Suspect hides in Coachella after car drives through HWY 86 checkpoint

A man who is considered armed and dangerous is hiding out in Coachella after running from a crash at about 11:30 a.m. Thursday.


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Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer

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Zimmer, Vikings strike new deal

The Minnesota Vikings erased any speculation about head coach Mike Zimmer's future on Thursday with a long-term contract extension.

Dee Gordon, Miami Marlins

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Marlins 2B Gordon apologizes for failed drug test

Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon apologized Thursday before rejoining the team after serving an 80-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

Indian Olympic wrestler Sakshi Malik training

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India's female wrestlers break gender taboos

In India, a woman becoming a professional wrestler is rare enough. But three Olympian wrestlers all from the same area of Haryana -- widely considered India's most patriarchal state -- and two of them related? That's unheard of.

Anderson Varejao

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Warriors F/C Varejao out of Olympics with back injury

Golden State Warriors forward/center Anderson Varejao will miss the upcoming Olympics in his native Brazil due to a back injury.

Lucas Harrell, Atlanta Braves

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Rangers add RHP Harrell in trade with Braves

Adding reinforcements for an injury-plagued rotation, the Texas Rangers acquired right-hander Lucas Harrell in a three-player trade with the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.

Ryan Fitzpatrick waits

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QB Fitzpatrick, Jets end contract squabble

Ryan Fitzpatrick and the New York Jets ended a long offseason stalemate Wednesday when the veteran free agent agreed to terms on a one-year contract.

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CFP semifinals shift off some New Year's Eves

Executive director Bill Hancock and the College Football Playoff are giving back New Year's Eve.

Yuliya Stepanova, 2016 Euro championships

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Whistleblowers: Russia's doping culture won't change

The whistleblowers whose evidence was key to revealing the extent of Russian state-backed doping say the International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban the entire team sends a signal to the sporting superpower can simply carry on as before.

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman

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Bettman: Concussion-CTE link isn't established

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is not ready to acknowledge a correlation between game-action head trauma and the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).

Yuliya Rusanova Stepanova, 2012 Worlds

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Doping whistleblower hits back over Rio snub

One of the key whistleblowers in exposing state-run doping in Russia has warned Olympic bosses they risk scaring others from coming forward by banning her from Rio 2016.

Yuliya Stepanova, who along with her husband Vitaly gave evidence that led to the...


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