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Chicago Red Stars Player Renews Love for Sport in Sweden

Chicago Red Stars Player Renews Love for Sport in Sweden

Some athletes thrive under pressure. Soccer player Christen Press was one of those athletes.

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Olympic Wrestler Fights for Women Recognition in Sport

Olympic Wrestler Fights for Women Recognition in Sport

At the age of 9, Augello picked up on the sport when her brother would come home from wrestling and practice his moves on her. She attended a practice with her brother’s team and instantly fell in love.

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Father Sold Motorcycle to Buy Olympian Her First Horse

Father Sold Motorcycle to Buy Olympian Her First Horse

Lauren Kieffer's Olympic journey all started more than 20 years ago, when her father sold his BMW F650 motorcycle to buy his daughter her first horse.

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Suburban Olympian Talks Volleyball Fame

Suburban Olympian Talks Volleyball Fame

As a junior in college at Loyola University, Thomas Jaeschke was doing something most college student athletes could only dream of.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:35 PM CDT
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Ex-Bull Mike Dunleavy Lists Chicago Home for $4.1M

Former Chicago Bulls player Mike Dunleavy has listed his Lincoln Park home for...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 02:36 PM CDT

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling at Crossroads as Rio Olympics Approaches

USA Cycling, one of the nation's most popular participatory sports, is dealing with aging athletes, declining membership and a vast disconnect between amateur riders and their elite counterparts. It has...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:41 PM CDT

In Rio, Georgia Golfers Are the Ones to Beat

In Rio, Georgia Golfers Are the Ones to Beat

Men’s Olympic golf will tee off Aug. 11 for the first time in 112 years, as a field of 60 led by three Georgia college players vies to bring home the first gold medal since the 1904 games in Saint Louis.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 12:24 PM CDT

US Women's Basketball Team Has a Decidedly UConn Flavor

US Women's Basketball Team Has a Decidedly UConn Flavor

Coach Geno Auriemma wanted to have the best talent available to him. So it was no coincidence that when the U.S. Olympic Women’s Basketball Team was constructed, those in positions of responsibility within...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 12:49 PM CDT

North Carolina, Duke Basketball Stars Join Forces in Rio

North Carolina, Duke Basketball Stars Join Forces in Rio

University of North Carolina's Harrison Barnes will finally play alongside former Duke star Kyrie Irving under coach Mike Krzyzewski in the Rio Olympics. Krzyzewski had recruited them with the idea they would be...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:37 AM CDT

Ryan Lochte's Expansive Shoe Collection

Ryan Lochte's Expansive Shoe Collection

Over the past four years, he's stood on podiums featuring rainbow wings, tie-dye teddy bears and cheering gorillas.
What will Ryan Lochte wear next?

Countdown to Rio

 

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