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State Dept. encourages Ryan Lochte to comply with Brazilian authorities

Thu, Aug 25, 2016 - 1:11 PM 0

The State Department on Thursday encouraged U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte to comply with a pending Brazilian request to return to Rio and testify about...

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A 'Thank You' to Rio and the Olympic experience from this dad of young girls

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 12:03 PM 0

As a sports writer raising three adorable, princess-loving daughters with a wife whose interests fall far from the sports world, I’ve had more than a few...

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Should an Olympic medal earn you a tax break?

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 - 8:37 PM 0

My family and I have been mesmerized by the Summer Olympics. And to be honest, a few times, as we watched Michael Phelps win another gold medal or Simone...

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Ramsey: Coronado grad Kyle Snyder, a ridiculously wise 20-year-old, wins gold, rules wrestling world

Mon, Aug 22, 2016 - 6:01 PM 0

RIO DE JANEIRO - The truth was in his eyes. Kyle Snyder was not nervous as he prepared to wrestle for a wrestling gold medal. Dread is not his thing. In...

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AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast
AROUND TOWN: Paralympians share their Rio stories at USABA breakfast

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

Vibrant Olympic colors and revolving videos of Olympic/Paralympic greats circling the Hall of Fame Rotunda set the theme for the U.S. Association of...

AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions
AROUND TOWN: Soccer Olympian Mia Hamm at Peak Vista's Breakfast of Champions

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Sun, Dec 4, 2016

One of the favorite nonprofit events each fall is the Peak Vista Breakfast of Champions and the big question in advance is always which Wheaties-box...

Athletes using power of the selfie to clean sports of doping
Athletes using power of the selfie to clean sports of doping

By: - 0 Sat, Nov 19, 2016

BOSTON — It resembles the symbol for infinity: a sideways "S'' that Kara Goucher, Molly Huddle and other elite U.S. athletes suddenly are sporting on...

Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey elected USA Basketball chairman
Retired Gen. Martin Dempsey elected USA Basketball chairman

By: - 0 Mon, Nov 14, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS — Retired Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has been elected chairman of USA Basketball....

David Ramsey: Soccer great Mia Hamm asks sports parents to stop being so childish
David Ramsey: Soccer great Mia Hamm asks sports parents to stop being so childish

By: David Ramsey - 0 Thu, Nov 10, 2016

No group in America is more partisan than sports parents. You know the type. They complain about inept refs. They complain about blind teammates who...

Katie Uhlaender returns to US World Cup skeleton team
Katie Uhlaender returns to US World Cup skeleton team

By: - 0 Thu, Nov 3, 2016

Katie Uhlaender is headed back to World Cup skeleton racing for the first time in nearly three years. The three-time Olympian was formally named to...

Michael Phelps secretly married girlfriend months ago
Michael Phelps secretly married girlfriend months ago

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 27, 2016

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Michael Phelps took the plunge in June, secretly marrying his longtime girlfriend two months before the Olympic great...

Healthy and with new outlook, figure skater Jason Brown thriving
Healthy and with new outlook, figure skater Jason Brown thriving

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Thu, Oct 20, 2016

One of the reasons Monument-based Jason Brown has become one of the world's elite figure skaters is he sees everything, including his first significant...

Missy Franklin puts Rio disappointment behind her, starts national learn-to-swim free program
Missy Franklin puts Rio disappointment behind her, starts national learn-to-swim free program

By: Joe Paisley - 0 Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Missy Franklin's pain remains. It's an ache that has faded somewhat over the past two months since the Rio Olympics. The Colorado Olympian, who won...

Agent: Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay fatally shot
Agent: Daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay fatally shot

By: - 0 Sun, Oct 16, 2016

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Authorities say the 15-year-old daughter of Olympic sprinter Tyson Gay has been fatally shot in Kentucky. The Fayette County...

David Ramsey: Bobsledder chooses Olympic dream over teaching math at Colorado Springs school
David Ramsey: Bobsledder chooses Olympic dream over teaching math at Colorado Springs school

By: David Ramsey - 0 Fri, Oct 7, 2016

On Monday, Dillon Schrodt faced a choice. He could continue as a math teacher at District 20's Timberview Middle School. Or he could pursue his dream...

Snowboard spat fires up skiers Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso
Snowboard spat fires up skiers Lindsey Vonn and Julia Mancuso

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Lindsey Vonn to snowboarders: Steer clear on my mountain. Julia Mancuso to Vonn: Speak for yourself. A social-media tiff flared up Thursday between...

Olympian Shawn Barber tests positive for cocaine after Craigslist date
Olympian Shawn Barber tests positive for cocaine after Craigslist date

By: - 0 Thu, Oct 6, 2016

Canadian Olympian Shawn Barber tested positive for cocaine after kissing a woman that he met on Craigslist, according to The Star.com of Canada....

US Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring
US Olympic sports lag on minority, women hiring

By: - 0 Fri, Sep 23, 2016

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee and the sports it oversees are behind the curve when it comes to placing women and minorities...

Widefield mixed-martial artist A.J. Robb looking at win, future options
Widefield mixed-martial artist A.J. Robb looking at win, future options

By: Scott Kaniewski - 0 Mon, Sep 12, 2016

A.J. Robb is looking to cap off a pretty good 2016 for himself. The Widefield mixed-martial artist is 2-0 on the year and looking to make it a...

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