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Lawsuit over Boston bomber friend's death during questioning

yesterdayNews / Crime : Crimesider

Ibragim Todashev was shot and killed by agents who were questioning him as they looked into the background of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev

Famous Jihadists Who Were Potheads

“The Tsarnaev brothers killed three and injured 264 others with bombs at the Boston Marathon on April 5, 2013. Friends say they were both heavy marijuana users.

Boston Marathon-bomber friend's family sue agents over death

The parents of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 are suing two FBI agents and two … Click to Continue »

Jury documents sought in Boston marathon bomber's appeal

A judge is requesting that copies of records showing how jurors were transported to and from the courthouse during the 2015 trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) … Click to Continue »

Would-be Boston Marathon runners miss qualification after course error adds half-mile to race

Laurel Jones is convinced she ran the annual Maine Coast Marathon on Saturday fast enough to earn a spot in next year’s Boston Marathon. Too bad she ran an extra half-mile. The extra time she logged after a course marshal misdirected her and more than half the race’s participants cost them precious time. “I started freaking […]

This Is Still Our Fin' City

Do you remember that day in 2013, following the Boston Marathon attack, when David Ortiz declared on live television, that “this is our fckin city!”? During a time that may have crushed some cities, the city of Boston showed the world...Show More Summary

Water Cooler Open Thread 5/11/17; Comey’s FBI’s Foul Ups

FBI Foul Ups On Comey’s Event Foul Up: Boston Marathon Bombing  Russia (not our friend), warned the FBI about the bomber Tsarnaev, The FBI interviewed him did nothing, Russia warned the FBI again, and they chose to pursue no furtherShow More Summary

Paramount and Droga5 London Held the Very First Slow-Mo Marathon to Promote the New Baywatch Film

You've seen the impressively fast runners completing marathons in Boston and London, but have you ever seen the world's best slow motion runners compete in an exhilaratingly slow race to the finish line? Probably not because Paramount and agency Droga5 London just created the first Slow Motion Marathon to celebrate the upcoming release of Baywatch...

Rainer Fruit dishes apples out to Marathon runners

Rainer Fruit handed out more than 50,000 apples to Boston Marathon runners and shipped more than 120,000 cases of Boston Marathon branded apples to regional retailers throughout the Northeast. Rainer Fruit handed out more than 50,000...Show More Summary

70-year-old Jim Doti rocks Boston Marathon, celebrates his 60th big race as he raises money for a both with leukemia

Unless it’s an official race, I hate hearing outdoor numbers. On weekend jogs, runners share heart rates, calories lost, speed. Hikers detail temperature, elevation, distance. There’s even an evil GPS gizmo called Strava that allows mountain bikers to brag about their speed compared to other cyclists who have ridden the same trail. But sometimes numbers […]

Women and exclusion from long distance running

Flashback Friday, in honor of Kathrine Switzer running the Boston marathon 50 years after she was physically removed from the race because it was Men Only. The first Olympic marathon was held in 1896. It was open to men only and was won by a Greek named Spyridon Louis. A woman named Melpomene snuck onto the […]

Nearly blind runner competes in Boston Marathon with help of digital eyes

Marathon runner Erich Manser competed in his eighth Boston Marathon this year, but with each passing year he's able to see less and less of the actual event. Manser has a degenerative eye disease that has caused him to slowly go blind since he was a child. Show More Summary

Friday Funny 1261: Funny Signs from the Boston Marathon shared some of the best signs from the 2017 Boston Marathon earlier this week. Here are my favorite 18 signs: And finally, one guy REALLY telling it like it is: Bravo, good sir. Bravo. RELATED: Last month, Jimmy Kimmel sent his cousin Sal to cover the LA Marathon. Show More Summary

Laguna Niguel resident Christine Valdivieso reflects on running the Boston Marathon

It was the opportunity of a lifetime. Christine Valdivieso, 49, got to spend a week in New England meeting new friends and runners, including Met Meb Kelezighi, the first American to win the marathon after the Boston bombings in 2013, before running the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17. Valdivieso was one of more than […]

Rebel Run at the 2017 Boston Marathon

The 2017 Boston Marathon was my 13th consecutive running of this iconic event, and once again, the experience exceeded all expectations. There’s nothing quite like this quintessential American road race - it consistently conjures a unique...Show More Summary

Pats Fan Doesn’t Let ESPN Use Photo of ’28-3? Sign From Boston Marathon, Gets Blocked By SportsCenter Twitter

On Monday a New England Patriots fan held up a sign along the Boston Marathon course that said “NE 3, ATL 28.” Obviously, it was a reference to Super Bowl 51 and one of the greatest comebacks of all time. The sign was intended to motivate runners by reminding them that nothing is impossible. And […]

Neato: How They Allow Crowds To Cross The Race Path During The Boston Marathon

last monthHumor / odd : Geekologie

This is a video demonstrating how race organizers and police allow crowds to cross the race path during the Boston Marathon. A pretty clever solution. Personally, I would have suggested building ariel walkways, but that's just me and...Show More Summary

Adidas Apologizes For Congratulating 2017 Boston Marathon 'Survivors'

last monthNews : The Two-Way

Internet users were quick to point out the tone-deaf phrasing in a marketing email to customers in light of the 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260 others.

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