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Olympic champion Tommie Smith reflects on his time with Bengals

CLOSE Tommie Smith and John Carlos made history in October 1968 with their iconic bowed heads and raised fists during the national anthem. Video provided by Newsy ...

Athletes Unlimited pro softball league starting season during pandemic

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideWhen Cat Osterman throws her practice bullpen sessions ahead of Athletes Unlimited’s upcoming softball season, she throws to a different catcher every day. As one of 56 players in a new pro league where captains...

U.S. Sailing Olympic Team has 9 members either from or training in Florida for...

U.S. Sailing's Olympic team has 9 members either from Florida or training here for 2021 Tokyo Games. Two are brother and sister from Fort Pierce.         Source link

Lea Davison on financial impact of Games’ postponement

CLOSE Dutch Olympic swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal wasn't able to practice outside or at her gym because of her city's lockdown. She was forced to get creative and...

Canada COVID travel restrictions force 500 paddlers, Olympians to not train in Brevard this...

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideDon't expect to start seeing all those Quebec, Ontario and Nova Scotia license plates in Brevard County, which are typical as the seasons change.At least 500 paddlers — mostly from Canada — will not be making their annual trek to...

Olympic pole vaulter Sandi Morris clears world-best height for 2020

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideConsidering that Sandi Morris has pole vaulted on a bridge in downtown Greenville, S.C., in a mall in Des Moines, Iowa, and on a train station in Zurich, Switzerland, Wednesday’s competition on her homemade backyard...

Iowa native Shelby Houlihan sets new American record in 5,000-meter run

CLOSE Shelby Houlihan wins second race at USA Track and Field Championships Des Moines RegisterAs sports slowly make their return from...

Netflix doc shows what it took to stop Larry Nassar

CLOSE Rachael Denhollander, a survivor of sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, shares thoughts before delivering her impact statement at Ingham County Circuit Court in...

Olympic medalist, Miami Marlins IF Eddy Alvarez lives the dream twice

CLOSE What I’m Hearing: MLB is stepping up there safety protocols due to multiple outbreaks USA TODAYHe has lived the dream...

Michael Phelps, most decorated Olympian in history, turns 35

CLOSEAutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideMichael Phelps celebrates his 35th birthday on Tuesday.By almost any measure, the Maryland native is the greatest Olympian in history, piling up a Summer Games medal count that is truly unbelievable when you list it all...

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Pete Golding doesn't make excuses for Alabama's uncharacteristic defensive shortcomings last season, and he probably could.The second-ranked Crimson Tide struggled at times amid a...