EUGENE, Ore. — LaShawn Merritt considers his 200-meter races more of a lark than anything else.
Think of the... Read more
EUGENE, Ore. — At about the same time newly minted members of the U.S. Olympic track team get their uniforms, they’ll be led to a TV... Read more
EUGENE, Ore. — For the quickly forming U.S. Olympic track team, Sunday was as much about the numbers as the names.
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee compared the choice of Boston as a bidder for the 2024 Olympics to Seattle’... Read more
BEIJING — Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.
Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and... Read more
Embarrassing as the debacle in Boston may have been, chances are it will be nothing more than a distant memory when the vote for the 2024... Read more
More than 35,000 college athletes and cadets at U.S. service academies are helping researchers write a new, extensive and groundbreaking... Read more
The NFL playoffs don’t include any “game managers” or quarterbacks who are still in the hunt solely because they’re surrounded by a great... Read more
The video of the hit to the face, the pictures of the lash marks on a young boy’s body and all the rest of the unseemly evidence rolled out... Read more
Off-the-field problems haven’t dented the NFL’s popularity and, it turns out, fewer competitive games isn’t turning too many fans away, either... Read more
The man in charge of the NCAA selection committee insists a win in November is worth the same as a win in March.
Don’t believe him?... Read more
A few spots left and a few games to decide them
It’s not uncommon for the selection committee to have its bracket drawn up before all... Read more
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — Shaun White jammed his wrist on one jump and watched the world’s best snowboarders join him in tumbling down the... Read more