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Usain Bolt reaffrims dream to play for Manchester United

Usain Bolt is a huge Manchester United fan. Today, the fastest man alive reiterated his dream on one day playing for United. ‘Its a big dream. Believe in me,’ he says with a smile to BBC. He was with the club showing his allegiance through a very busy stretch for the Red Devils this past season: November 24th vs Cardiff City, Bayer Leverkusen on the 27th, a trip to Whiteheart...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  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
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight-Month Pregnant Track Star Runs 800 Meter Event At U.S. Championships

For a pregnant woman, walking can be a tough task. Running? That seems almost out of the question. Olympic runner Alysia Montano, however, felt otherwise. Already eight months into her pregnancy, Montano, a five-time outdoor champion, decided to give it a go in an 800 meter race at the U.S. Championships on Thursday. Montano said running in the race was nothing out of the ordinary...
Via NESN.com
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

Woman Races in U.S. Track Championships While Pregnant

This is one of the best sports stories you’ll hear today. Alysia Montano was born to run, now the 28-year-old athlete has run before giving birth. Montano is 34 weeks pregnant, but didn’t want that to stop her competing in the 800 meters while at the U.S. Track and Field Championships. The former University of California star discussed the risks with her doctors, ultimately...
Via The Sideline
June 27, 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

Woman, 8 1/2 Months Pregnant, Runs 800M at U.S. Track & Field Championships

Instead of loading up on greasy food and a whiny attitude while pregnant, Alysia Montano decided to exercise, and exercise enough to run the 800-Meter at the U.S. Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Thursday. The former University of California track star  is 8 1/2 months pregnant, but that didn’t stop the 28-year-old mother-to-be from recording a time of 2:32.13, a time...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 27, 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

Lolo Jones Shares Her Struggle Face From USA Tie (Video)

Yesterday the United States had a soul crushing tie with Portugal on a last second goal. The team was oh so close to moving out of pool play but it just wasn’t meant to be. There were many struggle faces to be had, and Lolo Jones wanted to make sure that we knew she had one too. Check out her before the tie and after the tie reaction that she put on Instagram:
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 23, 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

Lolo Jones Was Quite Upset After Portugal-USA Match

Lolo Jones posted the Instagram video above after the USA-Portugal match ended in a tie with the caption “I went from this TO this… in 30 seconds.” Safe to say we all felt this way, Lolo. The post Lolo Jones Was Quite Upset After Portugal-USA Match appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Lolo Jones Explains How Everyone In America Feels Right Now

Lolo Jones posted a picture/video combo on her Instagram account tonight that basically sums up how everyone in America feels right now.
Via Gamedayr
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Evil Scientists Created A Robot That Can Run Faster Than Usain Bolt

Getty (original) Scientists at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a two-legged robot that has already displayed its ability to not only run at speeds faster than Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Usain Bolt, but also to avoid any obstacles that might be in its path. Known as the KAIST Raptor – because it has a tail inspired by velociraptors...
Via With Leather
June 03, 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

JUSTIN GATLIN ABLAZE: RUNS WORLD’S TWO FASTEST 100M TIMES FOR 2014!

Gatlin has had one exceptional week, setting world marks in the 100 meters for 2014 while getting a jump on Bolt. After winning the 100 meters at the IAAF World Challenge in Beijing on Wednesday, U.S. sprinter JUSTIN GATLIN has recorded the two fastest 100-meter times in the world for 2014, setting the bar high for the remainder of the track and field season… Okay…Gatlin is...
Via SportySexyCool
May 22, 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

American sprinter fails drug test, returns Olympic Medal

Tyson Gay, a member America’s 2012 Summer Olympic Team and part of the 4 x 100 meter relay team that earned a Silver Medal testing positive for a banned substance. The announcement was made Friday with the 31 year old sprinter receiving a one year suspension; Gay was also forced to relinquish his 2012 Silver Medal. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) made the announcement...
Via 110 Nation Sports
May 03, 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

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

Meb Keflezighi to make appearance at Fenway Park Tonight

Ryan MacLeod (RyanMacLeod15)Contributing WriterOn Monday, March 21st Meb Keflezighi became the first US marathoner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983. On Wednesday night he will enter Fenway Park to the cheers of all of Boston. Keflezighi, who is from San Diego ran the 26.2 mile course in a time of 2:08:37 and won the the race by 11 seconds over his closest competitor. While many...
Via RedSoxLife
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Meb Keflezighi Carries Victims in Heart During Boston Marathon Win

Their names were written on the corners of his racing bib. Martin. Sean. Krystle. Lingzi. “They helped carry me through,” Meb Keflezighi said after one of the most memorable victories in the Boston Marathon’s 118-year history. Keflezighi became the first American man since 1983 to wear the laurel wreath. He did so when this city needed it the most. With the backdrop of so much...
Via Unathletic
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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