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2015/07/27 16:34
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After the dust settled in first round of voting for the first set of 16 athletes (64 total) in our Oregon's greatest college athlete contest, the top eight seeds moved to the Round of 32, but a couple...
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2015/07/27 14:47
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First lady Michelle Obama officially opened the 2015 Special Olympics World Games during a ceremony Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS) LOS ANGELES —...
2015/07/27 13:29
2015/07/27 13:29
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President Kagame arrived in Los Angeles on Friday where he will attend the opening ceremony of 2015 Special Olympic World Games. Other high-level guests scheduled to attend include US First Lady...
2015/07/27 04:00
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... in a champion. Always gave credit to everybody else.” Jumpin’ Jack died 57 years ago. But the man who rarely talked about himself still is being talked about. McCracken, a 1929 Classen High...
2015/07/27 03:12
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HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion. The event...
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2015/07/25 16:22
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gabby Douglas is exasperated. Again and again and again the defending women's Olympic all-around champion emphatically slaps her right hand on one of the picnic tables that sit...
2015/07/25 15:02
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SAN DIEGO – His seat in the Fox Sports San Diego broadcasting booth, perched behind the plate and five stories above the Petco Park field, was vacant before the past two Padres games. His office,...
2015/07/25 11:17
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Special Olympics World Games poised to be 'most inspirational event ever' When the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver founded the Special Olympics in 1968, she believed people with intellectual disabilities...
2015/07/25 05:02
2015/07/25 05:02
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In the days immediately after his friend and mentor Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated in front of him, Rafer Johnson did the only thing that seemed to make sense at the time. “I built a seven-foot...
2015/07/25 01:14
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... News) On Saturday First Lady Michelle Obama will attend opening ceremonies for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games, a movement founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver that touches...
2015/07/24 16:34
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The Oregonian/OregonLive is officially kicking off its Oregon's Greatest Athlete contest, and we'd like your help to help us decide who is the best. We've put together 64 of the best athletes to play...
2015/07/24 04:37
2015/07/24 04:37
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The person spoke to the Associated Press on Thursday on condition of anonymity because no announcement has been made. She will be joined by former Missouri State guard Jackie Stiles, Olympic gold...
2015/07/23 18:43
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People want to knowWho we areWhere we come fromWe are the GuardiansGuardians of the Torch Among the Memorial Park onlookers was La Cañada mother Terry West. She came with 15-year-old son Zachary, an...
2015/07/23 16:34
2015/07/23 16:34
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The Oregonian/OregonLive is officially kicking off its Oregon's Greatest Athlete contest, and we'd like your help to help us decide who is the best. We've put together 64 of the best athletes to play...
2015/07/23 14:15
2015/07/23 14:15
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Danny Peaslee of Souris will tee it up at the Special Olympics World Summer Games next week in Los Angeles. (SUBMITTED) When Danny Peaslee tees off next week, it won’t be just another golf...
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2015/07/22 19:21
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At least 1,500 Special Olympics athletes forced to sleep on gym FLOOR due to late arrivals At least 1,500 athletes and coaches spent the night at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles after...
2015/07/22 06:55
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... Sir Frank Macfarlane Burnet, the virologist and immunologist, won the Nobel Prize for medicine in 1960 as well as being named the Australian of the Year. Fairfax image 1961: Australian opera...
2015/07/22 02:34
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The Oregonian/OregonLive is officially kicking off its Oregon's Greatest Athlete contest, and we'd like your help to help us decide who is the best. We've put together 64 of the best athletes to play...
2015/07/21 05:02
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LOS ANGELES — The first Special Olympics World Games drew about a thousand US and Canadian competitors to Chicago for an event designed to celebrate athletes with intellectual disabilities. "It was...
2015/07/18 16:13
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For half of her young life, 14-year-old Sasha Obama has found a friend in Maisy Biden, the vice president's granddaughter. The two teenagers, who will be freshmen this fall at the elite Sidwell...
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