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Olympics Day 3 - Basketball

U.S. Women Winning But Wary

In London — it’s another game and another blowout for the U.S. women’s basketball team —  Angola took a beating with a loss of 90-38  on Monday night. Croatia didn’t fair much better over the […]

1090 The Fan–07/31/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

2012 U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Diving

McCrory and Boudia Cruise to Olympic Diving Berths

It was no contest for Nick McCrory and David Boudia. The duo carried a 114.84-point lead into the 10-meter platform synchronized diving final and won it easily, earning spots on the Olympic team at the U.S. trials on Thursday night at Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.

06/22/2012

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Best British Inspired Stores in Puget Sound

Want to snack on biscuits and tea like the Londoners do while you cheer on Team USA during the 2012 Summer Olympics? Here are some of our favorite British inspired shops in Puget Sound for your UK fix.

06/20/2012

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US Olympic Diving Trials Happening in Puget Sound

Through Sunday, June 24, the United States Olympic Diving Team will be holding trials for the 2012 London Olympics. You can come watch over 100 of the nation’s top diving athletes reach their Olympic dreams, at the Weyerhaeuser King County Aquatic Center.

06/18/2012

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Seattle Boxer Marlen Esparza Qualifies for London Olympics

Flyweight Marlen Esparza has become the first American female boxer to qualify for the London Olympics.

05/16/2012

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WA’s Underwood, Cruz Making History at First Women’s Olympic Boxing Trials

Seattle’s Queen Underwood and Christina Cruz both devoted their lives to boxing several years before women had any hope of Olympic glory. That opportunity arrives this week at the first U.S. Olympic team trials for women’s boxing outside of Spokane.

02/13/2012

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