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Posted on 9 January 2018 | 8:59 pm
Laurie Hernandez Is Excited To Meet Jessica
ThePostGameLaurie Hernandez Is Excited To Meet Jessica Chastain At 'Gold Meets Golden' 2018ThePostGameOlympic gymnastics champion Laurie Hernandez has already had a taste of the Hollywood world thanks to her win on "Dancing With The Stars." But Hernandez connected with even more stars at the Gold Meets Golden event that connects show biz with Olympians ...and more »
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 2:21 pm
The top 10 athletes from Illinois - Rochelle
Rochelle News LeaderThe top 10 athletes from IllinoisRochelle News LeaderSports Top 10 - Jackie Joyner-Kersee 5. Jackie Joyner-Kersee, East St. Louis A basketball and track star at East St. Louis Lincoln and UCLA, Jackie Joyner-Kersee made her biggest mark in international track competitions, particularly the Olympics ...
Posted on 9 January 2018 | 8:37 am
College Football Hall of Fame to induct
Bloomington PantagraphCollege Football Hall of Fame to induct former Illini great HowardBloomington PantagraphI-L-L!" Howard was a fifth-round pick of the Dallas Cowboys in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played with the St. Louis Rams in 1995 and spent two seasons with the Chicago Bears from 1996-97 before playing for the Amsterdam Admirals in NFL Europe. Howard is a ...and more »
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 4:15 pm
Celebrating the Top 10 athletes from
Effingham Daily NewsCelebrating the Top 10 athletes from IllinoisEffingham Daily NewsA basketball and track star at East St. Louis Lincoln and UCLA, Jackie Joyner-Kersee made her biggest mark in international track competitions, particularly the Olympics, where she won six medals in four different Olympics — including a silver medal ...Top 10 athletes from IllinoisShelbyville Daily Unionall 2 news articles »
Posted on 7 January 2018 | 3:52 pm
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