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Carl Lewis

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  • Golden roll

    Golden roll
    Third gold: 200 free -- Aug. 12 It's time we overhauled our language as it concerns Phelps. We can no longer talk about his quest. It's not a chase, it's not a dream and it's not simply a goal, either. Eight gold medals at the Olympics? Let's just start...
  • When heroes falter, it's forgive or forget

    Ray Lewis was accused of murder. Latrell Sprewell choked his coach. Muhammad Ali refused to go to war and was labeled a traitor. All rebounded to attain greater stature than before. Ben Johnson was stripped of a gold medal days after he set a sprint...
  • Phelps toweling off, but Beijing whets appetite

    He's going to take some time off from swimming and enjoy the rewards his accomplishments have brought him, but in typical Michael Phelps fashion, he can't avoid thoughts of his next Olympics. Phelps did his 11th news conference in 12 days yesterday,...
  • First Lady puts 'Let's Move' in Olympic context

    First Lady puts 'Let's Move' in Olympic context
    Dallas -- Flanked by more than two dozen U.S. athletes, First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday announced an initiative to expose more than 1.7 million American children to Olympic sports. Obama, who will lead the presidential delegation to the Opening...
  • Olympian Carl Lewis expected to run for New Jersey Senate

     
    Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is preparing to run again. This time for a New Jersey senate seat according to the Philadelphia Inquirer....
  • Carl Lewis announces candidacy for New Jersey Senate

     
    Carl Lewis is one of the best track and field athletes of all time, with nine Olympic gold medals, including four in the long jump. Now we'll see how he does making another jump -- from athlete to politician. On......
  • Tyson Gay runs world’s fastest time, wants to beat Usain Bolt| Video

     
    But while training in Clermont this month, Tyson Gay clocked the world's current fastest time at 9.79. Usain Bolt holds the record at 9.58....
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Did the U.S. vote against sending NBA players to the 1992 Olympics?

     
    BASKETBALL LEGEND: The United States voted against sending NBA players to the 1992 Olympics. From the first men's basketball tournament in the Summer Olympics in 1936, where the United States won a thrilling, high-scoring 18-9 victory over Canada (okay,...
  • Florida State national champion Ngoni Makusha going pro

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Well, I had my first opportunity to hear from Florida State track star Ngoni Makusha earlier Wednesday afternoon, and, as it turns out, it's probably my last chance to hear from him — at least as a student. During a 12:30 p.m....
  • ‘Le Musee de l’impressionisme’ gets free rare multidiscipline performance on Sunday

     
    This Sunday, Aug. 14, Robert Callender's pop-rock operetta “Le Musee de l'impressionisme” will be performed at the Timucua White House, 2000 S. Summerlin St. The work is an audio-visual tour through the famed 1874 exhibit of impressionist...
  • ESPN’s Lee Corso drops expletive on air, apologizes | Video

     
    ESPN's Lee Corso drops expletive on air, apologizes | Video...
  • FSU sprinter/jumper Ngoni Makusha earns Bowerman Award

     
    Florida State has some new hardware coming soon to Tallahassee. Sprinter and long-jumper Ngoni Makusha on Wednesday night earned collegiate track's highest individual honor when he was given the Bowerman Award at an event in San Antonio, Texas. Named...