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Ethiopians complete 1st-ever sweep of Boston Marathon

Ethiopians nearly swept the Kenyans off the podium at the Boston Marathon on Monday, winning both the men's and women's races for the first time in history and taking five of the six spots on the... Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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Champs back in Boston, but top Americans are resting for Rio

With the top American marathoners resting for the Rio Olympics, Neely Spence Gracey could be the best U.S. hope for a podium finish in Boston on Monday. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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South Africa: Pistorius to be sentenced in June for murder

South Africa's former Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius appeared briefly in a Pretoria court where a judge scheduled five days in June to determine his sentence for murdering his girlfriend. Read more »

Published April 18, 2016

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Marathon bombing survivor will run using prosthetic leg

Adrianne Haslet heard all the talk about taking back Boylston Street in the years after the Boston Marathon bombings. Read more »

Published April 17, 2016

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Blowouts highlight first day of NBA playoffs

Stephen Curry dazzled from long range and drove to the hoop with fire and flair, scoring 24 points before tweaking his ankle as the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-78 on Saturday... Read more »

Published April 16, 2016

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Boston marks 3rd anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

Boston marked the third anniversary of the deadly 2013 marathon bombings with subdued remembrances. Read more »

Published April 15, 2016

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NBA to begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18

The NBA will begin selling jersey sponsorships in 2017-18, becoming the first major North American sport to put partners' logos on players' uniforms. Read more »

Published April 15, 2016

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FIFA adviser: Strip nations of World Cups over rights abuses

ups should be removed from countries failing to eradicate human rights abuses, a report commissioned by FIFA in response to concerns about the mistreatment of workers in Qatar said Thursday. Read more »

Published April 14, 2016

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Titans agree to trade No. 1 overall draft pick to Rams

The Tennessee Titans agreed Thursday to trade the No. 1 overall pick in this month's NFL draft to the Los Angeles Rams. Read more »

Published April 14, 2016

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What a night! Golden State wins 73, Kobe scores 60 in finale

And the most-celebrated closing night in NBA regular-season history not only lived up to expectations, it might have exceeded them with a pair of performances that will be talked about for years to... Read more »

Published April 14, 2016

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Curry shoots Warriors to 73rd win, breaking Bulls' mark

Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors took their last shot at Michael Jordan and history and they swished it — for 73. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Karl coaching Kings amid reports he could be fired

George Karl is slated to coach the season finale for the Sacramento Kings amid reports that he could be fired as soon as Thursday. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Hall of Famer Lynn Swann named athletic director at USC

Lynn Swann is the next Southern California football great to get the chance to run the Trojans' athletic department. Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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12 important moments in Kobe Bryant's remarkable career

Kobe Bryant has created a wealth of memories, overcome a host of setbacks and reached a multitude of milestones during his 20-year NBA career, which ends Wednesday night at Staples Center. Here are... Read more »

Published April 13, 2016

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Dorell Wright signs with Heat, returning to his 1st team

Wright signed with the Heat as a free agent on Tuesday, the next-to-last day of the regular season. He's an insurance policy of sorts for the Heat going into the playoffs Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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NCAA Tournament deal with CBS, Turner extended through 2032

The extension announced Tuesday goes all the way through 2032. The length of the contract is not unusual for college sports these days, though with the NCAA facing legal challenges on multiple... Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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New video appears to show moments before Smith's death

Newly released surveillance video shows what may have precipitated the shooting death of Saints defensive end Will Smith: Moments earlier, what appears to be his Mercedes SUV can be seen bumping... Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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Dixie State adopts bison mascot, Trailblazers identity

Dixie State University has introduced a new mascot: Brooks the Bison, named after the school's first student. Read more »

Published April 12, 2016

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Warrant: Ex-Saints player Will Smith was shot in back, torso

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot in the back and side, according to a warrant read in court Sunday night before a magistrate set a $1 million bond for the man accused of killing... Read more »

Published April 11, 2016

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Danny Willett wins the Masters after shocking Spieth collapse

Nine holes away from history, the defending Masters champion threw it all away in a collapse around Amen Corner that was shocking even by Augusta National standards. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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James Harden scores 40 to help Rockets beat Lakers 130-110

James Harden scored 20 of his 40 points in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets kept their playoff hopes alive with a 130-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Police: Ex-Saint Will Smith gunned down in case of road rage

Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was shot and killed in a case of road rage by a man who had rear-ended his car, police said Sunday. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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Olympic venues nearly ready for TV; big worries elsewhere

Olympic inspectors are taking their final look this week at Rio de Janeiro's preparations. Read more »

Published April 10, 2016

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