Schools who have sent the most USA athletes to the Olympics

The university system of the United States turns out some the best and brightest minds and sends them out into the workforce. It also provides Team USA with the best athletes in pursuit of Olympic glory.Either before or during their Olympic journey, athletes will attend colleges to not only hone their skills on the track, in the pool or on the field, they take classes just like every...
February 09, 2018  |  Discuss

The Exercise That Helped Allyson Felix Become a High School Track Superstar

Allyson Felix got really fast, really quick. Felix didn't start running track until she was a ninth grader at Los Angeles Baptist High School (North Hills, California). Ten weeks after she tried out for the team, Felix finished seventh in the 200-meter finals at the fiercely competitive California state meet. As a 15-year-old, she won gold in the 100-meter Dash at the 2001 World...
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November 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Allyson Felix's Sneaker Closet Is Pretty Amazing

Our friends over at bring you an inside look at the shoe collection of Olympic gold medal sprinter Allyson Felix. Named “First Lady” of the Nice Kicks “Sneak Peek” series,
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Felix tears hamstring at worlds

US sprinter Allyson Felix screamed and fell to the track during her signature event, the 200-meter final. She suffered a potential season-ending torn hamstring and was carried off the track by her brother.
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August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

US women cruise to 4x400 relay win

Allyson Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay and then watching teammate Sanya Richards-Ross bring home the victory Saturday night. The U.S. runners finished in 3 minutes, 16.87 seconds for the country's fifth straight Olympic title in the event. Russia finished second in 3:20...
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August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Felix turns struggles into triumph

She didn't save US track. She didn't salvage its image. She isn't going to become a mainstream sports icon or the next big thing in American track. That's what Allyson Felix was supposed to do for the past eight years. What she did in winning the Olympic 200-meter gold Wednesday was much more important, much more personal. She had lived with silver medals in the past two Olympics...
Via FOX Sports
August 08, 2012  |  Discuss

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