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Mikulak and Brooks headline US men's Olympic gymnastics team

Jonathan Horton texted Chris Brooks and Alex Naddour a picture before both rounds of the U.S. men's gymnastics Olympic Trials this week. The image was from London four years ago. In it, Brooks and Naddour were cheering from the stands in the O2 Arena as alternates while their teammates stumbled to a fifth-place finish.

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At 93, Bill Guilfoil competes for spot on Olympic team

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Michael Andrew, professional swimmer, looking toward Rio Summer Olympics

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MU's Olympic wrestler J'den Cox, mother make beautiful music

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KU athletic director Sheahon Zenger discusses impact of cost-of-attendance checks on athletes and recruiting

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Royals lose 13-5 to Astros, Alex Gordon returns and Drew Butera pitches

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Westport Presbyterian celebrates reopening with 'church of the future'

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Royals' Alex Gordon returns to lineup after rehab

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Cool inner-city aquaponics project to grow tilapia and veggies

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A self-sustaining fish farm in a KC food desert

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Local boxer Cam F. Awesome trains for the Olympics and for comedy fame

Cam F. Awesome (his new official name) is training in Colorado Springs this month as he looks to punch his way onto the US Olympic Team for the Summer Olympics in Rio. When Awesome isn't training in the ring, he trains in the spotlight as a standup comic. VIDEO BY DAVID EULITT deulitt@kcstar.com
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Local boxer Cam F. Awesome trains for the Olympics and for comedy fame 4:15

Local boxer Cam F. Awesome trains for the Olympics and for comedy fame

Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase 1:15

Courtney Frerichs preparing for run at Olympics in steeplechase

David Brown: Blind sprinter, world champion 3:08

David Brown: Blind sprinter, world champion

At 93, Bill Guilfoil competes for spot on Olympic team 2:08

At 93, Bill Guilfoil competes for spot on Olympic team