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Jeff Gadley, Willie Davenport changed bobsled as Winter Olympic pioneers

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Jeff Gadley and Willie Davenport became the first Black men to compete on a U.S. Winter Olympic team in 1980. [more]

Converted sprinter Ryan Bailey wins bobsled national title

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Sprinter Ryan Bailey proved that he is not just fast on the track, winning the men’s push athlete title at the USA Bobsled National Push Championships in Calgary on Wednesday. Bailey, who finished fifth in the London Olympic 100m and anchored the 2012 U.S. 4x100m relay team, is just weeks into his bobsled career. “I [more]