| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Look closely during the Olympics and you might see Ted Offit on TV: a middle-aged man with a Team USA jacket on his back and a cowbell in hand that he clangs wildly at the start of every bobsled race.
For Offit, of Glyndon, the Winter Games in Sochi are...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 10:26 AM
You know how they say there's no crying in baseball? Apparently they haven't gotten that message at the London Olympics.
Have you ever seen so much blubbering in your life?
These athletes cry tears of joy when they win. They cry tears of sorrow when...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 11:00 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Olympic champion David Rudisha equalled the best time in the world this year as he won the 800 metres at the Glasgow Diamond League meeting on Saturday.
Rudisha, who is still recovering from a knee injury that cut short his 2013...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:41 PM
(Reuters) - Olympic silver medallist Trey Hardee scored a runaway victory in the decathlon but headwinds slowed times for 100 metres winners Mike Rodgers and Tianna Bartoletta at the U.S. championships on Friday.
Hardee piled up 8,599 points, the year'...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:56 PM
Hampton native Francena McCorory advanced to the final in the 400-meter dash at track and field's U.S. outdoor championships in Sacramento, Calif.
The former Bethel High and Hampton University star finished in 50.05 seconds, runner-up in her heat to...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Hampton's Francena McCorory ran a personal-best time Saturday afternoon in winning the 400-meter title at the USA Track and Field outdoor championships in Sacramento, Calif.
McCorory finished her lap in 49.48 seconds to nip U.S. record-holder Sanya...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:07 AM
The World Cup. Wimbledon. LeBron Watch.
It might get lost in the shuffle of the sporting landscape, but the 2014 USA Track & Field outdoor championships begin Wednesday in Sacramento with the shot put competition.
The meet will continue through the...
| May 4, 2014
| 12:42 PM
SUNRISE Haley Chura has participated in so many different types of races, she's lost count. Sunday morning however, she competed in a race like no other.
Chura and 882 others ran in the inaugural Wings for Life World Run outside the BB&T Center.
| May 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The U.S. bobsled federation has let go women’s coach Todd Hays as part of organizational changes the federation says are not related to controversy over the 2014 Olympic team selection and sled pairings. Brian Shimer will replace him and coach...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 3:31 AM
Lolo Jones, who finished fourth and seventh as a hurdler in two Summer Games, has her sights set on a medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
OK, she understands she's a long shot in the U.S. No. 3 bobsled, but so far it's mainly lesser-name...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:38 AM
SOCHI, Russia -- Lolo Jones began to cry Monday while talking about how U.S. women’s bobsledders immediately had embraced her after what she described as having been thrown under the double-decker bus by her track and field teammates at the 2012...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:41 PM
SOCHI, Russia -- Hannah Kearney is dealing with the pressure of defending her Olympic gold medal the same way she handles the course.
Fearlessly and directly.
The freestyle moguls skier is widely considered the favorite in her event -- which starts...