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  • DuChene and Coolsaet run Olympic marathon standard
    DuChene and Coolsaet run Olympic marathon standard
    According to Lori Ewing of the Canadian Press on Thursday, Canadian marathon runners Krista DuChene of Brantford, Ontario and Reid Coolsaet of Hamilton, Ontario have run the Canadian Olympic standard time for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de...
  • The biggest money fight in history
    The count of 10
    Boxing a brutal sportThe recent letters I received regarding people’s outrage regarding the sport of boxing and the cruel punishment that is often handed out in the ring, has prompted me to write this column.As horrific and demeaning as the...
  • Leonard versus Hearns
    Don't hit me
    The manly art of self-defenseMy last column about Mayweather and Pacquiao precipitated an extra heavy response. Which of course, I appreciated.The comments overwhelmingly, however, pointed out an area I truly didn’t think about. Mainly, they...
  • Sugar Ray Robinson on his way to winning the Welterweight Crown
    The biggest money fight in history
    The mouth that roared.Floyd Mayweather is a good fighter. He might even be a great one. But based on the things I have witnessed over the years, he has to go a long way to earn the sobriquet he bestowed upon himself. When his fists aren’t...
  • 2016 Olympic profile: Damian Warner
    2016 Olympic profile: Damian Warner
    According to the Canadian Press on Wednesday, the Canadian Olympic Committeelaunched its #nowornever campaign to help raise awareness for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. Among those athletes who will be competing for Canada is decathlete...
  • ESPN
    ESPN Cheapens its Web Brand: New Site Design Reverts to Rank Amateurish Blog
    Let me start by saying that I grew up on ESPN when it was part of a handful of early kick start stations available at the dawn of cable TV in the early 1980s. In the time between then and now, it has revolutionized sports journalism and made cable...
  • Call it like it is
    To look or not look for fouls, that should be the question for Tampa's officials
    It has been the contention among veteran referees and current and old literature on the matter concerning fouls between players and player violations in any sports game that the referees should never look for fouls or violations. That if anything,...
  • Photos of the hottest women who played Cheerios cheerleaders on 'Glee'
    18 Photos of the hottest women who played Cheerios cheerleaders on 'Glee'
    The FOX TV show "Glee" has its last episode tonight Friday, March 20, 2015. To honor the show and its longevity, here is a slideshow of photos of the hottest women who played Cheerios cheerleaders on the show.Hope you enjoy the photos in...
  • Omar Craddock
    Craddock wins U.S. indoor triple jump, Bracy and Stowers add titles
    Omar Craddock executed the five-longest jumps of the men's triple jump at the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships Sunday in Boston to complement his outdoor U.S. title from 2013. A three-time NCAA champion at Florida indoors and outdoors...
  • Chaunte Lowe
    Lowe and Payne win high jump and pole vault at U.S. indoor Nationals
    The women's high jump and pole vault at the U.S. Indoor Championships featured winners at the dawn and twilights of their careers. Chaunte Lowe, 31 and a veteran of three Olympics, picked up her fourth U.S. indoor high jump title, while...
  • Women's Masters 300
    Smock wins fourth-straight U.S. indoor triple jump, McManus takes masters 300
    Amanda Smock added another triple jump championship to her collection, taking her fourth-consecutive U.S. indoor title Sunday in Boston. Smock, 32, leaped 13.28 meters in her fifth attempt and added jumps of 13.27 and 13.25 to defeat Kenna Wolter...
  • A.G. Kruger
    A.G. Kruger wins ninth indoor national title in weight throw
    A.G. Kruger opened the final day of the U.S. Indoor Track and Field Championships by winning his ninth indoor national title in the weight throw Sunday in Boston. The 36-year-old three-time Olympian threw for 23.41 meters to edge James Lambert (23...
  • Erik Kynard
    Jimoh, Mitchell, and Kynard among winners on second day of U.S. indoor Nationals
    Funmilayo Jimoh had waited a long time for a national title in the women's long jump, and it finally came at the U.S. Indoor Championships Saturday in Boston. The 30-year-old was a five-time U.S. outdoor bronze medalist and three-time indoor...
  • William Claye
    Phoenix's Claye wins U.S. indoor long jump title, has triple jump Sunday
    Already a world indoor champion in the triple jump, Phoenix native Will Claye won his first U.S. indoor long jump championship Saturday, leaping 7.93 meters at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston. Claye, 23 from Mountain Pointe High School,...
  • Jeremy Taiwo
    Felisha Johnson wins U.S. indoor weight throw, Taiwo sets record in heptathlon
    Felisha Johnson won her first U.S. indoor national title in the weight throw Saturday to begin individual competition at the Reggie Lewis Athletic Center in Boston. The 25-year-old former NCAA indoor champion at Indiana State tossed the 40-pound...
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