At the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the city's people displayed their strength by enjoying the moment, in whatever way suited them best.
On a day that celebrated to survival and re-birth, Meb Keflezighi held off a charging field and overcame his own aching legs on a nearly 39-year-old body to become the first U.S. male runner to win the Boston Marathon since 1983, writing a new chapter to a career that seemed nearly over. While pounding down Boylston Street in front of screaming crowds, where just a year ago explosions took three l
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Oklahoma and Florida waited uncertainly before both could begin celebrating.
ESPN's Outside the Lines will air an interview with a soldier in Pat Tillman's platoon as part of a re-examination of his death in 2004.
MARKINA, Spain (AP) -- Alberto Contador won the Tour of Basque Country for a third time on Saturday, confirming the Spaniard's strong return to form with his second title of the year.
Sports Illustrated invited Bostonians to be part of a 7 a.m. Saturday photo shoot featuring Boston Strong. A photo from the shoot will serve as the cover of the next issue of Sports Illustrated, which will hit newsstands April 16. Here's a storify from the event, which took place at the corner of Boylston and Dartmouth, the finish line of the 2014 Boston Marathon.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) California coach David Durden was confident his team would end up on top Saturday night, even though the Golden Bears trailed going into the last day of the NCAA men's swimming championships.
BEAVER CREEK, Colo. (AP) Lindsey Vonn knows it was just some youthful exuberance when teenager Mikaela Shiffrin playfully announced she was dreaming of winning five gold medals at the next Winter Olympics.
French ski great Jean-Claude Killy has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee, declaring it's time to move on after spending the past seven years heading the oversight panel for the Winter Games in Sochi.
Chris Fowler already anchors college football's most popular pregame show -- how will he balance calling the game itself, too?
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Geoffrey Kipsang Kamworor of Kenya won the World Half Marathon Championship title Saturday, while five-time winner Zersenay Tadese of Eritrea only came fourth.
Thirteen are dead while more are missing after an avalanche on Mount Everest, a tragedy for the mountain's thankless workforce.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) African Story won the $10 million Dubai World Cup by 2 3/4 lengths Saturday in the world's richest horse race.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) South Korean sports officials said Tuesday they are preparing to file a formal complaint with the International Skating Union over the judging of the women's figure skating competitions at the Sochi Olympics.
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) Clarkson ended Minnesota's two-year run as NCAA women's hockey champions.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Olympian Missy Franklin set a record in winning her first NCAA title for California on Friday and Georgia stretched its lead in the team standings on the second day of the NCAA women's swimming and diving championships.
After patrolling the SEC sidelines, CBS broadcaster Tracy Wolfson will move to the NFL this fall while another rising star takes her old role.
URDAX, Spain (AP) Tony Martin broke away to win the second stage of the Tour of Basque Country on Tuesday, while overall leader Alberto Contador maintained his 14-second advantage.
Let the Madness begin ...
Jemele Hill is one of our six panelists who debates and discusses the role of race and how it is handled in the sports media industry.
Ian Darke will call ESPN's last World Cup this summer. Would the esteemed soccer broadcaster leave to follow the Cup elsewhere?
Everything went right for Penn State on Saturday night.
SAN BENEDETTO DEL TRONTO, Italy (AP) -- Alberto Contador won the weeklong Tirreno-Adriatico cycling race Tuesday to signal a return to form after going all of last year without a victory in multi-stage races.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of the blood-spattered scene where Oscar Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend indicate that evidence was moved around in violation of procedure during the investigation of the killing, the athlete's chief defense lawyer said Tuesday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Months before he killed his girlfriend, Oscar Pistorius said he drew his gun and went into ''combat mode'' after hearing the noise of a possible intruder at home, which turned out to be a laundry machine, a South African guns expert testified Monday at the athlete's murder trial.
PORTO SANT'ELPIDIO, Italy (AP) British rider Mark Cavendish took advantage of a crash to easily win the sixth and penultimate stage of the Tirreno-Adriatico race Monday, and Alberto Contador maintained his overall lead.
SOCHI, Russia (AP) -- Lining up on the Sochi ice to receive their gold medals, the American ice sledge hockey team anticipated abuse from the Russian crowd.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Police photographs of a bare-chested Oscar Pistorius standing in his garage on blood-stained prosthetic legs and wearing shorts covered in blood, taken shortly after the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend, were shown to the court at his murder trial Friday.
Another year, another tournament. What can viewers expect? New analysts, hometown announcers and a whole lot of Charles Barkley.