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  1. No Legs Good, Two Legs Bad: Does Oscar Pistorius Have an Unfair A...

    Dermot Hunt

    So, Oscar Pistorius — a man born without fibulae — is running in the Olympic Games. He qualified for the 400-meter semifinal on Saturday, and he'll be on the South Africa team for the 4x400-meter relay later this week, an event in which h...

    Blog | August 06, 2012
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  3. Watch: Olympic torch stops at Stonehenge

    The Olympic torch continued its journey to London on Thursday, as Michael Johnson carried it by the ancient monument of Stonehenge:...

    Blog | July 12, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Michael Johnson hoists torch at Stonehenge

    For once, it wasn't raining at a key Olympic moment.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2012
  5. Michael Johnson is wrong about speed, and so are we

    Jeff MacGregor

    While storytelling is important, storytelling masquerading as science is a bad habit of humanity. Our need to explain ourselves and discern patterns leads us to junk science as often as it does to the real thing.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  6. First Take debate: Michael Johnson's comments about sprinters' ab... staff

    In an interview with The Daily Mail earlier this week, Michael Johnson said he believes black athletes from the United States and Caribbean have a "superior athletic gene" because they are descendants of West African slaves, which will give them a co...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  7. Sebastian Coe, Sergei Bubka in IAAF Hall of Fame

    Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka are among the 24 inaugural members of the track and field governing body's Hall of Fame, the IAAF said Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2012
  8. Olympic champions Michael Johnson, Dan O'Brien to enter inaugural...

    Olympic champions Michael Johnson, Dan O'Brien and Babe Didrikson will be among the 24 athletes inducted into the Hall of Fame being opened by track and field's governing body later this year.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  9. Wallace Spearmon Jr. breaks Johnson's Drake mark

    Wallace Spearmon, Jr. had tried more than once to break the 200-meter Drake Relays record set 15 years ago by Michael Johnson, partly because Johnson was an idol to Spearmon growing up.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  10. Michael Johnson now backs Oscar Pistorius versus able-bodied runn...

    Track great Michael Johnson wouldn't have allowed his friend Oscar Pistorius to run in able-bodied races.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2011
  11. Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt's chances of 4 golds at 2012 Lo...

    Former Olympic 400-meter champion Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt will be able to win four gold medals at the London Games.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  12. Oscar Pistorius meets Olympic qualifying standard 400 meter time ...

    Johnette Howard

    He's officially fast enough now to run in the World Championships and the 2012 Olympics, but getting there still won't be half the fun for double-amputee sprinter Oscar Pistorius.

    Story | Conversation | August 05, 2011
  13. Olympic champ Michael Johnson partners with training center

    Straddling the corner of a padded high jump pit, four-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Johnson looked down the straightaway of a 10-lane indoor track ringing a synthetic turf field built on land where a vineyard once thrived.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2011
  14. Michael Johnson says 2012 Olympic track in London should stay

    Four-time Olympic champion Michael Johnson has thrown his weight behind a campaign to keep the running track at London's Olympic Stadium after the 2012 Games.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  15. Denard Robinson's Legendary Laces

    Getty Images "Laces? I don't need no stinking laces!" University of Michigan's star sophomore quarterback Denard "Shoelace" Robinson has quickly thrown his name into the "Heisman hopeful" conversation, thanks to his explosive speed (he's also a t...

    Blog | September 24, 2010
  16. Brian Wilson's Fastball Leaves The Marlins Seeing Orange

    If Edwin Rodriguez doesn't like Brian Wilson's kicks, he really won't like Marty McFly's. Marlins manager Edwin Rodriguez was not too happy with San Francisco closer Brian Wilson's fashion choices Tuesday night when the Giants beat Florida, 6-4. S...

    Blog | July 30, 2010
  17. This Day In Sports: Michael Johnson And Carl Lewis Are Golden

    Tom Mihalek/AFP/Getty Images "Gold medals are cool, but has anyone seen Carl?" July 29, 1996: Decked out in his trademark gold shoes, Michael Johnson began his quest for dual gold in both the 200 and 400 meters at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atla...

    Blog | July 29, 2010