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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...

      • Ranking the top 50 prospects in the 2018 NBA draft

        Ranking the top 50 prospects in the 2018 NBA draft

        You've heard of Deandre Ayton and Marvin Bagley, but when the NBA draft tips this Thursday, you'll want to know whether the hype on Luka Doncic is real and why Mikal Bridges and Zhaire Smith might be the draft's two biggest sleepers. We've got you covered with a primer of the draft's 50 top prospects....

          • Oklahoma approves 5-years, $25 million for football coach Lincoln Riley

            Oklahoma approves 5-years, $25 million for football coach Lincoln Riley

            Lincoln Riley got a major raise a year ago based on potential. This one was based on results. Oklahoma will pay its football coach $25 million over the next five years, including $4.8 million this season. Oklahoma's Board of Regents approved the new numbers on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Riley was...

              • Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup after beating Egypt 3-1

                Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup after beating Egypt 3-1

                Russia scored three goals in a 15-minute span early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt on Tuesday, moving the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage. Mohamed Salah won and converted a penalty for a consolation goal on his return from injury but Egypt's first World...

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                  • Jamestown baseball standout E.A. Woolwine named first team all-state

                    Jamestown baseball standout E.A. Woolwine named first team all-state

                    Jamestown’s E.A. Woolwine was named first team all-state among Class 4 baseball players. Woolwine, who helped lead the Eagles to the state championship game before Salem beat them on a walkoff hit, was the lone Williamsburg-area player to be named either first or second team. Bay Rivers District...

                      • Jamestown places two on All-Class 4 girls soccer first team

                        Jamestown places two on All-Class 4 girls soccer first team

                        Two players from Jamestown’s state quarterfinal girls soccer team have been named as first team all-state selections. The Eagles’ Brianna Behm, a South Carolina commit, and Summer Haag, were first team selections for Class 4, as was Madelyn Bauman of Smithfield, which beat the Eagles for the Region...

                          • Baseball UPDATE: How players from Hampton Roads are faring in the majors and minors

                            (Statistics are through Thursday in most cases): Player, Level, Team, Org., Pos., Avg., G, AB, R, H, HR, RBI, OPS; *Jake Cave, MLB, Minnesota, Twins, OF/DH, .211, 7, 19, 4, 4, 2, 5, .789; PJ Higgins, advanced A, Myrtle Beach (S.C.), Cubs, C, .275, 49, 171, 19, 47, 2, 24, .751; Ryan Hissey, AA,...

                              • Julian Boatner returns home to W&M as an assistant coach

                                Julian Boatner returns home to W&M as an assistant coach

                                His coaches tried talking him out of it, however tongue-in-cheek. But Julian Boatner was stubborn, and as a result, he’s ahead of schedule in his career path. Boatner, who made 161 3-pointers for William and Mary from 2011-14, is now three weeks on the job as the Tribe’s newest assistant basketball...

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