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Coleman, Crouse shine at US indoor championships

Feb. 15, 2020 7:11 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Sprinter Christian Coleman and shot putter Ryan Crouser nearly set world indoor records Saturday at the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships. Coleman's 6.37-second run in the 60-meter dash was behind his own best mark of 6.34. He has the top four fastest times in the event....

Franklin retakes US indoor triple jump record

Feb. 14, 2020 11:56 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Moments after Tori Franklin saw her women’s U.S. indoor triple jump record fall Friday in the USA Track and Field Indoor Championships, she took it back. Franklin went 48-feet, 1/2-inch on her final jump to surpass Keturah Orji’s jump of 47-10¾ from her second...

Elle Purrier reacts after winning the NYRR Wanamaker Mile at the Millrose Games track and field meet Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Cream rises: Purrier's track feats paved by dairy farm work

Feb. 13, 2020 2:46 PM EST

The determination of Elle Purrier to churn through the last lap on her way to breaking an American indoor mile record last weekend can be traced to many, many things. Like growing up on a dairy farm in Vermont, where she milked 30 cows at the crack of dawn before heading to school. That work ethic has spilled...