Manchester United http://wamc.org en Sports Report: American Wins Boston Marathon For First Time In 31 Years http://wamc.org/post/sports-report-american-wins-boston-marathon-first-time-31-years <p>The 118th running of the Boston Marathon was completed without incident yesterday and featured the first U.S. citizen in 31 years to win the event.</p><p>Former New York City Marathon champion and Olympic medalist Meb Keflezighi won in a time of 2 hours, 8 minutes, 37 seconds. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:21:36 +0000 Patrick Garrett 88706 at http://wamc.org Sports Report: American Wins Boston Marathon For First Time In 31 Years David Beckham Retiring http://wamc.org/post/david-beckham-retiring <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">Veteran soccer player <font color="red">David</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Beckham</font> says he will retire from professional the end of the season. The 38-year-old Englishman recently won a league title in a fourth country with a team in Paris and has two games left this season with the French club. He also played for Manchester United, Real Madrid&nbsp; and the Los Angeles Galaxy, winning titles with all three clubs.</span></p><p><em>Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. </em></p> Fri, 17 May 2013 09:48:41 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64899 at http://wamc.org David Beckham Retiring David Moyes Man. U. Manager Front Runner http://wamc.org/post/david-moyes-man-u-manager-front-runner <p><span style="font-size: 11px;">Sir <font color="red">Alex</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">Ferguson</font> is on the very short list of most successful coaches and managers in sports history, and he's about to step down.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">The Manchester United manager says he will retire at the end of the Premier League season. <font color="red">Ferguson</font> made the announcement a few weeks after capturing his 13th Premier League title and 38th major trophy since taking over United in 1986.</span></p> Thu, 09 May 2013 12:33:34 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64239 at http://wamc.org David Moyes Man. U. Manager Front Runner WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-83 <p>In the NBA playoffs, the Knicks beat the Pacers 105-79 Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game. Carmelo Anthony scored 32 points. Iman Shumpert added 15 points, including a sensational follow dunk in the first half. Game 3 is Saturday at Indianapolis. Elsewhere, the Grizzlies earned a 99-93 win at Oklahoma City. Thunder forward Kevin Durant&nbsp; contributed 36 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists.</p><p>In other NBA news, Phil Jackson has informed the Brooklyn Nets he will not be their new coach.</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 11:34:17 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64136 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update Man U's Alex Ferguson Retiring At End Of Season http://wamc.org/post/man-us-alex-ferguson-retiring-end-season <p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;"><font color="red">Manchester</font>&nbsp;<font color="red">United</font> manager Alex Ferguson is retiring at the end of the season, bringing an end to more than 26 trophy-filled years at the club.</span></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">In a statement, Ferguson says "the decision to retire is one that I have thought a great deal about and one that I have not taken lightly. It is the right time."</span></p><p><em>Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. </em></p> Wed, 08 May 2013 10:13:52 +0000 Jaired Crofut 64128 at http://wamc.org Man U's Alex Ferguson Retiring At End Of Season WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-72 <p>In the NBA, the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 90-82 on Monday night to even their first-round series at one game apiece. Carlos Boozer had 13 points and 12 rebounds. Brook Lopez scored 21 points for the Nets.</p><p>Elsewhere, the Los Angeles Clippers are heading to Memphis after grabbing a two-games-to-none lead in the NBA's Western Conference quarterfinals. Chris Paul hit a floater with 0.1 seconds left to give the Clippers a 93-91 victory over the Grizzlies. Blake Griffin finished with 21 points.</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:40:49 +0000 Jaired Crofut 62878 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update