- Death benefits approved for family of Boston officer Updated: May-28-15 3:04 pm
BOSTON - The State Retirement Board in Massachusetts has awarded a line-of-duty death benefit to the family of a police officer who was wounded in a shootout with the Boston Marathon bombers and died a year later.
- The Latest: Bad leg, embarrassing point can't stop Djokovic Updated: May-28-15 12:27 pm
PARIS - The Latest from the French Open:
- Marathon issues statement on shortage of medals Updated: May-28-15 5:08 am
BURLINGTON, Vermont - The People's United Bank Vermont City Marathon is apologizing for not having enough medals for finishers on Sunday.
- Snapped pole impales Michigan student near eye at track meet Updated: May-27-15 3:35 pm
DEXTER, Michigan - A Michigan high school athlete has been injured by a pole that snapped and became impaled near his eye during a track meet.
- Frenzied month for American sprinter Justin Gatlin Updated: May-27-15 2:35 am
Within a matter of days this month, Justin Gatlin had an Olympic relay silver medal stripped, shattered his personal-best mark in the 100 and missed a meet in Beijing over a misunderstanding.
- Usain Bolt wins 200 at cold, wet Golden Spike meet Updated: May-26-15 4:17 pm
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic - Usain Bolt cruised to victory in the 200 meters race at the Golden Spike meet on Tuesday, as the Jamaican star prepares for the world championships after a season marred by injuries.
- Ethiopia's Belete Assefa, Meskerem Assefa win Bolder Boulder Updated: May-25-15 5:16 pm
BOULDER, Colorado - Runners from Ethiopia won the Bolder Boulder professional 10K race on Monday while two Colorado residents were the top man and woman in the citizens' race.
- Usain Bolt getting back into shape ahead of worlds Updated: May-24-15 12:57 pm
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic - Usain Bolt is not worried by Justin Gatlin's fast times and is using this season to get into shape ahead of the world championship in Beijing after his injuries last season.
- Cahokia, Lincoln-Way and Illini West win state championships Updated: May-23-15 8:03 pm
CHARLESTON, Illinois - Sophomore Mariya Hudson won three individual titles and scored 37 of Cahokia's 61 points, leading it to a second consecutive Illinois High School Association Class 2A championship Saturday.
- Brehm sets record at PIAA Track and Field championships Updated: May-23-15 4:56 pm
SHIPPENSBURG, Pennsylvania - There could not have been a better start to Day Two of the PIAA Track & Field Championships than Zach Brehm's finish.
- Wiltrout sets PIAA record for javelin throwing Updated: May-22-15 5:23 pm
SHIPPENSBURG, Pennsylvania - Connellsville javelin thrower Madison Wiltrout capped an amazing 15-day span by winning the Class AAA girls title with a throw of 182 feet, 8 inches on Friday during the PIAA Track & Field Championships at Shippensburg University's Seth Grove Stadium.
- 15 Wyoming track and field athletes earn NCAA bids Updated: May-21-15 4:59 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - Fifteen Wyoming track and field student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary on May 28-30 in Austin, Texas.
- Oregon man convicted in 2012 rock tossing, runner injury Updated: May-21-15 6:14 am
ROSEBURG, Oregon - A Sutherlin man has been convicted of assault in a 2012 case in which a rock thrown from an Interstate 5 overpass shattered the windshield of a car and seriously injured a University of Oregon distance runner.
- Arizona assistant coach accused of stalking a student quits Updated: May-20-15 8:32 pm
TUCSON, Arizona - A University of Arizona assistant track coach arrested for allegedly threatening a student-athlete with a box cutter has resigned.
- Arkansas pole vaulter Sandi Morris awarded national honor Updated: May-20-15 2:21 pm
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - University of Arkansas women's pole vaulter Sandi Morris has been named national Athlete of the Week after breaking the collegiate record in the vault.
- Bracy wins 100 meters in Beijing after Gatlin withdrawal Updated: May-20-15 1:06 pm
BEIJING - Marvin Bracy clocked 9.95 seconds to win the men's 100 meters at the World Challenge Beijing meet Wednesday, a day after American teammate Justin Gatlin withdrew from the event.
- Roger Bannister's 4-minute mile shoes to go on auction block Updated: May-20-15 9:03 am
LONDON - The running shoes used to set one of the greatest milestones in sports history are going up for sale.
- Arkansas State University receives track and field honors Updated: May-19-15 3:42 pm
JONESBORO, Arkansas - The Sun Belt Conference has recognized the Arkansas State University outdoor track and field team with 16 All-Conference awards and four individual honors.
- Arkansas men's track and field ranked No. 5 Updated: May-19-15 11:00 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - The University of Arkansas men's track and field team is ranked among the top five best teams in the nation.
- Ennis-Hill set for 1st heptathlon since 2012 Olympics Updated: May-19-15 6:33 am
LONDON - Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31.
- U-M regents consider design for $168 million sports complex Updated: May-18-15 3:22 pm
ANN ARBOR, Michigan - The athletic department at the University of Michigan is seeking approval to move forward with a proposed $168 million Division I Olympic sports complex in Ann Arbor.
- McNeill 1st woman elected in Citadel athletic hall Updated: May-18-15 2:15 pm
CHARLESTON, South Carolina - The once all-male Citadel has named former two-time Southern Conference woman field athlete of the year Stephanie McNeill as the first woman in its athletic hall.
- Official: University of Texas football could play in Mexico Updated: May-18-15 8:51 am
AUSTIN, Texas - University of Texas athletic director Steve Patterson says the Longhorns could play football in Mexico City by 2020 as UT considers expanding its brand internationally.
- Oliver wins hurdles in Shanghai; Liu Xiang takes victory lap Updated: May-17-15 12:51 pm
SHANGHAI - Retired Chinese star Liu Xiang watched from the crowd as his American rival David Oliver won the men's 110-meter hurdles in 13.17 seconds at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday.
- Will death make Tsarnaev a martyr? Experts say it depends Updated: May-17-15 10:50 am
BOSTON - Does putting Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death make him a martyr for the cause?