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  1. Kevin Pearce documentary The Crash Reel a sobering film on trauma...

    Stephania Bell

    Snowboarder Kevin Pearce has become a crusader for traumatic brain injury awareness following "The Crash Reel", a 2013 documentary about his own injury and recovery.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2014
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  4. 2014 Winter Olympics -- Jamaican bobsledders without equipment af...

    Jamaica's beloved bobsled team has arrived at the Sochi Olympics -- without its equipment.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  5. Fans raising money for Jamaican bobsled team

    Darren Rovell

    In less than two days, a crowdfunding site has helped raise more than $25,000 for the Jamaican bobsled team.

    Story | Conversation | January 20, 2014
  6. U.S. lawmakers raise safety concerns about Sochi Olympics

    Members of Congress expressed serious concerns Sunday about the safety of Americans at next month's Olympics in Russia and said Moscow needs to cooperate more on security.

    Story | Conversation | January 19, 2014
  7. 2016 Rio Olympics aim for record sponsorship haul

    With public money for the 2016 Olympics getting tougher to find, Brazilian organizers are scrambling to raise record amounts of local sponsorship revenue to cover any budget shortfall and avoid a government handout.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2013
  8. Diana Nyad swim raises $105K for Superstorm Sandy victims

    Spectators whooped and cheered as endurance swimmer Diana Nyad ended her 48-hour swim in Manhattan to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  9. NFL team in London raises legal issues

    Kristi Dosh

    An NFL franchise in London would raise tax, visa and labor issues

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2013
  10. 2014 Sochi Games -- President Barack Obama, IAAF say Russia must ...

    The IAAF called on Russia to reconsider its views on gays, yet said Wednesday that it does not want to raise political issues about the country's new anti-gay legislation at the world track championships.

    Story | Conversation | August 07, 2013
  11. Endurance sports - Vinecki runs in memory of late father

    Doug Williams

    Looking to raise money and awareness for the disease that claimed her father, 14-year-old Winter Vinecki aims to become the youngest to finish marathons on all seven continents.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2013
  12. Taking a plunge for a good cause

    Lizzie Haldane

    Today is International Polar Bear Day, reminding us of the chills and thrills that are the Polar Bear Plunge. Held around the country, the bold partake in one of the most intense sporting exploits -- dipping into frigid water to raise money for chari...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  13. Skeleton rider Noelle Pikus-Pace prepares for another Olympic run...

    Jon Ackerman

    With her husband and two kids in tow, former world champion Noelle Pikus-Pace is racing toward the Olympics -- if they can raise the money.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2013
  14. Pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce screens documentary, announces Love ...

    Devon O'Neil

    Pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce unveils a new campaign to raise awareness about traumatic brain injuries and shows the documentary of his journey, at X Games Aspen.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2013
  15. IOC chief Jacques Rogge backs plan for 4-year doping bans

    IOC President Jacques Rogge supports proposals to double the length of doping bans to four years as a way of keeping drug cheats out of the Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  16. Having a left hand is key to athletic glory

    Steve Etheridge

    By a show of hands, how many of you have a left hand? If you did not raise your hand, this blog post is not for you. If you did, I will now share the secret to becoming the world's greatest sports hero. According to real, actual science, the ...

    Blog | September 25, 2012
  17. Wojcik happy at College of Charleston

    Jason King

    At some schools, coaches who average 20 wins a season and finish second or third in their conference are given raises. At Tulsa, it cost Doug Wojcik his job. Still, other than labeling his firing six months ago as a "total shocker," Wojcik does...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  18. WNBA -- Lauren Jackson still settling in for Storm

    Michelle Smith

    With only nine games left in the regular season, Seattle looks bound for the playoffs. But Lauren Jackson and the Storm hope to raise their level of play before the postseason arrives.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2012