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America's Cup Sailor Died Of Blunt Trauma, Says Autopsy

AP | Posted 10.15.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — British sailing gold medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson, who died during training for the America's Cup races in M...

REFUNDS? America's Cup To Dole Out Big Bucks

San Jose Mercury News | Julia Prodis Sulek | Posted 08.11.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Thousands of spectators who had been looking forward to watching up to five days of America's Cup racing each week in July from bleac...

'No Discussion To Calling Off Event'

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The America's Cup will go on as planned after the death of a sailor during a training run last week on San Francisco Bay, officials s...

The Show Must Go On

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.11.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The head of the America's Cup planning effort said Saturday he expects sailing's most prestigious event to go forward after the death...

How Safe Is The America's Cup?

AP | BERNIE WILSON and PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.10.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Sailors know the risks and rewards that come with these new space-age America's Cup boats that speed like race cars across the waves....

Olympic President Pays Tribute To America's Cup Sailor

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | San Francisco

LONDON -- IOC President Jacques Rogge paid tribute Friday to former Olympic sailing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson after his death in a training accid...

'The Entire Team Is Devastated'

AP | PAUL ELIAS and BERNIE WILSON | Posted 07.10.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The America's Cup catamaran that capsized in San Francisco Bay, killing an Olympic gold medalist, nosedived during a difficult m...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Len Berman

MLB admits that the umps blew a home run call in Cleveland Wednesday night despite the use of a video review. But even though the call was wrong it stands.

Sailor Who Died In America's Cup Capsize Identified

Posted 05.09.2013 | San Francisco

An America's Cup sailor died on Thursday when a sailboat capsized during practice in the San Francisco Bay. British double gold medalist Andrew Si...

America's Cup Sailor Dies In Boat Capsize

AP | PAUL ELIAS and BERNIE WILSON | Posted 07.09.2013 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — A 72-foot-long, high-tech catamaran sailboat capsized Thursday in San Francisco Bay while practicing for the America's Cup races...