Boston bomber guilty on all counts

BOSTON - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges Wednesday in the Boston Marathon bombing by a federal jury that now must decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed. Tsarnaev...

Ballparks beef up security with the addition of metal detectors

...Citizens Bank Park ran a successful metal detector pilot program through an outfield gate last season.In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, baseball beefed security that was never much more than window dressing at most stadiums. Fans are not...

Boston Marathon opens new 'front door' on Boylston Street

...Adidas ? the first in the U.S."Not only is the Boston Marathon the Carnegie Hall of running, but Boston is an amazing...race, attacks that galvanized runners and turned the Boston Marathon into a symbol of the city's resilience."It drew...

New Brave Jonny Gomes hears cheers from old fans

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes was greeted with loud applause each time he came to bat Tuesday at JetBlue Park from Red Sox fans who remember him fondly.


...Oliver Veskovac and Marie Habliyaremye. DopingMarathon star gets suspensionRita Jeptoo, a three-time winner of the Boston Marathon and two-time Chicago Marathon champion, was handed a two-year doping ban in a case that has cast a shadow over...

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...

American runners hope to end drought in emotional Boston Marathon

BOSTON - Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday. Her goal has changed now. But only a little.

'Profoundly impacted' by Boston bombings, runners plead for a spot in marathon

...victims.But for those who feel a connection to the Boston Marathon, that connection is most often felt through running...would be meaningful for me," said Gupta. "Running the Boston Marathon this year ? not next year, not New York, not Chicago...

Local orthodontist Mike Rogers calls return to Boston Marathon 'great experience'

...After finishing less than 90 seconds before last year's explosions, local orthodontist Mike Rogers returned to the Boston Marathon for one purpose: closure.The 68-year-old received it Monday, while also besting his time from a year ago...

Resilient Boston takes back marathon

BOSTON - With security tight along the 26.2-mile course, nearly 36,000 runners set out from the Boston Marathon starting line Monday in a "Boston Strong" show of resilience a year after the bombing that turned the race into a scene of carnage.