| Jul 14, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Call it "Black Sunday" for the sport of track and field.
Hours after news broke that American sprinter Tyson Gay tested positive for a banned substance, two marquee Jamaican athletes acknowledged that they, too, had failed drug tests.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Just weeks before the world championships in Moscow, the sport of track and field has suffered a major blow with three marquee sprinters testing positive for banned substances.
American 100-meter record holder Tyson Gay and Jamaica's Asafa Powell and...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:41 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....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 3:48 PM
The word most used to describe former Barton and current US sprinter Tyson Gay after the 100 M finals in London, "inconsolable." Gay missed out on a medal by .01 seconds in what many were calling one of the most competitive Olympic finals in recent...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 10:27 AM
Jeff Demps, the former Groveland South Lake and University of Florida track and football star, will compete in the Olympics Friday.
Demps will be running the lead leg in the preliminaries of the 4x100-meter relay, his agent Nohemy Baltodano said.
| Aug 11, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Jeff Demps, the former Florida Gator and Groveland South Lake standout, earned his first Olympic medal.
Demps did not run in the finals of the 4x100-meter relay, but the American team placed second. As a result, Demps was awarded a silver medal for...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Former Barton Community College Sprinters Veronica Campbell-Brown and Tyson Gay each wrapping up the Olympics, by winning Silver in the 4X100 relays for their perspective countries.
Campbell-Brown, running for Jamaica, won silver in the women's 4x100...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 9:32 AM
Lady Gaga’s injured hip, which forced her this week to cancel the remaining 21 dates on her massive, two-year, six-continent Born This Way tour, will have a major economic impact on the concert business.
Promoters estimate the canceled dates could...
| Jul 16, 2012
Click here to visit the special 2012 Summer Olympics preview section, with athlete profiles, TV schedules, news and more. The Olympic cauldron burns bright in London July 27-Aug. 12, as the opening ceremony marks the beginning of the Summer Olympic Games....
| Aug 6, 2012
According to a chart in today's Tribune, the 7th place finisher in the Olympic 100-meter race (last except for Asafa Powell, who pulled up lame) would have had the gold-medal time in 1984 and every Olympics prior to that except......
| Sep 8, 2010
Ten things I know, and you should: 1. I hope I'm wrong, but my gut feeling is 2010 Olympic figure skating singles champions Kim Yuna of South Korea and Evan Lysacek of the United States are done with competitive skating.......