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Has the media frenzy around Bolt vs Gatlin helped or hindered a sport attempting to deal with widespread doping?

Whether its Michael Johnson’s blisteringly quick 400m of 16years ago, or Mike Powell bettering Bob Beaman’s long jump record or Usain Bolt’s scarcely comprehendible 9.58 for the 100 meters, the World Athletics Championships have set the scene for some of the greatest moments in track and field. 955 more words

Sport

Big Reds learn from last week, ready for Tars

For the last four seasons, Port Huron has walked away from the field smiling after their games against Anchor Bay.

The Big Reds four game win streak against the Tars is their longest against any MAC White foe, and Port Huron doesn’t want to change that tradition anytime soon. 397 more words

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Prep football preview: Macomb Area capsules

Red Division

Coach’s poll: Macomb Dakota 56; Clinton Township Chippewa Valley 54, Sterling Heights Stevenson 49, Utica Eisenhower 39, Warren Mott 38, L’Anse Creuse North 34… 2,600 more words

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Barry Sanders vs. Mike Powell dunk contest Foot Locker 1991 dunking slam fest

Throwback***Barry Sanders vs. Mike Powell dunk contest Foot Locker 1991 dunking slam fest.

Basketball

VISIT FROM ATHLETICS LEGENDS MARKS 100 DAYS TO GO UNTIL IAAF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, BEIJING 2015

There was a feeling that something special was in the air of the Chinese capital this afternoon as more than 1000 spectators, guests and athletes gathered outside the magnificent Bird’s Nest. 97 more words

Athletics

Mike Powell eyes masters world record, possible Olympic trials run at age 51

Mike Powell broke the long jump world record 24 years ago in perhaps the greatest head-to-head duel in track and field history.

Now 51, Powell expects to break the long jump world record in his masters age-group category of 50 to 55 years old on March 7 in New Zealand, after losing 67 pounds while training the last two years. 383 more words

Olympics