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Missy Franklin, the teenage swimming sensation at the London Olympics last summer, will finish her storied high school career before a sold-out venue this weekend in Ft. Collins, Colo. Since 90% of the tickets to the Class 5A state meet are allocated to...
Missy Franklin won five medals at the London Summer Olympics, proving that she's one of the top swimmers in the world. This may be just as impressive. After a recent high school swim meet, the 17-year-old balanced a water bottle on her forehead as she...
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Missy Franklin has gone from swimming for a Olympic gold medal to swimming for her high school team in Colorado. And she is loving every minute of it. Franklin swam for the Regis Jesuit High School swim team on Tuesday during a meet in Aurora, Colo.,...
LeBron James of the Miami Heat was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year on Monday, and James said he takes it as a sign that all has been forgiven for his messy departure from the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2010. "I remember just like yesterday...
Gabby Douglas, who won the women's gymnastics individual all-around title at the 2012 London Olympics, was named the Associated Press female athlete of the year on Friday. “I didn't realize how much of an impact I made,” Douglas said,...
World NowBritish horse lovers and royal watchers alike on Monday rooted for Olympic rider Zara Phillips, granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Phillips and her aptly named horse, High Kingdom, powered round a grueling cross country course in Greenwich Park....
L.A. NOWJust two days after animal control officials helped him make his way back to sea, Franklin the 700-pound sea lion went off course again. Franklin was spotted around 9 a.m. Monday, swimming upstream in the San Diego Creek in Irvine,......
The conventional wisdom about the Olympics has always been that it turns its viewers into wannabe athletes. Every time the Games roll around, particularly the Summer Games with their relatively easy-to-try-at-home events like track and swimming , we start...
Palo Alto Daily News, Calif.Sacred Heart Prep-Atherton junior Ally Howe just wanted to break 53 seconds in the 100-yard backstroke. Coming within .02 seconds of a national high school record set by a four-time Olympic gold medalist came as much of a shock to her as it did the...
Stolen historic US documents returned to owners BALTIMORE (AP) — FBI and National Archive officials are returning to their rightful owners more than 10,000 important historical documents seized during a massive theft investigation involving a well-...
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Associated PressCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Combat helicopter pilot Prince Harry of Britain along with Olympic swimming champion Missy Franklin joined an American naval officer who had been blinded in Afghanistan in launching the Warrior Games for wounded...
The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.)For Missy Franklin, inspiration was found away from the stage and British Prince Harry. The four-time Olympic swimming gold medalist saw 260 other sources in the crowd of wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans at the opening ceremony...
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