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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Yamaguchi follows Hamill's golden example

    Larry Schwartz

    Kristi Yamaguchi used to skate with a Dorothy Hamill doll. In Albertville, she followed her idol's example.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 17, 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. Smallest American Olympian stands tall

    Larry Schwartz

    Tara Lipinski outduels Michelle Kwan for skating gold in 1998.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 12, 2002
  6. Hamill wins gold, sets trends

    Larry Schwartz

    Stylish Dorothy Hamill wins the gold and sets fashion trend.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 11, 2002
  7. Button scores American figure skating first

    Larry Schwartz

    Dick Button becomes the first American figure skater to win a gold medal.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 09, 2002
  8. Cleary nets game-winning goal for USA

    Larry Schwartz

    The USA hockey team faced Czechoslovakia needing a win or tie to claim gold in 1960.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | January 07, 2002
  9. 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
  10. Naismith, the "Father of Basketball," dies at 78

    Larry Schwartz

    James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, dies at 78 in Lawrence, Kansas.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 26, 2001
  11. 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
  12. A Beamon 29 shatters world long jump record

    Larry Schwartz

    Bob Beamon sets a world record in the long jump with his leap of 29 feet, 2 1/2 inches in the Olympics at Mexico City. The record will last for 23 years.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 17, 2001
  13. Olympic Committee: Take your salute elsewhere

    Larry Schwartz

    John Carlos and Tommie Smith give their Black Power salute at the Olympics in Mexico City.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 14, 2001
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Lewis wins after Johnson caught using steroids

    Larry Schwartz

    Ben Johnson is stripped of his 100-meter Olympic gold medal in Seoul for failing a drug test.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001