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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
IAAF leader Diack says federations don't need SportAccordIAAF President Diack compares Vizer to 'dictator,' says federations don't need SportAccord
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this March 3, 2015 photo, Melba Rosa Bacallao, mother of Cuban baseball player Yasmany Tomas, is overcome by emotion as she talks about her son during an interview at her home in Havana, Cuba. "I miss him so much. It's tough," said Rosita, her voice cracking as she sifts through the pages of an album with photos of Tomas playing baseball in Cuba. "He was always a good son. The only thing that bothered me was that he was always very loud, he always raised his voice, like thunder. I hope he has lowered his voice out there." (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
Amid optimism, US-Cuba relations challenge baseball playersDespite optimism for improved relations, US-Cuba diplomacy challenges ballplayers, families
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson, left, hits a solo home run as Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg, bottom watch along with catcher Michael McKenry, right, and home plate umpire Todd Tichenor during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LEADING OFF: Carrasco back on mound after being hitLEADING OFF: Carrasco back on mound after being hit in face; Mets' 8-game win streak on line
The Associated Press5 hours ago
From left, Yemane Adhane Tsegay of Ethiopia, Wesley Korir of Kenya, Tadese Tola of Ethiopia, Meb Keflezighi of San Diego, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia, Lusapho April of South Africa, and Nicholas Arciniaga of Flagstaff, Ariz., leave the start line of the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Hopkinton, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's raceFor Lelisa Desisa, winner of 2013 Boston Marathon, a 2nd title is a chance to celebrate
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Detroit Red Wings left wing Henrik Zetterberg (40), of Sweden, is stopped by Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (30), defenseman Braydon Coburn (55) and right wing Nikita Kucherov (86), of Russia, during the third period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning won the game 5-1. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Detroit expects Abdelkader back for Game 3 against Tampa BayRed Wings expect Justin Abdelkader back from hand injury for Game 3 against Tampa Bay
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Washington Wizards' Paul Pierce, top, and John Wall react during overtime in Game 1 in the first round of the NBA basketball playoffs against the Toronto Raptors, Saturday, April 18, 2015,  in Toronto. The Wizards won 93-86 in overtime.  (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT
Little guys will need to come up big for Celtics, MavsLittle guys loom large as Celtics, Mavericks try to even their series
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Golden State Warriors' Harrison Barnes (40) has his shot blocked by New Orleans Pelicans' Tyreke Evans (1) during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Monday, April 20, 2015, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Warriors beat Pelicans 97-87 to take 2-0 series leadWarriors overcome slow start, finish strong to beat Pelicans 97-87 for 2-0 series lead
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Reds manager Bryan Price goes on profanity-filled rantReds manager Bryan Price goes on profanity-filled rant during pregame meeting with media
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Anaheim Ducks Ryan Kesler (17) celebrates with Jakob Silfverberg (33) after scoring against the Winnipeg Jets during the third period of game three NHL playoff hockey action in Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)   MANDATORY CREDIT
Ducks rally for 5-4 OT win, lead series 3-0Ducks grab 3-0 series lead with 5-4 overtime victory over Jets
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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