Runner's World excerpt: Think you know the story of Zola Budd? Even if you remember how the barefoot prodigy broke world records and was blamed for Mary Decker's Olympic nightmare, there's more to her story than the legend.
Four years ago, Hope Solo was considered a malcontent and was temporarily banished from the U.S. women's soccer team after speaking her mind. Now look at her. America can't get enough.
The famous Prefontaine Classic is Saturday, and the track and field meet will say a lot about the quests of South Africans Caster Semenya and Oscar Pistorious to be the best in the world.