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Dartmouth hoopsters vote to unionize
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Dartmouth hoopsters vote to unionize
As Dartmouth’s men’s basketball players take steps to become the nation’s first unionized college athletes, observers are weighing the potential impact on the decades-long movement to classify collegiate-level athletes as employees.
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Boston Marathon: Obiri wins back-to-back, Lemma wins first Boston title
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Boston Marathon: Obiri wins back-to-back, Lemma wins first Boston title
The 128th edition of the Boston Marathon played to the script as male and female runners of color continued the current trend of dominant performances in this event. Sisay Lemma of Ethiopia took the lead from the start of the race and completed his surprising wire-to-wire victory in 2 hours, 6 minutes, 17 seconds.
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My Boston Marathon memories
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My Boston Marathon memories
My history with the Boston Marathon dates to my freshman year at Boston University. I remember the newspaper and television reports leading up to the event. Out of pure curiosity, I got a firsthand look at the proceedings.
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Gamecocks go 39-0, Huskies win back to back titles
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Gamecocks go 39-0, Huskies win back to back titles
As the final seconds ticked down on the NCAA Division One Women’s Basketball Championship game, my overwhelming thought for the teams was, “Relief!” When the final buzzer sounded with South Carolina 87 and Iowa 75, I felt delighted for coach Dawn Staley and her Gamecocks team.
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South Carolina’s undefeated women’s basketball team shares spotlight
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South Carolina’s undefeated women’s basketball team shares spotlight
On Sunday night, the University of South Carolina Gamecocks women’s team completed a  dream season by defeating the Iowa Hawkeyes 87-75 to win the NCAA championship. The team avenged last year’s loss to Iowa in the Final Four semifinal game.
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Opening day stirs baseball memories — and new hopes for Brighton batsmen
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Opening day stirs baseball memories — and new hopes for Brighton batsmen
The start of the Major League Baseball season is always a good time to reflect on the beauty of the “Grand Old Game.”
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Ron Duncan: Black pioneer in martial arts
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Ron Duncan: Black pioneer in martial arts
When people hear “martial arts,” they mostly think of Bruce Lee, the legendary martial artist who became an international star of the silver screen.
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Upsets abound in the NCAA Tournament
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Upsets abound in the NCAA Tournament
Every year, millions of people decide to part ways with their sanity by picking teams in the 64-team field that is the NCAA March Madness basketball tournament.
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Three Boston teams win big in high school state basketball championships
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Three Boston teams win big in high school state basketball championships
Three Boston high school teams made impressive runs to state titles in tournament play over the weekend — the girls’ team from Cathedral High and the boys’ squads from Charlestown High and New Mission High.
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Where is the next Tiger Woods?
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Where is the next Tiger Woods?
While Black golf enthusiasts ponder the coming of the next Tiger Woods, let’s take a moment to discuss the present state of the game of golf.
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Women’s college basketbrawl mars contest
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Women’s college basketbrawl mars contest
What started out as a high-profile women’s college basketball game ended in an embarrassing situation for the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and the Louisiana State University Lady Tigers.
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The craziness of NFL free agency
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The craziness of NFL free agency
The official opening of the National Football League free agency period is now upon us with several players getting rich.
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