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Diana Nyad Nears Florida Keys and 63rd Birthday On Fourth Day of Swim

Posted on 08/21/2012 by |Brooklyn, NY | Comments

Bulletin TodayUpdate: Sad news! Soon after I posted this update this morning, CNN reported that Diana Nyad had to be pulled from the water due to severe jellyfish stings and a dangerous lightening storm. “With all the threats continuing, Diana decided that it was not a risk that we wanted to take,” Nyad’s operations chief Mark Sollinger said.

Michael Phelps As The New Mark Spitz

Posted on 08/15/2008 by |General News | Comments

EntertainmentAARP’s Prime Time Radio interviews Mark Spitz about his take on Olympic athletes today – Michael Phelps in particular.

News To Know: The Best Ever?

Posted on 08/13/2008 by |Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeWith five gold medals so far in Beijing and a chance for three more, Michael Phelps is already the winningest olympian of all time and he is in position to break the record for most golds in a single olympic games. Is he the best athlete in the world?