At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours....
Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks
BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack....
Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own credentials and findings sharply questioned....
MLB marks 67th anniversary of Robinson debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, the Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades....
A look at the NBA playoff picture
A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with one day remaining in the regular season:...
Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin won't be playing in Portland, regardless of whether his 16th technical of the season is rescinded....
More former players sue NHL regarding concussions
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries....
Sharper challenges his no-bail status in Arizona
PHOENIX (AP) -- A judge in Phoenix will hold a hearing Wednesday in which lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper will challenge the evidence used to keep him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women in Arizona....
Donaldson, A's rally in 11th to beat Angels again
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through....
Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl
DENVER (AP) -- Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire....
The Social Security Administration is suspending a controversial program that goes after adult children of deceased taxpayers who the government claims received overpayments more than a decade ago. The move to halt the three-year-old program came after members of Congress complained. The policy led to the seizure of $55 million worth of tax refunds.
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