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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. 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
  3. Centennial Park bombing survivor shocked by attack on Bachmans

    Elizabeth Merrill

    When Calvin Thorbourne heard the news of the stabbing attacks at the Beijing Olympics, he couldn't help but think of his own experience at the 1996 Centennial Park bombing in Atlanta.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008
  4. 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
  5. Weak link? Nah, this group just added more oomph to Phelps' run

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Those "weak links" who were supposed to potentially derail Michael Phelps' run at history? Yeah, those guys. They just set a world record and made the decision heading into Monday's 4x100 relay final that much more difficult.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2008