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The unconscionable treatment of Lolo Jones

Clear your mind of any images. Now look at the following accomplishments: – World indoor champion, 60-meter hurdles, 2008 and 2010 – World Athletics Final champion, 100-meter hurdles, 2008 – 4th place in 2012 Olympics – 2nd pl...

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Sochi recap: Women’s bobsled

Once again the United States was denied bobsled gold in Sochi, as Kaillie Humphries and Heather Morse defended the 2010 gold medal to win again in Sochi. But double medalists should ease pain for the Americas. Elana Meyers and Lauryn … Continu...

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Sochi recap: Women’s bobsled, runs 1 and 2

The U.S. is in position to take home two medals with Elana Meyers and Lauryn Williams leading after two runs. Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans sit in third place, with Jazmine Fenlator and track star Lolo Jones in 11th. Williams … Continue reading ...

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Bobsled: The case for Lolo Jones

Updated with Hyleas Fountain news Perhaps I’m being paranoid in thinking people are going to gripe about the news that Lolo Jones has made the U.S. team for the upcoming World Cup bobsled season. Let’s check Twitter and collect all &helli...

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Diamonds for Bershawn Jackson, Allyson Felix

A couple of quick updates: – Shot put (men): Reese Hoffa upsets Christian Cantwell, though Cantwell has long ago clinched season title. (Results) – High jump (women): Chaunte Howard Lowe didn’t jump. Blanka Vlasic completes the swee...

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Diamond League: The pen-penultimate meet

As with many track and field competitions, the Diamond League is coming to a conclusion that should be exciting but is a little odd. Each event is contested seven times during the spring and summer. The finals in each event … Continue reading ...

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Diamond League: Gay, Pearson upset Bolt, Jones

The introductions were fantastic, sounding every bit like a UFC fight. But the odds favoring Usain Bolt against Tyson Gay at the DN Galan, a Diamond League meet Friday in Stockholm, were even greater than Anderson Silva’s odds against Chael &he...

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9.58 reasons to get excited about the track and field season

It’s a non-Olympic year. It’s a non-World Championship year. So why should care about track and field this summer? 1. The Diamond League. The Golden League was a neat idea — anyone who wins his/her event in each of six … Cont...

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