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How To Raise The Chances Of Winning The $403M Powerball Jackpot

Powerball jackpot fever is rising, again. But buying the winning ticket is a long shot. The chances are 1 in 292.2 million, and they stay the same as the jackpot keeps on climbing. But there is a simple way of raising the chances of winning: join a pool. That will allow you to m...

The 2016 Maine Election Prediction Pool

After taking a cycle off, Maine’s longest-running, most-comprehensive election prediction contest is back! We’ve had some great participation in the Election Prediction Pool in the past and in some years the aggregate results from the readers of this blog have been more accur...

Petition calls on BYU to halt pool change

Brigham Young University and the community’s swim legacy is in jeopardy, according to a local petition.A petition on change.org states that the Richards Building’s three pools and 2,000-person spectator area is being torn down and replaced, starting in March, with one eight-l...

Stephanie Millward wins gold in 100m backstroke

Stephanie Millward has claimed gold in the 100m backstroke S8 at the Paralympic Games in Rio.

Steven Ivory: Yes, Black People Swim

*Simone Manuel is the first Black woman in the world to win Olympic gold in an individual swimming event during the 2016 Summer Games. And of course, her historic win has conjured a conversation...

Who are Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen? What to Know About the Swimmers Involved in Ryan Lochte's Rio Scandal

Who are Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger and James Feigen? What to Know About the Swimmers Involved in Ryan Lochte's Rio Scandal 's teammates Lochte still claims that he, along with Conger, Ben...

UPDATED: Brazilian police consider charging US swimmers with...

A spokesperson for the U.S. Olympic Committee declined to comment. The USOC said earlier on Thursday that three of the swimmers who remain in Brazil would be helping police with their investigati...

Lochte's swim teammates to meet with authorities on robbery

Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who stopped their taxi and took their money and belongings. Ryan Lochte an...

Lochte's teammates speak to police

Three US Olympic swimmers will meet with Brazilian law enforcement Thursday to discuss an alleged gunpoint robbery, amid reports police have found a video that disproves their story. Ryan Lo...

2 Lochte teammates in robbery probe pulled off plane

RIO DE JANEIRO — Two Olympic swimmers were taken off their flight from Brazil to the U.S. on Wednesday by local authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte ...

Two Olympic swimmers removed from flight to US amid Ryan Lochte robbery probe

Olympic swimmers Jack Conger and Gunnar Bentz were removed from a flight back to the US by the Brazilian authorities amid an investigation into a reported robbery targeting Ryan Lochte and his te...