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  1. Adoree' Jackson's split decision

    Mitch Sherman

    LOS ANGELES - Early in the summer of 2011, Russell Biggs first laid eyes on Adoree' Jackson. Jackson wore a backpack and an outfit resembling pajamas, according to Biggs, a longtime track and field coach in Southern California. Straight out of Bel...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  2. Red Raiders latest to offer DB Orr

    Max Olson

    The first day back to football was a fruitful one for DeSoto (Texas) defensive back Nick Orr. Fresh off his appearance at the Texas state track and field championships on Saturday, Orr put back on the pads and got back to work Monday. How'd it go?...

    Blog | May 13, 2013
  3. ESPN 150 OT in no rush to commit

    Damon Sayles

    ESPN 150 offensive tackle Roderick Johnson (Florissant, Mo./Hazelwood Central) had his spring game invitations this past week. His mind, however, is focused on helping his track and field team get as many accolades as possible. Johnson is a throwe...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  4. Cowboys out, Vols in for Dee Paul

    Damon Sayles

    Dee Paul (Munday, Texas/Munday) is classified as an athlete. He wants that title to hold true not only in football but in all sports. Paul plays basketball and also competes in track and field for Munday. As a college athlete, Paul wants to play f...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  5. Track and field making comeback with USC Trojans football players...

    Greg Katz

    The success of Marqise Lee -- along with Nickell Robey, Tony Burnett and D.J. Morgan -- in track and field brings back memories of past two-sport Trojans stars.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  6. Recruiting on the rise for WR Jefferson

    Damon Sayles

    After a productive track and field season, Ellis Jefferson (Denton, Texas/Guyer) is now focused solely on spring football and getting more recognition as a college football prospect. At 6-foot-4 and 205 pounds, Jefferson has been working primarily...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  7. Najee Glass trying to build football stock

    Roger Brown

    Najee Glass (Jersey City, N.J./St. Peter's Prep) said he has plenty to prove during the 2011 season. Among the things on his to-do list: Establish himself as an FBS football recruit. Glass is known more for his ability as a track and field athlete. ...

    Blog | Conversation | April 26, 2011
  8. College Football: Ranking the nation's fastest players, including...

    Bruce Feldman

    Bruce Feldman ranks the top 10 fastest players in all of college football, including some big-name quarterbacks and lesser-known speedsters. Also: news and notes from around the country.

    Blog | Conversation | March 30, 2011
  9. Ian Syblis opting for graduate school

    Roger Brown

    At his mother's urging, Ian Syblis (Everett, Mass./Cheshire Academy) stopped playing high school football following his freshman season at Everett High School. After focusing on track and field for two years, Syblis resumed his football career at Che...

    Blog | Conversation | February 11, 2011
  10. Junior Danny Vitale hearing from Big Ten, Big 12 schools

    Chris Pool

    Danny Vitale (Wheaton, Ill./Wheaton Warrenville South) is one of the top junior prospects in Illinois. Vitale, 6-foot-2 and 195 pounds, is a three-sport athlete who also letters in wrestling as track and field. He has been timed at 4.5 seconds in the...

    Blog | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  11. The true measure of Usain Bolt's dominance

    Peter Keating

    Despite Usain Bolt's recent loss to Tyson Gay, Peter Keating says Bolt is so fast he's testing the bounds of human performance.

    Blog | Conversation | August 10, 2010
  12. ESPN The Magazine's Ryan McGee profiles sprinter Usain Bolt's lif...

    Ryan McGee

    As Ryan McGee learns for his August 10 ESPN The Magazine profile of Jamaica's Usain Bolt, the toughest thing about being the world's fastest man is staying ahead of the expectations.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2009
  13. Bruce Feldman: Does track and field prepare football linemen for ...

    Bruce Feldman

    College coaches are always trying to find little tips in the recruiting process about who might have potential to be a standout. One of the barometers that has become universal in the evaluation process is the 40-yard dash time. By now, we all know t...

    Blog | Conversation | June 10, 2009
  14. Aug. 21: A message to the IOC

    From ESPN The Magazine's Luke Cyphers: This is rich. IOC president Jacques Rogge said Usain Bolt overdid it with his celebration following the most remarkable run any sprinter has ever had. "That's not the way we perceive being a champion," Rogge ...

    Blog | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  15. Aug. 16: Food for thought

    From ESPN The Magazine senior writer Luke Cyphers: Jenn Stuczynski has enough on her mind as she preps for her pole-vault showdown with the world-record holder, Russian Yelena Isinbayeva. The event begins with qualifying Saturday before Monday's fin...

    Blog | Conversation | August 16, 2008
  16. Aug. 13: Wariner not much fun at parties

    From ESPN The Magazine's Luke Cyphers: Right now, Jeremy Wariner is boring. He's saying little. He's not doing much. So, he just might be ready to defend his 400-meter Olympic track title. Wariner spent the early part of the year working on mar...

    Blog | Conversation | August 13, 2008