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MIT, families of Special Olympians at odds over facility

MIT, families of Special Olympians at odds over facility

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Changes at MIT are forcing a gymnastics club, a community team and Special Olympics athletes out of their longstanding home.
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Kayla Harrison returns at PFL 2019, Week 4; several other fights announced

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Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison makes her return to the cage on July 11. Harrison, the 2012 and 2016 gold winner at 78 kg, will face Morgan Frier in a...
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Olympic ice dance bronze medalists Shibutanis sitting out

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Olympic bronze medalists and two-time U.S. champions Maia and Alex Shibutani will sit out another season.
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Italian cities appear to hold lead in bidding for 2026 Winter Olympics

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Italy's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics appears to hold an edge over a competing effort from Sweden, according to an analysis issued Friday by the International Olympic...
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Athletes Speak Out Against Nike's Lack of Maternity Leave Protection, Other Companies Make Change

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Nike wants women to dream big-until they get pregnant.
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North Andover's Sebastian Keane named Gatorade Player of the Year for Massachusetts

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Boston Herald All-Scholastic Sebastian Keane of North Andover was named the 2018-19 Gatorade Massachusetts Baseball Player of the Year. Keane is the first Gatorade...
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Italian bid edges Swedish rival in 2026 Olympic host study

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The Italian bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo looks stronger than the Stockholm-Are project in an IOC analysis of the...
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Friday 5: Pressure builds for teams heading into Coca-Cola 600

22 hours ago   |     |   3 articles

The Coca-Cola 600 marks the halfway point in the regular season. Also, All-Star winner Kyle Larson on his new routine. How the lessons learned from an Olympic champion will...
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Boxing to remain part of Tokyo Olympics, but IOC eyes sanctions for AIBA

Boxing to remain part of Tokyo Olympics, but IOC eyes sanctions for AIBA

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Olympic boxing gets some good news, but not all the developments are positive.
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Olympic sex-abuse prevention center needs federal funding help, USOC chief says

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Sarah Hirshland says the Center for SafeSport should receive government funding similar to USADA.
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McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

MILWAUKEE - Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday... Read more ...

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO - Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating... Read more ...

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

WASHINGTON - Juan Soto and Matt Adams hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by rallying for a 12-10 win... Read more ...

Rangers score 2 in seventh, rally for 4-3 win over Angels

Rangers score 2 in seventh, rally for 4-3 win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Hunter Pence had a two-run single in the seventh inning, Shin Soo-Choo homered and Drew Smyly got his first win in almost three years as the Texas Rangers... Read more ...

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

HOUSTON - Jake Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Houston Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox... Read more ...

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

Vela has goal, 2 assists as LAFC tops Montreal 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Carlos Vela scored his league-leading 15th goal and Tristan Blackmon got the first of his career as the Los Angeles Football Club beat the Montreal Impact 4-2 on... Read more ...

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight

TORONTO - Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat the Toronto... Read more ...

Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6

Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6

DENVER - Trevor Story hit a game-ending drive for his second two-run homer Friday night, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Baltimore 8-6 in the Orioles' first visit to Coors... Read more ...