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Michael Phelps dealing with defeat in comeback

Michael Phelps dealing with defeat in comeback

Michael Phelps has always fed off adversity. Not that the most decorated Olympian has faced much in the pool, until now. Four months into his comeback, Phelps lost all four of his races at the the recent U.S. national championships.

August 16, 2014 11:28 am

Phelps taking different approach in comeback

MESA, Ariz. | Michael Phelps tied the fourth-fastest time in the world this year swimming the 100-meter butterfly in his first competition in nearly two years. His comeback has gotten off to a strong start albeit with a much different approach than he took in winning 22 medals over three Olympics.

April 26, 2014 7:00 pm
Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy

The Boston Red Sox acquired Jake Peavy from the White Sox in a three-team deal that also sent shortstop Jose Iglesias to Detroit Tigers and outfielder Avisail Garcia to the White Sox.

July 31, 2013 2:03 am
Franklin gets ready to walk down high school aisle

Franklin gets ready to walk down high school aisle

Missy Franklin is starting to feel like a grown-up.

May 15, 2013 6:30 pm
Franklin gets ready to walk down high school aisle

Franklin gets ready to walk down high school aisle

Britain's Prince Harry talks with Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin at a reception at the Sanctuary Golf Course in Sedalia, Colo., south of Denver. What a senior year for Franklin! Went to the prom, two proms actually. Won a state title. Now, she'll graduate from high school on Monday and…

May 15, 2013 6:07 pm

Aquatics center, storage facility could open in M'ville

MERRILLVILLE | A vacant former Saturn dealership on U.S. 30 could receive new life.

October 24, 2012 10:00 pm
Cubs lose another close game, beaten by Nationals

Cubs lose another close game, beaten by Nationals

Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija, a Valparaiso native, pitches to the Washington Nationals on Monday in Washington.

September 03, 2012 5:06 pm

Shark attack survivor wins bronze at Paralympics

LONDON (AP) — Paralympic swimmer Achmat Hassiem uses special motivation to go fast: He imagines being chased by the great white shark that bit off his right leg.

September 03, 2012 4:03 pm
Wear it proud: The flag as a fashion statement

Wear it proud: The flag as a fashion statement

There was no mystery as to which team Varun Pemmaraju was supporting: His American flag was tied around his neck, the Stars and Stripes floating like a cape behind him.

August 12, 2012 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

Purdue's Boudia edges Qiu for Olympic diving gold

LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.

August 11, 2012 7:25 pm
U.S. wrestler Burroughs comes through with gold

U.S. wrestler Burroughs comes through with gold

LONDON | Wrestler Jordan Burroughs had his eyes on a gold medal for months, and he let everyone know about his plans.

August 10, 2012 7:19 pm
US men's volleyball will go without medal

US men's volleyball will go without medal

LONDON | The U.S. men's volleyball team got off to a strong start at the London Olympics, but it's headed home without a medal.

August 08, 2012 7:30 pm
U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

U.S. women's teams to play for beach gold

It will be an All-American party at beach volleyball when Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor take on April Ross and Jennifer Kessy in Wednesday night's final.

August 07, 2012 5:33 pm
Team USA routs China in women's hoops

Team USA routs China in women's hoops

LONDON | Diana Taurasi scored 22 points, and the U.S. women's basketball matched its Olympic scoring record in a 114-66 rout of China on Sunday.

August 05, 2012 3:04 pm
Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

Team USA survives Lithuania in men's hoops

LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.

August 04, 2012 6:54 pm
Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin dishes anti-dryness beauty tips

Olympic swimmer Natalie Coughlin dishes anti-dryness beauty tips

Natalie Coughlin has been in the pool as long as she can remember, building the muscles and learning the discipline that would lead her to 12 Olympic medals.

August 04, 2012 10:00 am
Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

Wambach leads U.S. women's soccer team into semifinals

LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.

August 03, 2012 6:44 pm
Phelps goes out in style, rallying in 100 fly

Phelps goes out in style, rallying in 100 fly

LONDON | Michael Phelps is turning his final Olympics into quite a victory lap, and don't fret about American swimming after he's gone.

August 03, 2012 6:19 pm Photos

Photos

U.S. sprinter Nellum defies doctors to run again

LONDON | Bryshon Nellum's doctors told him he might never run again.

August 03, 2012 2:19 pm
Harrison captures first U.S. judo gold

Harrison captures first U.S. judo gold

LONDON | Kayla Harrison tried to keep it together. Once the national anthem started, so did the tears.

August 02, 2012 6:51 pm
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