Sports & Leisure 2017-04-24T09:49:15+00:00


Marathon star Meb Keflezighi is racing toward retirement

BOSTON — America’s premier marathoner is taking his victory lap. Meb Keflezighi says he’ll hang up his racing shoes for good after running today’s Boston Marathon and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. [...]

Female athletes around the globe get a trio of wins in equality fight

In a matter of days, female athletes around the globe scored a trio of wins in their fight for equality after decades of work. The U.S. women’s national soccer team struck a new collective bargaining [...]

A’s embrace Oakland as other pro teams prepare to leave city

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have gone from the team desperately trying to leave Oakland just a few years ago to the one that will soon become the lone pro team left in [...]

Office basketball tournament pools done right can boost morale and mitigate legal risks

Now that March Madness is in full swing, offices around the country are abuzz with game-related chatter and a major loss in workplace productivity. According to a report from global outplacement consultancy Challenger, Gray & [...]

2024: A tale of two cities and an uncertain Olympic future

Olympic leader Thomas Bach’s grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to try to host the games. Judged by the first round of bidding since the revamp, the plan, [...]

Inconsistent Ohio State working to smooth out passing game

COLUMBUS — Whether Ohio State can beat Clemson in the College Football Playoff Saturday could depend on which version of the wildly inconsistent Buckeyes offense shows up to play in the desert. Will it be [...]