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Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson  (AP Photo/Christian Palma, File)

Tyson accused of poaching fighters by USA Boxing

It didn’t take Mike Tyson very long to get involved in controversy in his new role as a boxing promoter. The head of USA Boxing came out swinging Tuesday with an open letter to Tyson […]

10/01/2013

County Supervisor supports repeal of Olympics Tax

(CNS) – A Los Angeles County supervisor called today on his colleagues to support federal legislation to repeal the tax on Olympic medal winnings. Supervisor Michael Antonovich is a fan of the Olympic Tax Elimination […]

08/08/2012

Phelps wins 200 IM for 20th career Olympic medal

(AP) – Michael Phelps won the 200-meter individual medley Thursday for his first individual gold of the London Olympics. He clocked 1 minute, 54.27 seconds for his record 20th career Olympic medal and 16th gold. […]

08/02/2012

Pretty cool call

(AP) – First, Michael Phelps got a tweet-out from the president. Then, he actually got to talk with Barack Obama. The president phoned Phelps while the American swimmer was on his way to the pool […]

08/01/2012

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