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March 24, 2009
Sled dogs could hold key to diabetes, obesity
Sled dogs competing in the Iditarod, which ended Tuesday, are among the most energy-efficient creatures on Earth, with a capacity to run hundreds of miles day after day without showing the normal signs of fatigue.
'Unpredictable' Lance Mackey looking for third Iditarod win
The last stretch of road leading to Lance Mackey's rustic home outside Fairbanks is marked "Mackeys Way."
February 15, 2009
The Washington Post
All Eyes Are on Armstrong in California
The extra attention Lance Armstrong brings to cycling when he lines up for Sunday's Tour of California also comes with extra baggage.
January 18, 2009
Armstrong begins cycling comeback in Australia
In all the years he wore the leader's yellow jersey while winning a record seven Tour de France titles, Lance Armstrong was called many things.
May 6, 2008
New York Times
Researchers Seek to Demystify
the Metabolic Magic of Sled Dogs
When humans engage in highly strenuous exercise day after day, they start to metabolize the body's reserves, depleting glycogen and fat stores. When cells run out of energy, a result is fatigue, and exercise grinds to a halt until those sources are replenished.
march 23, 2008
The New York Times
Sled Dogs' Lives, and Deaths, Raise Questions
By recent mortality standards, the 36th running of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race was not a banner year.
February 29, 2008
Mushers confident Iditarod is '100% clean'
Is sled dog racing any less immune to the lures of doping than cycling, baseball or track and field?
June 19, 2007
Beckham bows out in Spain with Real Madrid title
David Beckham didn't play the leading role in Real Madrid's thrilling 3-1 comeback victory against Mallorca on Sunday night, when Real Madrid won its first Spanish League title since he joined the team four years ago.
March 13, 2007
The New York Times
More Red Cells May Help Athletes. How About Dogs?
Elite athletes in many sports use the “rest high, train low” strategy to improve endurance. But can it help dogs?
March 3, 2007
The Miami Herald
Argentine musher hopes to make Iditarod history
Hernan Maquieira of Argentina will try to become the first South American to complete the Iditarod, a brutally demanding sled-dog race of more than 1,000 miles across Alaska.
April 18, 2006
Ronaldinho's juggling act
Momma's boy or playboy? Style or substance? Humble or self-satisfied?
The Bonds wait ongoing
Barry Bonds shuffled around the locker room without crutches. He played backgammon with a teammate. He even interacted with reporters briefly this week while receiving a local writer's award. In the world of the San Francisco Giants, this is progress.
March 10, 2004
Wie in college: Men's team?
Put the PGA Tour on hold. Michelle Wie's best chance of testing her mettle against men could be on the collegiate level.
All court player
As she heads into this month's U.S. Open, French tennis player Amélie Mauresmo talks exclusively with Out about the game, her girlfriend, and life as a lesbian role model.
July 1, 2001
Barry Bonds leaves his personal stamp
Kneeling where some of his most towering home runs have landed, Barry Bonds beamed as he left his personal stamp forever imprinted at San Francisco's Pacific Bell Park on Sunday.
June 28, 2001
Baseball-Big-hitting Bonds stands tall among the Giants
For the last time this season, the man who would be home run king flexes his muscles against the reigning monarch.