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Enterprise and Olympic Sports Writer, ESPN.com — ESPN
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ESPN.com enterprise & Olympic sports writer. Omnivorous reader, traveler, viewer & listener. All over the map.

Kim Rhode is not your typical Olympian

espn.go.com — We tend to picture our most distinguished Olympians as residents of Valhalla, a little aloof, not entirely earth-bound. Yet the woman who could become one of the most decorated U.S. athletes in history this summer lives in Monrovia, Calif., and has an outgoing, relentlessly sunny personality. She makes her own fresh pasta.

2012 London Olympics -- Hollywood script continues for cyclist Evelyn Stevens

2012 London Olympics -- Hollywood script continues for cyclist Evelyn Stevens
espn.go.com — PHILADELPHIA -- Even in the context of Evelyn Stevens' short but remarkable career, last Friday, June 1, marked a surreal coincidence. Four years ago to that day, Stevens, then working in investment banking for a Wall Street firm, participated in her first road cycling clinic in Central Park.

USOC started plans for dealing with Rio water issues in 2015, accor..

USOC started plans for dealing with Rio water issues in 2015, accor..
espn.go.com — An internal U.S. Olympic Committee document obtained by ESPN.com shows that by the fall of 2015, the organization was clearly convinced athletes competing in water sports will be at risk of illness at the Rio Summer Games. The 14-page document spells out the USOC's recognition that Rio's overall water quality likely will not improve before the Olympics begin on Aug.

Annie Bersagel eyes unlikely Olympic marathon bid

Annie Bersagel eyes unlikely Olympic marathon bid
espn.go.com — LOS ANGELES -- Annie Bersagel held the corners of her U.S. Olympic Marathon trials bib with great care as she posed for photos in a hotel ballroom on Thursday. Perhaps no piece of paper -- even her Stanford Law School degree -- has been more hard-won.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

2016 Rio Olympics -- Rio scrambling to finish venue construction

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.
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May 02, 2016

RT @espnW: Ida Keeling still going strong at 100 years old, and even adds world record in Penn Relays. es.pn/1VFJ1BT https://t.copic.twitter.com/MsZoaiLc3xMsZoaiLc3x

May 02, 2016

RT @nealrogers: Leaked notes reveal UCI will reinstate disc brakes; forensic doc suggests Ventoso injury likely caused by chainring https:/cyclingtips.com/2016/05/leaked…t.co/dn7B1sKv5H

May 02, 2016

@richardmoore73 Creative way to flee angry story subjects? (Actually, sounds cool)

May 02, 2016

@SITimLayden I did prefer this to the one about the middle school orchestra concert where I'm second chair violin and can't read music.


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