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  • 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 300th career victory Thursday night at Stony Brook when sophomore guard Deanna Mayza hit a pull-up jumper with 28.4 seconds left to give the Hawks a 60-58 win. At 300-191, Rizzotti has the record for the most basketball victories at Hartford and also is the leader in women's basketball coaching victories among current or former coaches, in the America East conference.
  • 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...

    Kenyan marathon star Rita Jeptoo receives two-year ban for doping

    Marathon champion Rita Jeptoo has been banned for two years after testing positive for the blood booster EPO, Athletics Kenya announced Friday. A Sept. 25 out-of-competition blood test revealed traces of the banned substance. Jeptoo went on to win the...

    Man who shoveled snow from Boston Marathon finish line identified

    A mystery man who shoveled the Boston Marathon finish line during the blizzard, becoming a symbol of the city’s spirit, was identified Wednesday as a bartender working down the street from the area where two pressure-cooker bombs shattered a...

    Boston bounces back quickly from blizzard's 2 feet of snow; forecasters got this one right

    Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday from the Blizzard of 2015, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after the storm buried a swath of New England in 2 to 3 feet of snow. Many businesses reopened, as did Logan Airport, and...