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July 31, 2016

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This long (make that long-long) piece looks at the biggest U.S. stars in multiple sports, but has plenty of good track reading…
The Wall Street Journal takes an intriguing look at four types of athletes "to imagine just how different ‘faster, stronger, higher,’ could look" if they were evolved to sporting perfection…
Steven Mills of the IAAF profiles the rising young U.S. sprint star…
Sixty-three years after the legendary all-arounder's death, his sons still believe their father isn't at rest, writes Kurt Streeter of espn.com…
The Wall Street Journal investigates and discovers that the "non-sponsor" shoe company was behind a billboard truck at the Olympic Trials…
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