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Wrigley Field at 100: For Wrigley, it's party of a century (+photos)

For Wrigley Field, it really was the party of a century. Read more »

Published 18 minutes ago

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Keflezighi's Boston win a boost for shoe sponsor

The Boston Marathon champion crossed the finish line wearing sneakers from Skechers, not exactly a brand associated with sports. Read more »

Published 8 hours ago

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Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by... Read more »

Published 9 hours ago

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Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

During a recent game at Wrigley Field, John Weber was using a pencil and scorecard to expertly track the game between his hometown Cubs and the Pittsburgh Pirates. The 86-year-old retired transit... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Kentucky freshman Julius Randle to enter NBA draft

Kentucky forward Julius Randle will leave after one season to enter the NBA draft, where he is expected to be among the top five selections. Read more »

Published yesterday

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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich wins NBA Coach of the Year; Hornacek second in voting

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year, making him just the third coach in league history to win the award three times in his career. Read more »

Published yesterday

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David Moyes out as Manchester United manager

David Moyes was fired as Manchester United manager on Tuesday, paying the price for the club's spectacular and sudden decline in his 10 months in charge since replacing Alex Ferguson. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Panther quarterback Cam Newton 'surprised' Steve Smith released

Cam Newton says he was surprised the Panthers released veteran wide receiver Steve Smith this offseason. Read more »

Published yesterday

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NBA playoffs roundup: Grizzlies beat Thunder in OT to tie series; Clippers rout Warriors

Zach Randolph scored 25 points to help Memphis defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 in overtime on Monday night and tie their first-round playoff series at one game apiece. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Kenya's Rita Jeptoo wins Boston Marathon again

Rita Jeptoo of Kenya successfully defended the Boston Marathon title she said she could not enjoy a year ago after the fatal bombings. Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

American Meb Keflezighi has won the Boston Marathon, a year after a bombing at the finish line left three dead and more than 260 people injured. Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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Boston Marathon begins under tight security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the... Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

With security tight along the 26.2-mile route, tens of thousands of runners set out from the starting line at the Boston Marathon on Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the... Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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Timberwolves' Rick Adelman retiring after 23 years

Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman has decided to retire after 23 seasons in the NBA, The Associated Press has learned. Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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Sherpas consider boycott after Everest avalanche

Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic Sherpa community. Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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Sherpas consider boycott after Everest disaster

Buddhist monks cremated the remains of Sherpa guides who were buried in the deadliest avalanche to hit Mount Everest, a disaster that has prompted calls for a climbing boycott by Nepal's ethnic... Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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Boston Marathon begins under tight security

The 118th running of the Boston Marathon began under heavy security Monday morning, a year after the bombings near the race's finish line that killed three people and wounded more than 260 others. Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns to... Read more »

Published April 21, 2014

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NBA Playoff Capsules

Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night. Read more »

Published April 20, 2014

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Prizefighter Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies at 76

Hurricane" Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters. Read more »

Published April 20, 2014

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NBA playoffs: Durant leads Thunder past Grizzlies 100-86

Kevin Durant scored 13 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Memphis Grizzlies 100-86 on Saturday night in the opening game of their first-round series. Read more »

Published April 19, 2014

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NBA playoffs: Hawks take 1-0 lead by rolling past Pacers 101-93

Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven... Read more »

Published April 19, 2014

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NBA playoffs: Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in postseason opener

The Golden State Warriors stumbled out of the gate, missing their first eight shots while falling behind by 11 points and forcing coach Mark Jackson to call two timeouts to steady his young team. Read more »

Published April 19, 2014

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NBA playoffs: Williams scores 24 as Nets beat Raptors 94-87

Deron Williams and Joe Johnson each scored 24 points, Paul Pierce scored nine of his 15 points in the final quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Toronto Raptors 94-87 Saturday in Game 1 of their... Read more »

Published April 19, 2014

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Harper pulled for not hustling, Nats fall to Cards

Bryce Harper hit the ball to the mound, jogged to first base and took a right turn to the dugout before getting halfway down the basepath. Read more »

Published April 19, 2014

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