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  1. McKayla Maroney, Meb Keflezighi get Topps baseball cards

    Jan 23, 2015, 9:54 AM EST

    McKayla Maroney

    Olympic medalists threw out ceremonial first pitches last season.

  2. ‘Foxcatcher,’ ‘Unbroken’ receive Oscar nominations

    Jan 15, 2015, 8:57 AM EST


    Best Actor, Supporting Actor included among the nominations.

  3. Paula Radcliffe sets farewell at London Marathon

    Jan 14, 2015, 8:37 AM EST

    Paula Radcliffe

    World record holder, now 41, hasn’t raced over 26.2 miles since 2011.

  4. Jessica Ennis-Hill sets first heptathlon since London Olympics

    Jan 12, 2015, 9:33 AM EST

    Jessica Ennis-Hill

    Ennis-Hill will face potential Rio Olympic rivals in her first multi-event competition since the London Games.

  5. Doping issue ‘as bad as AIDS,’ Kenya track and field boss says

    Jan 10, 2015, 9:29 AM EST


    Distance running powerhouse has been under scrutiny with many positive drug tests in recent months.

  6. Seb Coe wants cross-country running in Winter Olympics

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:36 AM EST

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    It’s not the first time an Olympic track great has proposed the idea.

  7. London Marathon field includes last two world record holders

    Jan 8, 2015, 8:15 AM EST


    Plus the greatest Olympic track distance runner of all time.

  8. Oregon WR Devon Allen could return for track season after knee injury

    Jan 7, 2015, 1:11 PM EST

    Devon Allen

    Allen is the U.S. and NCAA champion in the 110m hurdles.

  9. Meb Keflezighi, Shalane Flanagan lead U.S. elite fields for Boston Marathon

    Jan 7, 2015, 10:17 AM EST

    Meb Keflezighi

    The last American to repeat as Boston Marathon winner was in 1980.

  10. David Wilson hopes to triple jump in indoor season

    Dec 30, 2014, 8:57 AM EST

    David Wilson

    Former NFL running back has said he wants to make the 2016 Olympic team.

  11. Olympic Year in Review: Headlines

    Dec 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EST

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    Several stories kept our attention throughout the year.

  12. Angelina Jolie, actor who plays Louis Zamperini discuss ‘Unbroken’ Olympic scenes

    Dec 23, 2014, 2:47 PM EST

    Louis Zamperini

    A scene with Adolf Hitler was shot and cut from the final version.

  13. Olympic Year in Review: Summer Sports

    Dec 23, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

    Katie Ledecky

    As Katie Ledecky reeled off world records, other Olympic stars struggled through adversity.

  14. Cathy Freeman’s body suit from Sydney Olympic Opening Ceremony may be found

    Dec 23, 2014, 8:30 AM EST

    Cathy Freeman

    Suit has been missing since the night of the 2000 Opening Ceremony.

  15. Jon Drummond banned 8 years after assisting Tyson Gay’s doping

    Dec 17, 2014, 5:38 PM EST

    Jon Drummond

    Decision details Gay’s acquisition and use of performance-enhancing drugs.

  16. Wilson Kipsang angry that missed drug test made public

    Dec 17, 2014, 2:37 PM EST


    “It is breach of privacy with malicious target to soil my name.”

  17. Adrian Peterson won’t try for Olympics, but other RBs might

    Dec 15, 2014, 1:51 PM EST


    Two retired running backs could join a long list of NFL Olympians.

  18. Sochi champions passed over for Athlete of the Year awards

    Dec 15, 2014, 1:38 PM EST


    Roger Federer won the Swiss men’s award, in a year he didn’t win a Grand Slam, over a Slam winner and a two-time Sochi gold medalist.

  19. Rio Olympic track and field schedule released

    Dec 15, 2014, 11:06 AM EST

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    Thirteen finals will be in morning sessions.

  20. Oscar Pistorius verdict appeal allowed by judge

    Dec 10, 2014, 8:17 AM EST

    Oscar Pistorius

    Pistorius, who could spend less than a year in jail under his current sentence, could have that punishment increased.

  21. Russia has systematic doping problem, reports say

    Dec 3, 2014, 5:36 PM EST

    Maria Savinova

    Olympic track champion implicated.

  22. Seb Coe outlines concerns for track and field, eyes IAAF presidency

    Nov 28, 2014, 11:01 AM EST

    Seb Coe

    Coe sees problems with the World Championships and Diamond League.

  23. Renaud Lavillenie, Valerie Adams win IAAF Athlete of the Year awards

    Nov 21, 2014, 3:10 PM EST

    Renaud Lavillenie

    This year’s winners came from unprecedented nations and events.

  24. Angelina Jolie showed Louis Zamperini scenes of ‘Unbroken’ on hospital bed

    Nov 21, 2014, 8:59 AM EST

    Angelina Jolie, Louis Zamperini

    “Unbroken” film about Olympian and World War II hero comes out on Christmas.