Keelin Godsey is raising questions about how transgender athletes can compete in sports. Godsey recently qualified for the women's track and field Olympic trials in the hammer throw. Godsey was born female, identifies as male, but competes in the female division.
Don Waters' father abandoned him and his mother when Don was three years old. Years later, before he died, Don's father sent him a copy of a short autobiography he hoped would help his son understand who his father was. In the stories, Don discovered his father and a shared passion for surfing.
American athlete Allyson Felix is still weighing which events she'll focus on in London this summer. She already has two Olympic silver medals plus a relay gold. Now she wants an individual gold. To get it, she'll have to beat her arch-rival: Jamaica's Veronica Campbell Brown.
After helping the Boston Red Sox win the World Series, pitcher Curt Schilling could do no wrong. Then news broke that his video game company had chewed through a $75 million state loan that it's struggling to pay off. Now, Rhode Island officials are moving to protect taxpayers from what appears to have been a very bad investment.
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