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Times Staff WriterBefore they became among the best their sports had ever seen, Pete Sampras and Tiger Woods were Southern California teenagers performing in old, venerable tournaments that had been around since the turn of the 20th century. Before the first Rose Bowl was...
Saturday, April 3 MEET OF CHAMPIONS At Mobile, Ala. Girls TOP MARKS: 200 (wind 0)-Knight, Ridgeland (Miss.) 23.75. 400-Knight, Ridgeland (Miss.), 54.74. 100 HH (0)-Hunter, Riverside North, 14.19; 4. Ward, Riverside North, 15.02. 300 LH-Ward,...
David Davis last wrote for the magazine about Sacramento Kings owners Joe and Gavin Maloof.For Olympic hopeful Allyson Felix, the road to Athens goes through Modesto. The 18-year-old sprint phenom has come to the Central Valley farming hub on a hazy May weekend to compete in the 63rd Annual Modesto Relays. At this decidedly unglamorous early-...
Apathy is a far more dangerous emotion than anger, and I fear that's where many in the general public have landed in this marathon conversation about performance enhancing drugs. News broke last week that at least 20 Major League Baseball players,...
Angelo Brown has witnessed every Aaliyah Brown race as both father and coach. He had never seen this reaction. The fist-pounding. Her arms waving in the air. It looked more like frustration than celebration. "I was like, 'Really? 11.41, 11.42.' ' "...
Despite trying out a new distance in the 400-meter dash this season, Crystal Lake Central sprinter Celeste Madda still managed to excel in the 100- and 200-meter races. The junior qualified for state at the Belvidere Girls Track and Field Sectional,...
Tags: Track and Field
Nittany LinesIn 2010, Tom Kirchhoff, one of the finest quarterbacks in Lafayette College history, was diagnosed with ALS. Kirchhoff played high school football at Cedar Cliff in Camp Hill, the same school that produced current Penn State freshman tight end Adam......
An emerging leader on the Highland Park track and field team, Nyjah Lane hopes her success blossoms alongside her increased responsibility. Last season, Lane anchored a record-breaking relay team at the Central Suburban League North meet. The junior wants...
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The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King. They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history. George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...
First lady Michelle Obama will return to Chicago next week as part of a nationwide tour to promote her children's obesity prevention campaign and reveal plans to increase physical activity at schools. When the tour stops in the city on Feb. 28, Obama...
When the Summer Olympics began with the staid Queen of England taking part in a James Bond skit filmed for the best opening ceremony ever, you knew the biggest event on the global sports calendar had a chance to be a celebration of both winning and...
EUGENE, Ore. — Bobby Kersee could not help but appreciate the irony Sunday as he watched Italy and England break a tie immediately with penalty kicks in their quarterfinal match at the European soccer championships. That was happening while U.S....
Tags: Trials, Track and Field, Jeneba Tarmoh
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