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Oregon wins distance medley relay at Penn Relays

Oregon's Edward Cheserek reacts after finishing ahead of Villanova's Jordan Williamsz to win the College Men's Distance Medley Championship of America Invitational at the Penn Relays athletics meet, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. Oregon won with a time of 9:33.86 minutes.  (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Edward Cheserek led Oregon to its second straight distance medley relay championship at the Penn Relays, holding off Villanova’s Jordan Williamsz by five-tenths of a second Friday at Franklin Field.

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Doping cases cast shadow on Kenya rivalry in London Marathon

Elite Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, left, and Dennis Kimetto, right, who will compete in the London Marathon, pose for the media near Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Kipsang and Kimetto, both marathon world record breakers will compete head-to-head for the first time in the 35th London Marathon which will take place on Sunday April 26. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

LONDON (AP) — With a field that features five of the seven fastest men’s marathoners in history, Sunday’s race in London shapes up as a showcase of Kenyan distance running.

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Usain Bolt: Gay’s reduced doping ban sends wrong message

LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt believes Tyson Gay should have been thrown out of the sport for doping, calling his American rival’s reduced ban for cooperating with investigators “the stupidest thing I’ve ever heard.”

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Villanova wins Penn Relays women’s distance medley relay

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Stephanie Schappert led Villanova to its fourth straight Penn Relays women’s distance medley relay championship Thursday, running the anchor leg at Franklin Field

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Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women’s race

Lelisa Desisa, of Ethiopia, crosses the finish line to win the Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2015, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Lelisa Desisa ran through the rain to earn a second Boston Marathon victory and his first chance to enjoy it.

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