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Boston marathon explosions

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 15: A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Heroic first responders at Boston Marathon

EMS workers and civilian Bostonians tend to the wounded after two fatal explosions that injured dozens at the Boston Marathon.

  • Brett Hull compares Team USA to Titanic, laments ‘old boys’ management

    Brett Hull was a sensational choice for ESPN as an analyst, as his passion for Team USA brought gravitas to his off-the-cuff comments. “The philosophy was picked, and they picked it to beat Canada,” continued Hull.

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  • Ohio State DC Greg Schiano cited for crash with bicyclist

    Greg Schiano is in his first season as defensive coordinator at Ohio State. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano was issued a traffic citation Wednesday. Last Thursday morning, Schiano’s truck hit a bicyclist, resulting in a ticket for “failure to obey a traffic-control device.” The ticket is a minor misdemeanor, per the Columbus Dispatch.

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  • Latest on the NL Wild Card race

    The Mets have four games left to play and lead the Giants and Cardinals by one loss, as the three teams continue battle for two Wild Card spots...

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  • Miami mourns Jose Fernandez in citywide funeral procession

    The baseball world continues to cope with the tragic death of 24-year-old Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. Fernandez's funeral procession was held in Miami on Wednesday, giving fans one final opportunity to pay their respects to the superstar pitcher

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  • Who will win - Louisville or Clemson?

    Yahoo Sports' Dr. Saturday looks at the keys for Saturday's ACC showdown between top-five teams.

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  • Tiger Woods' Presence Already Benefiting the Fiery Patrick Reed

    The other members of Patrick Reed's foursome, or pod, didn't want to play a second nine holes Tuesday because it was too windy. The vice captain overseeing Reed's pod immediately volunteered to go with him. "He was like, 'All right, well, let's go,' and he walked it with me," Reed said Thursday morning.

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  • Europa League: Zlatan leads Manchester United; Dundalk, Zenit win

    Rooney assists Zlatan winner Roma, Zenit win big Irish history for Dundalk A 68th minute Zlatan Ibrahimovic header spurred Manchester United past visiting Ukrainian side Zorya Luhansk X-0 at Old Trafford on Thursday in UEFA Europa League play. United is a point behind Fenerbahce in Group A, level on points with Feyenoord but would sit behind them on head-to-head tiebreakers. Marcus Rashford hammered a Paul Pogba flick off the goal post moments after Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a chance of his own, and Manchester United was rampant. United was in control all half long, and even strings of passes were rare for Zorya. But the match remained 0-0. [ MORE: Europa League standings ] [ MORE: Europa League

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  • Report: Cavaliers giving championship rings to 1,000+ workers

    The Cavaliers will reportedly give David Blatt a championship ring, and Anderson Varejao also has one available. They aren’t the only two unexpected ring recipients. Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com: Majority owner Dan Gilbert and his partners decided

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  • Week 4 Fantasy Flames: Bears' Howard to claw way to top-15 numbers

    Every Wednesday the Noise highlights 12 under-started names who he believes are destined to torch the competition. To qualify, each player must be started in fewer than 60 percent of Yahoo! leagues. Speaking as an accountability advocate, I will post

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  • Huge If True: What's happening with unsigned NHL RFAs?

    The biggest and most obvious of these, this week at least, is Jacob Trouba, whose agent recently revealed a trade request made back in May. But in terms of unsigned young stars, he’s actually a rather faint one. Most notably, Bob McKenzie gave us the mother of all RFA rumor roundups this week, supplementing plenty of other reporting on the subject that has been widely circulated in recent weeks. Just to rattle off the list of names he addressed in his Wednesday morning tweetstorm: Tobias Rieder, Rasmus Ristolainen, Lindholm, Trouba, Kucherov and Gaudreau.

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  • OSU's T. Boone Pickens says OU president David Boren should retire

    Founder & Chairman, BP Capital Management T. Boone Pickens speaks at the 2016 Concordia Summit. Oklahoma State donor T. Boone Pickens, whose name is on the Cowboys’ stadium, has started the Bedlam rivalry a little early this year with some choice words for Oklahoma president David Boren. Pickens told the Austin American-Statesman’s podcast, “On Second Thought” that “maybe it’s time for David to retire” after a report surfaced that Boren had changed his mind about Big 12 expansion.

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  • Pavel Buchnevich felt comfortable pretty quickly last night

    In his first NHL preseason game, Pavel Buchnevich skated on a line mostly with Mika Zibanejad and Chris Kreider and played 15:20. Buchnevich had 3 shots on goal and one shot that missed the net while playing 12:42 at even strength and 2:38 on the PP. Buchnevich played 4:32 in the first period, 6:10 in the second and 4:38 in the third. He said after the game that he started to feel comfortable on his 2nd or 3rd shift. (NYR) After the game, Alain Vigneault said that Buchnevich and his linemates were "communicating well" on the bench and trying to help him understand his positioning. Vigneault added, "I'm seeing this young man here who doesn't speak a lot of English trying to figure it out and he's

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  • Mets edge closer to Wild Card berth with win over Marlins, presented by W.B. Mason

    Jay Bruce homered for the second straight day to help the Mets defeat the Marlins, 5-2, in the teams' final meeting of the season on Wednesday night at Marlins Park.

