Topic: Jim Thorpe
Ashton Eaton finished the US Olympic trials with 9,039 points and beat the 11-year-old world record in the decathlon by 13 points. Ashton Eaton joins Americans Bruce Jenner, Dan O'Brien, Bob Mathias, and Rafer Johnson as world record holders in the decathlon.
"Blood, Sweat and Chalk" delves into the thinking and history behind some of football's best offensive and defensive strategies.
02/03/2011 02:39 pm
Tropical storm Nicole and her aftermath dumped jaw-dropping quantities of rain on the East Coast, including 10 inches in 24 hours in parts of Pennsylvania. Wilmington, N.C., was worst-hit, with 22.5 inches in five days.
10/01/2010 08:51 pm
The US Olympic committee is a tax-exempt organization and might soon ask for direct government support.
02/26/2010 01:24 pm
Five modern US chief executives played football in college. Which president ranks as the greatest football player?
01/04/2010 11:56 am
By grazing them in a way that mimics the pattern of wild herbivores, advocates say, rangeland improves.
01/20/2009 12:00 am
Websites help runners keep track of the miles they run.
12/22/2008 12:00 am