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  1. The Real Deal

    Larry Schwartz

    Evander Holyfield is the only boxer to win the heavyweight title four times. Don't miss SportsCentury: Evander Holyfield on Wednesday at 4 pm ET.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2006
  2. Duke Kahanamoku Dies of Heart Attack

    Larry Schwartz

    Duke Kahanamoku, a five-time Olympic medalist in swimming who became Hawaii's best-known citizen, dies of a heart attack at age 77.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2005
  3. Do you believe in miracles?

    Larry Schwartz

    As a nation counted down with the clock, the 1980 USA hockey team made us believe in miracles.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 19, 2002
  4. Hungry Heiden sets world record

    Larry Schwartz

    Eric Heiden wins a record five individual gold medals in one Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 14, 2002
  5. Hamill wins gold, sets trends

    Larry Schwartz

    Stylish Dorothy Hamill wins the gold and sets fashion trend.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 11, 2002
  6. Tears of joy for gold medalist Dorothy Hamill

    Larry Schwartz

    Dorothy Hamill wins the gold medal in women's figure skating at the Winter Olympics in Innsbruck.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | December 30, 2001
  7. First woman Globetrotter makes N. American debut

    Larry Schwartz

    Lynette Woodard, the first woman Harlem Globetrotter, makes her North American debut with the team. She scores seven points as the Golbetrotters beat the Washington Generals -- again -- in Spokane, Wash.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 07, 2001
  8. Fosbury Flop dazzles crowd, earns Olympic gold

    Larry Schwartz

    High jumper Dick Fosbury, using the "Fosbury Flop," wins a gold medal with his Olympic record leap of 7 feet, 4 1/4 inches in Mexico City.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 17, 2001
  9. IOC restores Thorpe's medals 69 years later

    Larry Schwartz

    The International Olympic Committee announces that Jim Thorpe will be posthumously re-awarded the gold medals he won in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 09, 2001
  10. Sisters-in-law are Golden at Olympics in Seoul

    Larry Schwartz

    Sisters-in-law Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Florence Griffith Joyner both win their second gold medals at the Olympics in Seoul: Joyner-Kersee in the long jump and Griffith Joyner in the 200 meters. Flo Jo sets a world record time of 21.34 seconds.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 27, 2001
  11. Louganis wins gold despite hitting board

    Larry Schwartz

    Diver Greg Louganis hits his head on the board during the Olympics' three-meter springboard preliminary round and needs stitches. The next day, he will win gold again.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  12. U.S. basketball team robbed of gold medals

    Larry Schwartz

    The U.S. basketball team loses its first Olympic game ever when the Soviet Union wins the final, 51-50, in a disputed game in Munich.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 07, 2001
  13. Lucky 7's: Spitz sweeps competition, 7 gold medals

    Larry Schwartz

    Mark Spitz wins his seventh Olympic gold medal, in the 4 x 100-meter relay, to capture every event in which he competed in Munich.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 30, 2001
  14. Powell is Beamon with joy, sets long jump record

    Larry Schwartz

    Mike Powell long jumps 29 feet, 4-1/2 inches at the World Track and Field Championships in Tokyo to break the longest-standing record in track and field, Bob Beamon's 29 2-1/2 set at the 1968 Olympics.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 24, 2001
  15. Lewis ties Owens' record with four gold medals

    Larry Schwartz

    As a member of the U.S. 4x100-meter relay team, Carl Lewis wins his fourth Olympic gold medal in Los Angeles. He ties the mark set by his hero, Jesse Owens, back in 1936.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 08, 2001
  16. Dream Team easily captures Olympic Gold

    Larry Schwartz

    The men's U.S. Olympic basketball team, better known as the Dream Team, wins the Olympic gold medal by beating Croatia, 117-85, in Barcelona.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 03, 2001