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Sports Desiree Linden 1st American Woman to Win Boston Marathon Since 1985
Author: 0 Desiree Linden 1st American Woman to Win Boston Marathon Since 1985

The win marked redemption for Linden, who performed in the elite field at Boston throughout her career and lost the 2011 Boston Marathon title by just two seconds. The last American women's victor in Boston? That meant that runners were coping with a different kind of misery this year, after last year's 80-degree temperatures.

Sports Referees' chief Marcello Nicchi: 'Gianluigi Buffon wrong on Michael Oliver'
Author: 0 Referees' chief Marcello Nicchi: 'Gianluigi Buffon wrong on Michael Oliver'

Oliver awarded Real a decisive 93rd-minute penalty in Wednesday's quarter-final and was subsequently criticised by Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and parts of the Italian media. "I sent him a nice congratulatory text for his save on (Arkadiusz) Milik at the end", Buffon added. "Buffon is a great champion who I hope will go on to have a great managerial career", he told Italian radio.

Sports Golden State Warriors: the switch has been flipped
Author: 0 Golden State Warriors: the switch has been flipped

Klay Thompson followed up his 27-point performance in Game 1 with a 31-point performance in Game 2 , adding in five assists in 37 minutes. "So we'll fight as hard as we can in Game 2 ". The Warriors opened as 9.5-point favorites; the total is at 205, according to sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark. Iggy only had 3 points (a three pointer, of all shots!), but he grabbed 7 rebounds and gave out 4 assists .

Sports Mourinho sends stern message to United stars after City's Premier League win
Author: 0 Mourinho sends stern message to United stars after City's Premier League win

City manager Pep Guardiola might have missed one of the proudest moments of his career, however, after admitting on Saturday that he had a round of golf booked with his son and was not planning to watch United's game. "But Pogba is player you want in the final third, higher up the pitch, creating goals and scoring goals". Manchester United are reportedly ready to let Paul Pogba leave this summer.

Sports Spurs' Kawhi Leonard reportedly will shut things down for the season
Author: 0 Spurs' Kawhi Leonard reportedly will shut things down for the season

Head coach Gregg Popovich , as well as his locker room, seem to have grown exhausted of the drama surrounding the team - especially for a player that isn't on the court or with the team. "That's the scariest part of the whole thing to me". LaMarcus Aldridge , on the other hand, had 34 points and 12 rebounds in San Antonio's Game 2 loss to the Warriors last night - his 22nd 20-10 game of the season.

Sports IRS Online Payment System Experiences Outage
Author: 0 IRS Online Payment System Experiences Outage

An outage on the agency's website, which began on Tuesday morning and was unresolved by midday, crippled a crucial part of the tax collection agency's website that allows taxpayers to make their payments directly through their bank accounts instead of paying fees that come with using debit or credit cards.

Sports LeBron James sued over barbershop-themed show's production
Author: 0 LeBron James sued over barbershop-themed show's production

Turns out The King and his associates might've stolen that idea from somebody else and he may have to pay for it. TMZ Sports reported Monday that Adventure Enterprises filed suit against James, claiming it originally proposed what would become James' UNINTERRUPTED show The Shop .

Sports Vikings Give Kendricks Five-Year Extension
Author: 0 Vikings Give Kendricks Five-Year Extension

The 26-year-old's deal comes one month and one day after the team signed quarterback Kirk Cousins to a three-year, $84 million deal, and it indicates the Vikings will continue to be aggressive in locking up their young players. The Minnesota Vikings and linebacker Eric Kendricks agreed to a five-year, $50 million extension, the team announced . Kendricks has been a huge part in helping the Vikings become one of the league's top defenses over the last couple of seasons.

Sports Aguero forced to undergo knee surgery after unpunished Young challenge
Author: 0 Aguero forced to undergo knee surgery after unpunished Young challenge

Aguero has scored 30 times in all competitions for newly crowned Premier League champions City despite recently spending a month on the sidelines with a knee problem. His last appearance came during last week's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Liverpool when he was introduced as a 66th-minute substitute .

Sports Chelsea's Alonso hit with FA charge for challenge on Southampton forward Long
Author: 0 Chelsea's Alonso hit with FA charge for challenge on Southampton forward Long

Alonso has until 6 p.m. local time on Wednesday to respond to the charge, and it may be that he fights the accusation in an attempt to feature at Wembley at the very least this weekend. The incident was not seen by the match officials but the FA have made a decision to take retrospective action after reviewing footage. Alonso's challenge was missed by referee Mike Dean on the south coast, and was only spoken to during the Premier League victory over Mark Hughes' relegation-threatened side.

Sports TWO weather warnings issued for Galway
Author: 0 TWO weather warnings issued for Galway

The weather is, thankfully, expected to be better later on in the week but for now, we'll just have to put up with this on and off weather.as always. Met Éireann says there could be up to 50mm of rainwall in places with a risk of localised flooding. There will be further rain on Wednesday morning in western counties but this will become mostly confined to western coastal areas in the afternoon.

Sports Manchester City avoid transfer ban after being cleared in Benjamin Garré case
Author: 0 Manchester City avoid transfer ban after being cleared in Benjamin Garré case

Manchester City is facing the prospect of a two-window transfer ban but they have been cleared and will not be punished by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, according to Goal. If the court sides with the Argentinian club, City could be banned from registering new players for two transfer windows. Federation Internationale de Football Association agreed with City, however, saying that because Garre holds an Italian passport he was free to leave Argentina after his 16th birthday.

Sports NFL Draft: Steals and bargains with Alabama roots
Author: 0 NFL Draft: Steals and bargains with Alabama roots

Advice: Versatile players who could play inside and/or at right tackle would be best. Cody Roark of Locked on Broncos selects Baker Mayfield, QB, Oklahoma. If Chubb falls to No. 9, he would be the obvious pick for the Niners, but it's unlikely that all three teams in front of San Francisco will pass on the edge rusher.

Sports India lodges protest over Khalistan issue
Author: 0 India lodges protest over Khalistan issue

A group of around 1,800 Indian pilgrims reached Pakistan to visit the shrines on the occasion of Baisakhi, which marks the 320th birth anniversary of the Khalsa. "The matter relating to the protocol team's access on the arrival of the jatha at Wagha was expeditiously resolved through the intervention of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs".

Sports Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slams Premier League for VAR delay
Author: 0 Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger slams Premier League for VAR delay

There is no Emirates Cup competition this year but potentially five further Europa League qualifying dates on Aug 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. At the end of the Premier League game when, courtesy of a fourth straight win, Benitez's Newcastle banished any lingering relegation fears and the debate about Jonjo Shelvey's England candidature reopened, Arsene Wenger once again reached for his metaphorical tin helmet.

Sports Players were not sold out: Ulster CEO Shane Logan
Author: 0 Players were not sold out: Ulster CEO Shane Logan

Mr Wallace said he was sure fans would welcome Mr Jackson and Mr Olding back to Ulster's Kingspan stadium if they return with another club against their old side. Meanwhile, four groups that help victims of sexual crime have written to the Lord Chief Justice and the head of the Department of Justice in Northern Ireland to ask for a review of how those that they help are dealt with by the courts.