| Nov 2, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men's and women's races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday.
Kipsang and Keitany both pulled away in the last Central Park stretch,...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:37 AM
A U.S. jury on Tuesday found a college friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of lying to authorities in a terrorism investigation.
Robel Phillipos, 21, was charged with lying about having visited suspected bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Kenya's Rita Jeptoo, winner of the Boston and Chicago Marathons for the last two years, has asked for a B test after failing an out-of-competition doping test in September, officials said on Tuesday.
Jeptoo met Kenyan athletics chiefs who informed her...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 12:20 PM
A crisp and chilly morning did not dampen the spirits of more than 6,000 runners taking part in the second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon Sunday.
With cheers, skips and fist pumping, runners took off at 7 a.m. from the...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 3:37 PM
The second annual Edward Hospital Naperville Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday will have more than twice as many runners as the inaugural race and will feature several new amenities.
"Safety is always a big concern, so we're going to have more runner...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:36 PM
McDonald's new commercial showcasing heartfelt messages on outdoor signs quickly led to strong reactions, with some suggesting the restaurant giant did a great job and others saying the commercial shows the Golden Arches trying to profit from tragedies....
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:07 AM
The story featured a sympathetic protagonist, some powerful accused villains and allegations of the most unspeakable kind.
In September 2011, Rolling Stone magazine recounted the alleged sexual abuse of Billy, a young man who said that as a 10-year-...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
Some of the prospective jurors who could decide Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's fate got their first look Monday at the young man accused of bombing the Boston Marathon, and they seemed transfixed by the sight of the shaggy-haired 21-year-old.
Tsarnaev, for his...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 10:31 PM
The winter weather was warm, as expected. The "dangerous face water" — as my Tribune colleague Stacy St. Clair famously tweeted — was an unexpectedly disgusting orange. The war waited until the Olympics ended, when Russian President Vladimir...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:01 PM
You're probably not going to beat him, but at least you can run for a while with a two-time Boston Marathon champ.
Geoff Smith will lead a three-mile jaunt at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, at Runner's Edge, 3195 N. Federal Highway, in Boca Raton. The workout...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:20 PM
"The Merv Griffin Show, 1962-1986" (MPI Home Video). Even for many of us who remember the genuine article, the image of talk show host Merv Griffin is inextricably mixed up with the impression Rick Moranis unleashed on "SCTV": "Oooo, we'llberightback."...