ARIES MERRITT: The Gamer Christopher Hunt May 31, 2012

World champion hurdler Aries Merritt works hard and plays just as hard. Video games, that is. Merritt says there isn’t much else to do in College Station, Tex., where he trains on the campus of Texas A&M with coach Vince Anderson and Andreas Behm. But that leaves plenty of time to focus on his new seven-step approach to the first hurdle and dominating League of Legends on his computer for hours.

DAVID RUDISHA: Only One Thing Missing Christopher Hunt May 29, 2012

David Rudisha looks at each race as the next rung on a ladder, slowly climbing until the peak. This year, the peak is the Olympic Games in London, where Rudisha will look to win his first Olympic gold medal and the only major title that has eluded him so far.

JEREMY WARINER: The Man Behind the Sunglasses Christopher Hunt May 24, 2012

No matter what happens from now until the end, Jeremy Wariner will finish his career as one of the greatest quarter-milers ever and the closest thing to Michael Johnson since, well, Michael Johnson. He has seen rivals rise and many fall. Wariner has peered down from the perch of success and seeks to reclaim the throne as the best in the world.

Eddie Owens earns Silver at Pan Am Jrs Christopher Hunt Jul 24, 2011

National champ Eddie Owens placed second at the Pan Am Junior Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Sunday at the Ansin Sports Complex in Mirmar, Fla. Owens, a recent graduate of Packer Collegiate in Brooklyn, crossed the line in 9:07.11.

Boston, Henning, Francis Bronzed at Pan Am Games Christopher Hunt Jul 23, 2011

Rolyce Boston learned more than he expected when he went down to the Florida for the Pan Am Junior Games Friday. He didn’t have much practice time after nationals last season. The new Sheepshead Bay graduate was resting a right knee he injured at the state championships.

Top 10 moments of the past Spring Season: You Rank 'Em Christopher Hunt Jul 19, 2011


The summer is a great time to look ahead but it’s also the perfect opportunity to reflect. And there were so many moments this past outdoor season worthy of recognition. This is in no particular order. In fact, I shuffled them on purpose. So you ranked them. Let me know if I’m missing something

Freshman star Cain takes silver at US Juniors, coach predicts sub-2 min 800 Christopher Hunt Jun 27, 2011

Bronxville’s Mary Cain finished second in the 1,500 meters at the USA Junior Championships Sunday in Eugene, Ore., then found out that she is too young to compete at the Pan Am Games next month and also too young to compete at the World Youth Championships this summer, effecting ending the most proflic freshman campaign of any runner to put on spikes in New York State.

St. Benedict's (N.J.) wins DMR, US #3 all-time Christopher Hunt Jun 19, 2011

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Anyone who has ever seen Edward Cheserek knows that he doesn’t waste any time. The St. Benedict’s star sophomore doesn’t like being behind and regardless of the size of a deficit, he will try to erase it in one towering, intimidating move.

Two Records fall at NB Outdoor Nationals Christopher Hunt Jun 16, 2011

Wesley Frazier (Raleigh, N.C.) set the national sophomore 5,000-meter record at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in 16:24.83 at Aggie Stadium, on the campus of North Carolina A&T. St. Benedict’s superstar sophomore Edward Cheserek broke a meet record while claiming his first national title in the 5,000 in 14:25.74.