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Remembering UCLA’s Jim Bush, who knew the power of effort and encouragement

PALM DESERT, July 12, 2017 – Do we die a little bit inside when one of our mentors passes away? For so many athletes who...

Ronald Reagan’s advice for the IOC and future Olympic bids

PALM DESERT, July 10, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee is on the verge of selecting host cities for two Olympic Games at the...

What did the IOC’s Evaluation Commission really say about L.A. and Paris?

PALM DESERT, July 7, 2017 – The International Olympic Committee’s Evaluation Commission gave glowing endorsements to both the Los Angeles and Paris bids for...

What is fairness? The IAAF, Caster Semenya and “intersex” athletes

PALM DESERT, July 5, 2017 – South Africa’s reigning Olympic 800 m champion Caster Semenya has been a lightning rod for controversy since her...

The unbearable sadness of watching the world’s greatest swim team

PALM DESERT, July 3, 2017 – USA Swimming’s Phillips 66 National Championships in Indianapolis was the swim meet of the year, producing 48 top-five...

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