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Marion Jones Named An ACC Basketball Legend
Marion Jones, a member of UNC's 1994 National Championship squad, will represent the Tar Heels in the 10th annual class of ACC Women's Basketball Legends,...

Marion Jones' rise and fall played out on the world's biggest stage
The two faces of Marion Jones are inextricably linked. There was the luminous smile she wore on the medals stand in 2000, when Jones won...

Marion Jones representing US on diplomatic visits
Former track star Marion Jones is making a series of diplomatic visits to Serbia and Croatia this week on behalf of the U.S. State Department,...

Tulsa Shock Cut Marion Jones
The Tulsa Shock have parted ways with former Olympic gold medal winning sprinter Marion Jones. The announcement came as they waived Jones to make room...

One can't deny Marion Jones' resilience
It was just a regular afternoon this past summer, in a gym at the University of Tulsa, where you might have mistaken Marion Jones for...

Marion Jones makes comeback with new book
Former Olympic gold medalist and UNC track star Marion Jones is speaking out in a new autobiography about being a star athlete and the performance-enhancing...

Marion Jones: 'I really wish I wouldn't have lied'
What Marion Jones really wants you to know is she's sorry for lying to federal investigators about her drug use. That, and her role in...

Marion Jones pleased with progress in 1st season in WNBA
As her first season in the WNBA comes to a close, Marion Jones is pleased with her progress and committed to continuing her development. "I'm...

Marion Jones' transition to pro basketball proves to be 'a humbling experience'
Four of the players on Marion Jones' 1994 NCAA championship team were shorter than she is. None of her teammates on the Shock is shorter...

Marion Jones has quiet WNBA debut as Lynx top Tulsa
Marion Jones’ path to stardom in the WNBA won’t be a sprint. The former Olympic track star had little impact in limited playing time in...

Marion Jones makes final cut for WNBA's Shock
Former Olympic sprinter Marion Jones has made the roster for the WNBA's Tulsa Shock. The 34-year-old Jones, the oldest rookie in the league, is known...

Marion Jones will debut with Tulsa Shock
Marion Jones, 34, will resume her athletics career Saturday night when she makes her debut with the Tulsa Shock, the WNBA franchise that moved out...

The second coming of Marion Jones
Each day, the painful effects of Marion Jones' past give way to sweat and sore muscles. Earlier this month, the 34-year-old signed with the WNBA's...

Marion Jones: I've Paid My Debt, Now It's Time to Move Forward
These days, Marion Jones says she is channeling the words of Satchel Paige and is not looking back. Still, if you've lived the life Jones...

Marion Jones isn't out for 'redemption'
Marion Jones hasn't lost much of her swagger. The disgraced sprinter once called the world's fastest woman was introduced Wednesday as the newest member of...

Embattled Marion Jones to join WNBA's Shock
The WNBA's Tulsa Shock will hold a news conference Wednesday at 11 a.m. ET to announce the signing of former track star Marion Jones. Jones...

Sprinter Marion Jones eyes comeback
Track and field superstar Marion Jones' bid to get her athletic career back on track brought her to Tulsa on Saturday for a workout with...

IOC reallocates Marion Jones' medals
The International Olympic Committee has reallocated medals from the 2000 Sydney Games events in which Marion Jones, who has since been disqualified, competed. Jones admitted...

Marion Jones eyes basketball career
Disgraced former track and field star Marion Jones has been training with the WNBA's San Antonio Silver Stars with a view to making a comeback...

Marion Jones gives Oprah Winfrey post-prison interview
Disgraced track star Marion Jones will give her first post-prison interview to Oprah Winfrey. Jones' appearance on Wednesday's episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" is...

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