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Posted on 10 August 2018 | 12:48 pm
Initial plans announced for bicentennial
Initial plans announced for bicentennial eventAnnanewsAmong those who are scheduled to participate are members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Styx, blues legend Buddy Guy, the Chicago Bears, Olympic champion Jackie Joyner Kersee, Bill Kurtis and Joe Mantegna. Illinois journalist Bill Kurtis is ...
Posted on 10 August 2018 | 5:28 am
Captain Furyk will get close-up view of
The San Diego Union-TribuneCaptain Furyk will get close-up view of rising stars in PGAThe San Diego Union-TribuneShowing his drawing power, Smith was accompanied to the media center Wednesday by, among others, his golfing buddy and NFL Hall of Famer Marcus Allen, and former Olympic track and field star Jackie Joyner-Kersee (a native of East St. Louis, Ill.).and more »
Posted on 8 August 2018 | 5:51 pm
PGA Championship 2018: St. Louis has rich
PGA.comPGA Championship 2018: St. Louis has rich history of hosting unique sports moments. Will this weekend join the list?PGA.comAnd Jackie Joyner-Kersee — from across the river in East St. Louis, Ill.— whose severe asthma did not stop her from winning six track medals over four different Olympic Games. This is the place where the expansion St. Louis hockey Blues went to the ...PGA Championship Notebook: Justin Rose set to return after back injuryNewsOK.comall 5,109 news articles »
Posted on 8 August 2018 | 11:18 am
Kenny takes second gold at European Champs -
ESPN (press release) (blog)Kenny takes second gold at European ChampsESPN (press release) (blog)When she was younger, Ayesha McGowan looked up to African-American sports heroes like Venus and Serena Williams and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. But what she never saw were female African-American cyclists. Now she's on a mission to change that.August 5, 2018 - TwitterTwitterall 83 news articles »
Posted on 5 August 2018 | 6:52 am
Griffith-Joyner's records more impressive
The high jump, long jump, shot put, and discus, as well as Jackie Joyner-Kersee's 7,291 points in the heptathlon at the 1988 Olympics are on the market. "It has been a long time, but I believe, the women who are lining up here are ready to go," said U.S ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:48 am
Sparks Announce #WeAreWomen Celebration of
The private event will include a panel discussion featuring Olympic Champions and community leaders Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Laila Ali and Carmelita Jeter. When the Sparks and Stars tip-off at 4:00 pm, STAPLES Center will be packed and Los Angeles will be on ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 10:37 am
Could she be the next Jackie Joyner-Kersee?
Jena Hemann is the pride of Breese, Ill. She had one of the greatest track careers in Illinois High School history. She became a two time All-American at Texas A&M. Hemann is considered one of the best in the country in Heptathlon. There is nothing she can ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:54 pm
Rams notes: After smooth start, Brown ready
25 at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch.This year, the focus is on celebrating the foundation’s commitment to the city of St. Louis and will feature area sports legends Ozzie Smith, Jackie Joyner Kersee and Brett Hull. (And, of course, Bruce.)
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 2:54 am
Three-time defending champ returns to
The only other women's jumper to have repeated is the legendary Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Reese was the world's top-ranked long jumper from 2009 through 2013. That streak was broken last year when she tore the labrum in her hip on her jump leg. Surgery has set ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 9:41 am