The Early Lead: Boston Marathon


Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Boston Marathon winner returns medal to city

Ethiopian runner says "sport should never be used as a battleground."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Lelisa Desisa, Running

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Boston Marathon invites stopped runners back for 2014 race

Over 5,500 runners who were unable to complete last month's race because of the bombings will get another chance next year.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:12 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Running

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/23/2013

NFL increases security for draft

Fans attending the draft at Radio City Music Hall can expect longer lines, closer searches.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon bombings, NFL, NFL draft

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Boston Marathon bombings: The moment everything changed

Images from a day that no one will forget, told from the instant the first bomb exploded.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Boston Marathon bombings, Running

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Neil Diamond writing song inspired by Boston Marathon bombings

Singer is expanding on the special connection he has with the city of Boston because of "Sweet Caroline."

By Cindy Boren  |  10:17 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Boston Red Sox, MLB, Neil Diamond

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Athletes react to Boston Marathon bombings

Boston's pro athletes shared in the shock on Twitter.

By Matt Brooks  |  06:08 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, Boston Marathon, Boston Red Sox

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Boston Marathon 2013: Lelisa Desisa Benti, Rita Jeptoo are the winners

Unlike last year, conditions are ideal, with temperatures near 50 at the finish.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Running

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/15/2013

Boston Marathon 2013: Viewer's guide, race times and course

The road race gets a break from the weather gods this year, with temperatures only in the mid-50s.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Marathon, Running