| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:47 PM
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg finally got the message that in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, the New York City Marathon had become an obscenity.
Friday, in the face of blistering criticism, Bloomberg said Sunday's race has been cancelled.
| Jul 21, 2012
| 10:20 AM
LONDON – Professional journalists try to keep the proper distance from subjects we write about.
That ethical guideline does not prevent us from feeling human emotions about some of the subjects.
So I wanted to cheer early Saturday afternoon when I...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:36 PM
If the ideals of the Olympics as expressed in its charter still ring true in any way, the most resonant moment of the last Summer Games was the sight of Lopez Lomong, a refugee from civil war in the Sudan, carrying the U.S. flag into the opening...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The bombs did not stop a field trip of first-graders from making a picnic lunch on the sidewalk outside the Old South Meeting House Tuesday afternoon.
No, the gruesome pressure cooker devices did not dissuade a Kansas City couple from setting out for...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 5:51 PM
HARTFORD — Kelly Burns Gallagher needed to lose weight.
First a little background:
She is an Ironman triathlete and a marathoner. She coaches other runners and triathletes. She is a lawyer in Hartford. She is the treasurer of the Hartford Track...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 12:42 PM
There is no doubt Frank Shorter is the greatest U.S. men's marathoner ever.
And what better time than now to think about his stature - and that of all U.S. marathoners - with the U.S. Olympic marathon trials coming up Saturday in Houston?
So here is...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:42 PM
They consider running a family thing. Jeri Dye Lynch and her three sons ran every chance they got — right up until the day her oldest boy, Conor, was struck and killed by a car as he crossed the street outside his high school on his way to cross...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 2:14 PM
Back when Lisa Stublic lived in New York and ran for Columbia University, she never dreamed of running the New York City Marathon.
Actually, she never dreamed of running anything longer than 10,000 meters. Stublic, who grew up in Waterbury, was a...
| Nov 3, 2013
No. 7 UMBC, Saunders shut out UMass Lowell, 2-0
Seventh-ranked UMBC got goals in the 23rd minute from sophomore forward Michael Scott and in the 35th minute from junior defender Marquez Fernandez (McDonogh), and senior goalkeeper Phil...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
Spencer Cain, a former longtime state budget analyst, now a government relations consultant, is certainly familiar with ING. That's the company managing a lot of his retirement money. He's less clear on Voya Financial.
"What is Voya, a Scandinavian...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:57 PM
Report: Navy's Ferguson retires after concussions
Navy safety Chris Ferguson has retired after suffering multiple concussions, The (Annapolis) Capital reported. "Chris met with the doctors and talked with his family, and that's the decision...