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Man, 95, sets swim record

Man, 95, sets swim record

A 95-year-old Arkansas man has set a new national record for his age group in the 100-meter breaststroke. The Southwest Times Record reports that Bud Jackson, of Fort Smith, broke a 16-year-old U.S. Masters Swimming record in the 100-meter breaststroke recently in Bentonville. Read More »

Tony Gwynn honored with memorial at Petco Park

Tony Gwynn honored with memorial at Petco Park

An estimated crowd of close to 25,000 fans gathered at Petco Park Thursday evening to honor San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn. The ceremony Thursday night featured MLB dignitaries, former teammates, friends and family. “There was never a time that I thought we’d have this particular ceremony here today,” said Padres radio broadcaster Ted Leitner, who hosted the memorial. Read More »

USA fan falls out of window

A United States soccer fan, who has been involved in the effort to have a soccer stadium in Miami, was so excited during a game, he fell from a second-story at a bar in Miami’s Brickell Sunday. Eric Corey, who is now known among friends as the “Flying Yank,” fell at Fado Irish Pub, 900 S. Miami Ave. Emotions were ... Read More »

World Cup 2014 – Group D : Italy vs Uruguay

World Cup 2014 - Group D : Italy vs Uruguay

After their surprising defeat against Costa Rica (1-3), Uruguay showed a completely different attitude in beating England, thanks to a brace of goals by Suarez. Against Italy, who missed out on a great opportunity to make it into the last 16 by losing to the “Ticos” (0-1), the Celestes know they must win to reach the knockout stage. Read More »

World Cup : Spain stunned again, losing to Chile 2-0

World Cup : Spain stunned again, losing to Chile 2-0

This Tuesday (18.06), current World Cup holders Spain took to the pitch at the stage of the 2014 World Cup final, the Maracanã in Rio de Janeiro. However, it was only to bid farewell to the tournament in a melancholic manner. After being thumped 5-1 by the Netherlands in their first match in Salvador, Vicente del Bosque’s team was beaten ... Read More »

World Cup 2014 – Group A : Brazil vs. Mexico

World Cup 2014 - Group A : Brazil vs. Mexico

Brazil and Mexico faced off a year ago in the Castelão Arena, in Fortaleza, for the Confederations Cup. The win by 2-0 (two goals by Neymar) sealed Brazil’s classification for the second phase of the competition. Now the scenario is repeated, but the stakes are that much higher. This Tuesday (17 June), Brazilians and Mexicans duel at 4 PM, once ... Read More »