When it's cold outside, consider making your dog's coat yourself

...knits abound at free online pattern-sharing sites ? try Knitty or Ravelry ? and in books such as Top Dog Knits by Jil Eaton (Breckling Press, 2010).A knit-store dog needs to wear the wares, says Toby's owner, Ruthie Kolb, who works several...

Ashton Eaton wins heptathlon title, misses world record

SOPOT, Poland - Ashton Eaton won yet another gold and again proved...Yet after winning the heptathlon, all Eaton could do was slam his fist in frustration...don't know, I'm just mentally weak," Eaton said after the race, feeling he had...

Decathlon gold medalist Ashton Eaton prepares for another 'sweet' year

...as to just how memorable a season Ashton Eaton had last year: The Olympic decathlon champion...filling in the blanks was rather easy: "Eaton," the charismatic 25-year-old who...Johnson in attendance. Two months later, Eaton joined their esteemed company by winning...

UConn coach Geno Auriemma moves atop winning percentage list

HARTFORD, Conn. - Connecticut's Geno Auriemma moved to the top of another list on Saturday.

American Eaton takes decathlon

...LONDON - Instead of one victory lap, Ashton Eaton got four.His Olympic gold medal in the...exhaustion but mostly out of elation.Eaton finished the two-day competition with...Trey and I really, really wanted," said Eaton.Especially this year, on the 100th anniversary...

Eaton wins at Tucson

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Ron Eaton outdueled Kevin Harvick to win the Southwest...Winter Heat race at Tucson Raceway Park. Eaton, a former NASCAR Northwest Tour champion...eventually beat Harvick by 1 1/2 seconds. Eaton started on the pole and Harvick, the...

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Ashton Eaton sets world record in decathlon

...EUGENE, Ore. - Meter by meter, Ashton Eaton kept swallowing up real estate on a track...would put his name in the record books.Eaton was every bit as relentless and stubborn...determines the world's best athlete.Eaton finished with 9,039 points in the U...

Eaton, Gatlin steal the show at world indoor track meet

ISTANBUL - Ashton Eaton, of the United States, set his third...all-American day by taking the 60-meter dash.Eaton dominated the two-day competition, capping...000."I was good, fit and healthy," Eaton said. "If all things went well, I knew...

Chuck Eaton, Stan Wise win Republican primaries for Ga. Public Service Commission

...ATLANTA - Republicans Stan Wise and Chuck Eaton fended off GOP challengers in Tuesday's...personal finances.Early results showed that Eaton, 43, of Atlanta took about 60 percent...Reid, 56, an engineer from Decatur. Eaton was elected to the commission in 2006 and...

Olympic roundup: Eaton sets sights on own record

LONDON - After Ashton Eaton's big first day in the Olympic decathlon...across the line in 46.90. In between, Eaton was first in the long jump, 11th in the...his own world mark. After five events, Eaton has a 220-point advantage over fellow...