| 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...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Sports memories can be fleeting and easily dissolvable, sort of like cotton candy. The events of 2013 likely won't be remembered in 100 years, but what if we created a sports time capsule, and put in items representing the year in sports? We could bury it...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The world on Thursday celebrated the United Nations-sponsoredInternational Day of Happiness by dancing to the ubiquitous, infectiously upbeat tune, "Happy," by Pharrell Williams, who is the face of the second annual celebration established by the...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The 2013 NFL season has become an expensive one for Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Dashon Goldson, who was fined $60,000 by the league Friday for a helmet-to-helmet hit against St. Louis Rams receiver Stedman Bailey on Sunday.
It's the fourth time...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 8:46 AM
In 2013, our hearts were warmed by individual stories of compassion, but tragic, landmark events cast their shadows.
The Boston Marathon bombing riveted the nation. Three people were killed, and more than 260 were wounded. Shootings in Colorado,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year.
What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 10:56 PM
BOSTON — At the end of the fourth inning Wednesday night, the Boston Police Department issued a statement reporting that the bars in the Kenmore Square area were filled and telling people without game tickets to leave the area.
The sense of...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:08 PM
BOSTON — Jake Peavy hasn't forgotten the first words Jonny Gomes said to him on his first day in the Fenway Park home clubhouse after his trade from the Chicago White Sox.
"I asked how Jonny was doing, and his quote to me was, 'Just a day closer...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 1:12 PM
NEW YORK -- Envelopes containing a white powder were sent Friday to several hotels near Sunday’s Super Bowl in New Jersey and to the office of former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, but appear not be dangerous and at least one turned out to contain...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:47 PM
The top public health official in Charleston, W. Va., has added to widespread criticism of the decision to declare drinking water safe despite a critical lack of scientific data about the coal-washing chemical that spilled into the Elk River on Jan. 9....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:31 PM
One moment sums up the festivities in Boston on Saturday: Amid screams and cheering crowds dressed in red, the Red Sox's Jonny Gomes carefully placed the gilded World Series Trophy on the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and draped over it a "Boston...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Is Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. a coward because he decided to seek the death penalty for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
That’s the charge leveled by Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen. Noting that Holder is personally...