College Track Penn State vaulter killed in fall Penn State pole vaulter Kevin Dare died Saturday after landing on his head during the Big Ten indoor championships in Minneapolis. After being treated by emergency medical technicians at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse, Dare was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center where he was pronounced dead. Dare, 19, was a sophomore from State College, Pa. Dare won the pole vault in the U.S. junior championships in June, clearing 16 feet, 6 3/4 inches.
ATHENS, Ga. - Adam Nelson and Reese Hoffa have been chasing $25,000 all winter. Fortunately for the two burly, world-class shot putters, they don't have to run to catch it.