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Missy Franklin

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On Saturday, tragedy struck in upstate New York when four high school students were involved in a crash that left two dead and two severely injured. After learning of a nationally trending hashtag on Twitter,...


Five Olympic medals and a few months later, swimmer Missy Franklin has decided that she will swim with her high school team at Regis Jesuit in Aurora, Colo, according to USA Today.  The high school...


As an athlete in the Olympics, there is always a way to capture the memories even if you don’t bring home a medal — get a tattoo of the Olympic rings. That’s exactly what several...


Olympic action: Aug. 3

August 3, 2012

The United States continues to enjoy a strong turnout at the London Olympics, as American performances in London on Friday helped the USA climb to the top of the medal table with 43 total medals...


Family fun, Olympic-style

August 2, 2012

It was 1996 and my son was 3 1/2 years old.  We were watching the Atlanta Olympics for several nights, and little Brendan was loving it. There he was, with his bare feet hanging off...


London 2012: Swimming

July 12, 2012

Tell me about swimming: Swimming is one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics, and it rewards a number of medals that reflect its popularity. Swimmers compete in 34 medal events (16 for...