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Track Our Local Athletes Through the Games

Track Our Local Athletes Through the Games

See how our local athletes are faring in their Olympic competitions

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 02:56 PM EDT

Silver Track Medalist’s Son Steals the Show in Rio

Silver Track Medalist’s Son Steals the Show in Rio

New Jersey's Nia Ali won the Olympic 100m hurdles silver medal, but everyone is talking about her son, Titus Maximus.

Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 at 11:55 AM EDT

Forfeit Launches Inspirational NJ Boxer to Finals

Forfeit Launches Inspirational NJ Boxer to Finals

Rising New Jersey star boxer Shakur Stevenson has reached the Olympic bantamweight final after Russian semifinal opponent Vladimir Nikitin was ruled out with an injury.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 09:39 PM EDT

Side by Side: Laurie Hernandez Is Simone Biles' Biggest Fan

Side by Side: Laurie Hernandez Is Simone Biles' Biggest Fan

Laurie Hernandez is not just Simone Biles' teammate and roommate, she's also her loudest cheerleader. As Biles competed for gold in the women's floor final, Hernandez clapped, screamed and danced along from the...

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 07:29 PM EDT

Mayweather: Shakur Stevenson is 'Unbelievable Fighter'

Mayweather: Shakur Stevenson is 'Unbelievable Fighter'

A 19-year-old boxer from Newark has yet to lose a round at the Rio Olympics, and Shakur Stevenson is getting attention from one of boxing's all-time greats, Floyd Mayweather. Bruce Beck reports.

Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 at 09:00 AM EDT

Sue Bird Injured During U.S. Versus Japan Game

Sue Bird Injured During U.S. Versus Japan Game

The U.S. women's basketball team showed off its speed, size and depth in a 110-64 victory over Japan and advanced to the semifinals with another convincing win, but they were without Sue Bird for most of the...

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