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  • Clarksville's McFadden sets course record in defense of London Marathon title

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden set a course record and defended her London Marathon title in the women's wheelchair race Sunday. With a time of 1 hour, 45 minutes and 12 seconds, McFadden beat Manuela Schar of Switzerland by more than a minute and a half. The win comes just a month after she won her first medal in the Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia, earning silver in the 1-kilometer cross-country sitting-ski sprint event. “I was nervous, but I was not in my chair for three weeks,” McFadden told website Inside the Games. “It was a tough race, but I stayed calm and relaxed and I tried to use the downhills as much as I could.” Last year, she became the first athlete with four major marathon wins in a calendar year.
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 8 Syracuse defeats No. 4 Carolina, 11-10, in 2OT

     Midfielder Billy Ward scored the game-winner in the second overtime period as host No. 8 Syracuse (8-3, 2-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat No. 4 North Carolina, 11-10, on Saturday, ending the Tar Heels' four-game winning streak. North Carolina (9-3,...

    Duke men hold off Virginia in lacrosse, 17-15

    College lacrosse Duke men hold off Virginia rally, 17-15 Sophomore midfielder Myles Jones scored four goals to help No. 2 Duke hold on against No. 7 Virginia for a 17-15 victory and clinch at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-...

    Gary Williams deserves Naismith Hall of Fame induction, friends and ex-colleagues say

    Gary Williams deserves Naismith Hall of Fame induction, friends and ex-colleagues say
    Dave Dickerson hasn't checked the resumes and accomplishments of all the college basketball coaches in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, yet the former Maryland assistant coach and player knows something about one who is on the brink of...

    No. 7 Northwestern women's lacrosse stifles No. 12 Penn, 7-2

    No. 7 Northwestern kept No. 12 host Penn scoreless for a stretch of 34 minutes and pulled away for a 7-2 win Sunday. Midfielder Kat DeRonda had a team-high four points on two goals and two assists for the Wildcats (8-3). After scoring first just two...