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Judge Mathis Celebrates Black History Month By Celebrating Olympic Record Breakers

Greg Mathis, the witty and charismatic television personality who has been the presiding judge on the “Judge Mathis” show for 14 seasons, will celebrate Black History Month by taking a look back at the records made and barriers broken during the 2012 Summer Olympics. Judge Mathis will recall such moments as Gabby Douglas becoming the first African-American gymnast to win an...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator win silver medal at World Cup bobsled event

The team of Kaillie Humphries and Chelsea Valois won the gold medal in the World Cup bobsled season-opener. The two finished ahead of the U.S. team of Lolo Jones and Jazmine Fenlator. Humphries and brake-woman Chelsea Valois finished the two runs at Lake Placid in 1 minute, 54.86 seconds, 0.47 seconds ahead of Fenlator and Jones, a two-time Olympian in hurdles. Finishing third were...
Via Tireball.com
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Lolo wins silver in bobsled debut

United States track star Lolo Jones won silver in her bobsled debut with Jazmine Fenlator in the World Cup season-opener. Reigning world champion Kaillie Humphries of Canada won the gold medal. Humphries and brakewoman Chelsea Valois finished the two runs at Lake Placid in 1 minute, 54.86 seconds, 0.47 seconds ahead of Fenlator and Jones, a two-time Olympian in hurdles. Elana...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones goes all ‘Cool Runnings’, named to U.S. bobsled team

Lolo Jones first tried the sport of bobsledding three weeks ago. She is now one of six women selected as push athletes for the team. She is joined by Tianna Madison, who won gold in London in the 4 x 100 relay. U.S. Olympic Bobsled Coach Todd Hays invited Jones and Madison along with select other track athetes in hopes of giving his a better shot at obtaining a medal at the 2014...
Via StraitPinkie.com
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones named to US bobsled team

Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones has made the U.S. bobsled team, essentially three weeks after trying the sport for the first time. Jones is one of six women selected as push athletes for the team, a group that also includes Olympic sprinting gold medalist Tianna Madison. The team was revealed in Lake Placid, N.Y., on Thursday morning. Jones and Madison were among a small number of track...
Via Fox Olympics
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones: From Olympic Hurdler to Olympic Bobsledder

Lolo Jones An interesting development for those of you who follow Olympic Sports. U.S Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones is now U.S National bobsled team member. Jones was announced this morning as one of 6-push athletes named to the squad along with 4x100 meter Olympic Gold Medalist Tianna Madison. Your press release is RIGHT HERE Jones, who is one of the more popular track...
Via Online Sports Guys
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones to become bobsledder

Is Lolo Jones making the transition to Winter Olympics? Jones competed in the women’s US bobsled push championships. Joining Jones were fellow Olympic runners Hyleas Fountain and Tianna Madison.  The women were invited by US bobsled coach Todd Hays in an effort to “share their Olympics experiences with our athletes and to help boost team morale.” The woman’s two-man bobsled...
Via The Jersey Chaser
October 05, 2012  |  Discuss

4 x 100 Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison sued by own parents

Ballertainment You know you have torn your britches with your momma and daddy wheh they file a lawsuit against you. Tianna Madison, who earned a gold medal in the 4 x 100 women’s relay at the London Olympics this summer, has been sued by her parents for libel, slander and defamation. Mom amd Pop Madison claim Tianna has “spread stories they had been selfish and bullying and...
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September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic sprinter Tianna Madison sued by parents

Tianna Madison won gold in the 4x100m relay at the London Olympics, and now the sprinter is being sued by her parents. Jo Ann and Robert Madison filed a lawsuit on Thursday that alleges their daughter defamed them with false statements and allegations, according to The Chronicle-Telegram. The Chronicle-Telegram reports the lawsuit alleges that Tianna Madison falsely accused her...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ohio parents of Olympic gold medalist suing her

The Ohio parents of Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison have sued her, saying she spread stories they had been selfish and bullying and cheated her financially. Elyria (eh-LEER'-ee-uh) residents Robert and Jo Ann Madison filed the libel, slander and defamation lawsuit Thursday in Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Common Pleas Court in Cleveland. They say they've been...
Via Fox Sports
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympic medalist being sued by parents

The Ohio parents of Olympic gold medalist Tianna Madison have sued her, saying she spread stories they had been selfish and bullying and cheated her financially. Elyria residents Robert and Jo Ann Madison filed the libel, slander and defamation lawsuit Thursday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in Cleveland. They say they've been loving, supportive and generous parents....
Via Fox Olympics
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Olympics Schedule for Saturday Includes Usain Bolt, Gold Medal Games in Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer

Friday was another action-packed day at the Olympics, and the highlights included a U.S. world record on the Olympic Stadium track and a pair of semifinals in the men's basketball tournament. At North Greenwich Arena, the U.S. men's basketball team pulled away from Argentina 109-83 to clinch a spot in the gold medal game. In a rematch of the 2008 final, Team USA's opponent...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix, Tianna Madison & Bianca Knight win Gold in women’s 4X100m relay

The USA women’s 4X100 relay team didn’t just take Gold at the Olympic games, They smashed a world record in the process. This was the first time in history that under .41 ever happened. It also was the first time that the US women’s won since 1996. Congratulations to Carmelita Jeter, Allyson Felix, Tianna Madison [...]
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

US breaks record in women's 4x100

Pointing the baton at the clock showing the world-record time of 40.82 seconds, Carmelita Jeter anchored the United States on Friday night to its first Olympic gold medal in the women's 4x100-meter relay since 1996. Tianna Madison, 200-meter champion Allyson Felix and Bianca Knight gave the U.S. a big lead heading into the anchor leg by Jeter, who already owned a silver medal...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

US, Jamaica reach final in 4x100 relay

The United States and Jamaica reached the final in the women's 4x100-meter Olympic relay Thursday night. The Americans easily won their heat in 41.64 seconds, with Tianna Madison, Jeneba Tarmoh, Bianca Knight and Lauryn Williams carrying the baton. The Jamaicans weren't nearly as smooth. Sherone Simpson and Schillonie Calvert nearly botched the exchange between the second...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

US, Jamaica advance to final in Olympic relay

The United States and Jamaica reached the final in the women's 4x100-meter Olympic relay Thursday night. The Americans easily won their heat in 41.64 seconds, with Tianna Madison, Jeneba Tarmoh, Bianca Knight and Lauryn Williams carrying the baton. The Jamaicans weren't nearly as smooth. Sherone Simpson and Schillonie Calvert nearly botched the exchange between the second...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jeneba Tarmoh gets spot on US relay team

The woman who gave up her spot to Allyson Felix in the individual 100 meters after a dead heat for third place at the U.S. trials is set to run the second leg on the American team in the Olympic 4x100 relay qualifying Thursday night. Jeneba Tarmoh joined Tianna Madison, Bianca Knight and Lauryn Williams on the relay squad for the opening round. Tarmoh and Felix, who won the 200...
Via AP on Fox
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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