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Kenyan runs marathon in under two hours

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 10/14/19, 11:49 am

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a world record but it won’t appear in the record books. The 34-year-old Kenyan completed 26.2 miles Saturday in Vienna in 1 hour and 59 minutes—the first marathon ever run under two hours.

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An answer and a solution

Sports | How Clayton Kershaw will get over it
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 10/10/19, 03:51 pm

Clayton Kershaw Will Never Get Over It.” That’s what Deadspin headlined an article this morning by its deputy editor, Barry Petchesky. Kershaw, often called this decade’s greatest major league pitcher, enjoyed a two-run lead as he began the eighth inning of the winner-take-all game between his Los Angeles Dodgers and the Washington Nationals. Then: two pitches, two home runs. Soon, the Dodgers lost.

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Biles soars to top of women’s gymnastics

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 10/09/19, 11:04 am

Simone Biles won her 21st medal at the World Gymnastics Championships on Tuesday in Stuttgart, Germany, breaking the women’s record set by Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina in 2003. Biles is now two medals short of breaking Vitaly Scherbo’s overall record of 23 medals at the international competition.

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