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121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last run, Rupp's first

121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last run, Rupp's first In 1967, Katherine Switzer , became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon . This won't be the first time that Ashby native Samantha Rivers will be running the Boston Marathon , but it will be the first for her mother and brother, who she's been helping coach for Monday. [Full Article...]

Angry Gary Cahill wants Chelsea to bounce back after Manchester United defeat

He stuck to PFA player of the year nominee Eden Hazard like a glue and kept the pressure high on him by either stealing the ball from him or forcing him into a mistake. Manchester United finally rose to the occasion against Chelsea and defeated the Premier League leaders for the first time since 2012. Though in 5th place, United are but four points behind Manchester City in 4th with a game still... [Full Article...]

Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue

Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue In a ceremony at Shea Stadium in 1997, attended by former President Bill Clinton, Robinson's No. 42 was retired throughout the game with the exception of players (Mo Vaughn and Mariano Rivera) who were wearing the number. To me, there is no greater way to do so than to be the country that he believed that we could. ESPN reports that this is the first statue of Jackie Robinson to be commissio... [Full Article...]

John Terry confirms he will not be playing for Chelsea next season

The 36-year-old defender has announced that after more than two decades, he will be leaving the West London club this summer. I 'll of course always be a Blue and am determined to stop my final season as a Chelsea player with an increase of silverware. [Full Article...]

Oilers vs. Sharks live stream, Game 2

Score close situations can be very predictive of a team's true ability , but those numbers are a likely product of score effects, as the Sharks trailed 2-0 entering the second period of Game 1 before halving the Oilers with a power play goal. [Full Article...]

Durant shines for Golden State in playoff win

Even if they up their game over the regular season and average a combined 60 a night in this series, that leaves 55 to 60 points that need to come from somewhere else. Draymond Green nearly had the first 5×5 in in league playoff history (a 5×5 is when a player records 5 categories with at least 5 things in each category) however, he was two steals shy. [Full Article...]

LeBron to miss Cavaliers' last regular season game

The Cavaliers , 51-31, could have signed Jones sooner. Last but not least, San Antonio, making the playoffs for the 20th straight season, will square up with the Grizzlies. "You know how it is in the playoffs, where you lock in and now you can just focus on one team and guys' tendencies and guys will be on their iPads studying at home", said Thompson. [Full Article...]

Rockets and James Harden win big in round one of MVP showdown

The best-of-seven Western Conference series continues Thursday in Houston. The Thunder will need to do what they did to stay close with the Rockets during the regular season, which is mainly hit the basics - pester the Rockets on the perimeter, bully them on the inside, slow down and frustrate Harden, and keep everyone (including and especially Harden) off the line. [Full Article...]

Crystal Palace fans praise players after 3-0 victory over Arsenal

Arsenal are weighing up potential replacements for Arsene Wenger, should the French manager leave the club at the end of the season. Walcott embodies nearly everything that has been wrong about Wenger's second decade as Arsenal manager. [Full Article...]

Manchester United offer hope to Spurs with 2-0 win over Chelsea

Manchester United offer hope to Spurs with 2-0 win over Chelsea Rashford's display suggested he deserves to be given more chances through the centre, where United's top scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic - rested on Sunday - has started nearly every game this season. In fielding an unorthodox 3-5-2 system and charging two players with man-marking jobs, Mourinho showed his famed tactical acumen has not deserted him - and blew the Premier League title race wide open. [Full Article...]

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United must match my ambition

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United must match my ambition But after Jagielka's defensive partner Ashley Williams was dismissed for handling Luke Shaw's drive deep in injury time, Zlatan Ibrahimovic stepped up to convert the penalty and ensure the points were shared. Many of United's recent setbacks have stemmed from its failure to turn possession and clear-cut chances into goals, but this wasn't one of those occasions. [Full Article...]

Local Runners At The Boston Marathon

Wearing the number 261, and signing up as K.V. Switzer, she took to the streets of Boston and proved that the marathon organizers were wrong and women could very well handle Heartbreak Hill and everything else the race could throw at them. [Full Article...]

Karim Benzema: 'Eden Hazard would fit Real Madrid'

Karim Benzema: 'Eden Hazard would fit Real Madrid' The Chelsea winger says that he is not planning on moving in the short-term, but interest from the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain does turn his head. "I have not seen the rumours, but it's obvious that he would be a good signing". "I just had to take the pleasure of playing". He may have been just one facet of Chelsea's bad performance on Sunday, but he seems confident enough tha... [Full Article...]

Athletics-Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

The Marine lost the lower part of his leg after stepping on an IED in Afghanistan in 2011. A year earlier, Bobbi Gibb ran Boston as its first unregistered woman. Rose Chelimo of Bahrain finished second and Americans Jordan Hasay and Desiree Linden took third and fourth. Switzer won the New York City Marathon in 1974, became an author, television sports commentator and activist , and returned ... [Full Article...]

Moses returns to help Chelsea cruise past Bournemouth

Bournemouth are the visitors to White Hart Lane next weekend while Chelsea take on Manchester United at Old Trafford, but Alonso dismissed the suggestion that a third meeting of the season with Jose Mourinho's men carries any greater significance in the title race. [Full Article...]

Clippers clinch No. 4 playoff seed with 115-95 rout of Kings

Clippers clinch No. 4 playoff seed with 115-95 rout of Kings Postseason honors aren't about patience, prudence or longevity; performance over the previous 82-game grind rules the day. Austin Rivers was perhaps the Clippers' most reliable defender in the regular season. So, if you haven't watched the Jazz this season, now might be a good time to start. Both the Jazz and Spurs played all their players for most of the game, but turned it over to the rese... [Full Article...]

Lance Stroll hotfoots it to the end of F1 practice

Lance Stroll hotfoots it to the end of F1 practice Carlos Sainz has been given a three-place grid penalty for his incident with Lance Stroll. Sainz was emerging from the pitstop and his Toro Rosso auto hit Stroll's Williams vehicle from the side on lap 13, forcing both out of the race and the safety vehicle to come out. [Full Article...]

Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark

Ender Inciarte homers as Braves get first win in new ballpark The Braves think they are good, never mind the 3-6 record. His power numbers have been a nice boost for fantasy owners early in the season, but they may not continue. "One of my favorites I've played in so far". "It was hallowed ground to me", said the Nashville, Tennessee, native, who played his college ball at the University of Tennessee. [Full Article...]

Hamilton anticipates a tight title race

Fifteen cars finished Sunay's race, with neither McLaren making it to the flag. Vettel was then gifted second when Verstappen locked up and overshot the hairpin. "Obviously he's got a great following and he's definitely been in some great situations in some races and really maximised above and beyond, which is why he gets the Driver of the Day award". [Full Article...]

Tottenham ups anti on Chelsea in Premier League Title Race

Tottenham ups anti on Chelsea in Premier League Title Race But it's a big game for us, a big game for the club, a massive semi-final. If Chelsea can be chased down in Spurs' remaining six games, Tottenham would be crowned champions for the first time since 1961, and etching another new name in the Premier League trophy. [Full Article...]


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