Women's Track And Field
LSU junior Tori Bliss, a Portage graduate, finished second in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Ore., breaking her own school record with a throw of 57 feet, 4 1/4 inches.
LSU junior Tori Bliss finished second in the shot put at the NCAA Outdoor Championships on Saturday in Eugene, Ore. The Portage graduate broke her own school record with a throw of 57 feet, 4 1/4 inches.
Imagine being picked out of the crowd to hold the starting blocks for Lolo Jones before a hurdles race. Or standing so close to the high jump action that athletes actually high-five the fans after clearing the bar.
CHICAGO | Moses Mosop not only hopes to be the fastest man in today's Chicago Marathon he wants to complete a comeback 26.2-mile run in record time.
BOSTON | Highland resident Beth Roche wakes up knowing she can't feel sorry for herself, that she has to focus on rehabbing her ravaged left leg.
BOSTON | The heat was unprecedented and so was the offer: Any of the 27,000 runners in last year's Boston Marathon could skip the race and automatically qualify for the 2013 edition instead.
WASHINGTON | Breaking new ground, the U.S. Education Department is telling schools they must include students with disabilities in sports programs or provide equal alternative options. The directive, reminiscent of the Title IX expansion of athletic opportunities for women, could bring swee…
LONDON | Team USA clinched the top spot in the medals table for the fifth consecutive Summer Games, helped by David Boudia's victory in the men's 10-meter platform for the country's first gold in diving since 2000.
LONDON | Be it a gold medal or a souvenir from a record relay run, Usain Bolt always gets what he wants at the Olympics.
LONDON | No more heartbreak for Allyson Felix. No more silver, either.
LONDON | First they told him to leave. Then they invited him back. Next they'll give him the gold.
LONDON | Pulling away from the pack with every long stride, Usain Bolt crossed the finish line and wagged his right index finger.
LONDON | The U.S. men's basketball team was pushed — and then some.
LONDON | Abby Wambach slid into a pass in the 27th minute to knock home her fourth goal of the tournament and then celebrated with a cartwheel in the United States' 2-0 win over New Zealand in the women's soccer quarterfinals Friday.
LONDON | Well, that sure was fast.
LONDON | Bryshon Nellum's doctors told him he might never run again.
JOHANNESBURG | Caster Semenya will carry South Africa's flag at the opening ceremony of the London Olympics.
INDIANAPOLIS | Adam Vinatieri lined up a Super Bowl kick and let it fly, straight through the yellow uprights. Several dozen fans surrounding the netted area applauded and cheered.
CHICAGO | Kenya's Moses Mosop set a course record in winning the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and Russia's Liliya Shobukhova claimed the women's title to become the race's first three-peat champion.
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