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  1. USC takes over control of Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum

    Arash Markazi

    After years of public and private negotiations, USC finally has control over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for the next century.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2013
  2. 2013 NFL draft -- Track success could hurt Marquise Goodwin's NFL...

    Jane McManus

    Marquise Goodwin's success in the long jump landed him in the Olympic Games last summer, but he's hoping the next uniform he dons is that of an NFL franchise.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  3. Rio de Janeiro addresses hotel shortage for World Cup

    Associated Press

    Rio de Janeiro is hosting the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, so local officials are scrambling to solve a chronic hotel bed shortage in creative ways.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  4. Web Clips: Another type of Summer Games

    Patrick Dorsey

    What if there were an Olympic Games for fitness events? The folks at M.E.L.T. Fitness Studio in Connecticut help us picture an answer, thanks to their second Summer Games held in Hartford earlier this month and featuring more than 100 participants. N...

    Blog | August 19, 2012
  5. Many African competitors stay behind in Britain; Weynay Ghebresil...

    Thousands of Olympians have returned to their homelands with the end of the London Games -- but more than a dozen African competitors have not.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  6. Faster, higher, stronger

    Sam Limbert

    Honestly, I've taken my eye off most things Arsenal in the last week and a half with the London 2012 Olympic Games meaning I've been trying to understand the rules of judo and have been getting massively over-excited about track cycling and handball....

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  7. Calling in the Cavalry: The Curious Case of the Modern Pentathlon...

    Louisa Thomas

    Sunday 25 October 1914: Woken up during the night with orders — probable advance ... They treat us as if we were Infantry always forgetting that we have not got the gun powder which Infantry have. — Diary of a World War I Cavalry Offic...

    Blog | August 13, 2012
  8. W roundtable: Lasting impressions from the 2012 London Olympic Ga...

    espnW

    Women were the unquestionable storyline for the United States at the London Games. The espnW contributors weigh in with the moments that resonated most.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2012
  9. London Olympics close with rocking ceremony

    With a little British pomp and a lot of British pop, London brought the curtain down on a glorious Olympic Games on Sunday in a spectacular, technicolor pageant of landmarks, lightshows and lots of fun.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  10. 2012 Olympics -- Julie Foudy's Self-Professed Bloody Brilliant Bl...

    Julie Foudy

    From The Women's Games to those big, heavy medals, Julie Foudy wraps up the London Games in her Self-Professed Bloody Brilliant Blog Finale!

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  11. 2012 Olympics -- Will U.S. women's success in London be springboa...

    Jackie MacMullan

    The London Olympics were a benchmark for women, especially U.S. women. But what does that mean beyond the Games? For two team sports, the hope and expectation is their accomplishments in London will be a springboard to something more.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  12. 2012 Olympics -- One of Bryshon Nellum's biggest supporters on ha...

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Four years ago, few people believed Bryshon Nellum would become an Olympian, but one man who did followed him here and will see the runner carry the U.S. flag into Olympic Stadium at closing ceremonies.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2012
  13. Attainable or Unattainable III: Olympics Edition

    Rembert Browne and Chelsea Fagan

    I, Rembert Browne, have nothing to offer an Olympian with regard to the holding of hands, the making of love, the walking of aisles, or the having of children. Please do not waste time trying to convince me otherwise; I know it to be true and I am sl...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  14. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Connor Fields takes this one on the chin

    Alyssa Roenigk

    One day you might dash through the field. The next you return home bloodied and bruised. That's what makes BMX racing so great.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  15. Only a Lakers-bound Dwight Howard could keep the Sports Guy from ...

    Bill Simmons

    We interrupt the Olympic Games to bring you this shift of NBA power, courtesy of Dwight Howard and the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  16. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Abby Wambach hopes to keep playing

    Alyssa Roenigk

    Abby Wambach isn't done yet. The 32-year-old forward and heart of the U.S. women's soccer team wants to play in the 2015 Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012