John Feinstein: The Sporting Life Why did you want to work for the paper? A friend of mine ... a bunch of cops who in the ’60s had basically conspired to kill black teenagers. They were called “The Death Squad.” When I started asking questions, John Hoxie, the PR guy for the ... 04/14/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
End of the world for few sporting stalwarts in 2012 The last couple of months witnessed rumour mills work round to clock to fuel speculations ... to trouble the 27-year-old head of Michael Phelps, who after a medal haul of 18 gold, two silver and two bronze, called it quits for good following the London ... 12/20/2012 - 5:41 am | View Link
Michael Phelps is AP's top male athlete for 2012 In fact, after being informed of winning the AP award, Phelps called in from the famed El Dorado Golf & Beach Club in Los Cabos, Mexico, where he was heading out with Haney to play a few more holes before nightfall. "I can't really complain," Phelps ... 12/20/2012 - 2:40 am | View Link
Olympic pleas: Egypt’s poor performance attributed to defective sporting system Phelps. In the history of the Olympics ... A discrepancy between how Egyptian sports’ associations work and how others worldwide do is that athletes’ progression in sports in Egypt is more arbitrary. In countries with developed sporting systems ... 08/13/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
‘In 1999, I met a 16-year-old kid called Mo who said it would mean a great deal to run for Britain. Dreams do come true.’ In 1999, I met a 16-year-old kid called Mo who said it would mean a great deal to run ... ‘It would mean a great deal to run for Britain.’ How did that work out?! These past two weeks, it’s meant a great deal for Britain that Mo Farah has run for ... 08/11/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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I love a good sports scandal so I was wondering if anyone had any good ones that may have slipped under the radar because they're from a smaller country/area, or a sport that doesn't have a high profile. I'll start things off with one that is probably unfamiliar to most people outside NZ and Australia.
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UNSTOPPABLE ALDRIDGE DOES IT AGAIN FOR BLAZERS
Portland's LaMarcus Aldridge tops 40 points for the second-straight game as Trail Blazers take 2-0 series lead over Houston
MADRID-BAYERN EVENLY POISED AFTER LOS BLANCOS WIN HOME LEG 1-0
Real Madrid wins 1-0 at home against Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.
YANKEES PITCHER EXPELLED FROM GAME FOR FOREIGN SUBSTANCE
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda is thrown out of the game against Boston for using a foreign substance to aid his grip on the baseball.
BLUE JACKETS WIN FIRST-EVER HOME PLAYOFF GAME
Columbus wins a home playoff game for the first time in its history as Blue Jackets square NHL playoff series against Pittsburgh at 2-2.
PHELPS SAYS LOVE OF SPORT, AND WEIGHT GAIN, PROMPTED RETURN TO SWIMMING
Michael Phelps says he returned to top-level swimming because he missed the sport, and he needed to lose weight.