• In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Charles Keating IV, 31, of San Diego. Navy SEAL Keating was shot and killed Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in Iraq during a gunbattle that involved more than 100 Islamic State fighters. (U.S. Navy via AP)

    Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather

    PHOENIX (AP) — In cross-country running, your team is only as fast as your slowest athlete. Slain Navy SEAL Charlie Keating IV took that to heart in his youth as a track star, turning around to cheer on his teammates after he crossed the finish line.

  • Arkansas’ Scott-Efurd is SEC Runner of the Week

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ Dominique Scott-Efurd has been named the Southeastern Conference Runner of the Week for the third time this season.

  • In this March 31, 2011 file photo, then-Texas women's head track and field coach Beverly Kearney is photographed during practice in Austin, Texas. A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday, May 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Statesman.com, Ralph Barrera, File) INTERNET AND TV MUST CREDIT PHOTOGRAPHER AND STATESMAN.COM

    Court rules former coach’s lawsuit against Texas can proceed

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A race and gender discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women’s track coach Bev Kearney can proceed, a state appeals court ruled Tuesday.

  • Ruto, Dakebo win 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenya’s Kipkoech Ruto and Ethiopia’s Hailemaryam Dakebo were the winners of the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon.

  • Reyes wins fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI (AP) — California’s Sergio (SER’-jee-oh) Reyes (RAY’-us) has won his fifth Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati.

  • Sanya Richards-Ross takes “victory lap” at Penn Relays

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sanya Richards-Ross called her final race at the Penn Relays her “victory lap.” Anchoring the U.S. women’s 1600 relay, the three-time Olympian and three-time gold medalist had a huge lead going into her leg, making her trot around Franklin Field in front of nearly 45,000 spectators giving her a standing ovation all the more special.

  • Jenny Simpson reacts to fans after winning the women's special 1,500 meters at the Drake Relays athletics meet, Friday, April 29, 2016, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

    Olympic champion Kirani James breaks Drake record in 400

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Kirani James let the rest of the world know that he’s still the man to beat in the 400 meters.

  • African champs to go ahead despite South Africa hosting ban

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s track and field federation says the African championships will not be affected by a government ban on hosting major events.

  • Allyson Felix out of Doha meet with minor ankle injury

    DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Organizers say Olympic 200-meter champion Allyson Felix has pulled out of the Diamond League meet in Doha next week because of a “minor” ankle injury she picked up in training.