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  • Orioles lose to Red Sox, 7-1, in rain-shortened series finale

    Orioles lose to Red Sox, 7-1, in rain-shortened series finale
    The Orioles wrapped up their four-game series at Fenway Park with an 11:05 a.m. start on Patriots' Day, an official holiday here in Massachusetts. On the third Monday of every April, the Boston Marathon race course winds just beyond Fenway Park's...
  • Local Roundup for Monday, April 20

    Mark Bowman of Huntley was the top runner from the Courier-News and Beacon-News areas in Monday's Boston Marathon, finishing 629th overall. Bowman, 28, finished in 2 hours, 46 minutes, 50 seconds. Other top area finishers included Aurora's Rob...
  • Fort Meade: Double amputee -- 'Be thankful for the trials'

    Faith. Family. Focus. Those are the hallmarks of resiliency, according to Master Sgt. Cedric King, and the key ingredients that enabled him to overcome overwhelming odds. "The adversity is what I needed to be a better me," King, a combat veteran of...
  • Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold

    Desisa To Keep This Medal; Meb Just Wants A Hand To Hold
    BOSTON — He returned his winner's medal last time. Two months after the Tsarnaev brothers decided hate was the answer, Lelisa Desisa decided hate was no answer at all. So there stood the lithe Ethiopian in late June 2013, in Boston Common for a 10-...
  • Marathon Notebook: Nemec Struggles To Finish 12th

    BOSTON – Lisa (Stublic) Nemec looked at her watch in the first mile of the Boston Marathon Monday and was surprised at how slow the elite women's field was going. So the former Crosby-Waterbury runner started running the pace she wanted to —...
  • Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon; Carolina Rotich takes women's race

    Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon; Carolina Rotich takes women's race
    Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn't have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots' Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any...
  • Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners

    Ethiopia's Desisa, Kenya's Rotich Boston Marathon Winners
    BOSTON — Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia finally got a chance to celebrate a Boston Marathon victory properly, last year's champion Meb Keflezighi cried as he ran down Boylston Street to the finish line, and Kenya's Caroline Rotich outkicked Mare Dibaba...
  • Masterson, Red Sox Down Orioles, 7-1, In Rain-Shortened Game

    Masterson, Red Sox Down Orioles, 7-1, In Rain-Shortened Game
    BOSTON — Justin Masterson benefited from five unearned runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-1 Monday in a soggy Patriots' Day game shortened by rain to 6 1 / 2innings. The first pitch was thrown at 11:04 a.m. under cloudy...
  • Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon

    Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wins third straight women's wheelchair Boston Marathon
    Again honoring those who were killed or injured just hours after she won her first Boston Marathon in 2013, Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden wore a shirt honoring 8-year-old Richard MartinĀ en route to her third straight women’s wheelchair victory at...
  • Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years

     Evanston Running Club keeps the pace for more than 40 years
    In 1982, Nancy Rollins joined the Evanston Running Club, and met her future husband on a Boston Marathon bus. Today, they have two grown sons, and Nancy, who is now a coach for the club, has been running for 38 years. In that time, she has logged in...
  • Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day

    Early notes from the Orioles' 11:05 a.m. game in Boston on Patriots' Day
    Despite a gloomy forecast that calls for rain throughout the day today, it looks like the Orioles and Red Sox will start their 11:05 a.m. Patriots' Day game on time. The 11:05 start time on Patriots’ Day is a tradition here in Boston. It’s a...