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March 16, 2012 Ian R. Rapoport

FOXBORO — The Patriots [team stats] took a giant step toward solidifying their secondary yesterday, adding a player who could become a starter alongside Patrick Chung. Former Chargers safety Steve Gregory became the newest member of the Patriots, agreeing to a three-year deal that pays between $... Learn more

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February 14, 2012 Scott Cacciola

The human race has made some tremendous advances over the last couple hundred thousand years. Stone tools. Vaccines. Pop-Tarts. But here's something we haven't quite mastered: how to long jump. When Bob Beamon leapt 29 feet, 2 ½ inches to set a world record at the 1968 Olympics, his performance... Learn more

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January 9, 2012 Chris Woodyard

Speed, agility, athleticism. They're qualities that any automaker wants in a car. So who better to introduce the new BMW 3 Series than three U.S. Olympians. Speed skater Apolo Ohno, swimmer Janet Evans and decathelon champ Bryan Clay were on hand at the North American International Auto Show in... Learn more

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November 11, 2011 www.usatf.org

Reigning Olympic decathlon champion Bryan Clay has been named the 2011 Visa Humanitarian of the Year by USA Track & Field. Clay will be honored on Saturday, December 3, at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in St. Louis, Mo. The event is held in conjunction with USA... Learn more

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July 14, 2011

Mallory Weggemann of Eagan, Minn., is a winner once again. On Wednesday, the Minnesota-born athlete won an ESPY for Best Female Athlete with a Disability. Weggemann received her ESPY nomination for her performance at the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Swimming World Championships in... Learn more

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July 5, 2011 Alex Prewitt

Mallory Weggemann might just be the world's most dominating Paralympic athlete. The Eagan native holds 33 American records and 15 world records. She won eight gold medals and one silver medal at the 2010 World Championships in Eindhoven, Netherlands. She'll swim for glory in the 2012 Summer... Learn more

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June 22, 2011 Anne M. Peterson, AP Sports Writer

EUGENE, Ore. — Decathlete Trey Hardee describes the state of his sport in the United States as "a tsunami of talent." Hardee, along with veteran Bryan Clay and newcomer Ashton Eaton, are the decathlon's current stars. They've fueled whispers that, if everything goes right, the Olympics in London... Learn more

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