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  • Family members of Boston Marathon bombing victim Lu Lingzi walk off the field after announcing "play ball" during ceremonies marking the one-year anniversary of the bombings before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Red Sox Remember Boston Marathon Victims

    BOSTON— The Boston Red Sox held an emotional 20-minute pregame ceremony honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombings along with law enforcement officials, medical personnel,... Read more

  • The Undertaker, left, during the Wrestlemania 30 match in which he got beaten by Brock Lesnar. (WWE)

    Brock Lesnar to Face Steve Austin Following Win Over Undertaker?

    Will Brock Lesnar face Steve ‘Stone Cold’ Austin? Austin discussed Lesnar last week during The Steve Austin Show, saying that he’s a big fan of... Read more

  • ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014 - In this Thursday, April 17, 2014, photo, University of Massachusetts nursing professor Adrienne Wald, center, helps carry a banner that features a photo of Krystle Campbell, a UMass nursing student who died in the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, during a tribute walk on a track at the school in Boston. Wald, who has run the Boston Marathon five time, organized a group of her students last year to work as race volunteers on the sweep team, standing with wheelchair runners they expected to be dehydrated or otherwise needing minor medial care. None of her students was injured in the bombing. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Boston Race Makes Room for Those Affected by Bombs

    BOSTON—”I need to run.” The messages started arriving just hours after the bombings, pleading for an entry into the 2014 Boston Marathon. For months the calls... Read more

  • In this Nov. 23, 2012 file photo, Grand Prix driver Michael Schumacher, of Germany, sits in his car during a free practice at the Interlagos race track in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Victor Caivano, File)

    Michael Schumacher Coma Condition: Medics Messed Up in Getting him to Hospital, German Media Say

    Michael Schumacher, the seven-time F1 champion, has been in a coma since December, and may have sustained more injuries due to medics acting slowly, a... Read more

  • In this Feb. 23, 1965 file photo, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, left, knocks out Italian boxer Fabio Bettini in the 10th and last round of their fight at the Falais Des Sports in Paris. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76. (AP Photo/File)

    Rubin Carter Death: Case and Story of ‘Hurricane,’ Wrongfully ‘Guilty’ Boxer

    Rubin “Hurricane” Cater, the boxer who a net worth of about $500,000, died on Sunday. TORONTO (AP) — Rubin ”Hurricane” Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an... Read more

  • In this Feb. 23, 1965 photo, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter (L) knocks out Italian boxer Fabio Bettini in the 10th and last round of their fight at the Falais Des Sports in Paris. Carter, who spent almost 20 years in jail after twice being convicted of a triple murder he denied committing, died at his home in Toronto, Sunday, April 20, 2014, according to long-time friend and co-accused John Artis. He was 76. (AP Photo)

    Boxer Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies at 76 (Video)

    Boxer Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, who was wrongfully convicted of murder and spent nearly two decades in prison, has died at 76. (ESPN)   TORONTO—Rubin “Hurricane”... Read more

  • In this Saturday May 17, 2003 file photo, a view of the Kumbhu icefall, the first hurdle in the ascent to Everest from base camp, is seen from Everest Base camp, where 12 Nepalese guides were killed, Nepal. An avalanche swept down a climbing route on Mount Everest early Friday, killing at least 12 Nepalese guides and leaving three missing in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. (AP Photo/Gurinder Osan, file)

    Everest Avalanche a Reminder of Risks Sherpas Face

    KATMANDU, Nepal—It’s the worst kind of rescue mission—knowing there’ll be few that survive. Those on Everest moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of... Read more

  • FILE - In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Shalane Flanagan approaches the finish line to finish fourth in the women's division of the Boston Marathon in Boston. Flanagan is more determined than ever to win the race for her battered hometown. The Marblehead, Mass., native would be the first American winner since 1985. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

    Hometown Favorite Wants To Win Boston, For Boston

    BOSTON— Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that... Read more

  • Daughter of Nepalese mountaineer Ang Kaji Sherpa, killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, cries as her father's body is brought to the Sherpa Monastery in Katmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 19, 2014. Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak. The Sherpa people are one of the main ethnic groups in Nepal's alpine region, and many make their living as climbing guides on Everest and other Himalayan peaks. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)

    Everest Avalanche a Reminder of Risks Sherpas Face

    KATMANDU, Nepal—The rescuers moved quickly, just minutes after the first block of ice tore loose from Mount Everest and started an avalanche that roared down... Read more

  • AJ Lee, middle, and CM Punk, right, in a file photo. (WWE)

    CM Punk, AJ Lee Injured? WWE Leak Triggers Questions About Both Wrestlers

    Are AJ Lee and CM Punk injured? That’s how the wrestlers were categorized on a leaked script for this week’s episode or Raw. Fans quickly... Read more

  • Alexei Collado vs. Rod Salka Fight: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Streaming

    Alexei Collado and Rod Salka face off on Friday, April 18. The lightweights are scheduled to fight for 10 rounds at the Monroeville Convention Center... Read more

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    WWE Smackdown, April 18: Start Time, Live Streaming, TV Info, Expected Matches

    WWE Smackdown airs on SyFy on Friday night, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. A confirmed match is The Celtic Warrior vs The Animal Batista (Sheamus... Read more

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    Sunrisers Hyderabad vs Rajasthan Royals IPL 2014 Cricket: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live Streaming

    The Rajasthan Royals face the Sunrisers Hyderabad in a cricket match on April 18, in the Indian Premier League. It’s the first match of the 2014 season... Read more

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    Chennai Super Kings vs Kings XI Punjab IPL 2014 Cricket Final Score: KXIP Wins By 6 Wickets

    The Chennai Super Kings take on the Kings XI Punjab in a Indian Premier League match on April 18.  UPDATE: The KXIP won by six wickets... Read more

  • St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Wainwright’s 2-hitter Leads Cards Past Nats 8-0

    WASHINGTON— Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St... Read more

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    IPL 2014 Cricket Schedule: Complete Schedule for Indian Premier League (+TV, Live Stream Info)

    The Indian Premier League has just kicked off this week and many people are searching for the complete schedule of cricket games. Look no further... Read more

  • Parthiv Patel in a file photo. (AFP/Getty Images)

    IPL Live: Parthiv Patel Leads RCB Charge Against DD in Cricket Game

    Parthiv Patel has led the charge for the Royal Challengers Bangalore during the match against the Delhi Daredevils on April 17. Patel, 29, has done... Read more

  • Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick throws a pass during practice at the NFL football team's training facility, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Michael Vick ‘Attacked By Pitbull’ is Fake

    Michael Vick, the New York Jets quarterback, was not attacked by a pit bull. A fake news article that’s gone viral is saying otherwise, however... Read more

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    Delhi Daredevils vs Royal Challengers IPL T20 Cricket Final Score: RCB Wins by 8 Wickets

    The Delhi Daredevils face the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League in the second cricket match of the 2014 season on April 17... Read more

  • Oscar Pistorius, middle, accompanied by brother Carl Pistorius, behind, and police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

    Forensic Expert Faulted at Pistorius Trial

    PRETORIA, South Africa—The prosecutor at the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius, a double-amputee Olympian, cross-examined one of the defense’s forensic experts Thursday after the judge... Read more