Seventeen months after accident, Nasser continues to defy the odds

...proposed to his girlfriend, Ali Hale, after finishing the Boston Marathon.April 15, 2014, is a date he'll always remember...he decided to propose at an even bigger event ? the Boston Marathon. He mapped out the perfect scenario, but Hale and...

Clueless or heartless?

...little time lowering flags for the Aurora, Colo., theater rampage, the Sandy Hook Elementary School killings, the Boston Marathon bombings and the Washington Navy Yard shooting? Was it because those areas are left-leaning or solidly liberal...

Boston in festive mood for marathon two years after bombings

BOSTON (AP) - The weather was cold and damp but the atmosphere festive at Monday's running of the Boston Marathon, two years after pressure-cooker bombs exploded at the finish line and shattered one of sports' most cherished events.All...

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.

Death sentence in Boston bomb case

BOSTON - A jury sentenced Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death Friday for the Boston Marathon bombing, sweeping aside pleas that he was just a "kid" who fell under the influence of his fanatical older brother. Tsarnaev...

Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa wins Boston Marathon

...then soon after, and unfortunately, Lelisa did not get to have the kind of victory celebration that a champion of the Boston Marathon should have," Fleming said. "Lelisa, we want you to get your due today."Desisa was in the leading pack for...

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

BOSTON - Close to the spot where the second bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building a combination clubhouse, interactive museum and retail store.


...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...