Crowdfunding Olympic dreams has its limits

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Like a lot of Olympic hopefuls, Korey Thieleke needed a way to pay help for his training. Things as basic as shoes add up for track athletes who don't have endorsement deals.

  • Written by ANNE M. PETERSON, AP Sports Writer

Snyder just trying to be the best he can be at Ohio St.

EDITORS NOTE: This the second in a three-part series about Kyle Snyder's quest for a gold medal in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero. The Ohio State University NCAA champion was at Wheeling Jesuit University to begin the three-day WJU Wrestling Camp. Sunday: A look back at Snyder's quest for a gold medal in August.

WHEELING - When Kyle Snyder committed to The Ohio State University wrestling program, all he wanted to do was be a contributor. With his resume, there was a good chance of that happening.