A bunch of world-class golfers and some men's U.S. basketball team nominees have announced they'll skip the Rio Olympics. Concerns about contracting the Zika virus are the most common excuse. By contrast, American track and field athletes seem eager to make the U.S. team for Brazil.
Eat your vegetables! It’s a refrain parents tell their children all the time.Government guidelines recommend kids eat three to five servings of vegetables a day—as much as a cup of veggies with every meal. But are Oregon children eating any vegetables?We sent reporter Jennifer Margulis on a mission to find out.
Tracktown: the Movie is a film by Jeremy Teicher and Alexi Pappas that blends the truth of an elite runner’s life with a fictional story. The movie’s Eugene debut is at the McDonald Theatre on July 5th, while co-director and star Alexi Pappas is training to run with the Greek Olympic Team in Rio. Eric Alan speaks with Jeremy Teicher, in an interview that includes clips from the film.