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  1. Aug. 19: Things turning around for U.S. track?

    From senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: The conversation here in the Bird's Nest is that 2008 is shaping up to be a down year for the United States sprinters. In past years, Marion Jones was a catalyst for the Americans' dominance. But the l...

    Blog | Conversation | August 19, 2008
  2. Aug. 17: 'We're not going to take it lightly'

    From senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: Lauryn Williams plans to go to the zoo on Monday and cram in a day's worth of other touristy stops. Anything to get the sound of Jamaican music out of her head. The Americans were foiled again by thei...

    Blog | Conversation | August 17, 2008
  3. Aug. 17: Different reactions to Phelps' feat

    From senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: Ten years from now, maybe young people will ask, "Where were you when Michael Phelps broke the record?" Seven thousand miles from Beijing, it appears, was the place to be. One block from the Water Cub...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  4. Aug. 14: No gold for Hoff (again)

    From senior writer Elizabeth Merrill: Michael Phelps said Katie Hoff "didn't look like herself." Hoff shook her head and walked away without saying anything. The teenager Phelps affectionately calls his little sister is going home without...

    Blog | Conversation | August 14, 2008
  5. Aug. 10: They love me, they really love me

    From writer Elizabeth Merrill: Somewhere in between gold medal No. 1 and Sunday night's prelims, Michael Phelps got a text message that made him feel a little more important. It said that LeBron James was fired up after his Sunday morning...

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2008