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  1. Olympic Sports

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    Complete coverage of the Olympic Summer and Winter Games and all Olympic sports.

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  2. Injured Samir off Friday's card

    Dan Rafael

    When super middleweight Bastie Samir turned pro after representing Ghana in the 2008 Olympics he looked like a serious prospect. But then came some layoffs, immigration issues and a 2011 draw against a low-level opponent. Samir's stock dropped aft...

    Blog | May 13, 2014
  3. espnW -- USA Softball botches Keilani Ricketts' deal

    Graham Hays

    USA Softball has enough problems on its plate without creating more, but that's exactly what it did when trying to force its biggest star, Keilani Ricketts, into a long-term deal.

    Story | Conversation | July 11, 2013
  4. Perez: I'm prepared for Gamboa

    Dan Rafael

    Lightweight Darleys Perez was on the worldwide stage as an amateur when he was in the 2008 Olympics for Colombia. Now he will be on the biggest stage of his professional career. Perez will face Yuriorkis Gamboa, a 2004 Cuban Olympic gold medalist,...

    Blog | June 05, 2013
  5. Olympian ready for delayed debut

    Dan Rafael

    Let's try this again: Two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Molina is ready for his pro debut. He was scheduled to turn pro in November, but he withdrew because of a cyst on his left shoulder that limited the use of his arm. But his debut is on again --...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  6. espnW -- Skier Lindsey Vonn reveals battle with depression

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    Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn has revealed she has been battling depression for years.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  7. Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez signs with Top Rank

    Dan Rafael

    Two-time Mexican Olympian Oscar Valdez, the most sought-after member of the 2012 Mexican national team, has signed a promotional contract with promoter Top Rank, the company announced.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  8. USA Olympics women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie...

    Louisa Thomas

    There's an uneasy tension among U.S. women's hurdlers Lolo Jones, Dawn Harper, and Kellie Wells. But it's not a fellow countrywoman they need to worry about.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  9. Mag Minute: Misty May-Treanor

    Amy Brachmann

    Misty May-Treanor is arguably the most famous beach volleyball player in the world. She teamed with Kerri Walsh to win gold medals in the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, and the tandem also won gold at the world championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007. Pr...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Lopez Lomong qualifies for second US Olym...

    Jim Caple

    Lopez Lomong qualified for his second U.S. Olympic team Thursday at trials, but this time was more special because of who was in the audience cheering him on.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2012
  11. USA's Shalane Flanagan

    Flanagan won bronze in the 10,000m at the 2008 Olympics. Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, U.S. Olympic runner Shalane Flanagan stops by to chat as she prepares for the 2012 London Olympic Games. In London, Flanagan will represent Team USA...

    Chat | June 19, 2012
  12. Sadam Ali, Brooklyn's punching promoter

    Michael Woods

    Oh, it would have been something if the Arab-American kid out of Canarsie went to the 2008 Olympics and came back to BK with gold around his neck. That would have been a hoot, and a great teaching moment, too, if a kid named "Sadam" won gold for the ...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
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  14. USA Basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski not likely to return for 201...

    Marc Stein

    Mike Krzyzewski says he thinks the London Olympics will be his last coaching the United States.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2012
  15. 2012 London Olympics -- Checking in with Dara Torres and her ques...

    Luke Cyphers

    Can Dara Torres qualify for her sixth Olympic Games? She knows her age will be a factor, but she's not letting that deter her.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  16. 2012 London Olympics -- Water polo player Peter Hudnut returns fo...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Peter Hudnut didn't feel any satisfaction after winning silver at the 2008 Olympics. What did he feel like instead? "A loser." It's all the motivation the water polo player needs heading into London.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  17. Hungarian weightlifter Janos Baranyai back from injury

    Images of Janos Baranyai dislocating his elbow at the 2008 Olympics have been viewed more than 15 million times on YouTube.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2012
  18. Journeys & Victories: Lashinda Demus

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    After barely missing out on the 2008 Olympics and battling postpartum depression, world-champion 400-meter hurdler Lashinda Demus is speeding toward London:...

    Blog | February 23, 2012