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(Video) NBC Debuts "Multi-Platform News Organization" at London 2012 Olympics

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.31.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

The recent news that MSNBC.com has become NBCNews.com is much more than a name change, it means that all the digital resources of NBC News, its ca...

U.S. Women's Soccer Gets Early Start

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — More than 400 miles from center stage, the coach of the U.S. women's soccer team leaned toward the microphone and gave her ...

USA Basketball Pushed Again Ahead Of Olympics

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 09.21.2012 | Sports

BARCELONA, Spain -- Dressed like the Dream Team, tested like its predecessor never was. The U.S. Olympic men's basketball team held on for an 86-80 e...

Moment Of Silence For 1972 Munich Victims Denied

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge won't budge: There will be no minute's silence for the Israeli victims of the 1972 Munich massacre at the openin...

22-Year-Old Swims For Olympic Glory

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 22-year-old Jimmy Feigen, born September 26, 1989, in Hilo, Hawaii is set to represent Team USA at the Lond...

Can Coughlin Get One More?

Posted 07.22.2012 | Sports

By Shoshanna Rutemiller, Swimming World 29-year-old Natalie Coughlin, born August 23, 1982, in Vallejo, California is a seasoned Olympic veteran. H...

Complete London 2012 Medal Predictions

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.19.2012 | Sports

Medal projections for the 2012 London Olympics, compiled from predictions by the staff of The Associated Press: ARCHERY ...

STUDY: Great Britain Could Easily Beat Medal Goal

AP | Posted 09.15.2012 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — A U.S. study has predicted that Britain will easily beat its goal of winning at least 48 medals including 25 golds at the London Olymp...

Olympic Weightlifter Blazes Trail For Gulf Women

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 07.15.2012 | Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Najwan El Zawawi didn't have the Olympics in mind when she arrived to set up a weightlifting program in the United Arab...

Where's My Windsurfer?

AP | SHEILA NORMAN-CULP | Posted 09.14.2012 | Sports

LONDON — Kenneth Andreasen, the head coach for the U.S. Olympic sailing team, is not a man who travels lightly. He's already sent 10 shipping c...

Daily Olympics Schedule

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.22.2012 | Sports

All Times EDT(Subject to change)Wednesday, July 25SoccerWomenAt Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales Britain vs. New Zeal...

Gearing Up for the Olympics

Caroline Queen | Posted 09.01.2012 | Sports
Caroline Queen

While at home I did not really recognize that I had earned the chance to compete at the Olympics. Little by little though it's hitting me.