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Kenya's Daniel Wanjiru, left, and Eliud Kipchoge pose for a picture in front of Tower Bridge during the media day at the Tower Hotel, London, Thursday, April 19, 2018. London marathon will be raced Sunday. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — London Marathon runners have been urged to reconsider dressing up in fancy costumes because Sunday's race is set to be the warmest on record. Forecasts indicate sunshine and a temperature of 23 degrees Celsius (74 F), beating the previous high of 22.2 in 2007. Extra water, ice,...
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The tarp lays on Wrigley Field after a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs was postponed on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Chicago. The game is rescheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
April 18, 2018 - 10:40 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The game between the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs has been called off because of wintry weather, the 25th postponement in the first three weeks of the major league season. The total matches 2007 for the most weather-related postponements through April since Major League...
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FILE - At left, in a July 10, 2018, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. Center, in an Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice participates in a panel discussion at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York. At right, in an April 5, 2018, file photo, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford speaks during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. Commissioners of the Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences say they're confident that the committee led by Condoleeza Rice will reach "impactful" conclusions as it studies corruption in college basketball. (AP Photo/File)
April 17, 2018 - 8:40 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport. Speaking Tuesday at a regional Associated Press Sports...
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Desiree Linden, of Washington, Mich., wins the women's division of the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. She is the first American woman to win the race since 1985. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2018 - 5:45 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden thought she did everything right to prepare for last year's Boston Marathon: the training, the nutrition, the strategy, even how she slept. She finished fourth. And she didn't know what she could have done better. "Everyone is looking for that 1 percent. I did that last...
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Olympic gold medal gymnast McKayla Maroney, center, a sexual abuse victim of U.S. women's gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, arrives to make her first public remarks as the featured speaker at the 2018 Spring luncheon of The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NYSPCC), Tuesday April 17, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 17, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McKayla Maroney's gymnastics career brought her a pair of Olympic medals and widespread fame. It also brought her into close contact with former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, who Maroney says abused her for years and left her wondering if the heights she reached during...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2018 file photo Cleveland Indians' Francisco Mejia connects for a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Maryvale, Ariz. Mejia is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10-percent stake in his future earnings that could end up amounting to many millions of dollars. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
April 17, 2018 - 5:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top Cleveland Indians prospect is suing a company he claims gave him $360,000 in exchange for a 10 percent stake in his future earnings that could amount to millions of dollars. Catcher Francisco Mejia claims in a federal lawsuit filed in February that the agreement is...
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Yuki Kawauchi, of Japan, celebrates after winning the 122nd Boston Marathon on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Boston. He is the first Japanese man to win the race since 1987. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 16, 2018 - 5:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Even with so many Americans finishing atop the leaderboard in the Boston Marathon, one result popped out — a virtual unknown to the major marathon scene finishing in second place. Sarah Sellers was...
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Fans do their best to stay warm and dry outside Wrigley Field after a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs was postponed on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in Chicago. The game is rescheduled for Monday, May 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
April 16, 2018 - 5:01 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The series opener between the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals has been postponed because of poor weather. With light snow falling and the temperature around 30 degrees, Monday night's game was postponed about six hours before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part...
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Bubba Wallace (43) leads Daniel Suarez (19), Clint Bowyer (14), Chad Finchum (66) and Aric Almirola (10) during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race, Monday, April 16, 2018, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
April 16, 2018 - 3:43 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Bristol Motor Speedway (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Kyle Busch has won the rain-delayed Cup Series race on a cold, dark day at Bristol Motor Speedway. Busch passed Kyle Larson with five laps remaining to win his second straight Cup Series race...
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Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor visits his former grammar school, Villa Marina Elementary School, to lead a special baseball clinic for approximately 250 students in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Monday, April 16, 2018. Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins will meet in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
April 16, 2018 - 12:47 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have donated $37,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. In September, the team decided to donate a playoff share to relief efforts on the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria and where large areas remain without power. The...
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