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It Took Courage for Billy Payne to Pursue the 1996 Summer Olympics for Atlanta, and It Will Take All of His Religious Fervor to Pull Them Off
A Few Pieces of Silver
Robbed of gold medals in Munich, the '72 U.S. Olympic basketball team will not betray its principles for...
The Mourning Anchor
Bryant Gumbel, NBC's Olympic host, is alone at the top—all alone with the memory of his father
The 1984 Olympics
By being less than promised, the L.A. Games are just living up to Olympic tradition. Still, they should be a spectacle worthy even of their host city
The U.S. men's basketball team was as good as promised. But will such talent ever come together again? Dream on
Bet on Eric and Beth
It has been a secret for months: the 1980 U.S. Olympic speed skating uniforms will be gold. What a morale raiser and motivator, what a ...
LeBron James: 2012 Sportsman of the Year
There is still one last frontier to conquer, but the premier talent of his generation reached several others in 2012—a ring, a second gold, a third MVP—and started to win back a public curdled by his regrettable Decision ... and that one last frontier, he's coming for it, coming for it real soon
In late May, Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson traveled to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts to be treated by his doctor, Jamie Astaphan. Ten days before, he had aggravated a pulled left hamstring, an injury that could ruin his gold medal chances at the Seoul Olympics. Astaphan administered a variety of therapies during the next 10 days. On Tuesday two sources told SPORTS ILLUSTRATED that Astaphan also injected Johnson with anabolic steroids.
Blue, Blue Days Bobby Morrow, who sprinted to three gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics, is a bitter and all-but-forgotten man
Here at the mouth of the Tex-Mex delta, where the Rio ... Morrow, who sprinted to three gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics, is a bitter ...