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  • Woman on the Fly

    Heather Hodson is on a mission to remind fly fishers about an often-neglected angle to the sport. “It’s really fun,” she said.


  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine …


  • American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

    “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than …


  • Armstrong emotional when recalling talk with son

    CHICAGO (AP) — Lance Armstrong finally cracked. Not while expressing deep remorse or regrets, though there was plenty of that in Friday night’s second part of Armstrong’s interview with Oprah …


  • Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


  • Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times in EST): 1. WHY OBAMA IS IN A BIND


  • Texas judge to rule on disruptive JetBlue pilot

    AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge is expected to rule on whether a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists …


  • Giffords faces Ariz. shooter for 1st time in court

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the …


  • Clinton honors slain envoy to Libya

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid tribute Thursday to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, calling him a “fallen hero” who understood that diplomacy requires …


  • ‘Next Bush’ makes campaign filing in Texas

    DALLAS (AP) — George P. Bush, a nephew of former President George W. Bush and son of one-time Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, has made a campaign filing in Texas that …


  • Man put to death in Texas for woman’s 2002 slaying

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A man described by a prosecutor as “a serial killer in training” was executed Thursday in Texas for a woman’s slaying during a break-in at her …


  • NYC, Long Island to ration gas to ease fuel crunch

    NEW YORK (AP) — With long gas lines persisting more than a week after Superstorm Sandy, New York imposed a gasoline rationing plan Thursday that lets motorists fill up every …


  • A look at expected Obama administration departures

    President Barack Obama is weighing replacements for several White House aides and Cabinet members expected to leave before his second term begins, or early in his second term. Among those …


  • NYC, Long Island go to even-odd gas sale plan

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fuel shortages and distribution delays that led to gasoline hoarding have prompted New York City and Long Island to put into place an even-odd gas rationing …


  • Spelman College chooses fitness over athletics

    ATLANTA (AP) — Sports began on American college campuses as a way for students to blow off steam and be healthy. Over the last century and a half, athletics have …


  • Spelman College in Ga. ditches athletics program

    ATLANTA (AP) — Sports began on American college campuses as a way for students to blow off steam and be healthy. Over the last century and a half, athletics have …


  • Lynx star speaks out against MN marriage amendment

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Seimone Augustus has always preferred to stay out of the public eye even as her basketball career has taken her to the heights of an Olympic gold …


  • Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player leaves jail

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams avoided more time behind bars Friday when a judge gave him a suspended sentence in a sexual assault case in …


  • Williams to be freed, receives suspended sentence

    STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Ex-Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams was set to be released from jail after a judge gave him a suspended sentence Friday in a sexual assault …


  • Armstrong report includes 200 pages, 26 witnesses

    Page after page of damning details. They came from computer records, books, media reports and, maybe most significantly, the people Lance Armstrong used to train alongside and celebrate with. The …


  • Obama salutes WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx at White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has welcomed the reigning WNBA champion Minnesota Lynx to the White House. It’s been nearly a year since the Lynx won the championship, but …


  • For Muhammad Ali, a Liberty Medal in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired boxing champ Muhammad Ali was known as “The Greatest” inside the ring. But some say the moniker has been even more fitting in the years since …


  • Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Boxing great Muhammad Ali was honored Thursday with the Liberty Medal for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes, civil rights and …


  • Muhammad Ali to receive Liberty Medal on Thursday

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award recognizing his longtime role as a fighter outside the ring for humanitarian …


  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. THE HIGH COST OF HISTORY AT 9/11 SITE


  • Girl golfer in Idaho fights to play with the boys

    BUHL, Idaho (AP) — For a golf ball waiting to be clubbed, physics are everything. Swing outside-in and the dimpled sphere slices into the rough. Hit it too high and …


  • Editorial: Women’s athletics help restore lost respect

    March Madness is over for Gonzaga University – for 2011, at least. Even in defeat, however, the extraordinary women’s basketball team with the superlative point guard earned every speck of …

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