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Special Olympics: Athlete Jessica Spitz Video included

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Jessica Spitz, 18, is training for one of the biggest days of her life. The Commack, Long Island, High School senior will be competing in the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in the 100-yard dash and the shot put. From the moment Jessica joined Special Olympics last year, she was hooked. More>>

2 runners die near finish line of half-marathon

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Authorities say two runners died near the finish line of a half marathon in Raleigh.Race organizers said the mens' deaths in the 13.1-mile race Sunday morning appear to be from natural causes. More than 12,000 runners took part in either the half marathon or the full marathon. More>>

Special Olympics: Athlete Sara Chamberlain Video included

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The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games are coming to New Jersey in June. Nearly 3,500 athletes are expected to compete.As a young girl, Sara Chamberlain found it hard to talk to others because of her shyness. More>>

Just one season of hits in high school football may alter brain

Even among high school football players who've never had a concussion, a small preliminary study suggests that changes can still occur to their brains within the course of a single season. More>>

Woods has back surgery, will miss the Masters

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Tiger Woods will miss the Masters for the first time in his career after having surgery on his back. Woods said on his website that he had surgery Monday in Utah for a pinched nerve that had been hurting him for several months. He withdrew during the final round of the Honda Classic and skipped his title defense at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. More>>

'Tommy John' surgery gets major league pitchers back on the mound

So-called "Tommy John" surgery is very effective at getting Major League Baseball (MLB) pitchers back in the game, new research has found. More>>


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  • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

    Saturday, April 19 2014 1:12 PM EDT2014-04-19 17:12:12 GMT
    Rescuers were digging through piles of snow and ice Saturday for four Sherpa guides buried on Mount Everest when an avalanche swept down the slopes and killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on...
    Search teams recovered a 13th body Saturday from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the...
  • Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

    Heat open quest for another title vs Bobcats

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:42 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:42:08 GMT
    If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.
    If the Miami Heat are going to watch their season and reign atop the NBA end at the hands of the Charlotte Bobcats, then fates of the franchises will have to change in a hurry.
  • Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard

    Furyk, Martin join Choi atop leaderboard

    Saturday, April 19 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-04-19 16:22:07 GMT
    Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.
    Jim Furyk finished off a second-round 66 Saturday to join K.J. Choi and Ben Martin tied for the lead halfway through the rain-delayed RBC Heritage.
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