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  • 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...
  • An emotional Boston Marathon ends with an American victory

    BOSTON — The cheers were louder, the runners more determined, the tears of joy and relief at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday more heartfelt than ever. And yes, the security was tighter. But on a brilliant spring day, the city brought to...
  • 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...
  • 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. “...
  • Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston

    Coffee Companion (4/22): Orioles, Tatyana McFadden win in Boston
    Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
  • Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears

    Area runners adjusting to increased security as Boston Marathon nears
    Anyone who has competed in a road race knows that extra police and security are as much a part of the event as water stops and cheering spectators. But the last time John Gilligan ran the Boston Marathon in 2012 — a year before two bombs...
  • Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon

    Peck pushes past setback to be fastest Maryland runner at Boston Marathon
    By the time Graham Peck was halfway up Heartbreak Hill during the Boston Marathon, he knew he'd be all right. The Fells Point resident had gone into Marathon Monday with a goal of finishing the 26.2-mile race in 2 hours and 28 minutes. Peck, running his...
  • The Army recognizes humanists in the foxholes

    There may be no atheists in foxholes, but there soon will be a few humanists. The U.S. Army has heeded the plea of Maj. Ray Bradley that he (and others of his kind) receive a “preference code” similar to those accorded to members of...
  • Condemned Oklahoma inmates sue: What's in the drug that will kill us?

    Condemned Oklahoma inmates filed a lawsuit this week seeking details about the drugs that will be used to execute them amid a growing national debate about how to deal with the shortage of lethal injection drugs. Oklahoma, Ohio, Missouri and other death...
  • A writer, a runner, a journey

    A writer, a runner, a journey
    He was disappointing his father, second-guessing his divorce and practicing slothful habits in Miami. So writer Robert Andrew Powell sold everything, moved to Boulder, Colo., and laced up his running shoes. The result: a developed taste for running...
  • Cycling season kicks off with VeloFest at velodrome

    Marty Nothstein will be like a kid on Christmas morning come Sunday morning. The Olympic gold medal winner and three-time world-champion cyclist is stoked for the 2014 Spring VeloFest at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown that runs 8:...