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Iditarod: Mitch Seavey won his third race Tues­day, be­com­ing the old­est cham­pion at age 57. The Se­ward, Alaska, musher brought his dogs off the frozen Ber­ing Sea and onto Front Street in the Gold Rush town of Nome af­ter cross­ing nearly 1,000 miles of Alaska wilder­ness.

He out­ran his son, de­fend­ing cham­pion Dal­las Seavey, and lapped the old­est musher record he set at age 53 in 2013. He pre­vi­ously won the race in 2013 and 2004.

Box­ing: WBA cham­pion Daniel Ja­cobs meets mid­dleweight pow­er­house and WBC, IBF and IBO ti­tle­holder Gen­nady Golovkin on Satur­day night at Madi­son Square Gar­den. Ja­cobs is 32-1 with 29 knock­outs. Golovkin is 36-0, 33 by KO.

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