• Cullen Jones,
swimming, hopes to write for a men's fashion magazine such as GQ.
• Amy Acuff, high
jump, is studying to become an acupuncturist and a doctor of Oriental
Wildman-Tobriner, swimming, majored in biomechanical engineering at Stanford
and wants to be a surgeon.
Williams, boxing, plans to be an accountant.
players are accustomed to the media spotlight. Outfielder Colby Rasmus batted
.417 for the Phenix City, Ala., team that lost to Japan in the 1999 Little
League World Series final. Lefthanded pitcher Clayton Richard played
quarterback at Michigan. And power-hitting outfielder Matt LaPorta was the key
prospect acquired by the Cleveland Indians from the Milwaukee Brewers on July 7
in exchange for the American League's reigning Cy Young Award winner, C.C.
track. The 400-meter star wears a childhood gift from her mother: a necklace
with a pendant of a bullet.
LIVING UP TO HIS
Jeremy Wariner defends his title in the 400 in Beijing, he'll equal the feat of
Michael Johnson, who won the 400 in 1996 and 2000—and is Wariner's manager.