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  • Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:54 AM EDT2014-08-20 08:54:07 GMT
    Michael Phelps received an abrupt reminder of how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships...
    Michael Phelps got a confronting reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week.
  • As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:45:35 GMT
    Kevin Durant says he needed a break this summer, though withdrawing from the U.S. national team was "definitely tough."
    While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward.
  • Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:24:55 GMT
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
  • Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:20:40 GMT
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
    Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends.
  • Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Dafne Schippers gets sprint double at Euros

    Friday, August 15 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-08-15 20:50:35 GMT
    Yohann Diniz of France set a world record in the 50-kilometer walk at the European Championships on Friday.
    Suddenly, Europe again has a star sprinter who can compete with the best of the Americans and Jamaicans.
  • Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Cousins hurts knee in US practice, not serious

    Thursday, August 14 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-15 00:29:34 GMT
    DeMarcus Cousins has injured his right knee while practicing with the U.S. national team.
    DeMarcus Cousins had a big bag of ice on his right knee while he watched the end of practice Thursday. He briefly covered his face with a towel as trainers milled around his table next to the folded gym bleachers.
  • Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Athens Olympics leave mixed legacy, 10 years later

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:08:40 GMT
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory,...
    In an obscure corner of a park sits a forlorn reminder that, 10 years ago, Athens hosted the 2004 Summer Olympics. The crumbling miniature theater is inscribed with the words "glory, wealth, wisdom, victory, triumph, hero,...
  • Durant withdraws from US national team

    Durant withdraws from US national team

    Thursday, August 7 2014 7:26 PM EDT2014-08-07 23:26:01 GMT
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Kevin Durant has withdrawn from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American team.
    By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Kevin Durant withdrew Thursday from the U.S. national team, the biggest loss yet for a weakening American squad that will go to Spain without the leading scorer on...
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  • UK: man in beheading video appears to be British

    UK: man in beheading video appears to be British

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:44 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:44:02 GMT
    UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the person appearing in the video posted by Islamic militants beheading American journalist James Foley appears to be British.
    UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says the person appearing in the video posted by Islamic militants beheading American journalist James Foley appears to be British.
  • Pope: Thanks for prayers for my family's grief

    Pope: Thanks for prayers for my family's grief

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:33 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:33:55 GMT
    Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis has expressed thanks for the prayers and condolences sent him after the death of a nephew's wife and her two young children in a car crash in the pontiff's...
    Saying "even the pope has a family," Pope Francis expressed thanks on Wednesday for the prayers and condolences he has received following the death of his nephew's wife and their two young boys in a car crash in the...
  • Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

    Fighting outside key Ukrainian city kills 9 troops

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:24:47 GMT
    A Ukrainian official says nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of the town of Ilovaysk, which lies just east of the rebel stronghold Donetsk.
    Nine troops were killed in overnight fighting in the streets of a town neighboring the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, a Ukrainian official said Wednesday, as the government battled to gain control of a major railroad and...
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  • Houston reacts to Ferguson

    Houston reacts to Ferguson

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:07:46 GMT
    Here in Houston it seems the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked a number of parents to have a very specific conversation with their sons. The first word that may come to mind when you think of a city like Houston is diversity but even here a number of parents say part of raising a minority male is teaching him to stay safe when interacting with police officers.When you are stopped by a cop do you immediately shift into a tense and well rehearsed routine? "I'll keep my hands on the st...
    Here in Houston it seems the shooting death of Michael Brown has sparked a number of parents to have a very specific conversation with their sons. The first word that may come to mind when you think of a city like Houston is diversity but even here a number of parents say part of raising a minority male is teaching him to stay safe when interacting with police officers.When you are stopped by a cop do you immediately shift into a tense and well rehearsed routine? "I'll keep my hands on the st...
  • Open carry groups target Kroger

    Open carry groups target Kroger

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:56:59 GMT
    A gun control group is targeting the Kroger Grocery chain for not targeting gun owners who carry openly in their stores. Mom's Demand Action. "We're basically just asking Kroger to do the right thing and not allow the open carry of guns in their stores" saidThe group has already targeted Chipotle, Jack-in-the-Box and Target. All of them have agreed to ask customers to leave their guns at home. But Kroger said in a written statement that reads in part. "We don't want to put our associates in t...
    A gun control group is targeting the Kroger Grocery chain for not targeting gun owners who carry openly in their stores. Mom's Demand Action. "We're basically just asking Kroger to do the right thing and not allow the open carry of guns in their stores" saidThe group has already targeted Chipotle, Jack-in-the-Box and Target. All of them have agreed to ask customers to leave their guns at home. But Kroger said in a written statement that reads in part. "We don't want to put our associates in t...
  • Vitamin D may help Asthma sufferers breath easier

    Vitamin D may help Asthma sufferers breath easier

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