| Sep 4, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Tatyana McFadden, a junior at the University of Illinois and two-time Chicago Marathon wheelchair winner, has added a first Paralympic gold medal to an already impressive career resume.
McFadden romped to victory in the 400 meters Monday at London’...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 4:44 PM
Chicago Marathon director Carey Pinkowski said Friday that sanctioning rules would prevent Lance Armstrong from running the Oct. 7 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.
Those rules, which prohibit banned athletes from entering races sanctioned by USA Track &...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Raymond Martin struck nothing but gold in the Paralympics.
The University of Illinois freshman finished his competition with four wins in four events by taking the wheelchair 200 meters Saturday at the London Olympic Stadium.
Martin's winning time in...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 10:12 AM
After battling a grade four brain tumor Meg Keating realized she could accomplish anything. After making it through months of radiation and chemotherapy Meg was ready to get back to a more normal life, but the journey left her with a new purpose in life....
| Sep 13, 2012
Graphic artist Jenny Beorkrem sat down behind her iMac this week and with a few clicks located the folder titled "KNOCKOFFS."
It contained 82 images, all copycats of her ubiquitous neighborhood maps. They're the minimalist ones that only show the...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 1:38 PM
The fallout for Lance Armstrong continues. News out of Chicago that the seven-time-Tour-de-France winner will be banned from running the Chicago marathon. Turns out that the penalties imposed against him from the U.S. anti doping agency extend beyond...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Despite his lifetime ban by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, organizers of a Howard County race are welcoming Lance Armstrong to town with open arms.
Organizers of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults announced the cyclist will race in their Half Full...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Organizers of the charitable Half Full Triathlon are thrilled Lance Armstrong will compete in their October Howard County race.
But critics in the sports community aren't sharing their enthusiasm.
Because Armstrong has been banned for life from all...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 10:07 PM
Nine inductees into the Aberdeen Central High School Hall of Fame will be honored at a banquet tonight.
Central graduates who made an impact in athletics, academics and fine arts are inducted into the Hall of Fame each homecoming week.
The Hall of...
| Sep 24, 2012
Desmond Campbell is a marathon man who has traveled miles and miles — many of them by foot, some of them by bike and quite a few of them while virtually standing still. During the course of his travels, he has helped people in extraordinary ways....
| Jul 21, 2012
| 7:16 AM
Guor Marial, the South Sudanese marathoner whose man-without-a-country Olympic plight was first brought to light by the Tribune five days ago, will be able to compete in the London Summer Games under the Olympic flag.
The International Olympic Committee'...