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Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

...an authority station and later released.After the London Olympics two years ago, Phelps followed through on his long-stated...sights on competing at the Rio Games, which would be his fifth Olympics.His first DUI arrest came in 2004 on the Eastern Shore of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/olympian-michael-phelps-apologizes-dui
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Today in sports history

...homers and 50 doubles in the same season.2000 - At the Sydney Olympics, Marion Jones wins gold in the U.S. women's 1,600-meter...making her the only woman to win five track medals at one Olympics.2005 - Ichiro Suzuki becomes the sixth player in major league...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-30
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Today in sports history

...NHL and NHL Players Association strike a deal to allow league players to participate in the 1998 Winter Olympics.2000 - At the Sydney Olympics, the U.S. men's basketball team escapes the humiliation of playing for a bronze medal with an 85-83...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-29/today-sports-history
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US basketball reigns in Spain and awaits Rio Olympics

...put together their team for the 2004 Olympics, nobody should have been surprised if...have won with powerhouse rosters in the Olympics and beatable ones in the worlds, and...these two years and get ready for the Olympics. So if we - whatever group suits up...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-16/us-basketball-reigns-spain-and-awaits-
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Today in sports history

...victory is the Panthers' first since Oct. 28, 1989, when they defeated Mississippi Valley 21-12.2000 - At the Sydney Olympics, the U.S. softball team completes a stunning comeback by edging Japan 2-1 in extra innings to win its second straight...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-26/today-sports-history
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Juneau's baseball son returns to his roots

...Bentz's idol. During the 2001 Major League winter workouts, Long Beach coach Dave Snow - who had coached Abbott in the '88 Olympics - surprised Bentz with his visit."My legs were shaking," Bentz said. "It was unbelievable."Bentz made history with...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-26/juneaus-baseball-son-returns-his-roots
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Today in sports history

...Vaughn Bean to retain his IBF and WBA heavyweight titles before 41,357 at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.2000 - In the Sydney Olympics, the Americans strand a staggering 20 baserunners in an 11-inning, 2-1 loss to Japan which ends their 112-game winning...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/today-sports-history
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FIBA says players can wear religious head coverings

...should begin next summer. A full review will be done in 2016 on whether it will be a permanent rule change after the 2016 Olympics."It's a start and the right move," said Val Ackerman, a former WNBA president and proponent of the move who served...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-09-17/fiba-says-players-can-wear-religious-
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Royal & Ancient votes to admit female members

...have outdated same-sex policies follow suit," said Helen Grant, Britain's minister for sport. "With golf in the next Olympics there is a huge opportunity for the sport to grow and this sends out the right inclusive message that golf is for everyone...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-09-19/royal-ancient-votes-admit-female-membe
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Rocky Lee Reed

...needs son, his family and the community. He mentored other parents of children with disabilities and traveled with Special Olympics athletes as a chaperone. He co-facilitated the first Hispanic parent support group in Juneau, even though he didn't speak...

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