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Weekend Preview: Maier Marathon, Post 25 chases state title

The Frank Maier Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon take place Saturday at Savikko Park.

by KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Volunteers needed for Boys Run, Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run and Boys Run are looking for volunteers for their 10- and 12-week fall programs. Girls on the Run and Boys Run are empowerment programs for 3rd-8th graders.
KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Gordon rejoins Marlins after 80-game suspension

MIAMI - Dee Gordon walked into the Miami Marlins clubhouse four hours before game time and was greeted at his locker by a three-foot-high stack of boxes - bats, gloves, shoes and more, all new. "Three months of stuff," he said.
STEVEN WINE

Olympic hopefuls go for green before the gold

MINNEAPOLIS - Sometimes, when Paula Lynn Obanana and Eva Lee travel to badminton tournaments, they book rooms in the official hotel. But not always. "A lot of times, it's too expensive," said Obanana, a former Twin Cities resident.
RACHEL BLOUNT

Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA Championship

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. - Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open .
SAMANTHA PELL

NBA head: Nixing Charlotte All-Star Game a business decision

RALEIGH, N.C. - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says the basketball league made a business decision that North Carolina's law limiting anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people makes holding its 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte untenable.
EMERY P. DALESIO

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Thursday, July 28, 2016

Seattle agrees to contract extension with Carroll

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season. Team owner Paul Allen ...
By TIM BOOTH

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Maier Marathon registration still open

The Frank Maier Marathon and Douglas Island Half Marathon will be held Saturday at Savikko Park.
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Cross country practices start Wednesday

Juneau-Douglas High School and Thunder Mountain High School start their cross country seasons today. Students with all experience levels interested in participating are welcome. TMHS is holding ...
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Monday, July 25, 2016

Sports on TV for Monday, July 25

AUTO RACING 4 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One, German Grand Prix, practice, at Hockenheim, Germany 7 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Pennsylvania 400, practice, at Long Pond, Pa. 8:30 a.m.

Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections

SAO PAULO - Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.
By TALES AZZONI

WNBA withdraws fines for player protests

NEW YORK - The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games.
By DOUG FEINBERG

'YouTube man' Yego, Kenya's self-taught javelin world champ

NAIROBI, Kenya - Julius Yego wanted to be an athlete, only he couldn't run very fast. That can be a significant setback growing up in the highlands of western Kenya, where the best distance ...
By MUTWIRI MUTUOTA

US archer takes aim at South Korea's reign in women's event

The lowdown on American archer Mackenzie Brown: She knits, line dances, used to be a competitive swimmer - backstroke was her specialty - and shoots arrows while listening to country music to hone ...
By PAT GRAHAM

US sending record number of women to Rio Games

LOS ANGELES - The United States is sending 292 women to the Summer Olympics- the most women who have ever competed at an Olympics for a single country. The U.S. Olympic Committee officially ...

Sunday, July 24, 2016

IOC: 45 more positive cases in retests of 2008, '12 samples

LONDON - Forty-five more athletes, including 31 medalists, have been caught for doping after retesting of samples from the last two Summer Olympics, the IOC said Friday.
By STEPHEN WILSON

Boldin, Bush, Welker among big-name unemployed NFL vets

NEW YORK - They were once big names with huge contracts. Now, several former NFL stars are unsigned and unemployed, anxiously awaiting another - and, maybe, final - opportunity to get back on the ...
By DENNIS WASZAK Jr.

Coaches clinic teaches concussion safety

Local football coaches participated in an interactive player safety clinic on Saturday morning at the Dimond Park Fieldhouse. The clinic focused on the Heads Up Football program, a ...
By By Kevin Gullufsen

Sports on TV for Sunday, July 24

ARENA FOOTBALL 5 p.m., ESPN2 - Cleveland at Arizona AUTO RACING 3 a.m., FS1 - FIA World Endurance Championship, Six Hours of Nürburgring, at Nürburg, Germany 3:30 a.m., NBCSN - Formula One, ...

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Post 25 storms to top seed in state tourney

On their way to the top seed in Alaska's American Legion Baseball league, Juneau's Post 25 closed out their last four regular season games with style.
By KEVIN GULLUFSEN

Miller, Hall top Blackgoat Memorial Race

Saturday's Ben Blackgoat Memorial Race turned out 68 people in a downpour on Perseverance Trail. Course options were for 2, 4 and 7 mile distances.
By By Kevin Gullufsen

Friday, July 22, 2016

No-hitter, shutout give Post 25 division title

Juneau American Legion Baseball team clinched the National Division title Thursday with two games left in their 18-game regular season.
By KEVIN GULLUSEN

Photos: Rainball Tournament

Men's C division 1. House of Liquor (Sitka) 2. Team Imperial (Juneau) 3. South Franklin (Juneau) Men's D division 1. MAC BOB_OMB Squad (Juneau) 2. Rounders (Juneau) 3. Miners (Juneau) Men's F ...

Sports on TV for Friday, July 22

AUTO RACING 8 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR, Xfinity Series, Lilly Diabetes 250, practice, at Indianapolis 9:30 a.m., NBCSN - NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, The Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard, ...

Brazil arrests 10 in alleged Olympics terror plot

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian police arrested 10 people who allegedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group on social media and discussed possible attacks during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, ...
By MAURICIO SAVARESE and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON

WNBA fines 3 teams, players for shirts in wake of shootings

NEW YORK - Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players.
By DOUG FEINBERG

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