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  • Ban will cost Rita Jeptoo the Chicago Marathon title

    Unless she can successfully appeal, Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo will lose her 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon title and its $100,000 in prize money and the $500,000 prize as winner of the 2013-14 Abbott World Marathon Majors Series after Athletics Kenya announced Friday it had banned her two years for use of the prohibited performance-enhancing substance EPO.
  • On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win

    On The Fly: Rizzotti Gets Record 300th Win
    It hasn't been an easy road for Hartford women's basketball and its coach Jen Rizzotti the past few years, what with injuries to key players and missing the postseason for the first time in 10 years last year. But Hartford (11-11) eked out Rizzotti's...

    Rita Jeptoo, winner of 3 Boston Marathons and 2 Chicago Marathons, gets 2-year doping ban

    Rita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban Friday in a case that has cast a shadow over Kenya's famed distance runners. Jeptoo tested positive for the blood-booster EPO...

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. Athletics Kenya requested more time for further investigation after the three-time...

    Maggie Daley Park will get new restaurant this year

    Maggie Daley Park will get new restaurant this year
    A Chicago-based bar group with nearly a dozen taverns may be opening up a new restaurant at downtown's still-under-construction Maggie Daley Park later this year. The Chicago Park District board of commissioners on Wednesday will consider sealing a 10-...