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Marathon bomber cries as relative takes stand

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev cried as his sobbing aunt briefly took the stand Monday in his federal death penalty trial, before she was asked to step down to compose herself.


USA Golf announces 4-person Pan Am squad

Kristen Gillman, Beau Hosler, Andrea Lee and Lee McCoy comprise Team USA for the upcoming Pan Am Games, the USA Golf Federation announced Thursday.

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IOC president lobbies for sport in U.N. plan

IOC president Thomas Bach has urged national and regional Olympic bodies to lobby their governments to back his plan to have sport included in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.


Jessica Hardy's post-workout recovery

Two-time Olympic medalist Jessica Hardy showed espnW what she does after a hard swim. Spoiler: It involves very cold water, and a drink you won't expect.

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IOC promises help for Nepal after earthquake

IOC president Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will do everything possible to help sports in Nepal recover from the devastating earthquake in the Himalayan kingdom.

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Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett dies at 51

Longtime Canadian swim coach Randy Bennett has died at 51, Swimming Canada, the sport's domestic governing body, said. Bennett recently was diagnosed with skin cancer.