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  • What Michelle Obama told the International Olympic Committee about her Chicago (and father)

     
    Full text of her plea involving her late father and what the Games would have meant to him....
  • Philip Hersh: Lewis-Powell long jump -- the best in my quarter-century of globetrotting

     
    For a quarter century, I have had the best job in the world. It began when I convinced the sports editor who brought me to the Chicago Tribune, Gene Quinn, that the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (which,......
  • Ticket Replay: What Michelle Obama told the Olympic Committee about her Chicago (and father)

     
    Neither Michelle nor Barack Obama's remarks worked, but they got to see Copenhagen from the inside of an armored car....
  • Which Sport Fits Your Body Type?

    Which Sport Fits Your Body Type?
    As you watch the Winter Olympics, it's easy to see that no single body type represents the "ideal" athlete. Folks in ski jumping, short track speedskating and freestyle skiing tend to bulge with muscle, while those in the biathlon and Nordic combined tend...
  • L.A. Memorial Coliseum is America's most historic sporting venue

    LOS ANGELES — Whether Colonial Williamsburg, Boston's Freedom Trail or Washington's monuments, tracing the steps of patriots, presidents and pioneers never ceases to inspire. Same holds for iconic sports arenas. Among those of us who revel in the...
  • When heroes falter, it's forgive or forget

    Ray Lewis was accused of murder. Latrell Sprewell choked his coach. Muhammad Ali refused to go to war and was labeled a traitor. All rebounded to attain greater stature than before. Ben Johnson was stripped of a gold medal days after he set a sprint...
  • Phelps toweling off, but Beijing whets appetite

    He's going to take some time off from swimming and enjoy the rewards his accomplishments have brought him, but in typical Michael Phelps fashion, he can't avoid thoughts of his next Olympics. Phelps did his 11th news conference in 12 days yesterday,...
  • Stealth Showstopper Thrills Parade Crowd

    Its fabled bat-like profile materializing silently out of the western sky, a B-2 Stealth bomber swooped 800 feet over bedazzled parade onlookers along Colorado Boulevard before thundering off toward the horizon. What a way to wake up a Rose Parade, if...