U.S. Paralympian Lex Gillette speaks to a panel about his training as a blind athlete at Dick’s Sporting Goods’ headquarters in Findlay. At his right is Kerri Walsh Jennings, three-time Olympic gold medal winner in volleyball.
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U.S. Paralympian Lex Gillette speaks to a panel about his training as a blind athlete at Dick’s Sporting Goods’ headquarters in Findlay. At his right is Kerri Walsh Jennings, three-time Olympic gold medal winner in volleyball.

Dick's offering jobs to Olympic athletes in sponsorship deal

The Findlay sporting goods company will get Olympic-level expertise in selling its equipment, while athletes get flexibility in scheduling


 Christa Harmotto Dietzen - Captain of 2014 U.S. world champions

Sportswoman of the Year: Christa Harmotto-Dietzen a winner above all else

For as stellar an athlete as she is on a volleyball court, the Dapper Dan Sportswoman of the Year is an even better leader and winner.



 The Parkettes, from left, Margzetta Frazier, Megan Freed, Christina Desiderio, Molly Frack and Taylor Lawson are representing Pennsylvania in the P&G National Gymnastics Championships this week at Consol Energy Center.

Pennsylvania has talented gymnasts, but none will be perfect

Gone are the days of a "perfect 10" in gymnastics, replaced by a more detailed, accurate system that combines difficulty and execution.



 Former U.S. Olympic team member Alice Coachman became the first black woman to win an Olympic gold medal with her win in the high jump in the 1948 Olympics in London.

Obituary: Alice Coachman / First black woman to win Olympic gold

Alice Coachman her pathbreaking athletic career running on the dirt roads of Georgia.



Baseball, softball still taking swings for 2020 Olympics

The Olympic future of baseball and softball remains unclear despite a push to have the sports return in the 2020 Olympics.


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Documentary tells gripping story of Red Army hockey team

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