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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:44:36 GMTFeyisa Lilesa, who has not been back to Ethiopia since his protest at the marathon finish in the Rio Olympics last August, on a training run in Sedona, Ariz., not far from his new home in Flagstaff.The Olympic silver medalist didn’t return to Ethiopia after gaining international attention for crossing his arms above his head at the finish line in a defiant gesture at the Rio Games.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:00:50 GMTCalvin Ford, right, working out with a fellow coach, Rodney C. Hunt, at Upton Boxing Center in Baltimore. Ford, the model for the character Cutty in “The Wire,” coaches Gervonta Davis, a junior lightweight champion.Calvin Ford, who served 10 years in federal prison, runs training sessions at the Upton Boxing Center in one of Baltimore’s most blighted neighborhoods. Here, he groomed his first world champion.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:23:48 GMTAdrian Solano of Venezuela wobbled during the the 1.6-kilometer cross-country sprint qualifier in Lahti, Finland, but was able to finish.Until his debut this week, at the Nordic world ski championships in Finland, Adrian Solano had trained on wheels in South America.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:38:04 GMTRory McIlroy during the World Golf Championship at the Trump National Resort in Doral, Fla., last March.McIlroy was called a “bigot” for agreeing to play a round with the president, but he said accepting the invitation was not an endorsement.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:01:00 GMTLisa Marvin, middle, practicing with her North Dakota teammates in December. She returned to competition in September, 22 months after a life-altering crash.Lisa Marvin, a forward on the University of North Dakota women’s team, spent 22 months recovering after being hit by a car.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:40:00 GMTHamburg’s Bobby Wood, center, in a Bundesliga match against Leipzig on Feb. 11. “I want to be one of those guys who has a name,” he said, “who you know will get goals every season.”Hamburg’s Wood, who was shepherded from relative obscurity to the starting lineup of the United States national team by Jürgen Klinsmann, is making a quick transition under Bruce Arena.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:01:29 GMTDan Haren, pitching for the Diamondbacks in 2010, is now a pitching strategist for Arizona, which lost 93 games and had the majors’ worst E.R.A. last season.Haren, a three-time All-Star, is in a newly created position of pitching strategist for an Arizona team that finished one game out of last place last year.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:09:31 GMTYankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) and C. C. Sabathia after Gregorius hit a home run in Friday’s exhibition game.Judge, who is competing to start in right field, hit a home run that struck the top of the 40-foot scoreboard in the Yankee’s 9-4 win over the Phillies.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:11:56 GMTRyan Palmer and the PGA Tour newcomer Wesley Bryan shared the lead at nine under par in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., heading into weekend play.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:13:50 GMTKristaps Porzingis, right, with Carmelo Anthony, during the Knicks’ loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday.Porzingis sustained the injury during a loss to the Cavaliers on Thursday, and he is likely to miss the Knicks’ game on Saturday. After that, his return is unclear.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:40:22 GMTThe Mets’ Gavin Cecchini after hitting a second-inning home run against the Red Sox. Michael Conforto also had a homer.Seth Lugo struck out three in two scoreless innings, Gavin Cecchini and Michael Conforto hit home runs, and the Mets triumphed in Fort Myers, Fla.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:54:27 GMTCaitlyn Jenner joined other critics who have denounced President Trump’s decision to rescind protections for transgender students.The reality TV star, who supported Donald Trump during his campaign, said his order rescinding bathroom rights was “a disaster.”
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:21:07 GMTDanica Patrick at Daytona International Speedway. “I don’t come to participate,” she said. “I come to kill it.”Patrick, who is gearing up for Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500, has switched cars and engines after a year of being an also-ran.