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SCV native wins bronze at Olympics

Olympic swimmer and Saugus High School graduate Abbey Weitzeil took home a bronze medal at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Saturday. Weitzeil swam the second leg for the U.S. women’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay team, clocking the fastest time of the four American swimmers at 52.68 seconds for her 100-meter leg. The...
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Letters to Sports: Roberts, Bellinger and Jansen, the Dodgers’ definition of insanity

Dave Roberts owes huge apologies to Julio Urías and Walker Buehler for wasting their great efforts against the hated Giants. And Roberts owes an apology to his whole team and, most importantly, Dodgers fans, for stubbornly sticking with Kenley Jansen trying to “get him right” and costing the Dodgers devastating defeats. Roberts should be suspended for his mismanagement, along with whoever it is that’s been tinkering with Cody Bellinger’s swing and turning an MVP into a Mendoza-line wannabe.
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IFBB Zhanna Rotar Pro 2021 Results and Scorecard

The IFBB Zhanna Rotar Pro 2021 was a competition that took place on Saturday, July 24 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. The event was named in honor of Zhanna Rotar, a Pro competitor who died this past December after an unfortunate road accident. Her competitive career started in 2000, and she earned a Pro card five years later in 2005.

Little League: Eastlake 6, Torrance 4

Sectionals taking place in Fountain Valley, featuring a matchup between Eastlake and Torrance. Eastlake’s Xachito Macfarland putting in work for Eastlake, getting an RBI and extending Eastlake’s lead. Eastlake takes the win in this tight battle, the final 6-4.
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After 13 years, Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott yearn for a golden chance at revenge

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Olympic oblivion never came after the heartache, the tears and the loss they feared might represent their final moment on this stage. Thirteen years after Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott walked off that field in Beijing and into a foreboding future, their gold medal snatched by Japan, their sport on the verge of elimination, they have been granted a reprieve.
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Olympic Gold Medalist and Soccer Star Mia Hamm Is Doing Just Fine

Soccer star Mia Hamm still reigns as a legendary figure in sports today. After joining the U.S. women's soccer team at the age of fifteen, her career only rose to new heights. To this day, she ranks third for most international goals scored in soccer in the world and remains a celebrated figure in soccer. After her retirement in 2004, many want to know: where is Mia Hamm now?
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Vegan Food Makes A Foray Into Sports

LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls. Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today. Vegan and plant-based food is having a moment in Los Angeles. Yes, it’s been happening for a long time, but the city is now...
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Katie Thurston's Suitors Spill the Tea in The Bachelorette: Men Tell All Special

With The Bachelorette's Season 17 finale just two weeks out, Katie Thurston’s former suitors step into the hot seat in the franchise’s Men Tell All special. Also today: Olympian Katie Ledecky dives into the pool for the 200 meter freestyle, while her teammates compete in the men’s 200 meter freestyle and women’s 100 meter backstroke finals. Plus, NBC brings us live coverage of the men’s team gymnastics, women’s triathlon, and men’s synchronized diving finals. Here’s what’s new and noteworthy on TV this Monday:

Oregon Football: Alex Forsyth will be one of nation’s best centers in 2021

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 18: Travis Dye #26 of the Oregon Ducks celebrates his touchdown with Hunter Kampmoyer #48, Steven Jones #74 and Alex Forsyth #78, to take a 31-21 lead over the USC Trojans, during the third quarter in the PAC 12 2020 Football Championship at United Airlines Field at the Coliseum on December 18, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)