The Texan athlete, who famously raised his fist on the medal stand at the 1968 Olympics, is the subject of a new film premiering this week on Starz.
A Rio Grande Valley native, Morrow returned to a quiet life of farming after winning three gold medals at the 1956 Olympics.
The dangers of an unfortunate local paper headline in the viral era.
After losing out on another Olympics bid, it's time for a little bit of soul-searching in Big D.
Plus, floundering J.C. Penney hired Sergio Zyman, the man who introduced one of Coca-Cola's most successful products (Diet Coke)—and one of its least successful (New Coke).
Texan Olympians brought home some 26 medals from the 2012 London Games.
The San Antonio-native's star performance for the silver medal-winning U.S. Olympics volleyball team was accompanied by two weeks of cheap Twitter jokes.
Here are ten more Texan athletes who deserve your attention during the 2012 Olympic Games in London.
The 2012 Summer Olympic Games kick off today, and our state will be well represented in London. Here are ten of the Texan athletes you should be watching.
On Friday, viewers across the world watched the spectacular opening ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. And even though the celebration of the Olympics is taking place across the pond, there are a few Texas bars and restaurants that are managing to bring the “spirit” of the Olympics to…
Amateur athletes from across the state will have a chance to dream big at the Winter Games of Texas.
Meet a diver, a high-jumper, and five other Texas athletes who hope to put the pedal to the medal at the 2004 Olympics.
Three years after her Olympic glory, the gymnast is once again in competition—only this time, it’s with her parents.
Houston and Dallas go for the gold.
When twenty-year-old Kristen Link, a junior at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, asked eighteen-year-old freshman Lindsay Long to be her synchronized diving partner in the spring of 1997, Long wasn’t sure she wanted to take the plunge. “It’s scary enough to dive by yourself, and in synchronized diving you have…
The running man.
IF MULTIMEDIA were a competitive sport, Archimedia Interactive would have a shot at the gold. The Dallas company recently released 1996 U.S. Olympic Team ($29.95), the official CD-ROM of the summer games, which can be purchased in stores or on the World Wide Web (www.olympiccdrom.com). The disc features extensive profiles…
MAKING A SPLASH—so to speak—is what Cheril Santini does best. As a member of Southern Methodist University’s diving team in the early nineties, the Dallas native made All-American ten times, was a finalist for NCAA woman of the year, and was named one of the nation’s top ten college women…
Bobby Morrow was America’s most celebrated Olympic athlete in 1956. Today he wishes he’d never left the starting blocks.