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Venus Finds Team Tennis Glory 26

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • September 21, 2012, 9:20 PM

After beating Coco Vandeweghe in a last-game tiebreaker, Venus Williams led her team, the Washington Kastles, to their second straight undefeated World Team Tennis championship. More »

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Who Will Rule the Pool: Phelps or Lochte? 40

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • June 8, 2012, 8:56 AM

Michael Phelps was crowned the king of the swimming world in 2008 after going eight-for-eight at the Beijing Olympics. These victories not only added to his previous gold medals for an unheard of 14, but made him the only athlete to reach the mark. With Phelps entering the London Olympics this summer we can only assume that the king will come forth to preserve his reign. But will he?

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A Major Disappointment for U.S. Soccer 15

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • April 4, 2012, 2:00 PM

On March 25, El Salvador prevented the United States from qualifying for the Olympics with a 3-3 draw in Nashville, Tenn. After a 2-0 loss to Canada in the second of this three-game, round robin tournament, the Americans needed to win to advance.

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Breaking Down the U.S. Women's Basketball Olympic Hopefuls 6

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • February 15, 2012, 11:56 AM

With the 2012 London Olympic Games right around the corner, the four-time defending gold medal U.S. Olympic women’s basketball team has recently announced the 21 finalists for the roster. More »

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The Passing of a Basketball Mentor 4

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • January 6, 2012, 6:33 PM

This past Tuesday Apache Paschall, founder and director of the Exodus AAU Program, passed away of a severe heart attack after four months of battling with skin cancer. He was only 37. Being the coach of one of the highest ranked girls basketball programs in the nation, I assume he was very close to the girls. Darius Falk, one of his players confirms this. More »

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The NBA Lockout Is Over 25

  • Posted by: Wanjiku Gatheru
  • December 9, 2011, 4:14 PM

As of yesterday the new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) has been ratified, officially ending the fourth lockout in the history of the NBA! The shortened NBA season will now consist of 66 games instead of the 82 originally planned for a normal season. More »

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