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  • NASCAR weekend schedule at Dover, Las Vegas

    The Chase for the Sprint Cup will trim the field from 16 to 12 this weekend at Dover International Speedway, while both the Xfinity and Truck Series will have their second Chase races. The Camping World Truck Series races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, while the Xfinity Series competes at Dover with the Cup Series. Here’s this weekend’s schedule: (All times Eastern) FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 AT DOVER 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. – Xfinity Series garage open 10 a.m. – 11:25 a.m. – Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network) 11:30 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Xfinity Series practice (NBCSN) 1:30 p.m. – 2:55 p.m. – Final Xfinity Series practice (NBCSN) 3:40 p.m. – Sprint Cup

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  • Ryder Cup: American Heckler Makes Putt McIlroy Couldn't on Green

    The every-fan's dream of competing with PGA Tour players came true at the Ryder Cup Thursday morning. Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan continued to miss a putt on the 6th green during a practice round and, according to the PGA Tour's Ben Everill, Henrik Stenson brought out a heckler named David Johnson from the gallery who claimed he could get the job done.

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  • Liverpool to postpone further Anfield expansion after fan protest

    Liverpool owner John Henry says fan protests against ticket prices are causing the club to reassess plans to further redevelop Anfield. Henry’s Fenway Sports Group apologized to fans earlier this year and reversed planned rises in ticket prices after a walkout during a game. But having funded the redevelopment of Liverpool’s main stand over the last year, the next phase of the expansion program might not make economic sense if the club can’t recoup the construction cost. The Anfield Road stand had been next in line for rebuilding at the 54,000-capacity Anfield. “I don’t know if there is a next step because ticket prices are an issue in England,” Henry said. “That may foreclose further expansion.

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  • Islanders agree to terms with Dennis Seidenberg

    Word surfaced on Wednesday morning that the New York Islanders were expected to sign veteran defenseman Dennis Seidenberg. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to TSN’s Darren Dreger earlier in the day the value is reported to be $1 million. Seidenberg is currently playing a significant role for Team Europe, a surprise finalist against the heavily favored Canadians.

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  • In search of justice, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix seeks criminal justice degree

    Green Bay Packers safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is pursuing a degree in criminal justice. Don’t let the name fool you. Green Bay Packers defensive back Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is taking the racial divide that’s cutting through cities across this country as seriously as any player in the NFL. Maybe even more seriously, and that includes backup San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

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  • At last, West Virginia and Pitt agree to revive their historic rivalry

    In the five years since both schools declared they were leaving the Big East to join other conferences, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has always pushed to get longtime rival Pittsburgh back on his schedule. West Virginia and Pitt announced Thursday that they’ve agreed to a four-year series that will begin during the 2017-18 season. The Panthers will host the basketball version of the Backyard Brawl in 2017 and 2019 and will visit Morgantown in 2018 and 2020.

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  • FA chief 'disappointed' by Allardyce

    FA Chief Executive Martin Glenn has expressed his disappointment at the departure of Sam Allardyce as England manager.

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  • Vikings succeeding despite suffering major setbacks, ready for Giants

    The New York Red Bulls made history on Tuesday night, playing Antigua to a scoreless draw in Guatemala City. With the point, they clinched first place in Group F and a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals for the first time. In 2009, they fell in the qualification round to Trinidad and Tobago club W Connection. In 2014, they stumbled in a winnable group, dropping points against the Montreal Impact and CD FAS of El Salvador. Now they have a chance to show they're one of the top teams in the region and go head-to-head with some powerful opposition. Advancing to the next round could also make some waves with Red Bull corporate. The New York arm of the Red Bull family has done something

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  • Xfinity Series Spotlight: Brandon Jones

    Brandon Jones was a fan of team owner Richard Childress long before he had the chance to drive for him. “I think it was my first race at Las Vegas,” Jones told NBC Sports. “He was in a hurry, Richard’s always in a hurry, but I was like, ‘Hey!’ I didn’t even know what to say to him. And now, thank gosh last year I got an opportunity to drive with him a little bit, and now we’re best friends. You can come in his office and kick back and have a normal conversation, so it’s great.” Jones, now 19, was given a five-race opportunity in 2015. After earning two top-five finishes, Jones received a full-time ride for 2016 driving the No. 33 Chevrolet. “It was a grin on my face, that’s for sure,” Jones said

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  • Perez wants F1 future resolved in next week as delays continues

    Sergio Perez wants to get his Formula 1 plans for 2017 firmed up in the next week after growing tired of continued delays in talks with Force India. Perez had hoped to make an announcement regarding his future following the summer break at the Belgian Grand Prix, only for delays to postpone any confirmation. The Mexican had been linked with moves to Williams and Renault, but his sponsors are understood to have settled on keeping him at Force India for another season. Perez said in Singapore two weeks ago that he expected to make an announcement prior to this weekend’s race in Malaysia, but nothing has been confirmed. Speaking to reporters in Sepang on Thursday, Perez expressed his frustration

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  • Tim Tebow homers in first professional at-bat

    New York Mets outfielder Tim Tebow's baseball career has barely even begun and he's already a legend. The former quarterback turned outfielder hit a home run on the first pitch he saw as a professional baseball player.

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  • USMNT Pulisic on assist vs. Real Madrid: “There’s no better feeling”

    Christian Pulisic continued his fairytale rise up through the ranks of the soccer world on Tuesday as the 18-year-old jumped off the bench and notched a crucial assist as Borussia Dortmund scored a late equalizer in the UEFA Champions League against Real Madrid. Trailing the reigning European champions heading into the final few minutes at home in their Group F game, Pulisic picked up the ball on the right flank (see video below) and drove towards Real’s defense. He then clipped a dangerous ball to the back post which eventually found Andre Schurrle who rifled home. Dortmund’s fans went nuts and so did Pulisic. The U.S. national team attacker has now made five appearances in all competitions

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