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May 03, 2010

Electrifying

In his first race of the season, Usain Bolt anchored his Jamaican 4 √ó 100 team to a Penn Relays record

May 23, 2011

Garden Parting

The Millrose Games leave their home

May 21, 2012

Dead Wrong

Two studies refute reports in the media about former NFL players' life expectancy

Oct. 02, 2006

Blood Brothers

A week after five players were shot, Duquesne's basketball team finds a new unity

Nov. 30, 2009

Artificial Aid?

A new study says Oscar Pistorius's carbon fiber legs give him an edge

March 08, 2010

NIGHT MOVES

Guided by driver Steven Holcomb and powered by NASCAR engineering, Team Night Train survived a vicious turn and won the U.S. its first ...

June 04, 2007

Great Pretenders

Busy? Bored? Send in a ringer

June 18, 2012

Taking Stock

Which runners are peaking, which are floundering and which ones are just running in place as the Games draw closer

July 04, 2011

SIR ROGER'S RUN

FIFTY-SEVEN YEARS AGO ROGER BANNISTER BROKE THE FOUR-MINUTE BARRIER IN THE MILE. ALTHOUGH HE RETIRED FROM ...

Oct. 29, 2012

Moving the Needle

Lance Armstrong toppled, the war on PEDs continues in a new direction with new alliances

Dec. 05, 2011

REBUILT TO LAST

After two ACL surgeries and a combined 14 months of rehab, Purdue forward Robbie Hummel has got his groove back.

Aug. 15, 2011

Out for Blood

The NFL's new testing plan promises to be an effective deterrent to HGH use

Oct. 13, 2008

Money Changes Everything

Sports have always been recession-proof. Not this time

Aug. 30, 2010

The First Domino

How did Roger Clemens end up in hot water? It all started with a real estate scam in Maryland

March 18, 2013

Come Out Fighting

Transgender mixed martial artist Fallon Fox has forced her sport to grapple with issues of eligibility

March 25, 2013

Your Passport, Please

A more nuanced way to test for doping is catching on—and catching athletes in ever larger numbers

Sept. 24, 2007

Wedding Bell Blues

A wild-card game or a walk down the aisle?

Aug. 02, 2010

Their Games Gone ...

Of the 466 members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic-team-that-wasn't, 219 never made another squad. Here's a look at the Olympic fortunes of some of the '80 track-and-field qualifiers