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  1. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Track trials provide stories of inspirati...

    Jim Caple

    The official slogan for the Olympic track trials was "Best.Time.Ever." But a better slogan would be "Best.Stories.Ever." While Olympics fans focused most of their attention on Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte this past week, the most intriguing athletes were in Eugene.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  2. Super Bowl XLV: Weather is frightful in the Dallas-Fort Worth Met...

    Jim Caple

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- My wife and I were married 15 years ago Wednesday on the coldest recorded day in the history of Minnesota. The official thermometer read 60 below in Tower, Minn., and that was without the wind chill. It was a relatively balmy 30 ...

    Blog | Conversation | February 02, 2011
  3. Training run tests Vonn's shin

    Jim Caple

    WHISTLER, British Columbia -- Keep the cheese handy. After skiing a reassuring slalom practice run Sunday, Lindsey Vonn said her bruised right shin felt much worse Monday during an official training run for the downhill. "It's tough. I honestly...

    Blog | Conversation | February 15, 2010
  4. 2010 Winter Olympics -- After Nodar Kumaritashvili's death, luge ...

    Jim Caple

    After the tragic death of Nodar Kumaritashvili during a training run, officials had difficult decisions to make. To allow the competition to go on -- while ensuring athletes' safety -- was the right call, writes Jim Caple.

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2010
  5. 2010 Winter Olympics -- U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team ta...

    Jim Caple

    It won't be made official until Sunday night, but the U.S. men's Olympic figure skating team took shape after Friday's short program at the nationals.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2010
  6. Wind or not, Gay's 100 performance was something special

    Jim Caple

    Wind doesn't get in the way of most sports records. Track, however, is a different story. Still, Tyson Gay's big day at the U.S. trials was special.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2008
  7. Haworth injured right elbow

    Jim Caple

    Four years ago, weightlifter Cheryl Haworth won bronze, but an injury kept her from improving on that in Athens.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2004
  8. Beach party!

    Jim Caple

    Jim Caple checked out the beach volleyball tournament and came away impressed with the bikinis, Brazilians and party atmosphere.

    Story | Conversation | August 20, 2004
  9. Romancing the stone

    Jim Caple

    Curling may not be the hippest Olympic sport, but then again it's not a stone-age sport either.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2002