Douglas L Gregg he'd been elected Senior Class president-and joined the Merchant Marine. He traveled to the east coast, to Germany, and the Philippines, eventually returning home and finishing high school. He fell in love with another high school senior...
Today In Sports History for July 30

...1980 - Houston pitcher J.R. Richard suffers a stroke during a workout at the Astrodome.1984 - Michael Gross of West Germany sets a world record in the 200-meter freestyle with a time of 1:47.44 at a meet in Munich.1996 - The American softball...
With Boston out, can L.A. revive a US Olympic bid?

...looking better.What's certain is that Boston will never know where it would have finished against Rome, Paris, Hamburg, Germany, and, quite possibly, Toronto, which is considering a bid. The bid's one and only public disclosure report, released...
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Chris Froome wins 2nd Tour

...under the iconic yellow jersey.While sprinters dashed ahead for the stage win - snatched by Andre Greipel, his fourth and Germany's sixth at this Tour - Froome and his teammates, wearing yellow stripes on their shorts and helmets, linked together for...
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US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...waged a decades-long insurgency in Turkey and maintains bases in remote parts of northern Iraq.Nawaf Khalil, head of the Germany-based Kurdish Center for Studies, said Ankara is likely trying to limit advances by the Syrian Kurdish forces by using the...
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UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers the five veto-wielding council members, who along with Germany negotiated the nuclear deal with Iran. It was co-sponsored...powers - the U.S., Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany - and the European Union sent a letter, seen by The Associated...
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Geschke wins, Froome stays safe on Stage 17 in Alps

...Geschke, whose stage win was the fifth by a German rider on this Tour, and ideal for an event that is back on public TV in Germany after a hiatus of several years."I just tried to go down there as fast as possible and stay on the bike, which was not...
US advances to title match after win over Germany

...and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the...Sasic shot wide on a penalty kick for Germany."Just slotted it home. I knew what...was the fourth World Cup meeting between Germany and the U.S. In each of the first three...
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Former Auschwitz guard, 94, convicted as accessory to murder

LUENEBURG, Germany - Oskar Groening confessed during his trial to feeling "moral guilt...Groening was born in a different time, growing up after World War I in Germany in a right-wing nationalist family, in a society where Jews were...
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Resistance to gay marriages travels a well-worn path

FRANKFORT, Ky. - In 1967, Liane Peters, an immigrant from Germany, fell in love with a quiet, handsome man she worked with at a Miami bakery. The couple went together to the Dade County courthouse...
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