Kenyans have big day at Chicago Marathon

...in 2:04:32.Jeptoo was timed in 2:24:35 in winning her fourth consecutive major marathon.She also won the Boston Marathon in April and captured the 2013-14 World Marathon Majors points championship.Mare Dibaba, of Ethiopia, (2...

American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon on 'special day'

...retiring after the 2012 NYC Marathon. But that race was canceled because of Superstorm Sandy, and he pulled out of the Boston Marathon last April because of injury. He watched the race from the stands at the finish line, but said he left about five...

Indiana Pacers can relax for now

Indiana Pacers players and coaches are smiling again, and the stress of 5½ grinding months of tracking standings and scores seems to have vanished, literally overnight.

World Series champion Red Sox visit White House

WASHINGTON - President Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House on Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field during last year's Boston Marathon bombings.

FBI visits Blythe for post-blast class on evidence gathering

...students, whom he described as "true specialists in the field," had been called in to investigate the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing.This week's classes were considered advanced training.An FBI instructor from the Quantico Division...

Obama vows to flex presidential powers in State of the Union address

...drew an eclectic mix of visitors to the House chamber. Among those sitting with Mrs. Obama were two survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing, as well as Jason Collins, an openly gay former NBA player. Republican House Speaker John Boehner brought...

MLB stadiums will begin security screenings

...gained more intense focus after three people were killed and more than 260 wounded in when two bombs were set off at the Boston Marathon."We conducted testing of these measures at the All-Star Game and at both World Series venues last year, and...

Castelli, Shnapir claim pairs title at US Figure Skating Championships

...competition."Shnapir, of suburban Sudbury, and Castelli, of Cranston, R.I., said they felt for the city after the Boston Marathon bombings in April that killed three and wounded at least 260 others. And the 2013 champions welcomed the chance...

Boston Marathon bombing voted Associated Press sports story of the year

The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press.Two pressure cooker...

Boston Marathon bombing affected 'American Hustle'

NEW YORK - While shooting in Boston, David O. Russell found his film American Hustle caught up in the Boston Marathon bombing.When the city was shut down for the manhunt for suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev in April, the production ? which had been shooting...