Boston Fast! American Meb Keflezighi wins men’s race

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Meb Keflezighi became the first U.S. man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983 in a shocking upset victory Monday, one year after twin bombings rocked the world’s oldest annual marathon

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Record time! Kenya’s Jeptoo wins Boston women’s race

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Rita Jeptoo won the woman’s race for the second year in a row with a course record of 2:18:57.

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Secret Service was prepared to kill Mr. Met

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Team MVP cuts trophy into thirds and shares with teammates

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A teen basketball player cuts her MVP trophy into thirds and shared it with two teammates she felt deserved the award as well.

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Your March Madness pool is probably illegal

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Oh no, Canada! U.S. Falls to rival in men’s hockey semis

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The U.S. was averaging five goals per game heading into the Olympic semifinals.

Against Canada, it couldn’t muster one.

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Canada stuns the U.S. in overtime to win women’s hockey gold

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Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice for the second straight Olympic gold medal game and Canada beat the United States 3-2 in overtime on Thursday for its fourth consecutive title. 

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The best, worst and weirdest moments from the Sochi Olympics

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Hard to believe, but the Sochi Olympics are halfway over. Dozens of medals have been handed out, and the games have already delivered one unforgettable moment after another.

Here’s a quick look at the best, the worst and the most bizarre from the Black Sea.

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What a game! U.S. defeats rival Russia in men’s hockey shootout

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Russia and the U.S. put on an Olympic game for the ages on Saturday at the Bolshoy Ice Dome, engaging in a thrilling affair that ended with four — yes, four — T.J. Oshie shootout goals as the Americans beat the Russians 3-2.

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Team USA sweeps podium in first-ever men’s freeski slopestyle competition

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Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday.

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Girls rule: Women bringing home the medals at Sochi

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The women of Team USA have been carrying America’s Olympic dreams. On Thursday, a medal-stand sweep at slopestyle skiing started a comeback for the guys.

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Derek Jeter to retire after the 2014 season

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Simultaneously surprising and not surprising: Derek Jeter has announced that 2014 will be his last season.

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Shuffled up: Iouri Podladtchikov dethrones Shaun White in halfpipe

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Shaun White entered Tuesday’s halfpipe contest as the odds-on favorite for a third straight gold medal, which would have made him the first American male to win three straight gold medals.

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NFL-Bound Michael Sam Wins Widespread Support After Coming Out

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Michael Sam’s University of Missouri teammates and other sports stars rallied around the All-American defensive lineman after he revealed to the world that he’s gay.

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Missouri Star Michael Sam Could Become First Publicly Gay NFL Player

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A University of Missouri football star projected to be drafted into the NFL could become the first publicly gay pro football player.

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