Sports

By - 4/21/14 - 12:14 pm
Tarzan Jones in the 1939 Boston Marathon

In 1939, three years after he had bested local favorite Johnny Kelly - barefoot, and with a burst of speed at the top of what is now Heartbreak Hill - Ellison "Tarzan" Jones won his second Boston Marathon.

Leslie Jones photo from the BPL Marathon collection. Posted under this Creative Commons license.... Read more

By - 4/21/14 - 11:56 am
Mike Napoli about to be hit by a pitch

Greg C. captured the moment just before Mike Napoli got hit by a pitch in the wild ninth inning of last night's game.

Copyright Greg C. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 4/20/14 - 6:32 pm
Marathon Sports on Boylston Street

Amy B. photographed the line to get into Marathon Sports - scene of one of the two explosions last year - the day before the 2014 Marathon.

By - 4/12/14 - 11:54 am
Getting ready for a parade in West Roxbury

Ted Folkman photographed players lining up to march in today's Parkway Little League parade to open the season at the Baker Street fields.

By - 4/12/14 - 9:03 am
At the Boston Marathon finish line

Tyler was among the thousands who headed to Boylston Street this morning for a Sports Illustrated cover to mark the anniversary of the Marathon bombings.

Dear World has some powerful photos and video of survivors of the bombings posing on the finish line.

By - 4/11/14 - 6:46 am
Marathon finish line

Italian in Boston watched workers erecting the scaffolding across the Marathon finish line overnight.

By - 4/5/14 - 9:28 pm

By winning a race at Aqueduct today, Wicked Strong gets a spot in the starting gate at the Kentucky Derby.

H/t Flo Farrell.

By - 4/5/14 - 9:04 am

BosGuy has been following the progress at Cathedral Station, an LGBT-centered sports bar that plans to open in May at 1222 Washington St., where the Red Fez used to be.

By - 4/4/14 - 8:14 pm
Helicopter over Fenway

As today's game approached, a teacher at the kidlet's school opened a window so the kids could better hear the flyover at nearby Fenway Parik.

Only they didn't hear anything - because unlike in years past, this year's flyover consisted of a Coast Guard helicopter, captured here by Brian D'Amico.

Copyright Brian D'Amico. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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By - 3/29/14 - 12:57 pm

Our own Suldog recalls Sunday, July 12, 1964.

By - 3/12/14 - 9:36 am

Team Brookline has 42 runners, 4 charitable causes…
and advice from its own mental health expert.

Everyone who ran in, attended, watched, supported the Marathon last year keenly felt the effects of the day and what followed. For many of us, those feelings will come flooding back this year on April 21. But runners training for this year’s Boston Marathon are deep into that... Read more

By - 2/20/14 - 1:54 pm

You can date a Red Sox player, or you can stand on the sidelines during games, but not both.

By - 2/15/14 - 11:49 am

Mass. Live records the scene at the Banshee this morning.

By - 2/13/14 - 1:32 pm

Bryan Joiner makes the case that it's time we stop honoring an unrepentant racist.

By - 1/31/14 - 8:02 am

Remy, of course, you know about. The Globe reports sideliner Dell, though, won't be talking over on-field action anymore. NESN, of course, won't say if that's because her boyfriend is Will Middlebrooks.

By - 1/27/14 - 6:28 pm
Marty Walsh wearing orange

No matter how much it stings, a bet's a bet and Mayor Walsh donned a Broncos jersey before calling his counterpart in Denver to offer congratulations on the Broncos' trip to the Super Bowl.

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