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  • Third-place marathon runner disqualified for riding bus in race

     
    Rob Sloan finished the Kielder Marathon near Newcastle in third place with a personal-best time. He called the race “unbelievably tough” -- so tough, it turns out, that he had to take a bus part of the way.
  • Chicago Marathon: One runner dies, another gives birth [Updated]

     
    A Greensboro, N.C., firefighter collapsed about 500 yards from the finish line of the Chicago Marathon on Sunday and was pronounced dead at a hospital soon after. Another marathon participant -- Chicago's Amber Miller -- gave birth hours after crossing...

    U.S. star Ryan Hall withdraws from Chicago Marathon

     
    Ryan Hall's goal for his Chicago Marathon debut was to break the U.S. record. That isn't going to happen this year. Following a disappointing performance at the Sept. 19 Philadelphia Half Marathon and some poor workouts over the past week,...

    Keflezighi, Hall, Kastor still on the run

     
    UCLA alumnus Meb Keflezighi, the Athens Olympic marathon silver medalist, isn't getting older -- he's getting better. Keflezighi, 34, was named USA Track and Field's athlete of the week for setting an American record in the men's 20 kilometers en...

    Philip Hersh: Lewis-Powell long jump -- the best in my quarter-century of globetrotting

     
    For a quarter century, I have had the best job in the world. It began when I convinced the sports editor who brought me to the Chicago Tribune, Gene Quinn, that the success of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics (which,...