Trending Marathon News Monday: #BostonStronger

Today, 36,000 runners gathered at the starting line of the 118th Boston Marathon. Last Patriots’ Day, tragedy struck the city of Boston and the running community when two terrorists detonated two bombs near the finish area of the world’s oldest annual marathon. The marathon, along with the hashtags #BostonStrong and #BostonStronger, have been trending this […]

2013: Curtain Call

As the sun sets on 2013, what better time do we have to reflect on the year? In the digital age, we’ve been able to document so much—not just the events, but the reactions to them. This past year saw scandalous news like Lance Armstrong’s drug enhancement confession and “Catfishing,” tragic news such as the […]

2013: Best Sports Moments

Folks! The year’s end has arrived..and what a year it has been. From the drama on the field and heartbreaks on the court to athletes caught in the celebrity spot light, here are my picks for the top 10 sports moments of 2013. 10. DeAndre Jordan Gives Biggest Facial Dunk of All Time     […]

Trending News Monday: Chicago Marathon Recap

Happy post-Chicago Marathon! Today’s Trending News Monday post is dedicated to the 40,000 runners from 120 countries and all 50 states who ran in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon yesterday.   Heightened Security This was the first major U.S. marathon since the Boston Marathon bombings and security was evident along the 26.2 mile […]

Stay the Course

The 1896 Summer Olympics resurrected a long distance course first run by Pheidippides thousands of years before when he  announced the Greek’s victory in the Battle of Marathon. A year later, 1897, Boston—the city from which the American Revolution was born and whose shot was heard ‘round the world—began holding its annual marathon. The Boston […]