Finish Strong Academically Like a Quarter Miler

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Relaxation and sense of purpose, not stress and lost sense of self.

The Ups and Downs Make It All Memorable


Michael Hartfield, who graduated in June, holds Ohio State’s school record in the long jump. Robert Bennett tells his remarkable tale of perseverance.

Coaching to Greater Heights


In the first post in our series about coaches, Josh Magill talks about the coach who showed him that he was holding himself back.

Sexism and Sports: Just the Way We Want It.


Sex, Size, and Money: the three reasons men and women rarely face one another in a sports arena.
Sexism, Prejudice, and Stodginess: the three reasons things won’t change even if they could.

Up Shit Creek


Chuck Ross knows what it’s like to be in over your head.

Double Amputee to Join Olympic Track Team

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Inspiring Paralympian Oscar Pisotorius—aka “Bladerunner”—will compete for South Africa in London this summer.