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USA-1 leads in Olympic bobsled, Lolo Jones 11th

An American track star is two runs from Olympic history. No, not her. Lauryn Williams, who had never pushed a bobsled or even sat inside one until just six months ago, and teammate Elana Meyers lead in USA-1 at the halfway point of women's Olympic bobsled. They completed two drives down the Sanki Sliding Center track in 1 minute, 54.89 seconds on Tuesday to lead Canada'...
Via AP on Fox
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones ripped by men’s bobsledder after poor performance

Lolo Jones’ experience at the Olympics in Sochi are not off to a much better start than the Summer Games in London a couple of years ago. Jones and her teammate Jazmine Fenlator had a poor finish in the early heats of the two-woman bobsled event, as they stand 11th our of 19 places. This […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

US bobsledder Chuck Berkeley criticizes Lolo Jones

You know it would only be a matter of time before someone notable criticized USA Bobsled and Skeleton for choosing Lolo Jones as one of the three push athletes to represent the country at the Winter Games in Sochi. On Tuesday, it was bobsledder Chuck Berkeley who voiced his opinion. Berkeley, who competed in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones almost crashes bobsled after forgetting to use brakes

Lolo Jones has two jobs on the bobsled team. To push to get them off to a good start and to brake to make sure they don’t crash at the finish. She forgot to do one of those things and her teammate had to frantically get her attention, before they both crashed. Lolo Jones Forgets to Hit the Brakes Lolo and teammate Jazmine Fenlator were the only US Duo Women’s bobsled team not...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

No medal in Sochi, but Lolo Jones is satisfied

She scrambled to find her camera before the flower ceremony began. Lolo Jones wasn't going to miss any of it. She wasn't going to let her American teammates down. Not now. And as Elana Myers, Lauryn Williams, Jamie Greubel and Aja Evans stood on the podium and soaked in the applause after winning Olympic silver and bronze medals in women's bobsled, Jones knelt nearby...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Guy says 150,000 retweet-related date with Lolo Jones is off now

Bubby Lyles who is a journalism student at Georgia State, seems like a nice kid and he has a crush on Lolo Jones. He decided the best way to get her attention was by asking her for a date if he was able to get 150k RTs on Twitter (the tweet is old, he did have the 150k). If I get 150,000 RTs @lolojones will let me take her on a date! Help me out! pic.twitter.com/j9hFfxqlCi — Bubby...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Steenkamp told Pistorius ‘I’m scared of you sometimes’

A series of messages that were exchanged between Oscar Pistorius and his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp through a smartphone app called WhatsApp were read at Pistorius’ trial on Monday. The messages, which were downloaded from Steenkamp’s phone by police captain Francois Moller, indicated that Steenkamp was frightened by Pistorius’ temper just weeks before he shot and […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Usain Bolt Daggering The Heck Out Of A Woman (Video)

In Jamaica, ‘daggering’ is considered to be one of the more popular dances of the country. The ‘art of daggering’ begins with a man and a woman who engage in physical and dirty dancing. The fastest man of the world Usain Bolt decided to show off his skills in an airport and appeared to love every minute of it. It seems the Jamaican sprinter loves to ‘dagger’. Photo...
Via Blog Surface
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius claims he accidentally fired his gun

The Oscar Pistorius murder trial took an interesting turn on Wednesday when the six-time Paralympic gold medalist testified that he accidentally fired the shots that killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Pistorius’ defense all along has been that he mistook Steenkamp for an intruder, but not that the actual gunfire was a mistake. Pistorius was being […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones tweets joke about Drake, Rihanna; backlash ensues

Considering a lot of the things that Lolo has said in the past, this is pretty mild. She better hope though that RiRi doesn’t see it, considering she is implying that Rihanna is a groupie.
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi Becomes First U.S. Male To Win Boston Marathon Since 1983

History has been made at the 2014 Boston Marathon. Meb Keflezighi crossed the finish line with an official time of 2:08:37 on Monday to become the first American male to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. The last American to win the Boston Marathon before Keflezighi was Greg Meyer, who did it in 1983 with a time of 2:09:00. Keflezighi was born in Eritrea but moved to the United...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Shalane Flanagan Posts Fastest Time For U.S. Woman At Boston Marathon

The records keep on coming for U.S. runners at the 2014 Boston Marathon. In a day that saw American Meb Keflezighi become the first male U.S. runner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, Marblehead, Mass., native Shalane Flanagan made history by posting the fastest time ever for an American woman on the Boston course. The 32-year-old finished seventh overall, crossing the finish...
Via NESN.com
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One Year for Doping

