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  • Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate

    Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent is found guilty in crash that killed teammate
    Former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter Wednesday for a fiery wreck that killed his teammate and close friend, Jerry Brown. He faces up to 20 years in prison for a December 2012 wreck after a night of...
  • Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year

    Michael Sonderegger: Palm Beach boys cross country Runner of the Year
    Playing ice hockey was the sport of choice for Michael Sonderegger when he entered high school, but at the urging of a classmate, he decided to try out for the boys cross country team his sophomore year at Park Vista. "A friend of mine convinced me to...
  • runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events

    runDisney: Dopey Challenge highlights 2014 events
    With another year comes another loaded schedule of runDisney events at Walt Disney World.  Disney's Marathon Weekend will once again kick off the schedule with several events from Jan. 8-12. The 2014 Disney Marathon Weekend has expanded to five days and...
  • Blind Navy veteran sees himself as triathlete

    Within a year after an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan cost him his sight in September 2011, Navy Lt. Brad Snyder had won seven gold medals at the Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo., as well as one silver and two gold medals at the...
  • Lacy off to fast start

    It’s been an impressive month for Calvary Christian cross country runner Joey Lacy. He won the Tunnel to Towers Fort Lauderdale 5K road race in 16:50, and this past weekend, he finished second in the 2A-1A race at the Spanish River Invitational in...
  • L.A. Marathon-ageddon: Bring it on

    L.A. Marathon-ageddon: Bring it on
    Each year, the city of Los Angeles clears a path through traffic-choked streets from east to west for a marathon that in March drew 24,000 runners. Now, a coalition of civic, business and political leaders wants to add another race on the same weekend...
  • Commentary: Of 'toe buddies,' podiatrists and ibuprofen

    A few years ago my doctor called me an "under-utilizer," which I took to mean I didn't use much medicine. Today I'm an ultra-utilizer. The podiatrist's "toe-buddy" encircles my big toe. Physical therapy tape lines the bottom of my foot, and marbles to...
  • Hydration hype: Are athletes too worried about dehydration?

     Hydration hype: Are athletes too worried about dehydration?
    Like many runners, Brian Tolsma worries that once he starts feeling thirsty during a hard workout, he's in trouble: His body has started to break down. That's why Tolsma will force down as much water as possible on the day before Sunday's Bank of...
  • Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon

     Boston bombings won't deter these runners from Chicago Marathon
    Evanston runner John Schroeder had just finished the Boston Marathon when he heard what sounded like pieces of construction equipment falling off a building. Yet he didn't believe it when someone said the race course had been bombed. Who, he thought,...
  • Kristen Heckert, teacher and marathoner

    Kristen Heckert, teacher and marathoner
    You'd be forgiven if you couldn't tell at first which of the runners racing around the Plainfield South High School track is new girls cross-country head coach Kristen Heckert. Not only could Heckert, a 26-year-old math teacher, easily pass for a...
  • Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security

     Emanuel says marathon enjoyable despite tighter security
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said that Sunday’s Chicago Marathon will remain an enjoyable event for runners and spectators despite beefed up security in response to the Boston Marathon bombing. Emanuel today pointed to the success of other large lakefront...