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Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Pro Sports

  • Boston police safely blow up suspicious backpacks
    BOSTON (AP) -- Survivors, first responders and relatives of those killed in the Boston Marathon bombing marked the anniversary Tuesday with tributes that combined sorrow over the loss of innocent victims with pride over the city's resilience in the face of a terror attack.
  • Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback
    PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.
  • Officer: Sharper's DNA found on 1 Arizona victim
    PHOENIX (AP) -- Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper's DNA was found in an examination of one of two women who accuse him of drugging and sexually assaulting them at a Tempe apartment, a detective said Wednesday.
  • Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius' lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution's momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete's shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own credentials and findings sharply questioned.
  • Clippers beat Nuggets 117-105 for record 57th win
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin won't be playing in Portland, regardless of whether his 16th technical of the season is rescinded.
  • Jets sign former Titans RB Chris Johnson
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Always fast on the field, Chris Johnson is looking to quickly prove his critics wrong.
  • Manning holds on to heartache of Super Bowl
    DENVER (AP) -- Broncos fans may want to move on from Denver's Super Bowl debacle. Not Peyton Manning. He's holding on to the heartache to stoke his competitive fire.
  • At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish
    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours.
  • A look at the NBA playoff picture
    A look at where things stand in the NBA playoff picture, with one day remaining in the regular season:
  • Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Bucks owner Herb Kohl was well past retirement age and realized it was time to secure the future of the franchise. He had one big caveat for any potential investors: Keep the team in his hometown of Milwaukee.