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  • Davidsonville's Dignam bound for Boston Marathon

    Davidsonville's Dignam bound for Boston Marathon
    Michael Dignam waited until he was 40 to run his first marathon. Since he's now pushing 50, he figured it was time for another first. The Davidsonville father of four will be one of the privileged 36,000 runners to compete in the Boston Marathon on...
  • A look back at Boston and ahead to Run from the Rays

    The same day as the Boston Marathon bomber's guilty verdict, a Boca Raton couple paused to remember that awful experience because they were there. But they still looked forward to this year's marathon, and their own race in Boca Raton for melanoma...
  • Enhanced Security Again For Boston Marathon

    Enhanced Security Again For Boston Marathon
    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Enhanced security measures will remain in place for next Monday's Boston Marathon, the second since the deadly 2013 bombing at the finish line of the iconic race, authorities said. "This plan will look very much like the plan...
  • FLASHBACK: In 1975, Bangor names Paul Farnan football coach

    FLASHBACK: In 1975, Bangor names Paul Farnan football coach
    A weekly look back at sports in the Lehigh Valley, in anniversaries of multiples of five years. April 13 2010—Clint Lynch homers among his four hits and knocks in five runs to help Muhlenberg blitz visiting Dickinson 26-3 in a Centennial...
  • Sanders, Shapiro Repeat Winners In Middletown Half Marathon

    MIDDLETOWN — About 2 miles into Sunday's Harvard Pilgrim Middletown Half Marathon, Sybil Shapiro of Clinton reached a familiar fork in the road and smiled. She knew the spot well. A year ago, Shapiro was one of 12 runners that were sent the...
  • In Boston, justice has been done

    The conviction of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev quietly sealed a chapter in this, the opening stages of what may become our long battle against terrorism on U.S. soil. Tsarnaev heard his guilty verdicts -- all 30 of them -- including one for...
  • No early issues with added security at Orioles Opening Day

    No early issues with added security at Orioles Opening Day
    The process of having fans walk through metal detectors at every entrance of Camden Yards seemed to go smoothly for Friday's noon gate opening. The early wave of fans entered the ballpark under new procedures mandated by Major League Baseball largely...
  • Don't spare Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life

    To the editor: When the Times' editorialists conclude their plea to the jury (and all Americans) that the conviction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on all 30 counts for his participation in the massacre at the Boston Marathon should not result in his execution,...
  • Tsarnaev conviction puts death penalty opponents in an awkward spot

    How about now? Are you in favor of the death penalty now? I ask because the preferred argument from opponents of the death penalty is doubt: We can never be sure; look at all of the people released from death row; we can't afford to risk ending a single...
  • Marathon goal drives Libertyville distance runner Mike Brunette

    When Libertyville's Mike Brunette won the Big Island International Marathon in Hawaii in 2 hours, 53:56 minutes on March 15, he achieved one goal and took another step toward a much bigger one. Brunette, 35, has long wanted to win a marathon. But before...
  • Be prepared for longer lines at Camden Yards as Orioles increase security

    Be prepared for longer lines at Camden Yards as Orioles increase security
    Noah Stayton planned to get to Camden Yards early Friday anyway — Opening Day brings the first batting practice of the year, the orange carpet ceremony and the official beginning of spring for some. But with memories of long delays when the Ravens...