swimming

Olympic Swimmer Amanda Beard's New Sport: Author

She won three Olympic medals for swimming when she was only 14 years old, has posed for Playboy, and struggled with drugs and eating disorders. Now Amanda Beard is telling her story and the release of her new memoir will hopefully coincide with her bid to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games in London.

Vegas Turns Pools Into Party Club Gold Mines

Pool clubs have become ubiquitous in Las Vegas. With dance-floor-packing DJs and islands adorned with stripper poles, they are the daytime versions of Sin City's famously profitable nightclubs, and they are transforming its once money-losing swimming pools into cash cows.