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Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after a three-point shot against the Los Angeles Lakers during Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on May 21, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Durant Goes From Gold Medal To Red Carpet

Adding to a resume that already includes three-time NBA scoring champion and gold medalist, Kevin Durant now stars in the movie “Thunderstruck.” It opens in theaters on Friday.

08/22/2012

US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

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Dallas Dance Company Headed To Olympics

Dallas Black Dance Theater has received a coveted invitation to participate in the London Olympics — the cultural Olympics, that is.

08/03/2012

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Phelps Face?

08/03/2012

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

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Gold medallist Dana Vollmer of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony after setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final. (credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Granbury Has “Dana-Mania”

At a glance, Granbury seems like the quiet, lakeside town it normally is. But look closer and you’ll see Granbury is buzzing with Dana-mania.

08/01/2012

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

Gold medalist Dana Vollmer of the United States poses on the podium during the medal ceremony after setting a new world record time of 55.98 seconds in the Women's 100m Butterfly final on Day 2 of the London 2012 Olympic Games. (credit: Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Granbury Beaming After Vollmer Wins Olympic Gold

North Texan Dana Vollmer is an Olympic gold winner and her hometown of Granbury couldn’t be prouder. Leaders say Vollmer can expect an exuberant welcome home after her record-breaking performance.

07/30/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney at the Olympic opening ceremony in London (Photo credit: TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Gold Medal In Tax Deductions

“[Romney] has pushed the envelope all the way to the edge, to his benefit, and I think that Americans would find that pretty distasteful. I think it’s going to make Americans recoil, and that’s why I think he’s not releasing those returns,” said Former Auto Czar Steve Rattner.

07/30/2012

2004 Olympic champion gymnast Carly Patterson of the United States attends the 2005 American Cup gymnastics competition on February 26, 2005 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Carly Patterson Returns To Olympics

Athens gymnastics champion Carly Patterson is getting the Olympic experience again, eight years after becoming the first U.S. woman to win the title since Mary Lou Retton.

07/27/2012

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

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Team USA Takes On Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe”

Michael Phelps and the rest of the 2012 USA Olympic Swimming Team take a break from practice to sing along to this popular hit.

07/27/2012

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