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  • Can Boston Strong be Boston Fair?

    Can Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, get a fair trial in the Hub? It's a profound question, but one that the framers would have found incomprehensible. Far from providing for a change of venue in high-profile cases, they...
  • Bid decision gives USOC chance to pick long-term partner

    DENVER (AP) — When the leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee meet Thursday, they'll be deciding on more than a city to put in the running to host the 2024 Summer Games. They'll be picking a partner that will help shape their future. Leaders from...
  • Boston Marathon trial set to start unless appellate court intervenes

    The judge in the Boston Marathon bombing case Friday formally denied requests to delay the trial until September and move it outside of the city, reiterating a decision he announced earlier this week. Defense lawyers for defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev said...
  • Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special

    Athletes made the Sochi Winter Olympics special
    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...
  • Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya

    Chicago Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo's doping hearing to be held in Kenya
    NAIROBI, Kenya -- Kenya's athletics federation will hold a hearing for Rita Jeptoo next Thursday, with the marathon runner ordered to attend along with two coaches and her agent as the East African country investigates its latest and possibly most...
  • Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year ELLIE JEAN: Going Far On Different Trail

    Girls Cross Country Runner Of The Year<br>ELLIE JEAN: Going Far On Different Trail
    ELLIE JEAN hadn't run in the cross country postseason since her freshman year because of injuries and soccer commitments, but she went out as a champion. ELLIE JEAN COVENTRY   CLASS: Senior COACH: Ed Grace ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Won Class SS...
  • Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go

    Course certification gives NN's One City Marathon a boost with 8 weeks to go
    NEWPORT NEWS — It’s been seven months since the announcement. And, as of Sunday, it’ll be eight weeks until the inaugural One City Marathon is here. This brings a chuckle to Jason Todd, the president of Flat-Out Events, which is...
  • Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case

    Rita Jeptoo faces 3-month wait for ruling in doping case
    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan marathoner Rita Jeptoo will have to wait up to three more months to learn the outcome of the hearing into her positive doping test. Athletics Kenya requested more time for further investigation after the three-time...
  • Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund

    Maine woman accused of defrauding Boston Marathon blast victims' fund
    A Portland, Maine, woman was arrested Wednesday for filing false claims with a charity that helps victims of the Boston Marathon bombings pay for injuries sustained in the 2013 terror attacks, prosecutors said. Amey Molloy, 49, was not injured in in the...
  • Boston: Wicked Good Olympic Site

    Boston: Wicked Good Olympic Site
    The Boston Olympics? There may be mixed feelings in Boston about The Hub as the Olympic host in 2024, but from Connecticut the prospect looks absolutely delightful. It's hard to get to places like Sochi, Beijing or Rio de Janeiro. Boston, right up the...
  • Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence

    Friend of Tsarnaev brothers to plead guilty to destroying evidence
    A friend of the brothers accused in the Boston Marathon bombing  plans to plead guilty to destroying evidence, federal officials confirmed Monday.  Khairullozhon Matanov's attorneys have joined federal prosecutors in asking U.S. District Court Judge...