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  • For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh

    For 6 L.A. runners, memory of Boston Marathon bombing is all too fresh
    As the first bomb erupted on the sidewalk along Boylston Street at 2:49 p.m. last April, the concussion rippled through Phil Kent's chemotherapy-weakened body. Jennifer Hartman and Renee Opell dug their fingernails into his arms as they froze a half-...
  • Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston

    Golden retriever comfort dogs, four-legged healers, return to Boston
    Just a few blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, people were lined up Saturday, awaiting the arrival of a quartet of unusual healers. The foursome is part of a corps with an amazing ability to calm and comfort people deeply shaken by violence...
  • Boston Marathon: Pedicab drivers gave emergency rides in 2013

    Boston Marathon: Pedicab drivers gave emergency rides  in 2013
    BOSTON -- Shouts of "Want a ride?" and "Grown-up tricycle rides here" echo around this city as Pedicab drivers peddle their bike-meets-taxi transport. That was true around Copley Square after last year’s devastating Boston Marathon bombings, which...
  • Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

    Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears
    Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators. But the last time John Gilligan ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 — a year before two bombs...
  • Looking back at Saturday's dugout-emptying Orioles-Red Sox game

    Looking back at Saturday's dugout-emptying Orioles-Red Sox game
    BOSTON – Everyone knew that the American League East would be a battle this season, and that’s certainly shaping up to be the case. Heading into Sunday, all five teams in the division are separated by just two games. The teams are constantly...
  • Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon

    Marylanders look to create new memories at Boston Marathon
    Lynne Douglas stood frozen some 100 yards shy of the finish line at the Boston Marathon when the second bomb exploded, bringing last year's race to an abrupt and chaotic end. Today, the Columbia woman will run to overcome that moment. "We're running...
  • First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings

    First-time entrants in Boston Marathon motivated to run after last year's bombings
    Qualifying for the Boston Marathon was not on Michelle Hollingsworth's radar when she broke into a jog at the start of the Marine Corps Marathon in 2012, but it sure was 3 hours and 36 minutes later. The 47-year-old hadn't expected to cross the finish...
  • Orioles make three errors, blow five-run lead in 6-5 loss to Boston Red Sox

    Orioles make three errors, blow five-run lead in 6-5 loss to Boston Red Sox
    BOSTON — Everything seemed to go the Orioles' way for 5 1/2 innings against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night at Fenway Park. But after an ESPN nationally broadcast returned from a commercial break for the bottom of the sixth, everything...
  • Midnight bike ride kicks off Boston Marathon: 'Tonight we ride!'

    BOSTON -- The clock struck midnight, and Marathon Monday unofficially began here with hundreds of bikers looking to finish their own 26.2-mile route. For the last six years, the Midnight Marathon Bike Ride has covered the Boston Marathon course the...
  • Orioles pregame notes on early start, J.J. Hardy and replay review

    BOSTON – Orioles manager Buck Showalter, the king of early ballpark arrivals on the road, admitted it was a little difficult to turn off his alarm around 6 a.m. coming off Sunday night's game. Thank goodness for the cup of coffee Showalter had...
  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins second straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville resident Tatyana McFadden carried memories of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, and the stories of those affected by it, with her en route to a second straight women’s wheelchair marathon victory Monday in Boston. “...