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Pettit Center hosts U.S. Speedskating World Cup Qualifier this weekend

Published Oct. 11, 2016

The Pettit National Ice Center will host the Long Track Fall World Cup Qualifier Oct.14-16. The top speedskaters will compete on the Pettit Center's Olympic Oval to earn places on the U.S. Fall World Cup team that will travel to six different international sites to compete.


Cupping: What is it, does it actually work and how?

Published Aug. 22, 2016

When dark circles appeared on the Olympian Michael Phelps after a cupping treatment, everyone started asking: What are those things? Does cupping work? What does the evidence say? We'd like to answer a few of those questions.


Wisconsin-made product being used at Rio Olympics

Published Aug. 9, 2016

Klover Products Inc.'s line of parabolic microphones, manufactured in Janesville, capture sound waves with pinpoint accuracy at a wide variety of sporting events throughout the year. Now, these Sconnie products are being used at the Summer Olympics.


A sport-by-sport TV viewing guide to the Rio Olympics

Published Aug. 8, 2016

After weeks of lead-up, the torch has finally been lit and the games are underway. But when is the gymnastics team on? And when can I catch some table tennis matches? Organized sport by sport, here's when you can catch everything on TV.

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The Year Was 1996....

When I think about the phrase "not that long ago" I always revert to the summer of 1996. I'm not sure why. It was 13 years ago, but it is a summer I will never forget... forget... forget... get... get... get... -(Que music) "... it's like 10,000 spoons when all you need is a ...

Fourth Quarter Fast Start

Wednesday October 1st, 2008 - Lake Villa, ILPretty good effort today. I put in a solid 16 hour work day trying to figure out how to do all the things I’ve let stagnate the past few months. I knew I couldn’t do them all in a day but I did at least get started on a few of them. It felt ...

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