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  1. 2012 Olympics -- U.S. men beaten in 4x100 relay, but has Jamaica ...

    Jim Caple

    The U.S. 4x100 relay team couldn't keep up with Usain Bolt and the Jamaicans, but it doesn't mean it'll stop trying.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2012
  2. 2012 Olympics -- 'World's Greatest Athlete?' Yeah, that's Ashton ...

    Jim Caple

    Ashton Eaton and Trey Hardee pulled off a rare American feat in the Olympic decathlon, a feat that warrants a very specific level of respect.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  3. Broken leg doesn't stop Manteo Mitchell

    Jim Caple

    Sure, Usain Bolt can run 200 meters faster than anyone else in the world, but let's see him do it on a broken leg. Manteo Mitchell did exactly that when his left fibula cracked midway through his opening leg of the men's 4x400 relay. He didn't sto...

    Blog | August 09, 2012
  4. 2012 Olympics -- Ever the entertainer, Usain Bolt again captivat...

    Jim Caple

    There have been two dominant household-name athletes at the past two Olympics -- Michael Phelps and Usain Bolt. But unlike Phelps, Bolt is as much an entertainer as an athlete.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2012
  5. Does Spearmon have chance versus Bolt?

    Jim Caple

    LONDON -- Wallace Spearmon is confident he can beat Usain Bolt in a race. Of course, he is talking about an auto race. "We both have the same car, a Nissan GTR," Spearmon said after Tuesday's 200-meter heats. "I kind of told Bolt about it and he w...

    Blog | August 07, 2012
  6. 2012 Olympics -- Best of Week 1 from London

    Jim Caple

    Phelps. Bolt. Douglas. Wow. And that was only the first week of the Olympics. It might get even better.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2012
  7. Men's 100 final not just a two-man race

    Jim Caple

    LONDON -- Justin Gatlin says hold on a second. Or perhaps 9.8 seconds. The way he sees it, Sunday's 100-meter final is not just a two-man race between Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake. "I think seven guys can win. The whole eight in the field,...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  8. 2012 London Games -- Beach volleyball venue is Olympic's coolest

    Jim Caple

    Chock in the center of London, the Horse Guards Parade has morphed into a beach volleyball paradise and the coolest venue of these -- or perhaps any -- Olympic Games.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2012
  9. 2012 Olympics -- The true star of these Games, London itself

    Jim Caple

    Michael Phelps will swim at these 2012 Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt will run and LeBron James will dunk, but the true star of these Games is the city of London itself.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  10. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Justin Gatlin continues comeback with 100...

    Jim Caple

    So, America, in order to beat Usain Bolt, will you embrace a former gold medalist who was busted for doping? That's the questions after Justin Gatlin continued his comeback by winning the men's 100 at trials.

    Story | Conversation | June 24, 2012
  11. Usain Bolt ultimate competitor for our time

    Jim Caple

    While racing in Saturday's 200-meter final at the world championships, Usain Bolt appeared to briefly glance up at the stadium's video board to watch himself running. If so, who can blame him? The man has provided track's most exhilarating performanc...

    Blog | September 03, 2011
  12. Is new false start rule really a good idea?

    Jim Caple

    Perhaps track would be better off by adopting football's penalty for a false start. Just back up the offending sprinter five yards and go again. In Usain Bolt's case, that might make the race even more exciting. Heck, after watching Bolt cruise t...

    Blog | August 28, 2011
  13. Sprinter Usain Bolt on his challengers -- 'Everyone wants to be t...

    Jim Caple

    With the men's 100-meter field for the worlds depleted by injury, here's hoping Usain Bolt's true competition is ready for the 2012 London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2011
  14. U.S. track and field team had to finish Olympics on high note

    Jim Caple

    After a poor start to the Beijing Olympics, the U.S. track and field team was determined to go out on a higher note. Thanks to its 4x400 relay teams, the group did just that.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2008
  15. Blowing kisses to the crowd? C'mon, Usain, you can do better

    Jim Caple

    We're a little disappointed. We were hoping for a little more showboating from Usain Bolt after his 100-meter win. Well, we always have the 200 to look forward to.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2008