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Tim Layden

All Tim Layden Stories

June 15, 2015

Holy...

AND SO in the long shadows of an early evening in the 37th June since the last, the last, the last—and my God, the last—at a venerable place ...

Nov. 01, 2010

WARHORSE

THE RITUAL was familiar. Six minutes before kickoff on Sunday afternoon in Baltimore, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis emerged from a tunnel in ...

April 28, 2008

Olympic Sports

FOR THE Best U.S.track and field athletes, the Olympic trials are a delicate dance —an attempt tomake the national team without sacrificing ...

May 25, 2015

Triple Threats

American Pharoah won the Preakness, but a well-rested field of challengers is waiting to derail his bid for history at the Belmont

Nov. 22, 2004

Slinging Mud

Months after a basketball mess, Ohio State AD Andy Geiger is trading accusations with an exfootball star. Now the NCAA has arrived. Welcome to college sports hell

Sept. 11, 1995

TROPICAL DEPRESSION

A small hill of tape, sticky and spent, grew at the big men'sfeet. Slowly, Miami center K.C. Jones and left guard AlanSymonette ripped and ...

Aug. 30, 2004

Fast Company

Youth was served at the birthplace of the Games as 22-year-old Justin Gatlin prevailed in one of the swiftest 100-meter dashes in history

March 04, 2013

THE HIT!

LIKE MOST WHO GROW UP WITH THE GAME, JADEVEON CLOWNEY AND VINCENT SMITH REVEL IN CONTACT, CONSEQUENCES BE ...

Oct. 31, 2005

Twin Peaks

The season's first giant slalom was (finally) a face-off between two stars in top form

Oct. 16, 2006

Pass Happy

On a Chicago Bears team known for bruising defense, the emergence of quarterback Rex Grossman may be the final piece in their Super Bowl puzzle

July 28, 2008

Liu Xiang

In 2004 he became the only male track gold medalist in Chinese history. Now he merely has to live up to the expectations of 1.3 billion countrymen by defending his title on his home turf

Sept. 10, 2007

Runaway Victory

Led by sprinters Tyson Gay and Allyson Felix, the U.S. dominated the world championships and set the stage for a potentially golden Olympics

Oct. 29, 2012

Fitting Finale

With a victory at Ascot, Frankel wrapped up one of the greatest careers in racing

April 21, 2008

Horse Racing

HORSE RACES run in the early spring by expensive and promising three-year- olds are called "prep" races, as in preparation for the Kentucky ...

Sept. 21, 2009

Why Not Us?

If the past is any indication, a team that missed the playoffs in 2008 will make it to Miami for Super Bowl XLIV. So who is this year's Arizona? Drew Brees's Saints lead the charge of the dark horses

Dec. 20, 2010

Sharing Their Lives

Laura Hillenbrand expands her own world through her subjects' stories

May 02, 2011

Best of Times?

Record controversies often obscure the true appeal of track and field

Aug. 18, 2014

LATHER, RINSE, REPEAT

Having left several jobs abruptly and been driven from another by scandal, Bobby Petrino is back at Louisville. He says he's a changed man, ...