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July 26, 1990 | DOUG DROWLEY, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
After three laps around the Husky Stadium track, U.S. middle distance runner Suzy Favor simply lost track. She lost track of the finish line. She lost track of just how the race was being run. And she lost track of any chance at a medal in the women's 1,500 meters Wednesday. Favor, 21, a senior at the University of Wisconsin and the current NCAA and U.S. champion at 1,500 meters, failed to start her kick soon enough. She finished fourth, out of the medals, in 4:11.
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December 21, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Former U.S. Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has been working for the last year as a high-priced escort, charging clients up to $600 an hour. The story was first reported by thesmokinggun.com . A reporter for the website approached Hamilton in the lobby of a Las Vegas hotel. At first she denied it, before finally admitting she was an escort. On her Twitter account Thursday, Hamilton took full responsibility for her actions: "I cannot emphasize enough how sorry I am to anyone I have hurt as a result of my actions and greatly appreciate the support from family and those closest to me. "I fully intend to make amends and get back to being a good mother, wife, daughter, and friend.
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SPORTS
December 6, 1990
Fourteen-time All-American Suzy Favor of Wisconsin, the winningest woman in NCAA track and field history, was named the first recipient of the Babe Zaharias Female Athlete of the Year Award, presented to the nation's outstanding female athlete.
SPORTS
December 21, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton made headlines Thursday after admitting that she worked as a high-priced escort for the last year, charging $600 an hour to spend time with clients. Hamilton has used her Twitter account to apologize to her fans and explain herself. In a series of tweets, Hamilton said the following: "I realize I have made highly irrational choices and I take full responsibility for them. I am not a victim here and knew what I was doing. "I was drawn to escorting in large part because it provided many coping mechanisms for me when I was going through a very challenging "time with my marriage and my life.
SPORTS
July 9, 1992 | MIKE DOWNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
She called home to Malibu and spoke with the doctor shortly before her semifinal race. The news hit her hard. Otis was dead. A runner who prided herself on mind-set, on strategy, on tactics, Suzy Favor Hamilton suddenly was distracted and disturbed. She told her husband, Mark, that Otis was gone. "We both cried," she said. So hard to believe. Dead. Choked on a towel, of all things. Out into the New Orleans steambath humidity she went.
NEWS
May 7, 1992 | KIRBY LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has been a year of changes for Suzy Hamilton since she graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1991. The days spent fishing, ice-skating or riding her mountain bike to a local movie theater in Madison, Wis., a town in which a fourth of the population is students, are memories. She was married in May and moved to Malibu shortly thereafter. Art and running, two of her favorite pastimes, however, still remain.
SPORTS
February 5, 1992 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Promotion is the thing in track and field, a sport that in this country is experiencing increasing trouble drawing sponsors and fans. Hence the pro-wrestling-like angle put forth for the women's mile to be run at the 33rd Sunkist Invitational indoor track meet, Feb. 15 at the Sports Arena. A press release refers to the "stormy rivalry" between PattiSue Plumer and Suzy Favor-Hamilton.
SPORTS
February 7, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Suzy Hamilton, who miscounted how many laps remained, stopped and screamed, "Oh, no!" at the start of the bell lap of the women's mile in the Mobil Invitational indoor track and field meet at Fairfax, Va. Hamilton, who trailed by as many as 30 yards during the first half of the race, was leading Olympic gold medalist and defending world champion Hassiba Boulmerka of Algeria by 15 meters with 200 left when she realized her mistake. Boulmerka went on to win in 4:28.64.
SPORTS
January 10, 1991 | BILL DWYRE
Suzy Favor of the University of Wisconsin, NCAA champion in the 1,500 meters the last four years, was named winner of the Honda-Broderick Cup, awarded annually to the collegiate female athlete of the year, at a dinner before a crowd of 1,000 here Wednesday night. Previously honored as the Big Ten athlete of the year and the Jesse Owens female athlete of the year, Favor was selected from 14 finalists, each representing the best in the country in her sport.
SPORTS
December 21, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Former U.S. Olympic runner Suzy Favor Hamilton has been working for the last year as a high-priced escort, charging clients up to $600 an hour. The story was first reported by thesmokinggun.com . A reporter for the website approached Hamilton in the lobby of a Las Vegas hotel. At first she denied it, before finally admitting she was an escort. On her Twitter account Thursday, Hamilton took full responsibility for her actions: "I cannot emphasize enough how sorry I am to anyone I have hurt as a result of my actions and greatly appreciate the support from family and those closest to me. "I fully intend to make amends and get back to being a good mother, wife, daughter, and friend.
