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  1. Jair Jurrjens of Colorado Rockies OK after 'super scary' tightnes...

    Jair Jurrjens was breathing a little easier Saturday after the tightness in his chest turned out to be nothing more than a scare.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2014
  2. Draw versus Holland a good sign for Ecuador

    Tim Vickery

    Switzerland, Honduras and France will surely have taken note -- their Group E World Cup opponents Ecuador cannot be dismissed as mere altitude specialists. They came down from the mountain on Saturday to start their preparation for Brazil 2014 with a...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  3. Draw vs. Dutch a good sign for Ecuador

    Tim Vickery

    Switzerland, Honduras and France will surely have taken note -- their Group E World Cup opponents Ecuador cannot be dismissed as mere altitude specialists. They came down from the mountain on Saturday to start their preparation for Brazil 2014 with a...

    Blog | May 17, 2014
  4. Michael Phelps solidifies training plan leading up to two biggest...

    Michael Phelps always has a plan. Now, it's becoming a bit more apparent what he has in mind for his comeback.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  5. South America's weakest hoping to spring a surprise

    Nick Dorrington

    Realism is the name of the game for Ecuador coming into this summer's World Cup. They did brilliantly to finish fourth in the CONMEBOL qualifying group but without the altitude of Quito on their side, they are arguably the weakest of the six South Am...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  6. Another false dawn for David Moyes and Man United?

    Miguel Delaney

    MANCHESTER -- You still couldn't call it a take-off, but this was a day of mercifully little turbulence for David Moyes as Manchester United eventually reached cruising altitude for a 4-1 win over Aston Villa. So, rather than an afternoon that bro...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  7. Another false dawn for David Moyes and Man United?

    Miguel Delaney

    MANCHESTER -- You still couldn't call it a take-off, but this was a day of mercifully little turbulence for David Moyes as Manchester United eventually reached cruising altitude for a 4-1 win over Aston Villa. So, rather than an afternoon that broug...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  8. espnW -- U.S. skaters make strong showing in short program at Soc...

    Bonnie D. Ford

    The somewhat shuffled deck of the leaderboard after Wednesday's short program should give U.S. skaters Gracie Gold, Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds oxygen at all of their respective altitudes going into Thursday's free skate.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  9. Tucker Hibbert shares his secret to winning

    Devon O'Neil

    In the seven years since he first established an X Games training compound at high altitude, Tucker Hibbert had never allowed an outsider to observe it. Until now.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2014
  10. Tucker Hibbert trains on a private complex before X Games Aspen

    Tucker Hibbert says preparation is the key to his success in snowmobile racing. Normally secretive, Hibbert opened his high-altitude training grounds for a sneak peak into the most decorated rider in snocross history.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  11. Nani Roma, Marc Coma keep lead at Dakar Rally

    Spaniards Nani Roma and Marc Coma kept their comfortable overall leads in the Dakar Rally after a fast eighth stage on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | January 13, 2014
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    Preview | January 08, 2014
  13. A gamble on a Chicharito-less El Tri

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Altitude, lack of preparation time and the quality of Mexico-based players. Those have been temporary Mexico coach Miguel Herrera's stock answers to questions about his decision to leave out Manchester United striker Javier ...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  14. Miguel Herrera bets on excluding Europe-based players from El Tri...

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Altitude, lack of preparation time and the quality of Mexico-based players. Those have been temporary Mexico coach Miguel Herrera's stock answers to questions about his decision to leave out Manchester United striker Javier He...

    Blog | November 02, 2013
  15. Eagles' attitude on altitude is thin as the air

    Phil Sheridan

    PHILADELPHIA -- Chip Kelly is nearly as well-known for his commitment to sports science as he is for drawing up innovative plays. But even the Philadelphia Eagles' head coach has his limits. "In terms of us being able to construct a hyperbaric cha...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  16. Klinsmann relaxed about sizable U.S. task at hand

    Roger Bennett

    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What the Mexicans once had in the heights of the Azteca, the U.S. has found in the flatlands of Columbus: their own vaunted fortress interwoven with a history of success. No heat, smog, altitude or magic tricks here. Just the gritty...

    Blog | September 09, 2013