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Galen Rupp became the first American to win the Chicago Marathon in 15 years and Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba ran away with the women's race on Sunday. The time made her the second-fastest American marathoner in history behind only Deena Kastor, who clocked 2:19.36 in 2006. Defending champion Abel Kirui crossed the line 28 seconds behind in second place, with fellow Kenyan Bernard Kipyego taking third spot.
  • Ranchi T20: Dhawan, Kohli guide India to 9 wickets victory

    Ranchi T20: Dhawan, Kohli guide India to 9 wickets victory

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    Aaron Finch (42) was the only batsman to pass twenty runs for the visitors who struggled on a skiddy surface with low bounce. Apart from one or two instances, the bowlers and fielders displayed brilliant work to restrict Australia . The Indians have dominated the T20 games against the Aussies boasting of a 9-4 head-to-head record. "Beginning is important, and one window here and there and Australia might pounce".
  • Catalonia on strike over independence poll violence

    Catalonia on strike over independence poll violence

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    The protests were largely peaceful, although some protesters forced shops and supermarkets that had made a decision to remain open to close, graffitiing "strike-breakers" on the windows. "It would affect the Spanish economy pretty significantly at a time when Spain has been recovering from its [economic] crisis", said Megan Greene, chief economist at Manulife Asset Management.
  • Chelsea's N'Golo Kante exits France game with hamstring injury

    Chelsea's N'Golo Kante exits France game with hamstring injury

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    In the absence of Manchester United 's Paul Pogba, it was Matuidi and Bayern Munich newboy Corentin Tolisso who lined up alongside Chelsea's 26-year-old in the middle of the park. A crucial component of Chelsea's midfield, Kante has produced some outstanding performances for the Blues since joining the club in 2016 and played a major part in their Premier League title success last season.
  • Las Vegas shooter booked hotel during Lollapalooza

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    Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo confirmed the report in a press conference on Wednesday. He added that Paddock spent years amassing a sizeable arsenal of weapons, and had "meticulously planned on the worst domestic attack in United States history".
  • Astros, Dodgers, Indians best bets for World Series crown

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    Although Cody Bellinger is making his playoff debut this week for the Los Angeles Dodgers , the 22-year-old rookie is already a veteran of ticker-tape parades. The two wild card spots belong to the New York Yankees and the Minnesota Twins. That said, between these four teams that have so much talent between them, who should you put in your lineup today? The bullpen is better and then, of course, you have Aaron Judge hot at the plate.
  • College women's hockey preview: Penn State at Minnesota Duluth

    College women's hockey preview: Penn State at Minnesota Duluth

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    But when you get caught up in it and allow it to affect your approach and who you are as a person, that's when it becomes something that could be a distraction". "I think, offensively, our best football is still ahead of us". Saturday will provide an interesting test for Moorhead's offense. Barkley averaged 1.8 yards per carry in that game, his lowest for any game of his career with at least 15 rushing attempts.
  • Black Starlets Make Winning Start Against Colombia

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    When Colombia and Ghana came out for the first such press scrum at the Nehru Stadium in New Delhi ahead of the U-17 World Cup's opening day, things were no different: bursts of music from dress rehearsals, errant microphones, over-eager photographers stepping up to take pictures.
  • UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

    UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

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    Round one begins and Kevin Lee comes forward and lands a head kick. A right hand from Kevin lands but a leg kick from Ferguson takes Lee's leg out from under him, but he shoots right back up. Another clean jab connected for Ferguson. Tony is finding a home for his right hand now. Lee charges forward with a right. Beltran catches Schnell with an overhand right before kicking away at him, Beltran then catches Schnell with a left hook.
  • Week 5: Arizona vs. Philadelphia by the numbers

    Week 5: Arizona vs. Philadelphia by the numbers

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    I was always under center, play action pass, all of those things were a big part of what we did so I just always feel like I had a knack for that". That's a almost 2-1 advantage. Eagles running back Wendell Smallwood suffered a knee injury last Sunday at the Chargers and did not practice on Friday. Philadelphia's secondary will have their hands full on Sunday with wide receivers Larry Fitzgerald and Jaron Brown .
  • Ranked Alabama takes on Texas A&M at College Station

    Ranked Alabama takes on Texas A&M at College Station

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    It's one of the many reasons the Aggie offense tries to get it to him on almost every play. The 2017 college football season is entering the sixth week of the regular season. Harris, who managed 67 yards on seven carries last week against Ole Miss , gashed the Aggies to the tune of 14 carries for 124 yards, including a 75-yard scoring scamper in the first quarter.
  • Hamlin takes pole for Bank of America 500

    Hamlin takes pole for Bank of America 500

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    Hamlin topped qualifying Friday night for the NASCAR Cup playoff race Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway , marking the 13th straight year he has captured a pole on the top circuit. "I think the biggest thing for us is just trying to make sure that the auto is good for the long run here at Charlotte". Busch has won on the 1.5-mile Charlotte track - earlier this season he picked up his first win in the series' annual All-Star race.
  • Ohio State's Branden Bowen breaks leg in win over Maryland

    Ohio State's Branden Bowen breaks leg in win over Maryland

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    Ohio State is a better team than Maryland . But given the level of competition, it's hard to know if they really have made improvements in an inconsistent passing game and other problem areas. Meyer said a package of plays is being developed for a scheme that includes both backs in the game at the same time. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Maryland tried to mix things up right from the start Saturday, trying a flea-flicker on its first offensive play.
  • Colts unveil Manning statue outside Lucas Oil Stadium

    Colts unveil Manning statue outside Lucas Oil Stadium

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    It was a big moment for Manning, whose success stoked the flames of fandom in central in and paved the way for his team to move from the 1980s-relic RCA Dome and into Lucas Oil Stadium. "The Lord gave me many great blessings in my life", Dungy said, according to the Indianapolis Star's Zak Keefer . "I'm here for two reasons. I just wouldn't feel that I would feel comfortable being there".
  • Western Michigan beats Buffalo 71-68 in a record-tying 7 overtimes

    Western Michigan beats Buffalo 71-68 in a record-tying 7 overtimes

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    Bronco tight end Donnie Ernsberger caught a touchdown pass with his team down 38-31 in the first overtime. The problem? Um, well the game wasn't over and the Broncos got a 15-yard penalty. The victory was the fourth straight for WMU (4-2, 2-0 MAC), which extended its conference winning streak to 11 games. No game has gone to eight overtimes.