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  • Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon; Carolina Rotich takes women's race

    Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon; Carolina Rotich takes women's race
    Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn't have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots' Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any...
  • Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners

    Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners
    BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finally got a chance to celebrate a Boston Marathon victory properly, last year's champion Meb Keflezighi cried as he ran down Boylston Street to the finish line, and Kenya's Caroline Rotich outkicked Mare Dibaba...
  • Masterson, Red Sox Down Orioles, 7-1, In Rain-Shortened Game

    Masterson, Red Sox Down Orioles, 7-1, In Rain-Shortened Game
    BOSTON — Justin Masterson benefited from five unearned runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 Monday in a soggy Patriots' Day game shortened by rain to 6 1 / 2innings. The first pitch was thrown at 11:04 a.m. under cloudy...
  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon
    Again honoring those who were killed or injured just hours after she won her first Boston Marathon in 2013, Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wore a shirt honoring 8-year-old Richard MartinĀ en route to her third straight women’s wheelchair victory at...
  • Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years

     Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years
    In 1982, Nancy Rollins joined the Evanston Running Club, and met her future husband on a Boston Marathon bus. Today, they have two grown sons, and Nancy, who is now a coach for the club, has been running for 38 years. In that time, she has logged in...
  • Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day

    Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day
    Despite a gloomy forecast that calls for rain throughout the day today, it looks like the Orioles and Red Sox will start their 11:05 a.m. Patriots' Day game on time. The 11:05 start time on Patriots’ Day is a tradition here in Boston. It’s a...
  • Boston Marathon bombing trial enters penalty phase

    The guilt phase of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's trial was considered a slam dunk for prosecutors, especially after his lawyers bluntly admitted during opening statements that he participated in the deadly 2013 attack. But the outcome of...
  • Boston Marathon today: 2 years after bombs, race looks forward, not back

     
    It's been decades since you could run in the Boston Marathon without qualifying, before limits on the field size made entering — almost as much as finishing — something to aspire to....
  • For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks

    For defending Boston Marathon champion Meb Keflezighi, a year of thanks
    Ever since Meb Keflezighi won last year's Boston Marathon, the first race after the finish-line bombings and the first win for an American man in more than 30 years, fans have been gravitating to him wherever he goes. It hasn't been the usual victory...
  • Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston

    Running Takes Lisa Nemec From Waterbury To Croatia To Boston
    Lisa Nemec started training for a difficult, hilly marathon course in January 2014 to prepare for the European marathon championships in Zurich. Nemec (nee Stublic), who grew up in Waterbury but has dual citizenship in Croatia and the United States,...
  • Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon

    Amby Burfoot Recalls A Much Different Boston Marathon
    Fifty years ago on a Monday in mid-April, Wesleyan freshman Amby Burfoot decided to leave school for a day and skip track practice without telling his coach or anybody where he was going. It was April 19, 1965. The Beatles had released "Ticket to Ride"...