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  1. Pac-12 lunch links

    Ancient Greece was the beginning of Western civilization. You see in Greece, they didn't have professional sports or Wheaties boxes, so the athletes competed for another reason. Anybody? Receiver Jordan Morgan will grayshirt at Arizona. No. 12 ...

    Blog | June 30, 2014
  2. Adrian Peterson on a Wheaties box

    Kevin Seifert

    Back in my day, appearing on a Wheaties box was one of the most significant (marketing) accomplishments for an amateur or professional athlete. Call me nostalgic, but I still think it's pretty cool, and so I wanted to bring you a look at something yo...

    Blog | August 12, 2013
  3. Trending: Bucs' 'Little Fear' is on 'Today'

    Bill Speros

    Nine-year-old youth football sensation Samantha "Sweet Feet" Gordon took the Internet by storm last month with her highlight video that went viral. She eventually landed on the Wheaties box, ran past Warren Sapp on NFL Network and was a guest of the ...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  4. YouTube star Sam Gordon tours MetLife

    Jane McManus

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Plenty of celebrities pass through the gates of MetLife Stadium on game day, but few have their own Wheaties box. On Sunday, 9-year-old Samantha Gordon, the YouTube running back from Utah, got a VIP tour of the facilities ...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  5. Samantha Gordon, a 9-year-old female football star from Utah, mak...

    A 9-year-old Utah girl who plays little-league football can claim a Wheaties cereal box.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  6. Gronk Flakes hitting New England shelves

    Darren Rovell

    If you don't want to start your day with Wheaties, maybe you want a bowl full of Gronk. Gronk Flakes, a frosted corn flakes cereal endorsed by New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, is hitting Stop & Shop supermarkets in the New Englan...

    Blog | September 22, 2012
  7. Michael Phelps again on Wheaties box; Misty May-Treanor, too

    With another six Olympic medals around his neck, swimmer Michael Phelps is once again touting the breakfast of champions.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2012
  8. 2012 Summer Olympics -- Mental edge helps U.S. women's gymnastics...

    Jim Caple

    Whether the 2012 gold medalists in the women's team final are the best group of American Olympic gymnasts can be debated, but they are almost certainly the best team.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2012
  9. Hope Solo and Ron Artest latest to grace the 'Dancing with the St...

    Leslie Goldman

    Hope Solo and Ron Artest will grace the stage this season on "Dancing with the Stars." Will they follow in their fellow athletes' footsteps and nab the trophy?

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2011
  10. Aaron Rodgers, Clay Matthews of Green Bay Packers to be featured ...

    General Mills plans to feature Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews on special-edition Wheaties boxes.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  11. Video: KG commercials

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics forward Kevin Garnett has a pair of new commercials for your offseason viewing. One is for his shoe sponsor, ANTA, the other for Wheaties cereal. (h/t: & & Darren Rovell)...

    Blog | June 04, 2011
  12. What athletes really eat

    Sharon Liao

    No, they don't live on Wheaties and Gatorade alone. Turns out the pros chow down on waffles, take-out, and plenty of chocolate. Here, an acrobat and a triathlete share their daily eats.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2011
  13. Hooper on fire again, Brewster at 20-0

    Brendan Hall

    WOLFEBORO, N.H. -- Maybe it's the shoes. Or maybe it's Max Hooper's breakfast cereal. "I don't know what he's eating, if it's the Wheaties," cracked his Brewster Academy teammate Naadir Tharpe. "I don't know what it is, but we're gonna make sure w...

    Blog | January 29, 2011
  14. Jets 'Folk Hero' appears on Jimmy Fallon

    Mike Mazzeo

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- Most athletes prefer Wheaties, "The Breakfast of Champions." New York Jets kicker Nick Folk, however, would rather start his day off with something a little more apropos. Fresh off his game-winning 32-yard field goal with ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  15. Ironman winner Chris McCormack to be on Wheaties

    Kelley Carter

    Naturally, winning last week's Ford Ironman World Championship race was a thrill for Australian Chris McCormack, who finished the competition in just over eight hours, an impressive feat even for a seasoned tri-athlete. After he finished the 140.6 mi...

    Blog | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  16. This Day In Sports: Mary Lou Retton Earns Her Wheaties Box

    Sadly, there was no "Dancing With The Stars" in 1984, making it impossible for Mary Lou to parlay her Olympic fame into a successful reality TV career. Aug. 3, 1984: No American gymnast - male or female - had ever won an Olympic gold medal heading...

    Blog | August 03, 2010