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World Games

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  • Sherry Wheelock: In shadow of World Cup, Florida athletes train for world stage

    In the colorful whirlwind that surrounds the World Cup, fans lose themselves in the passionate play and celebration inherent in the game. Yet in the shadows of this world-wide event, something smaller, but no less important, is brewing — it's the 2015 Special Olympics World Games. Celebrating the abilities of 7,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 177 nations, the World Games happen every four years and are every bit as impressive as the World Cup. These games will take place in Los Angeles, an appropriate venue as it's a global destination for media and entertainment.
  • Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses

    Salem's Mitchell Farm A Refuge For Retired Horses
    Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse. Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon

    Q&A with ESPN's Mark Dixon
    ESPN analyst Mark Dixon was in the network’s studio in Charlotte during the broadcast of all four NCAA tournament quarterfinal games this past weekend. The former Johns Hopkins midfielder, who can be followed on Twitter via his account...

    Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general

    Nolan H. Rogers, assistant attorney general
    Nolan H. Rogers, a former Duke University lacrosse star who later became a Maryland assistant attorney general and the official tour guide and historian for Oriole Park at Camden Yards, died May 2 of complications from cancer at Sinai Hospital. The...

    Ballroom blitz hits Baltimore as dancers arrive for national competition

    Ballroom blitz hits Baltimore as dancers arrive for national competition
    Hyunhwa Thomas Yu and Yuko Naululani Yu hail from different countries in Asia, but the world of ballroom dance brought them together in America. About six years ago, while each was seeking a dance partner, the two discovered one another and quickly...