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Bernard Lagat, Genzebe Dibaba break marks

Former Washington State University star Bernard Lagat set an unofficial American indoor record on Saturday, winning the inaugural Paavo Nurmi 2,000 meters in 4 minutes, 54.74 seconds at the Wanamaker Mile in New York. The 39-yeat-old credited pacesetter Pat McGregor with setting a controlled early tempo. Also, Genzebe Dibaba produced her third record run of the month, with the Ethiopian racing the fastest two miles at the Birmingham Grand Prix. Dibaba finished in 9:00.48 seconds indoors in central England, to break compatriot Meseret Defar’s world-best mark from 2009 by almost six seconds. There are no official records for two miles. – AP



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Seahawks trade down, draft San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny in first round of NFL Draft

UPDATED: 10:10 p.m.

updated  As just about everybody figured they’d do, the Seahawks on Thursday night traded their original first round pick, No. 18 overall, to Green Bay, getting the Packers’ pick at No. 27.as well as picks in the third round (76) and sixth round (186). Seattle then used the 27th pick to take running back Rashaad Penny of San Diego State, a 5-foot-10, 220-pounder who figures to compete immediately at a position of obvious need for the Seahawks.