SPORTS
December 20, 2012 | By Philip Hersh
Suzy Favor Hamilton was such a sports icon that the Big Ten Conference's female-athlete-of-the-year award is named for the former Wisconsin runner. That image is in stunning contrast with Hamilton's admission that she spent parts of the last year as a $600-an-hour call girl. In a story first reported by thesmokinggun.com and on her Twitter feed, Hamilton took full responsibility for what she called "a huge mistake. " She said depression had contributed to her decision to work for a Las Vegas-based escort service.
SPORTS
February 7, 1994 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Suzy Hamilton, who miscounted how many laps remained, stopped and screamed, "Oh, no!" at the start of the bell lap of the women's mile in the Mobil Invitational indoor track and field meet at Fairfax, Va. Hamilton, who trailed by as many as 30 yards during the first half of the race, was leading Olympic gold medalist and defending world champion Hassiba Boulmerka of Algeria by 15 meters with 200 left when she realized her mistake. Boulmerka went on to win in 4:28.64.
SPORTS
July 9, 1992 | MIKE DOWNEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
She called home to Malibu and spoke with the doctor shortly before her semifinal race. The news hit her hard. Otis was dead. A runner who prided herself on mind-set, on strategy, on tactics, Suzy Favor Hamilton suddenly was distracted and disturbed. She told her husband, Mark, that Otis was gone. "We both cried," she said. So hard to believe. Dead. Choked on a towel, of all things. Out into the New Orleans steambath humidity she went.
NEWS
May 7, 1992 | KIRBY LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It has been a year of changes for Suzy Hamilton since she graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1991. The days spent fishing, ice-skating or riding her mountain bike to a local movie theater in Madison, Wis., a town in which a fourth of the population is students, are memories. She was married in May and moved to Malibu shortly thereafter. Art and running, two of her favorite pastimes, however, still remain.
SPORTS
February 5, 1992 | JULIE CART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Promotion is the thing in track and field, a sport that in this country is experiencing increasing trouble drawing sponsors and fans. Hence the pro-wrestling-like angle put forth for the women's mile to be run at the 33rd Sunkist Invitational indoor track meet, Feb. 15 at the Sports Arena. A press release refers to the "stormy rivalry" between PattiSue Plumer and Suzy Favor-Hamilton.
SPORTS
January 10, 1991 | BILL DWYRE
Suzy Favor of the University of Wisconsin, NCAA champion in the 1,500 meters the last four years, was named winner of the Honda-Broderick Cup, awarded annually to the collegiate female athlete of the year, at a dinner before a crowd of 1,000 here Wednesday night. Previously honored as the Big Ten athlete of the year and the Jesse Owens female athlete of the year, Favor was selected from 14 finalists, each representing the best in the country in her sport.
SPORTS
December 20, 2012 | By Philip Hersh
Suzy Favor Hamilton was such a sports icon that the Big Ten Conference's female-athlete-of-the-year award is named for the former Wisconsin runner. That image is in stunning contrast with Hamilton's admission that she spent parts of the last year as a $600-an-hour call girl. In a story first reported by thesmokinggun.com and on her Twitter feed, Hamilton took full responsibility for what she called "a huge mistake. " She said depression had contributed to her decision to work for a Las Vegas-based escort service.
SPORTS
December 21, 2012 | By Houston Mitchell
Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton made headlines Thursday after admitting that she worked as a high-priced escort for the last year, charging $600 an hour to spend time with clients. Hamilton has used her Twitter account to apologize to her fans and explain herself. In a series of tweets, Hamilton said the following: "I realize I have made highly irrational choices and I take full responsibility for them. I am not a victim here and knew what I was doing. "I was drawn to escorting in large part because it provided many coping mechanisms for me when I was going through a very challenging "time with my marriage and my life.
SPORTS
December 6, 1990
Fourteen-time All-American Suzy Favor of Wisconsin, the winningest woman in NCAA track and field history, was named the first recipient of the Babe Zaharias Female Athlete of the Year Award, presented to the nation's outstanding female athlete.
SPORTS
July 26, 1990 | DOUG DROWLEY, MCCLATCHY NEWS SERVICE
After three laps around the Husky Stadium track, U.S. middle distance runner Suzy Favor simply lost track. She lost track of the finish line. She lost track of just how the race was being run. And she lost track of any chance at a medal in the women's 1,500 meters Wednesday. Favor, 21, a senior at the University of Wisconsin and the current NCAA and U.S. champion at 1,500 meters, failed to start her kick soon enough. She finished fourth, out of the medals, in 4:11.
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