of the past and present

    Perhaps no other major sporting event in this country is in more of a constant state of flux, while at the same time, still so steeped in tradition, like the Indianapolis 500. It's the challenge of keeping up with the times while also making sure to...
  • Olympic fever infects gymnastics camp

    Olympic fever infects gymnastics camp
    This year's Summer Olympics may be over, but for almost 50 girls Friday afternoon, gymnastics were just getting started. They cartwheeled and somersaulted, vaulted and showed their best as the crossed the balance beam. "They are so into it," said...
  • Amidst the ruins

    Yesterday the city fell. The siege had been going on for months. Three weeks ago the enemy breached the walls. A lone voice here and there, an occasional street preacher, tried to warn the people, but to no avail. Prophets may be honored but not in...