Yasir Salem arrived in his black, four-door Lincoln Mark LT to pick up Gweneviere Mann for their second date. The pickup truck, an odd sight in New York City, was a bit of a surprise to Mann, but Salem was from Texas, where driving and trucks are second nature. Continue reading “Yasir Salem is Running 50 Marathons in 50 States to Honor His Late Wife”
Beverly Ramos felt helpless, a prisoner of her own home. Ramos and thousands of other Puerto Rico residents were forced indoors – most without power or running water – as they anxiously waited for the destruction outside to cease. Continue reading “Beverly Ramos, NYRR Helping Hurricane-Stricken Children of Puerto Rico”
Jordan Campbell grew up in a very poor area in Rubidoux, Calif. He witnessed many of his friends get involved with drugs and gangs.
Afraid Jordan would fall victim to a similar fate, Colleen and Titus Campbell uprooted their family from that environment and moved to nearby Norco. Continue reading “Inside Winner Circle Athletics”
John Carlos has been labeled a lot of things throughout his life. An Olympian. A hero. A troublemaker. An athlete. A husband. A father. A villain.
Jim McAlpine was a star athlete at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, California. He was the starting forward on the soccer team and starting pitcher on the baseball team. Continue reading “The 420 Games Are Trying to Destigmatize Cannabis Use”
The tap is turned on and water comes spraying out. The water is allowed to run until it becomes a tolerable temperature. Even still, there is no rush to step into the shower. Once inside, there is no time limit to cleanse oneself. Continue reading “Cape Town Water Crisis Hits Home For This Athlete”