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LANE ONE: How the U.S. failure at the 2019 FIBA World Cup could be...

There wasn’t a lot of attention given to the U.S. team in advance of the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China. It was a...

LANE ONE: No matter what the IOC does, the heat is still on, now...

There are a lot of folks who despise the International Olympic Committee, as many or more who really need its support – and money...

LANE ONE: “We have to thank Willie Banks for everything”

That was the headline on a feature story from the pre-meet news conference before last Friday’s AG Van Damme Memorial in Brussels, Belgium, the...

LANE ONE: New high school participation numbers show first overall decline in 30 years

It finally happened. The U.S. National Federation of State High School Associations published its annual participation numbers for American high school sports for the 2018-19...

LANE ONE: Iranian hatred of Israel sends its own World Champion fleeing to Germany

If this story was offered as a movie concept, it would be rejected as too wild, too fanciful to be believed. But truth is...

LANE ONE: Which of the three team nominees for the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic...

You still have time for vote for the Class of 2019 for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame – click here –...

LANE ONE: World Champion asks “Why does a popular Olympic sport struggle?”

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) has an online feature called “Player’s Own Voice” and Melissa Humana-Paredes was the guest columnist last Wednesday (21st) with...

LANE ONE: You can vote on the next class for the U.S. Olympic Hall...

The concept of a U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame got going pretty late, conceived in 1979 and only admitting its first class in 1983....

LANE ONE: If you think track & field could once again be a high-profile...

People who care deeply about track & field in the United States decry the low profile the sport has today. The symptoms are obvious:...

LANE ONE: USOPC tries self-vaccination to ward off possible Congressional surgery over governance

Over the last 150 years, medical science has created solutions for many diseases which have plagued people for centuries. We often take these miracles...

LANE ONE: U.S. survey says most kids quit sports by age 11, but is...

A breathless story posted last Friday on the Web site of station 41 KSHB in Kansas City announced: “Study shows more young athletes calling it...

LANE ONE: With a possible 2032 bid ahead, Australia’s Queensland region is now having...

The tumult over bids for the Olympic and Olympic Winter Games should have subsided after the selection of Milan-Cortina to host the 2018 Olympic...

LANE ONE: If you’re looking for sponsorship, the only thing worse than track really...

The recent USA Track & Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa, were not only the selection meet for the United States team for the...

LANE ONE: What did we learn from the Pan American Games in Lima? It’s...

Make no mistake: the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima was a success. The venues all worked, the competitions rolled on without too many problems,...

LANE ONE: Lima has done well, but what is the future of the Pan...

If you have been watching the XVIII Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, you have seen some compelling competition and some amazing stories, the...

LANE ONE: Did you see where Germany drew 178,000 for ten national championships on...

Whenever it seems certain that Olympic sport is essentially dead and that most of these sports are on their way back to recreational status...

LANE ONE: Anti-Olympic activists appear to be getting their strategy from … Prof. Quincy...

In one of the most riotous comedies of all time and a world-class spoof of American college life, Professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff addressed the...

LANE ONE: U.S. men’s soccer players want their “fair share” of revenues; how much...

The lowest point in the last 30 years for the U.S. men’s soccer team came on 10 October 2017, when Trinidad & Tobago defeated...

LANE TWO: Welcome to version 3.0 of The Sports Examiner and introducing the TSX...

Dear friends: The concept for The Sports Examiner was to provide an all-in-one reference point from which readers could survey the entire Olympic Movement, especially...

LANE ONE: Senators Moran and Blumenthal submit bill to strengthen oversight of USOPC, but...

The long Congressional inquiry into the Larry Nassar scandal, the history of athlete abuse in some sports and the lack of action by U.S....

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