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I will lead athletics out of abyss, says embattled Coe | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on Wednesday he was the right person to clean up athletics and make it responsible and accountable in the wake of a doping crisis that has embroiled track and field.<p>Sebastian Coe, IAAF's President, attends the IAAF press conference in Monaco, …

Athletics

Duke way better than it should be, while Indiana has been a letdown

Duke's fans lacked so much respect for Indiana that, with the Hoosiers trailling by 23 points with three minutes remaining, the NIT chants came …

College Sports

Wednesday NBA Roundup: Anthony Davis Has Golden Opportunity Ahead

If every crisis is just an opportunity in disguise, Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans are right where they want to be.<p>Because after suffering a fourth straight loss, this one a 108-101 road defeat against the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, AD and his team dug deeper into their early-season …

Basketball

Manchester United Players Reportedly Complain Over Louis van Gaal's Routine

Manchester United’s players are reportedly unhappy with the “supper club” routine manager Louis van Gaal adopted in the buildup to matches.<p>Chris Wheeler of the <i>Daily Mail</i> reported Wednesday some of the current squad are making private complaints over the matchday schedule, which sees the players …

Soccer

3 Possible Replacements Should Bayern Munich Sell Robert Lewandowski

Even though Bayern Munich have dominated the Bundesliga and emerged as the most likely challengers to holders Barcelona for the Champions League, things haven’t been entirely rosy for the German giants this term.<p>In November, <i>Sport Bild</i>’s Christian Falk (h/t ESPN’s Stephan Uersfeld) reported a …

Soccer

Kobe Bryant is still the most entertaining player in the NBA

Quentin Tarantino likes to boast that he’s the only director in Hollywood that can do true drama, the kind where audiences are deeply clinging to every word even throughout a hefty piece of dialogue. And he’s right: viewers never really drift off during his movies, regardless of how long or …

Basketball

In her memoir ‘M Train,’ Patti Smith opens up about her life and loves

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Patti Smith’s groundbreaking debut album, “Horses,” a sonic boom still sending aftershocks through music, literature and fashion. Her new memoir, “M Train,” is a Proustian reverie covering those four decades: a magical, mystical tour de force that begins in a …

Literature

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Travel<p>An over-planned vacation is a miserable one. At least most of the time.<p>By Benjy Hansen-Bundy4 days agoView More<p>Style<p>Just ask these rising …

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt details nightmarish childhood in new memoir

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt's new memoir <i>Born to Fight</i> reveals and details what he says was a horribly abusive childhood. Journalist Stephen Lacey writes about that in a new feature on Hunt in New Zealand publication, Stuff.<p><i>Hunt recalls being hog-tied before being whipped by an apple branch</i> …

Mexico City

USA vs. Haiti Women's Soccer: Date, Time, Live Stream and Prediction

The USA's Women's national team will continue its Victory Tour with a second friendly against Haiti on Sunday, with ESPN2 providing full TV coverage of the friendly played in Birmingham, Alabama. Live streams will be available via WatchESPN.<p>The Stars and Stripes were supposed to play World Cup …

Soccer

Antron Brown, J.R. Todd make NHRA history at Carolina Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. -- Antron Brown won the first Top Fuel final between black racers in NHRA history Sunday, beating J.R. Todd in the playoff-opening …