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  • In small Eugene, outdoor track worlds would be big deal

    For the international track and field federation, whose sport has lost traction in the United States, the decision on where to put the 2019 World Championships should be as simple as this:
  • Daily Press All-Stars | Boys cross country

    Daily Press All-Stars | Boys cross country
    Baron Kiefer didn't start running because he liked long distances. That wasn't the plan his freshman year. His plan was to use running so he could get into shape for Tabb's soccer season. He played soccer that spring, then ran so well during his...

    Chapter 5: Beaverton

    Chapter 5: Beaverton
    It was just a thin, dark stripe. It spread only a few inches across the top of the toe line of the white leather Air Jordan X, but it was wide enough and long enough for Michael Jordan to put his foot down. "We were in a hotel room, and Michael takes...

    Ken Sothman

    Ken Sothman
    It all started from a dream. Well, and the fact that when he was playing seventh grade basketball, Ken Sothman sensed that he would never grow to be 6"10 like Kevin Love. Instead Ken was a 5"11 poor-man's Chris Mullin on the court, and since a future in...

    Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year

    Chicago Tribune 2011 Preps Plus Athlete of Year
    On a brilliant and warm late spring morning, Lukas Verzbicas arrived 15 minutes ahead of friends who would be starting a workout with him on the sun-mottled trails of the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve in Darien. The friends, all triathletes from the...