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  1. Nashville Predators GM David Poile -- No sight in eye after hit b...

    The general manager of the U.S. hockey team and the Nashville Predators says the errant puck to the face two weeks ago has left him unable to see out of his right eye.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  2. Legally blind vaulter competes at Texas state meet

    A legally blind 15-year-old pole vaulter cleared three heights at the Texas state championship but failed to win a medal.

    Story | Conversation | May 11, 2013
  3. Blinded Navy lieutenant Brad Snyder wins Paralympic gold in 400 f...

    Exactly a year after losing his sight while on military service in Afghanistan, American Brad Snyder captured swimming gold at the London Paralympics by winning the 400-meter freestyle.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  4. American Myles Porter wins silver in Paralympic judo

    Myles Porter of the United States won the silver medal in 220-pound judo at the Paralympics on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2012
  5. Summer Olympics 2012 -- Legally blind South Korean archer Im Dong...

    South Korean archer Im Dong-hyun sees only blurred colors and lines when he peers toward the target about 76 yards away, arrow at the ready. It doesn't stop the legally blind Olympian from hitting the grapefruit-sized yellow center -- again and again and

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  6. Legally blind South Carolina woman wins Ohio marathon

    A South Carolina stay-at-home mom who's legally blind won the women's race at the 13th annual Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2011
  7. Swan: Bull's-eyes begin in the mind's eye

    James A. Swan, Ph.D.

    Swan: Bull's-eyes begin in the mind's eye

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2010
  8. The effects of steroids in sports needs to be thoroughly research...

    Patrick Hruby

    Here's an uncomfortable possibility: Maybe the way we demonize performance-enhancing drugs in sports keeps us from the scientific research we need to understand their effects.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  9. Former Olympian Montgomery sentenced to five years on heroin char...

    Former track star Tim Montgomery has been sentenced to five years in prison on heroin charges in Virginia.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2008
  10. Even without sight, Jim Mastro is a visionary

    Jay Weiner

    Jim Mastro hasn't ever seen his wife or his kids, but the loss of his eyesight didn't keep him from living an athlete's life to the fullest. This weekend, he'll be honored at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2008
  11. Carl Veart retires gracefully

    Daniel Brettig

    Adelaide United striker Carl Veart will join the growing ranks of former Socceroos in retirement when he plays his last game for the club next week.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2007
  12. Iraq basketball chief, blind athlete coach kidnapped

    Gunmen abducted a man who coached blind athletes and the head of Iraq's national basketball federation on Wednesday, police said, the latest in a wave of kidnappings targeting sports figures.

    Story | Conversation | November 01, 2006
  13. Runner thought he'd finished second

    Japanese blind runner Yuichi Takahashi won the Paralympic marathon Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2004
  14. Runyan took second in 5,000m

    Oregon runner Marla Runyan will be headed to Athens next month, the second time she has made an Olympic team.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2004
  15. Blind runner placed fourth at Prefontaine

    Dreams about running in Athens will have to wait for for Marla Runyan. The first step, after all, is making the team.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2004
  16. Loper, who is blind in one eye, captures gold

    Collyn Loper has something special to bring back to show her high school friends in Alabama: a gold medal from the Pan American Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2003