Sports columnist for the LA Times. 2005 Elmer Ferguson Hockey Hall of Fame honoree.

Performances are strong but attendance is lacking at Olympic track and field

latimes.com — Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt's electrifying triple-triple, Briton Mo Farah's distance double-double, and American runner Allyson Felix's three-medal haul made a strong case that good things came in big bunches during the Rio Olympics track and field competition. But progress also came in small but significant doses.

U.S. pulls huge surprise in 1500, takes track and field medal total past London

latimes.com — Medals came from rare and unexpected places for American runners on the last day of the track and field portion of the Rio Games, although they also tapped the reliable gold mine of the women's 1,600-meter relay for a sixth straight Olympic championship in that event and Allyson Felix's ninth career medal.

U.S. loses appeal of disqualification in men's relay

U.S. men appeal relay disqualification as Bolt completes triple-triple

latimes.com — History repeated itself Friday in ways that were grand and triumphant for Jamaica's Usain Bolt and Allyson Felix and the U.S. women's 400-meter relay team but were sourly familiar to the baton-passing-challenged U.S. men's 400-meter relay.

Usain Bolt completes golden triple-triple on the track

latimes.com — In perhaps the final Olympic race of his remarkable career, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt went a perfect three for three in his third straight Summer Games, an unprecedented feat and one that might stand untouched for years to come.

Usain Bolt does his job on first try, U.S. relay team needs to do it a second time

latimes.com — The theme of the day turned out to be standing alone, whether that meant earning a singular place in history, as Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt did by completing an Olympic sprint double for the third straight Games. Or was it being physically isolated, as the U.S. women's 400-meter relay team was...

Bolt cruises to another gold

unionleader.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Although rivals are nipping at Usain Bolt's golden heels and he grumbled last week that his schedule at the Rio Olympics was too hectic for him to run world-record times, the lanky Jamaican sprinter remains unequaled at producing stunning performances on the most momentous of occasions.

Usain Bolt reaffirms his place in sports history

chicagotribune.com — RIO DE JANEIRO - Although rivals are nipping at Usain Bolt 's golden heels and he grumbled last week that his schedule at the Rio Olympics was too hectic for him to run world-record times, the lanky Jamaican sprinter remains unequaled at producing stunning performances on the most momentous of occasions.

Usain Bolt wins 200, completes third straight Olympic sprint triple

latimes.com — Although rivals are nipping at Usain Bolt's golden heels and he grumbled last week that his schedule at the Rio Olympics was too hectic for him to run world-record times, the lanky Jamaican sprinter remains unequaled at producing stunning performances on the most momentous of occasions.

U.S. women's relay team makes most off second chance, advances to final

latimes.com — The U.S. women's 400-meter relay team, given a second chance to reach the Rio Olympic final after successfully appealing its disqualification from its first-round heat, got the baton around the track safely in a rerun Thursday night and earned a chance to compete for a gold medal in Friday's final.
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Aug 25, 2016

Back to post-Olympics fog/napping/laundry.

Aug 25, 2016

Emerging from post-Olympics fog to note Kings will honor Ziggy Palffy on Dec. 31 as part of their Legends Night series. Circling date now.

Aug 24, 2016

@ChrisKuc never click if you are unsure. Looks bogus to me.

Aug 24, 2016

@ArizonaCoyotes Laura Stamm was a power skating coach for the Islanders and Rangers in '70s and '80s. Not sure she was full-time though

Aug 24, 2016

RT @lkorac10: Team Canada adds #stlblues D Jay Bouwmeester to roster for next month's World Cup:  http://bit.ly/2bhax6Y 

Aug 24, 2016

RT @ChristopherHine: Duncan Keith will not be participating in the a World Cup, citing his knee injury from last season. Hawks statement: https://t.co/Me9rVJ0Y9h

Aug 23, 2016

RT @FloTrack: Feyisa Lilesa will not return home after anti-government gesture in Olympic marathon:  http://bit.ly/2btQClt  https://t.co/KL4ysy9BiA


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