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Will Stars Begin to Drop from Tokyo Olympics?
Then there are the other athletes. The ones that train their entire lives for this moment in time. The hours of early mornings and late nights, eating right, working out, honing your craft. Opportunity doesn't present itself twice for many of these athletes. Fans or not, this is what they li…
Olympian Grace Claxton Joins Big Board Sports
Grace Claxton joins Big Board Sports less than one month after competing in the Olympic games in Rio. Claxton, a member of the UAlbany track team, competed for Puerto Rico in the games. In this interview she talks about her experience in Rio, her relationship with her coach, and readjusting to life …
Polish Olympian Auctions Medal To Help Child
The 2016 Rio Olympics may be over, but they helped provide a very touching story for a child in need. Piotr Malachowski, a prominent Polish discus thrower who took home a silver medal in the Rio Games, decided to auction off his medal in hopes of raising enough money for 3-year-old Olek Szymanski, w…
Mongolian Wrestling Coaches Go Crazy!
The 2016 Rio Olympics had its moments, but none were better than what happened yesterday during the Bronze medal match in wrestling.
With the Mongolian wrestler up a point with seconds left, he started celebrating in the face of his opponent instead of engaging him like he is supposed too...
Like it Or Not, 'Melo is a Hall of Famer
You may not like Carmelo Anthony, but he's already cemented his legacy.
Maybe his NBA career isn't what you want it to be, maybe he'll never win a championship, and maybe he won't ever be in the same conversation as LeBron James. Maybe you'll equate him to Derrick Rose and Al…
A First Hand Account From Rio
With so many negative story lines leading up to the Olympic games in Rio De Janeiro this summer, it's hard to seperate what is true and what has been overblown.
Phelps Wins 25th Medal, 21st Gold
With two more wins in the Tuesday night swimming program, Michael Phelps continued his dominance over the Olympic field.
He has 25 total medals, which is seven more than the next closest competitor all-time. He has 21 gold medals, which is 12 more than the next closest competitor and he has…
Bob Costas' Retells Story of Meeting Howard Cosell
Bob Costas is regarded as one of the greatest sports broadcasters of all time. Costas has hosted coverage of the World Series, NBA Finals, Kentucky Derby and has won more Emmy awards than any other sports host in history. The 2016 Olympics marks the 11th games Costas has anchored in his illustrious …

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