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Olympic Life Lessons for Our Children: On and Off the Fields, Rinks, Courts and Tracks

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports
Rachel Braun Scherl

What I remember most are the incredible moments of human strength, the unbending determination of those who fell and then rose again, rather than the ones with the straight path to the golden podium.

NBC's Tragedy From Triumph

Brian Rooney | Posted 04.20.2014 | Media
Brian Rooney

In broadcast journalism making people cry is a refined skill. You lean in, lower your voice, put your hand on their forearm and talk to them like a friend.

SLIDESHOW: Top Olympians' Causes

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 09.29.2012 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

If you're like me, and lots of other people, you're completely enthralled with the Olympic Games happening right now in London. I find them amazing w...

Let the Games Begin: An Olympian's View of Opening Ceremonies

Nikki Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nikki Stone

I dreamed of being an Olympian since I was five years old when I saw Nadia Comaneci score a perfect "10" in gymnastics. But it would be another eighteen years before it became a reality.

"Colbert Nation" To Sponsor U.S. Speedskating Team In Vancouver Olympics

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) (AP) NEW YORK — Of the many countries participating at the Vancouver Olympics, add Colbert Nation to the list. On Mond...

NYC Marathon: Which Celebrities Are Running?

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Aside from the elite runners and run-of-the-mill participants, the 2009 ING New York City Marathon features a bevy of celebrities. Here's a brief "ru...

Speedskater Dan Jansen Joins Romney Rally

Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Reilly Center For Media & Public Affairs

By Ginger Gibson Gov. Mitt Romney was joined by family and friends Wednesday night at a rally in Des Moines to garner support for his bid for the Rep...