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Making a name for themselves

Updated: August 14, 2004, 2:51 PM ET
By Steve Woodward | Special to ESPN.com

ATHENS, Greece -- It's not that doping isn't a serious issue, but we're ready to watch athletes who are running toward a finish line rather than running away from allegations.

We're ready to see the world's best sports competitors building legacies rather than hearing about what the Greeks are building, or nearly building.

It's not that we're not appreciative of the job the security forces are undertaking, but let them watch us, and we'll watch the Olympians.

At 19, Michael ...

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