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Let him swim: The Tom Jager story
Spring 2012
On a Friday evening in August 1989, Tom Jager is about to race in a 50-meter freestyle event at the U.S. National Championships in Los Angeles.The race marks the return of Olympic gold medalist Matt Biondi, who dueled with Jager in the sa...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Olympics, Swimming


Olympic torchbearer
Summer 2002
About 7 p.m. January 24, John Tarnai accepted the Olympic Torch and braved chilly winds along an eighth-mile leg of the Olympic Torch Relay in downtown Spokane. He said he was “honored and humbled” by the people who lined both sides of the str...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Olympics