Track and field

Edna Kiplagat, left and Geoffrey Kirui, both of Kenya, hold a trophy together after their victories in the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 17, 2017 - 1:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Kenyans are back in Boston after a relative lull that saw them shut out in the world's most prestigious marathon twice in the past three years. More surprisingly, so are the Americans. Geoffrey Kirui won the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, pulling away from three-time U.S...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 12:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots' Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their...
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Geoffrey Kirui, of Kenya, crosses the finish line to win the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 11:32 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Patriots Day? It was more like Kenyan Day at the Boston Marathon. But it wasn't a bad day to be an American, either. Geoffrey Kirui (JOFF'-ree key-ROO'-ee) and Edna Kiplagat — both making their Boston...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a world's best time. Hug outpushed 10-time winner Ernst Van Dyk of South Africa down Boylston Street to finish in an unofficial...
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The men's wheelchair division crosses the line at the start of the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:42 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Marcel Hug (HOOG) has won the wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon in a course record time. It was the third straight Boston win for the 32-year-old from Switzerland. Hug outpushed 10-time winner...
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The elite female runners break from the starting line in the 2017 Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
April 17, 2017 - 9:08 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 10 a.m. The 121st Boston Marathon is on its way from Hopkinton to Boston. The bulk of the 30,000-runner field left at 10 a.m. for the 26.2-mile trek to Copley Square. Along the way, they were expected to be...
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Workers make final preparations of the finish line before the 121st Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
April 17, 2017 - 8:28 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 121st running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 9:20 a.m. The 121st running of the Boston Marathon is getting underway in waves for the 30,000 athletes. Mobility impaired athletes — the blind and those with prostheses or other challenges — started at 8:50 a.m...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 3:54 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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U.S. distance runner Meb Keflezighi waves during a Boston Marathon media availability Friday, April 14, 2017 in Boston. Keflezighi has said he'll retire after running in Monday's race and the TCS New York City Marathon in November. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)
April 17, 2017 - 1:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — Meb Keflezighi's last Boston Marathon. Galen Rupp's first. Two defending champions on the women's side (sort of), and Lemi Berhanu Hayle returns to go for his second straight men's title. Also: puppies! The 121st edition of the Boston Marathon will leave Hopkinton on Monday morning...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2015, file photo, Demetrious Johnson celebrates after defeating John Dodson in a flyweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 191 in Las Vegas. Johnson will again defend his flyweight title against Brazilian Wilson Reis in the main event at Sprint Center, the first time the UFC has ventured into Kansas City.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 14, 2017 - 3:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Demetrious Johnson had just finished an open workout on a muggy spring afternoon when the UFC flyweight champion was asked about the impressive haul of title belts he has amassed over the years. Did that ever set off a diatribe. In rant that was half-serious, half-joking,...
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