Dwight Phillips

Winners Crowned At Nike Team Nationals

Four-month virtual competition culminated at Hayward Field on Friday night. BEAVERTON, ORE – On Friday night, Nike crowned the winners of the first annual Nike Track Nationals (NTN), a national championship event held to determine the best high school aged track and field clubs in the United States. In front of 4000 spectators, Chandler Track […]

Public Gets To Vote For 2009 Jesse Owens Award Winner

Source: USATF INDIANAPOLIS – For the first time, track and field fans have the opportunity to help select the 2009 Jesse Owens Awards winners. The honors going to the sport’s top athletes of the year is selected by a vote of the media; this year, an online fan balloting will account for 10 percent of […]

Phillips Named Athlete of the Week

Source:  USATF INDIANAPOLIS – Dwight Phillips has been named USA Track & Field’s Athlete of the Week after tying the eighth-best outdoor mark in history in the men’s long jump Sunday at the Nike Prefonataine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. The 2004 Olympic gold medalist and a two-time World Outdoor champion, Phillips proved […]

Nike Prefontaine Classic Highlights

Eugene, Ore., lived up to its nickname of Track Town USA, as Americans posted some of the top all-time national performances. The 2009 Nike Prefontaine Classic turned out to be the most exciting domestic Grand Prix of the year.  Eugene truly defined itself as Track Town USA, as Americans shined at the final meet before the […]