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Train Like the Fastest Man on the Planet

Train like an Olympian with some tips from the fastest man on the planet, Jamaican champion, Usain Bolt

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The world’s fastest man, Usain St. Leo Bolt, continues to captivate the world…

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Get Motivated With These Quotes by 8 Great Women Olympians

Their words of determination inspire us all to keep going

Simone Biles at the 2014 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
As the 2016 Olympic Games in…

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TSL Olympic Blitz: Miles Chamley-Watson, Fencing’s Soul Provider

Read about how the athlete sliced onto the scene and started shredding competition

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
Before Rio, we sat down with the…

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TSL Sports Talk 8/11/16- Carmelita Jeter and LaTroy Hawkins

Olympics, baseball, and a tribute to John Saunders

Folks, we have a special show for you today.
First, we speak with former MLB pitcher,…

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TSL Olympic Blitz- Shakur Stevenson

Newark's own is on the road to riches and golden things

The following was written by J.R. Gamble, Senior Writer:
You know the expression, “You’ve seen the…

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Eat Like an Olympian: Simone Biles

We've got the details on the diet that is helping Simone Biles dominate the 2016 Rio Olympics, and why it matters for the future of the gymnastics

We’ve got the details on the diet that is helping Simone Biles dominate the 2016…

By Hailey Wallace

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Heading to College with the Olympics on Your Mind?

Tips for surviving freshman year as a student-athlete

Use a planner to schedule your academic responsibilities, athletic commitments, work schedule, and social life.…

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Why Are the U.S. Olympians Covered in Giant Welts?

Cupping is an alternative healing method Olympians are swearing by

Cupping is an alternative healing method that Olympians, such as Michael Phleps, are swearing by

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USA Track & Field’s COO Renee Washington on Navigating the Sports World

The COO of USA Track and Field provides insight into how she navigates the sports world as a female executive

The USA Track and Field exec provides insight into how she navigates the sports world…

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Black History Month: Jeffrey Orridge, Canadian Football League

28 days of modern black history makers

In 2015 Orridge made history as the first African American chief executive of a major…

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Making Herstory: Ibtihaj Muhammad Becomes First U.S. Olympic Athlete to Compete in a Hijab

Fencer wants to prove that "nothing should hinder anyone from reaching their goals."

After qualifying for the 2016 Olympics, fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad will become the first U.S. athlete…

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Adidas Celebrates Jesse Owens With Black History Month Collection

Footwear inspired by an American sports hero and cultural icon

Adidas has announced a new Black History Month footwear collection, inspired by Jesse Owens.

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Claressa Shields, America’s Best Kept Secret

How she brought home America's first gold medal in womens' boxing

With the Olympic trials coming up in October, every day is spent honing her skills,…

By Michael Tolbert

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Former Olympian Joetta Clark Diggs Still Running Things

Track star inspires youth through sports to keep moving and eating healthy

It’s been 15 years since Joetta Clark Diggs competed in her last Olympic game but…

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Alice Coachman, First Black Woman to Win an Olympic Gold Medal, Dies

Pioneer won at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London

Alice Coachman, who ran track and field, died at the age of 90 in Georgia…

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Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas

Woman of Power: Olympic Champion and Super Bowl Correspondent Gabby Douglas to Star in Film

Film latest business opportunity for Douglas

Gabby Douglas is staying rather busy

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5 Reasons the Obamas Should Bring the 2024 Olympic Games to Chicago

After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S. cities to land the Olympics. Make no mistake: the Obamas can bring it home, in their case, literally

After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S.…

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Continuing the Legacy: Oprah’s Top 7 Landmark Interviews

A snapshot of recent TV moments that had us all watching

As the multimedia icon celebrates her 59th birthday, we take a look at a few…

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Gabby Douglas is Essence Magazine’s Cover Girl

The teenage Olympian is all smiles

Gold medal-winning Olympian Gabby Douglas graces the cover of Essence Magazine’s Women of the Year…

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Venus Williams Launches New Designs in Active-Wear Line

Entrepreneur and tennis pro adds bold pieces for men

Tennis pro and entrepreneur Venus Williams expands clothing line, EleVen, with bold dresses, polo shirts,…

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