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BOSTON (AP) — No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years. But when the city submitted its bid to host the 2024 Summer Games, the...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Conley should be resting right now, letting his sprained right foot heal. But he won't, no time. It's the playoffs. So the Grizzlies guard is playing even though sharp pain shoots through his foot when he runs or jumps — just not enough to keep him on...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to ban chewing tobacco from sports playing fields in the city, including AT&T Park. San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell said the proposal specifically targets baseball, which has a long history of players...
NEW YORK (AP) — The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs. In an interview at The Associated Press...
WASHINGTON (AP) — During his stint in the Persian Gulf on a Navy carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm — and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors — in shape by tossing a baseball on the flight deck. "We actually had a cook ... who grew up playing baseball his...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston designated hitter David Ortiz was suspended for one game and fined by Major League Baseball on Tuesday. MLB said Ortiz was punished by senior vice president Joe Garagiola Jr. for making contact with umpire John Tumpane during the fifth inning...
ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention. There was no avoiding it. Not after leading the Atlanta Hawks to the top of the Eastern Conference. Budenholzer was honored as the NBA coach of the year on Tuesday, an award that moved...
Fellas, chill. It's just a game, right? Losing stinks. We totally get it. Athletes and coaches have been angry about coming up on the short end since cavemen looked at each other, pointed to a spot in the distance and took off to see who could get there first. Granted, losing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says NASCAR's winning team is kind of like his relationship with Vice President Joe Biden. Obama says both he and 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ Kevin Harvick know "when you have a trusted partner shouting world-class advice in your...
BOSTON (AP) — No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than...
BOSTON (AP) — No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who was convicted of failing to...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An Orthodox rabbi accused of using brutal tactics to force unwilling Jewish men to divorce...
NEW YORK (AP) — PBS is conducting an internal review following revelations that producers of "Roots of Freedom"...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — This court decision required knowledge of both law and grammar. A divided appeals court in...