Tag Archive | Olympics

1988 Olympic gold medalist “Merciless” Ray Mercer Looks back at his Olympic experience

Thirty-two years after he captured an Olympic gold medal, “Merciless” Ray Mercer fondly remembers his Olympic experience like it was last month. Mercer, who is the only American heavyweight champion to knock out all of his Olympic opponents, went on to become world heavyweight champion as a professional for our “heavyweight double.” For Mercer, it […]

Carli Lloyd Selected for Induction into Rutgers Athletics Hall of Fame

Current U.S. Women’s National Team and Sky Blue FC captain Carli Lloyd has officially been selected for induction into the 2018 class of the Rutgers Athletics Hall of Fame. Lloyd and the newest inductees will be publicly recognized when Rutgers Football hosts Northwestern University at High Point Solutions Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 20. “I am […]

Q and A with Teresa Edwards: Basketball Hall of Famer

The WNBA is where top female basketball players can transition from college to professional women’s basketball, but before that the way to develop was to play for international teams and play in the Olympics. Teresa Edwards did both! Plus she played for a short time with the Minnesota Lynx in 2003-2004, while also acting as […]