| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:36 PM
Pat yourself on the back if you saw this coming. The Red Sox were an epic disappointment last year, finishing with 69 wins and 93 losses. They recalled the mediocre teams of yesteryear, when it was said that 25 players would take 25 cabs to the team's...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:54 PM
BOSTON — He pounded his chest twice as he rounded first base. He pounded his chest twice more after he rounded third and headed for home.
Shane Victorino pounded his chest so hard Saturday night that he ripped the hearts out of the Detroit Tigers....
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:58 AM
A friend of Ibragim Todashev, the Chechen man shot dead in Orlando in May while under FBI questioning about the Boston Marathon bombing, remained jailed Saturday in Central Florida.
Ashurmamad Miraliev, 20, was arrested Wednesday in Orange County on...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Boston was a rough-and-tumble city when I knew it in my teens and early 20s. It was, as Seth Mnookin suggests in “Our Boston: Writers Celebrate the City They Love” (Mariner: 354 pp., $16 paper), defined by “the Combat Zone and Filene&...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 9:49 PM
Former Northern State standout runner and Milbank native Jeremy Van Veen finished 53rd overall in the Chicago Marathon Sunday.
The 34-year-old Aberdeen man was 49th in the men’s division and the 30th American to cross the finish line. His time...
| Oct 7, 2013
Conquer adversity. Rise to the top. Maintain excellence.
Chalk talk for a football team's locker room? Perhaps, but for world-class wheelchair athlete Tatyana McFadden, those words represent more than a mere rah-rah cry.
The 2013 Boston Marathon...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 4:57 PM
Press releases about federal grants are routine news, but here's a head-scratcher that came in last week.
Two community colleges in Connecticut — Capital (in Hartford) and Housatonic (in Bridgeport) — will receive a total of $4.5 million...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 12:11 PM
While security was on the minds of many during their 26.2 mile journey through the city's streets, participants didn't let it stop them as the winning runner set a new course record in what has become a historic Chicago Marathon.
Dennis Kimetto of Kenya...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:23 AM
A day after the Washington Navy Yard mass shooting, Jon Stewart delivered a scathing critique of CNN's coverage of the event, arguing that sloppy, speculative reporting has become as depressingly predictable as these bloody rampages.
"For every all too...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 8:45 AM
The government shutdown won't shut down the New York City Marathon, but it could shift things around a little.
Race organizers are working on a plan to move the event's staging area, currently set for Fort Wadsworth, a federally operated facility on...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:34 AM
The ING Hartford Marathon will kick off Saturday morning at 8 a.m. with about 15,000 runners expected to participate in the marathon, half-marathon, 5K and kids K races.
There is still time to sign up Friday for the races at the race expo, from 11...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Amid the bedlam, terror and despair, we must focus on this. We must never forget this: Goodness still abounds. Courage is plentiful. People can be, and often are, heroes.
As the surreal video of the Boston Marathon bombing looped over and over on TV, I,...