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At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

At year's end: Marathon bombing, baseball suspensions top news

Suspensions for alleged banned substance use, a bombing at the end of the one of the most prestigious marathons and long-term issues from sports injuries top the year in sports.
JOHN HENDEL, UPI Executive Editor at Large

Ex-heavyweight champ Ken Norton Sr. dies at age 70

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton Sr. has died at an Arizona hospital, his former manager said Wednesday. He was 70 years old.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012.
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Ex-heavyweight contender LeDoux has ALS

ANOKA, Minn., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Former heavyweight championship contender Scott LeDoux of Minnesota has been diagnosed with ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 9, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2006 with 144 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2005 with 144 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2004 with 144 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2003 with 144 to follow.
By United Press International

Mariucci hires three assistants

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Feb. 6 (UPI) -- New Detroit Coach Steve Mariucci Thursday hired three assistants to his staff with the Lions.

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Today is Friday, Aug. 9, the 221st day of 2002 with 144 to follow.
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