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Enterprise and Olympic Sports Writer, ESPN.com — ESPN
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http://t.co/3pm49EZv2V enterprise & Olympic sports writer. Omnivorous reader, traveler, viewer & listener. All over the map.

A study might change the way sports thinks about human growth hormone

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports Mark Cuban, billionaire multi-tasker, grinds out the last few minutes of an hour-long workout on a stair-climber.

Sports still carried 'irreplaceable' Garrett Swasey

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports A few minutes before 9 a.m. on Mondays and Tuesdays, Garrett Swasey would walk into the pros' room at the Sertich Ice Center in Colorado Springs in street clothes, open his locker, pull out a pair of battered black skates and tuck his police badge and gun in their place.
Dec 03, 2015

I wrote about slain Officer Garrett Swasey, who never completely hung up his skates. espn.go.com/olympics/story…

Dec 03, 2015

RT @Bonnie_D_Ford: I wrote about slain Officer Garrett Swasey, who never completely hung up his skates. espn.go.com/olympics/story…

Dec 03, 2015

Officer Garrett Swasey, killed in Colo. Spr. shooting, was a former ice dancer who never truly hung up his skates. espn.go.com/olympics/story…

Dec 03, 2015

RT @Bonnie_D_Ford: I wrote about slain Officer Garrett Swasey, who never completely hung up his skates. espn.go.com/olympics/story…

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Track and field -- IAAF's decision unprecedented, but next step seems predictable

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports They did what was expected. It was the least they could do, aside from nothing at all. Friday evening, council members of track and field's international governing body made a gesture that resembled governing by suspending Russia from competition.
Nov 16, 2015

I'm skeptical Russia's track & field establishment can be reborn in 9 months. (RTed from Friday) espn.go.com/olympics/track…

Track and field -- WADA report damning, but will change really come?

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports All these years, all that bureaucracy, all those test tubes, and yet the sport of track and field has run backward in time, back to the bad old days when systemic doping made some competitions into adjunct skirmishes in the Cold War.
Nov 09, 2015

All these years, all that bureaucracy, all those test tubes, yet track & field has run backward in time. espn.go.com/olympics/track…

Nov 10, 2015

All these years, all that bureaucracy, all those test tubes, yet track and field has run backward in time. espn.go.com/olympics/track…

Nov 10, 2015

All these years, all that bureaucracy, all those test tubes, yet track and field has run backward in time: espn.go.com/olympics/track…

Nov 10, 2015

Important story from the writer in the house. @Bonnie_D_Ford on doping corruption and the Olympics. tinyurl.com/pt7nv33

Nov 10, 2015

Governance has failed Olympic athletes on every level, doping scandal shows. My column: es.pn/1WNrROq

James Blake returns to Big Apple for marathon, but bigger goal still not forgotten

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports NEW YORK -- How jarring it was -- for James Blake, for anyone who followed his tennis career, for any thinking citizen -- to see the surveillance footage that showed him being slammed face-down in front of a midtown Manhattan hotel entrance at high noon on a September weekday, stripped of the padding that celebrity and wealth usually provide, his U.S.
Oct 31, 2015

RT @Bonnie_D_Ford: On James Blake and a couple of different finish lines. espn.go.com/sports/enduran…

Nov 01, 2015

Another, more elusive finish line now supremely important to Blake. I talked to him about it last week: espn.go.com/sports/enduran… @JRBlake

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2016 Rio Olympics -- Rio scrambling to finish venue construction

espn.go.com — Bonnie D. Ford, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior Writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine Enterprise and Olympic Sports RIO DE JANEIRO -- Mayor Eduardo Paes looked around the conference table at the English-speaking journalists he'd invited for tea at the City Palace and began his spirited assessment of preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics this way: "Things are going fine," he said.
Oct 08, 2015

Rio+de+Janeiro+scrambling+to+prepare+for+Olympics es.pn/1VHnrbu

Natalie Coughlin dives in, again

espn.go.com — LAFAYETTE, Calif. -- The deck off Natalie Coughlin's house pulsates with edible life: giant Italian parsley, basil, chive, thyme, cilantro, mint, blueberries and blood oranges. Out back, terraced beds hold Meyer lemon, Mission fig and stone fruit trees, broad-leaved perennial tree collards and delicate alpine strawberry vines.
Jul 10, 2015

Great profile of 12x-Olympic medalist (and Body Issue star) @NatalieCoughlin by the writer in the house. tinyurl.com/o7mfv8m

Jul 10, 2015

Some people thought @nataliecoughlin was done after #london2012. Think again. My profile ahead of #TO2015 espn.go.com/espnw/news-com…

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espnW -- The Vendée Globe is Samantha Davies' solo odyssey

espn.go.com — LES SABLES D'OLONNE, France -- The hardest sailing race of all time has the simplest directions and the most straightforward rules. Samantha Davies, the lone woman skipper who on Saturday will start the three-month solo round-the-world test of skill, technology, fortitude and luck known as the Vendée Globe, knows them by heart.

Marta's quest for soccer glory

espn.go.com — MALMO, Sweden -- Marta Vieira da Silva of Brazil strides toward the stadium gates with the resolute air of a player who needs to leave the workday behind. There is still urgency in her gait at age 29. A few hours before, her Swedish club, FC Rosengard, had come out flat and tight in the most important match of the season.
Jun 09, 2015

Really nice interview w/ Brazil's soccer star Marta. Look forward to seeing her at @Rio2016. espn.go.com/espnw/news-com… pic.twitter.com/LA0FK2KWK1

Jun 09, 2015

Marta's journey from rural poverty in Brazil to soccer greatness. Nice read via @Bonnie_D_Ford: goo.gl/Ty4NNX

Jun 09, 2015

Marta's skill with a soccer ball is beyond dispute. She has pretty good chops on the guitar, too. My profile: espn.go.com/espnw/news-com…

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Venus Williams and equality change -espnW

espn.go.com — "I'm used to winning. I've lost, too, but in the overall scheme of things, I'm used to winning, and I'm used to not just winning by chance, but putting in the work and getting prepared enough to know I can get the win. I'm not afraid of hard work.
Mar 08, 2015

RT @LukePeristy: It's International Women's Day, so here's an article about Venus Williams' fight for equal prize money at Wimbledon. espn.go.com/espnw/w-in-act…

Sep 09, 2015

Good story here by friend and colleague @Bonnie_D_Ford on Venus, and how she changed tennis behind the scenes. espn.go.com/espnw/w-in-act…

Sep 10, 2015

RT @KVanValkenburg: Good story here by friend and colleague @Bonnie_D_Ford on Venus, and how she changed tennis behind the scenes. espn.go.com/espnw/w-in-act…

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Feb 06, 2016

@Whitecaps1 @Bob_Babbitt @LorenRowney Disagree. Not all elite athletes have resources. Mental health issues matter across the spectrum.

Feb 05, 2016

RT @OTLonESPN: ICYMI: @TJQuinnESPN discusses report that Manning's lawyers sent investigators to look into Al Jazeera allegations: es.pn/1QLf7ac

Feb 05, 2016

RT @TJQuinnESPN: Spoke with Charlie Sly last night about his secretly recorded claims, then denials, of providing drugs to athletes. espn.go.com/espn/otl/story…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @mark_lynas: Please make sure everyone who shared the 'GM mosquitoes caused Zika' conspiracy on social media sees this rebuttal: theguardian.com/world/2016/feb…

Feb 02, 2016

RT @LeMonde_USA: Trop compliqué, le système de #primaires américaines ? @lemondevideo vous décortique tout en cinq minutes t.co/zjSHja8t7M


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