| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:32 PM
HARTFORD — After 12 miles of the NU Hartford Marathon's half marathon, there were three runners in contention.
"That last mile, we just kind of killed each other," Harbert Okuti said.
Okuti, from Uganda, and Girma Gebre and Dereje Deme of...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Soon after actor Anthony Edwards put out his last cigarette, he decided to run the Chicago marathon.
Like most marathoners, Edwards questioned his ability. But unlike most other runners, he knew that if he could not finish, everybody would know it....
| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:30 AM
MOUNT DORA — Runners will load up on carbs and doublecheck their shoelaces before taking off to enjoy sunny skies, rolling hills and waterfront views this weekend during the third annual Mount Dora Half-Marathon, 5K and fun-run.
Close to 1,300...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:24 PM
Legalized sports betting is set to begin this weekend in New Jersey at Monmouth Park, but the professional sports leagues and the NCAA are still trying to stop it in court. Initially, allowing sports betting in the state was passed by New Jersey voters...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
In the not-so-distant past, Kim and Daniel Held struggled with their weight.
Fast food was a regular part of the Alburtis couple's diet and exercise was absent. When they began to have a family three years ago, the couple started to change their lives...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The 2014 New York City Marathon will have plenty of star power when runners depart from the starting line this weekend.
Meb Keflezighi, who last spring became the first American man to win the Boston Marathon in more than three decades, will highlight...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Under Armour has timed the launch of its much-talked-about Speedform Gemini running shoe to the days just before the NYC Marathon.
The Baltimore sports apparel company unveiled the shoe, the latest version of the Speedform Apollo introduced earlier this...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Another multiple women’s winner of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon has run afoul of doping control. Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo, who won a second straight title Oct. 12, tested positive for the blood-boosting drug EPO in an out-of-competition...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 1:56 PM
6 a.m. Golf: BMW Masters final round (d. in Shanghai).--Golf
6 a.m. Tennis: Paris Masters doubles final: Marcin Matkowski-Jurgen Melzer vs. Bob Bryan-Mike Bryan.--Tennis Ch.
8:25 a.m. Soccer: English Premier League: Manchester United at...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Clarksville's Tatyana McFadden won the women's wheelchair division in the New York City Marathon on Sunday, completing her second marathon Grand Slam.
With first-place finishes in London, Boston, Chicago and New York over the past two years, the 25-...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Snow had to be cleared from the field, and cold and windy conditions greeted the NFL players. This weather was ideal for those from the Mile High City, right?
Well, no. The only ones reveling Sunday were from New England as the Patriots defeated the...