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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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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