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FILE - In this Tuesday. Aug. 19, 2008 file photo, Britain's Germaine Mason celebrates winning the silver in the men's high jump final during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Mason has died after a motorcycle crash, according to Jamaican police, it was reported on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The 34-year-old won silver for Great Britain at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing after changing his allegiance from Jamaica in 2006. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 20, 2017 - 11:03 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Olympic medal-winning track and field athlete Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in outside the capital of his native Jamaica, police in the Caribbean island said. Mason, who competed for Britain in the 2008 Olympics, apparently lost control of his Honda...
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FILE - In this Tuesday. Aug. 19, 2008 file photo, Britain's Germaine Mason celebrates winning the silver in the men's high jump final during the athletics competitions in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Mason has died after a motorcycle crash, according to Jamaican police, it was reported on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The 34-year-old won silver for Great Britain at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing after changing his allegiance from Jamaica in 2006. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
April 20, 2017 - 10:28 am
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Olympic medal-winning track and field athlete Germaine Mason died Thursday in a motorcycle crash in outside the capital of his native Jamaica, police in the Caribbean island said. Mason apparently lost control of his Honda motorcycle before dawn in St. Andrew Parish, the...
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Derek Miles, University of South Dakota alum and current USD pole vaulting coach, holds his son Ariston, 3, after a presentation of an Olympic bronze medal by the International Olympic Committee, Monday, April 17, 2017, at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D. Miles placed fourth in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, but the International Olympic Committee recently disqualified Denys Yurchenko, the third-place finisher, after retested samples showed Yurchenko used a banned substance. (Joe Ahlquist/The Argus Leader via AP)
April 18, 2017 - 1:49 pm
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — An assistant track coach at the University of South Dakota has been awarded a bronze medal for pole vaulting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics after the original winner was disqualified for doping. Derek Miles, a three-time Olympian, placed fourth in the pole vaulting event in...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 12:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots' Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 11:32 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their Boston...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time. Hug outpushed 10-time winner Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa down Boylston Street to finish in an unofficial...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:42 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a course record time. It was the third straight Boston win for the 32-year-old from Switzerland. Hug outpushed 10-time winner...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 3:54 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 1:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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April 11, 2017 - 11:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — David Letterman's mother Dorothy Mengering has died. She was 95. Letterman's publicist Tom Keaney confirmed Mengering's death Tuesday for The Associated Press. Mengering became an unlikely celebrity in her 70s, baking mystery pies and covering the Olympics for her son's Late Show on...
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