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SFPD runs 21st Special Olympics Northern California Torch Run

48 minutes ago   |   ABC

TORCH RUN TRADITION: "When you actually get out here and mix up and run with the Special Olympics athletes, it brings it all together and makes it all worthwhile."
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Special Olympics camp kicks off at Rowan College at Gloucester County

3 hours ago   |   ABC

For the fifth straight year, camp is in session for some special young people in South Jersey.
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Special Olympics athletes sweat it out at free, weekly fitness classes

Special Olympics athletes sweat it out at free, weekly fitness classes

4 hours ago   |   WLKY

These group training classes offer just the right mixture of fitness and fun for Special Olympics athletes.
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Why Natalie Coughlin Is Returning in the New International Swimming League

6 hours ago   |   SI

Natalie Coughlin shares why she decided to join in the new professional swimming endeavor.
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One-Woman Encouragement Machine Olympian Redefines Victory Lap By Running Backwards to High Five Everyone in the Race

7 hours ago   |   Time

When British Olympian Dame Kelly Holmes finishes a race, she's likely to run it all over again, but backwards. The runner shared a video on Twitter after a recent Parkrun , a...
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Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping

Olympic marathon runner-up Kirwa banned 4 years for doping

13 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MONACO - Olympic marathon silver medalist Eunice Kirwa has been banned for four years for doping.
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Olympics in Sweden music to ears of Spotify founder

14 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

STOCKHOLM - A Winter Olympics in Sweden is music to the ears of the head of Spotify.
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Escrow tops NHL players' list of concerns ahead of CBA talks

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper. Right now, it's not that simple. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, NHL...
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Blackhawks trade for Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   4 articles

CHICAGO - A two-time Stanley Cup champion is joining the Blackhawks blue line. Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta is headed to Chicago via trade in exchange for Hawks forward...
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Skateboarders wonder whether the Olympics will change sport's renegade image

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Next summer's Games will feature skateboarding for the first time, leaving a proud community conflicted.
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...