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Sprinter has been suspended one year for doping.  Gay tested positive for a banned substance last July and subsequently removed himself from competing at the World Championships in Moscow. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team at the London Olympics and been disqualified from all races...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

U.S. Sprinter Tyson Gay Suspended One Year for Doping

The New York Times is reporting that the U.S. Sprinter has been suspended one year for doping.  Gay tested positive for a banned substance last July and subsequently removed himself from competing at the World Championships in Moscow. Gay has also returned the silver medal he won with the U.S. 4×100 meters relay team at the London Olympics and been disqualified from all races...
Via Thacover2
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Usain Bolt $20k Cleats Stolen

Usain Bolt is no stranger when it comes to voicing his opinions and this time he’s speaking out against thieves who still some very important shoes. TMZ: The Puma cleats — which Bolt wore when he broke the world record for the 100m dash in 2009 — were SIGNED by Bolt himself and are reportedly worth more than $20,000. They reportedly went missing from a commercial building...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Norm Macdonald hates Oscar Pistorius for having no legs?

Norm Macdonald hates Oscar Pistorius. Why? Because Pistorius has no legs.
Via Gamedayr
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones' Instagram post sums up America's reaction to World Cup tie (PHOTO)

Fans across America were ready celebrate a historic win for the U.S. men's national team until the unimaginable occurred.  With only seconds remaining in injury time, and the United States leading, 2-1, Portugal scored.U.S. track and field star Lolo Jones was only one of the millions of fans whose heart was broken with that goal and wanted to show what might be called a bi...
Via The Other Paper
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Marathon winner Keflezighi preps for another feat in Atlanta

Meb Keflezighi made history in becoming the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in 31 years. Now, he's looking to pull off another feat in the country's largest race. He will be the last runner to start Atlanta's Peachtree Road Race on July 4 and attempt to pass as many of the 60,000 participants as possible -- with a goal of 22,500 -- all to raise money for...
Via Fox Sports South
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

A very pregnant Alysia Montano runs the 800m, and no she didn’t win by a belly

Five-time national champion Alysia Montano, 34-weeks pregnant, ran the 800 meters race on  Thursday in the U.S. Track and Field Championships, finishing in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds – only 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34 in 2010, reports the AP, via USA TODAY Sports. I guess we should say it’s a good thing she didn’t win a close race, which spares us a potential...
Via Low Brow Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Olympian competes at event while eight months pregnant

Alysia Montano is the defending national champion in the 800-meter women’s race. Unfortunately, the speedster came in last at the 2014 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Thursday. Although, she did have a pretty decent excuse. Montano ran the 800-meter race on Thursday while eight months pregnant. With that in mind, you should probably […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Oscar Pistorius reportedly involved in altercation at a bar

Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation with another man at a bar in South Africa over the weekend. According to Pistorius, clothing company big wig Jared Mortimer aggressively accosted him and started the dust-up. Mortimer claims Pistorius was drunk and sparked the exchange by insulting his friends and South African President Jacob Zuma. As […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Misses Her Sochi Teammates … And Her Bobsled Butt

Lolo Jones misses certain facets from Sochi, such as her teammates and bobsled butt.
Via Gamedayr
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones: I miss my nice bobsled butt

Lolo Jones has always been in tremendous shape, which is hardly a surprise considering she is both an Olympic hurdler and bobsledder. However, you might be surprised to hear that Jones actually prefers the physical condition she was in when she was training for the Winter Olympics over where she is at right now. During […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones misses her bobsled butt

You read the title correctly. Lolo Jones has competed in both the summer and winter Olympics. Her most recent endeavor was as a member of the US Women’s Bobsled team, something that allowed the track athlete to gain what she called a “nice bobsled butt.” Of course since that time the extra weight, and butt, have come off the 31-year-old. “It was really tough just because...
Via Tireball.com
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Slanders Lolo Jones For Her “On The Run” Seats (Photo)

It started with something pretty simple. I'm early but Bey is worth it #chicago #OnTheRunTour pic.twitter.com/N1wkd0HVO8 — Lolo Jones (@lolojones) July 25, 2014 And then………. I guess gold medalists got all the good seats. “@lolojones: I’m early but Bey is worth it #chicago #OnTheRunTour pic.twitter.com/GjJ779B5Mz” — Future G.O.A.T. (@VersaceTweetGod) July 25,...
Via BlackSportsOnline
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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