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Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 11:01 AM EDT

Chicago Marathon 2019: Lawrence Cherono Wins Men's Race

Chicago Marathon 2019: Lawrence Cherono Wins Men's Race

Lawrence Cherono of Kenya has just won the 2019 Bank of America Chicago Marathon in stunning fashion.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 04:06 PM EDT

Simone Biles Sets All-Time Medal Record at Gymnastics Worlds

Simone Biles Sets All-Time Medal Record at Gymnastics Worlds

Everyone counts Simone Biles' medals except Simone Biles. Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put the United States gymnast top of the all-time medal charts for the...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:38 PM EDT

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

Angels Employee Reportedly Told Feds He Got Skaggs Opiods

The Los Angeles Angels' director of communications told federal investigators that he provided oxycodone to Tyler Skaggs and abused the drug with the pitcher, according to an ESPN report published Saturday. Di...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 11:28 AM EDT

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Lakers-Nets Series in China Ends Quietly, Again

The Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets are heading home from China, their roles as unwitting participants in a geopolitical drama that neither team had any role in starting or escalating now over. The Nets...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 05:20 PM EDT

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Kenyan Runner First Under 2 Hours for Marathon But No Record

Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time there's an asterisk: Olympic champion...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:04 PM EDT

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Olympic Swimmer Conor Dwyer Retires After Doping Suspension

Conor Dwyer, a U.S. Olympic swimmer and Chicago native, announced his retirement on Friday after receiving a 20-month ban for doping. An arbitration panel found that he had testosterone pellets inserted into...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 at 01:45 AM EDT

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

Nationalism Over NBA Fandom: Fans Support 'Motherland' China

When Wu Xintong's favorite team, the Los Angeles Lakers, played the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai this Thursday, she broke a viewing streak of more than 10 years and deliberately missed the game. Until recently,...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 12:25 PM EDT

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike Closing Oregon Project in Wake of Track Coach Salazar's Doping Ban

Nike is closing its elite Oregon Project track and field program overseen by Alberto Salazar after his four-year doping ban. But the sportswear giant is still backing the disgraced coach. Salazar was found...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 11:28 AM EDT

Miami Commissioner Demands Vote on Beckham Soccer Stadium Deal

Miami Commissioner Demands Vote on Beckham Soccer Stadium Deal

The debate over building a $1 billion retail, hotel and Major League Soccer stadium complex on Miami's only city-owned golf course is expected to come to a climax as commissioners consider a lease that would...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 09:10 AM EDT

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

NBA Decides to Remain Silent for Rest of China Trip

The NBA will complete its trip to China in silence. Saturday's game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Brooklyn Nets to end this year's NBA China Games series will be played as scheduled in Shenzhen, though...

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