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  • Kathrine Switzer was attacked 50 years ago as she ran the Boston Marathon. Why? She was a woman.

    Kathrine Switzer was attacked 50 years ago as she ran the Boston Marathon. Why? She was a woman.

    Kathrine Switzer was a few miles into her history-making run at the Boston Marathon on April 19, 1967, when Jock Semple, the co-director of the famous 26-mile race, suddenly appeared behind her and tried to shove her out of the competition. Semple's lunge at Switzer was captured by national news...

      • Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd

        Bucks fire coach Jason Kidd

        Seeking change amid midseason struggles, the Milwaukee Bucks fired coach Jason Kidd on Monday after a slide that left a team with designs on challenging the NBA's best in eighth place in the Eastern Conference. It was a surprising end to Kidd's three-plus-season tenure in Milwaukee, during which...

          • Eagles fan who slammed into pole in subway says he's OK

            Eagles fan who slammed into pole in subway says he's OK

            A Philadelphia Eagles fan whose attempt to rally subway passengers for a playoff game ended with him running into a concrete pole says he's doing OK and a viral video shows the "passion" of Philly fans. Jigar Desai said his pain eased with the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings in the...

          • Cardinals hire Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks as head coach

            Cardinals hire Panthers defensive coordinator Steve Wilks as head coach

            Steve Wilks is the new head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, and chances are he won't tread meekly into his new job. "Steve's personality is as an aggressive guy," his ex-boss, Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera, said. Wilks, 48, spent last season as defensive coordinator of the Panthers after...

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              • Judge: Larry Nassar victims are 'sister survivor warriors;' top gymnastics board members resign

                Judge: Larry Nassar victims are 'sister survivor warriors;' top gymnastics board members resign

                The judge overseeing the sentencing of disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar said Monday that more than 120 girls and women who had given statements so far at the five-day hearing were "sister survivor warriors." "I want you to know that your face and the face of all of the sister survivor...

                  • Karolyi Ranch, USA Gymnastics training site, under scrutiny

                    Authorities in Texas say they're investigating the Karolyi Ranch that was a training site for U.S. Olympic gymnasts until a sexual abuse case against a doctor cast a shadow over the facility. Walker County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Marlene Wells would not say what the investigation is about...

                      • Giants hire Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur as next head coach

                        Giants hire Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur as next head coach

                        Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur has been hired as the New York Giants head coach. The Giants announced the hiring late Monday afternoon, less than 24 hours after Shurmur and the Vikings were beaten by the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC title game. The 52-year-old Shurmur replaces...

                          • Few arrests as Eagles fans take to streets to celebrate

                            Few arrests as Eagles fans take to streets to celebrate

                            Philadelphia police say few arrests have been made amid celebrations following the Eagles' NFC championship game victory.The arrests came as thousands of fans took to the streets following the Eagles' 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday night. The Eagles advanced to their first Super...

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