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There was a time, in 1947 and before, when the mere presence of an African-American on a Major League Baseball team was enough to shake the game and the nation alike. Six years after Jackie Robinson smashed the sport's color barrier that year, still...
The Bruins and the Red Sox, Boston-based professional sports teams with home games that had been scheduled for Friday, postponed competition as authorities searched for and apprehended a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Regional rail and bus...
Two-time Olympic host Los Angeles has officially thrown its hat in the ring again. "I am pleased to confirm our enthusiastic interest in bidding to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games," Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa wrote to U.S....
There is no doubt now whom the U.S. media will choose as the fresh-faced star in the run-up to the 2014 Winter Olympics. It is Mikaela Shiffrin, 17, who became the youngest women’s Alpine skiing world champion since 1985 when she won Saturday&...
Mistakes on two jump landings left Gracie Gold fifth after Saturday's short program at the Four Continents Championship in Osaka, Japan. But the Elk Grove Village-based skater still is within reach of everyone but runaway leader Mao Asada of Japan, whose...
No, but UCI must go Philip Hersh Chicago Tribune Cycling gets to stay in the Olympics on one condition: the International Cycling Union leaders who turned a blind eye to doping (best case) or enabled it (more likely) must go. Ex-UCI President Hein...
Cyclist Christian Vande Velde of Lemont is among the 11 former Lance Armstrong teammates who admitted to doping during testimony under oath in the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency investigation of Armstrong. Vande Velde said in an affidavit he had doped from 1999...
-------------------- Running coverage of the 2012 Chicago Marathon today. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon ran out of medals for about 1,300 participants who finished the course seven hours after it had begun. Marathon organizers said they were...
On June 14, 2003, Sam Vazquez ran the Adidas National Scholastic High School Meet in Raleigh, N.C., against one of the fastest prep mile fields ever assembled. Vazquez won in 4 minutes, 3.87 seconds, beating — among others — eventual two-...
It didn't take long for Evan Jager to prove he really belongs in the steeplechase. In his first international race - and just the fifth of his career - in the event, the Jacobs High School grad broke the U.S. record at Friday night's Diamond League...
LONDON – Professional journalists try to keep the proper distance from subjects we write about. That ethical guideline does not prevent us from feeling human emotions about some of the subjects. So I wanted to cheer early Saturday afternoon when I...
LONDON -- When they are not complaining about traffic dislocations and commuting slowdowns created by designated Olympic lanes and the expected crush of Olympic visitors on public transport, Londoners' most frequent complaint about the upcoming Summer...
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