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  • 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. “...
  • Boston Marathon: Keflezighi is first American male to win since 1983

    Boston Marathon: Keflezighi is first American male to win since 1983
    Meb Keflezighi became the first U.S. male athlete to win the Boston Marathon in three decades on Monday, the first running of the race since last year's fatal bombing attack. Keflezighi, who was born in Eritrea but is now a U.S. citizen, set an official...
  • Orioles build six-run lead, hang on for 7-6 victory over Red Sox

    Orioles build six-run lead, hang on for 7-6 victory over Red Sox
    BOSTON -- After an unusual early morning wake-up call, the Orioles walked into a Fenway Park filled with emotion Monday morning. As the city of Boston celebrated Patriots' Day — a statewide holiday in Massachusetts — helicopters circled...
  • At marathon, buoyant crowds declare Boston is back

    BOSTON — This Boston Marathon, a year after the bombs went off at the finish line, was one that nobody wanted to miss. Elise Conner, 58, who was near the end of the course when the explosions rocked Boylston Street, struggled through an injury...
  • Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon

    Meb Keflezighi makes history and a statement in Boston Marathon
    BOSTON — Before Meb Keflezighi embarked on the 26.2-mile journey Monday to become the first American man to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, he wrote four names on his yellow race bib. Martin, for Martin Richard. Krystle, for Krystle...
  • A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line

    A year later, Los Angeles trio crosses Boston Marathon finish line
    BOSTON — Two blocks from the Boston Marathon finish line, Phil Kent stopped and fell to his knees on the warm pavement. Clutching an American flag in his right hand, the Chatsworth man faced the sidewalk where the second bomb detonated last year...