Sled dog racing

November 02, 2017 - 8:25 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska investigators say no evidence of animal cruelty was found after an animal rights group complained about a kennel operated by four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey, who was recently accused in a dog-doping scandal. The Matanuska-Susitna Borough said the...
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FILE- In this March 4, 2017, file photo, four-time and defending champion Dallas Seavey mushes during the ceremonial start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Anchorage, Alaska. Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, identified Seavey as the musher who had four dogs test positive for a banned opioid pain reliever after finishing the race last March in Nome. (AP Photo/Michael Dinneen, File)
October 24, 2017 - 9:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Cycling. Baseball. Track. Horse racing. Now dogsledding has become the latest professional sport to be engulfed in a doping scandal, this one involving the huskies that dash across the frozen landscape in Alaska's grueling, 1,000-mile Iditarod. The governing board of the...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2016, file photo, fog obscures the burled arch over the finish line of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Scores of mushers are demanding organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race identify a musher with several dogs that tested positive for a prohibited drug in this year's race. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, file)
October 23, 2017 - 9:27 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Iditarod doping case (all times local): ___ 4:55 p.m. Four-time Iditarod champion Dallas Seavey denies he administered banned drugs to his dogs in this year's race, and he has withdrawn from the 2018 race in protest. The Iditarod Trail Committee on Monday...
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October 20, 2017 - 3:14 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A veteran musher in Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is accused of stealing four dog kennels from another competitor following this year's race. Jason Mackey is charged with misdemeanor theft. The 45-year-old Nenana man, the brother of four-time Iditarod champion Lance...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2015, file photo, volunteers help raise the Iditarod finishers banner at the burled arch finish line in Nome, Alaska. For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug, but race officials have refused to name the musher involved. The governing board said in a statement that several dogs tested positive for the opioid pain reliever Tramadol. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
October 18, 2017 - 8:41 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — For the first time in the history of the world's most famous sled dog race, several of the high-performance animals have tested positive for a prohibited drug. But race officials have refused to name the musher involved. Several dogs tested positive for the opioid pain...
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March 15, 2017 - 5:44 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS Several courts hear travel ban case today UNDATED (AP) — A day before President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is to take effect, the executive action will be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country today. In Maryland, a federal judge will hear arguments...
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March 15, 2017 - 3:59 am
TRUMP-TRAVEL BAN-LAWSUITS NEW: Several courts hear travel ban case today UNDATED (AP) — A day before President Donald Trump's revised travel ban is to take effect, the executive action will be scrutinized in federal courtrooms across the country today. In Maryland, a federal judge will hear...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2016, file photo, Mitch Seavey, left, and Dallas Seavey speak to fans after the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race in Nome, Alaska. Mitch Seavey had a commanding two-hour lead Tuesday, March 14, 2017, in the 2017 Iditarod, and was nearing the finish line. If the lead holds, he and his son, Dallas, will have won the last six sled dog races across nearly a thousand miles of grueling Alaska wilderness. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
March 14, 2017 - 7:51 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Mitch Seavey won his third Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, becoming the oldest champion at age 57 and helping cement his family's position as mushing royalty. The Seward, Alaska, musher brought his dogs off the frozen Bering Sea and onto Front Street in the Gold...
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March 14, 2017 - 4:00 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Dems say CBO report on GOP bill 'knockout blow' WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders in Congress are scrambling to shore up support for their health care bill. This, as critics go on the attack over new estimates that 14 million people would lose...
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In a photo provided by the Iditarod Trail Committee, veteran musher Ryan Redington, grandson of Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race co-founder Joe Redington, and his team head out of the Huslia, Alaska, checkpoint at Mile 478 of the Iditarod trail on Saturday, March 11, 2017. (Mike Kenney/Iditarod Trail Committee via AP)
March 12, 2017 - 4:57 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Officials with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race say an injured dog that died while being flown to Anchorage showed signs of overheating. The 2-year-old male on musher Scott Smith's team died Friday...
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