| Dec 15, 2014
| 1:29 PM
It's very hard to type when your body is contorted by paroxysms of laughter.
And what other reaction but guffaws can you have to Adrian Peterson's telling ESPN Friday he is thinking of giving up pro football to pursue what he called an "Olympic dream?"...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 10:25 AM
It seems Justin Gatlin is still paying for his doping past.
This season, the American sprinter went undefeated in two premier events -- the 100 and 200 meters -- but was not chosen as a finalist for his sport's athlete of the year award.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Fans will get only a few more glimpses of the world's fastest man this track season.
Usain Bolt has finalized his 2014 schedule with four more appearances through August.
According to a post on his website, the six-time Olympic champion will not...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:33 AM
SACRAMENTO — While many of the top performers coming off last weekend's USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships head to the European circuit, Francena McCorory is going north.
The 25-year-old London 2012 Olympic 4x400 relay gold medalist,...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 10:01 AM
It's no secret that American officials worry about doping in some sports more than others. Just look at the numbers.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency tested snowboard star Shaun White four times last year. Distance runner Galen Rupp was asked for seven times...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:56 AM
American sprinter Justin Gatlin is having a good week.
Over the last four days, Gatlin has recorded the two fastest 100-meter times in the world for 2014, setting the latest mark in China on Wednesday.
His 9.87-second time at the IAAF World...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Brigetta Barett is accustomed to hitting high notes, athletically and artistically.
Barrett, who won a silver medal in the women’s high jump at the London Olympics last summer and is a six-time NCAA champion, sang the national anthem before...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 12:37 PM
Usain Bolt, a six-time Olympic gold medalist from Jamaica, won his second 100-meter world title by avenging an early-season defeat to American Justin Gatlin on Sunday in rainy Moscow, but the victory came with little fanfare.
The usually ebullient Bolt ...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Usain Bolt sprinted past Carl Lewis into the world track championship record book by completing a triple gold-medal performance Sunday in Moscow while anchoring Jamaica to victory in the 400-meter relay.
His march to greatness continues, and Bolt says...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Brenda Martinez of Rancho Cucamonga on Sunday became the first American woman to win a medal in the 800 at the world track and field championships, using a late kick to finish third at the Luzhniki Stadium track in Moscow on the final day of competition....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Hey, pro cycling: move over on that trash heap, so there is some room for track and field.
Almost exactly a decade after the BALCO scandal all but destroyed track’s credibility, the sport is facing another legitimacy crisis.
Sunday, leading U.S....