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  1. Mark McGwire remembers baseball’s Olympic boom in 1984

    Aug 7, 2014, 9:53 AM EDT

    Mark McGwire

    McGwire won silver when baseball was a demonstration sport at the Los Angeles Games.

  2. Tough to judge Michael Phelps’ seventh place in 100m freestyle

    Aug 6, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps’ unusual mistake impacted poor result; Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky win at Nationals.

  3. Oscar Pistorius trial set for closing arguments

    Aug 6, 2014, 4:05 PM EDT

    Oscar Pistorius

    After closing arguments, judge will take time to deliver verdict.

  4. Olympic champions join ‘Biggest Loser’ cast

    Aug 6, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT

    Zina Garrison

    Also, retired NFL players on the show’s “Glory Days” season.

  5. Michael Phelps makes 100m free final with Lochte at Nationals

    Aug 6, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps and Ryan Lochte slated to go head to head in final Wednesday night.

  6. Recovered Ryan Lochte ready for full slate at Nationals

    Aug 5, 2014, 8:56 PM EDT

    Ryan Lochte

    Eleven-time Olympic medalist retore his knee this spring after November fan incident.

  7. Missy Franklin, Katie Ledecky finally give U.S. women’s swimming a one-two punch

    Aug 5, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT

    Katie Ledecky, Missy Franklin

    Teenagers likely to go head to head at U.S. Championships.

  8. Michael Phelps gets serious in return to U.S. Championships

    Aug 5, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    Phelps is entered in four events beginning Wednesday in Irvine, Calif.

  9. Two years to Rio Olympics: Gymnastics storylines

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Gabby Douglas

    Will any Fierce Five members return?

  10. Two years to Rio Olympics: Track and field storylines

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Usain Bolt

    Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix could make their fourth Olympics with history at stake.

  11. Two years to Rio Olympics: Swimming storylines

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    The U.S. is loaded with four superstars.

  12. Two years to Rio Olympics: More sports storylines

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Kerri Walsh Jennings, April Ross

    U.S.-Brazil showdowns could come in showcase sport.

  13. Will Rio de Janeiro be ready for the 2016 Olympics?

    Aug 5, 2014, 12:15 PM EDT

    Christ the Redeemer

    With the World Cup over, Brazil’s attention turns to South America’s first Games.

  14. Michael Phelps signs with new swimsuit company

    Aug 5, 2014, 10:57 AM EDT

    Michael Phelps

    New company has never designed a racing suit before, AP reports.

  15. Simone Biles chooses UCLA

    Aug 4, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT

    Simone Biles

    At least one member of the last four U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics teams has gone to UCLA.

  16. Barcelona Olympic Stadium to be transformed to sports theme park (photos)

    Aug 4, 2014, 11:26 AM EDT

    Open Camp

    Officials say people can race against a virtual Usain Bolt.

  17. Plurality of Brazilians feel Rio 2016 medal target too low

    Aug 4, 2014, 7:56 AM EDT

    Brazil flag

    O Globo poll asked if 27 medals was a reasonable target.

  18. Simone Biles goes wire to wire at Secret Classic

    Aug 2, 2014, 9:28 PM EDT

    Simone Biles

    World all-around champion solid in first meet since October.

  19. McKayla Maroney determined for Rio 2016 despite knee surgery

    Aug 2, 2014, 8:47 PM EDT

    McKayla Maroney

    Maroney was at the Secret Classic but not competing.

  20. Amanda Beard, 32 and mother of 2, to keep swimming

    Aug 2, 2014, 7:54 PM EDT

    Amanda Beard

    Four-time Olympian to swim as long as she’s physically capable.

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