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They’ve traded track and gridiron to seek Olympic bobsledding gold

Briauna Jones and Adrian Adams, both with North Carolina connections, are vying for spots this season on the U.S. bobsled squad that will compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Jones is the newest member of the Women’s Bobsled National Team. Adams’ father, Randy Russell, was a bobsledder and suggested in 2012 that his son give it a try.

Olympics

What happens when Olympics, election, NCAA collide

Every four years the Summer Olympics and a U.S. presidential campaign coincide, providing stirring examples of grace under pressure, good sportsmanship, fierce yet respectful competition, and achievements worthy of being celebrated for years to come.

Rio 2016 Summer Games

Videos

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry roams the streets and beaches of Rio de Janeiro to discover (and make sense of) all the sights and sounds surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games.
Nicole L. Cvetnic and David Eulitt / McClatchy
Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio 2:27

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio 1:36

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio 3:26

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold 1:07

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold