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  • U of I named USOC Paralympic training site

    U of I named USOC Paralympic training site
    For years, the University of Illinois has been recognized as the premier training environment for wheelchair racers in the United States. Now the United States Olympic Committee has designated the university as an official U.S. Paralympic training...
  • Briefs: Lewis wins fourth race of season

    Michael Lewis of Laguna Beach earned his fourth win of the season Sunday in the International Motor Sports Assn. Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge USA by Yokohama at Circuit of The Americas in Austin, Tex. Lewis, who raced at Circuit of The Americas for the...
  • John Kelley Statue Unveiled In Mystic

    MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley. But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...
  • Surfers' videos deadline is Friday

    The O'Neill Coldwater Classic is accepting video submissions from non-sponsored surfers through Friday for the chance to win a wild-card entry into the event, which is in its second year. The classic will be run between Oct. 28-Nov. 1 at Steamer Lane...
  • Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has launched development of "Stronger," the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott...
  • Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend

    Closing arguments set in trial of accused Boston bomber's friend
    The trial of the first of three friends of the accused Boston Marathon bomber who prosecutors say removed items from the suspect's dorm room as police were conducting a manhunt is set to wrap up with closing arguments on Wednesday. U.S. prosecutors...
  • At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video

    At 100,000 and counting, Volusia runner puts 'miles' in milestone | Video
    After 40 years, the words still sting — and motivate. "I was told I never would have the leg speed to run on the collegiate level, to run in marathons and to be successful," Sue O'Malley's high-school track coach in Stroudsburg, Pa., told her....
  • Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation

    Friend of Boston bomb suspect denies obstructing investigation
    The lawyer for a man charged with obstructing the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombing denied on Monday that his client removed a laptop and backpack containing fireworks from the bombing suspect's dorm room three days after the deadly attack....
  • Accused Boston bomber's friend recognized suspect: agent

    Accused Boston bomber's friend recognized suspect: agent
    A friend of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, facing trial on charges of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts, recognized the man the FBI was seeking hours before he was publicly identified, an agent testified on Tuesday. Sara Wood of...
  • Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon

    Women's champs returning to Chicago Marathon
    Reigning women's open champion Rita Jeptoo of Kenya and reigning women's wheelchair champion Tatyana McFadden of Champaign are to defend their titles in the Oct. 12 Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials will announce Wednesday. Jeptoo, 33,...
  • Fawning over 'hot' felons: Why such women are schnooks

    Those eyes! Those cheekbones! Those full lips, looking so sad! Sorry, ladies, but Jeremy Meeks is not available. Not just because he’s married but because he’s locked up in jail facing felony weapons charges, and that means he may be heading...