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Boston Marathon Bombings

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

AP Lists Top 10 Sports Stories Of The Year

The top five stories were grim: terrorism, performance-enhancing drug use, legal settlements, murder charges.

670 The Score–12/27/2013

Peter Gammons. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gammons On A-Rod: ‘He’s Like The Marathon Bombers’

Longtime baseball writer Peter Gammons may find himself in a bit of hot water after his most recent comments about the ongoing Alex Rodriguez saga.

670 The Score–11/21/2013

Police on the scene following a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport (CBS)

LAX Shooting Survivor From Chicago Area Also Escaped Boston Marathon Bombings

Alfred Scaletta, of Hawthorne Woods, was not injured in either attack, and was counting his blessings after flying back home on Monday.

11/04/2013

Thousands of people run in the 2012 Bank of America Chicago Marathon on October 7, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Mayor To Marathoners: ‘You’re Going To See The Most American Of American Cities’

Mayor Rahm Emanuel said “the world will watch the endurance of the human spirit” at Sunday’s Chicago Marathon – the first major marathon after last spring’s bombings in Boston.

10/10/2013

(Credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Increased Security To Be In Place For Chicago Marathon

The Chicago Police Department and other agencies have been putting the finishing touches on security plans for Sunday’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, with thoughts of the Boston bombings in April fresh in their minds.

10/07/2013

Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman throws out the first pitch at a Red Sox game. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Video: Boston Marathon Bombing Victim Throws Out First Pitch At Red Sox Game

Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman and his rescuer, Carlos Arredondo, are being honored at Fenway Park.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Elgin Police Want To Unite Suburb’s Surveillance Cameras

The Boston Marathon bombings showed how quickly surveillance images can help identify suspects. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

05/24/2013

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Marathon Invites Stopped Runners Back

Boston Marathon runners who were stopped on the course when bombs went off at the finish line will have a chance to come back and run again next year, race organizers said on Thursday.

CBS Chicago–05/16/2013

An airline passenger goes through a full-body scan at O'Hare Airport. (Credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Experts Discuss Security In Wake Of Boston Marathon Bombings

The deadly Boston Marathon bombings have prompted a lot of discussion about the price of having a free society, and how much freedom Americans might have to give up to stay safe.

WBBM Newsradio–05/15/2013

Surveillance image of the two suspects in the bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon. (Credit: FBI)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Officially Charged

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been formally charged in the Boston Marathon bombings, according to CBS News.

04/22/2013

Tamerlan Tsarnaev (L) fights Lamar Fenner (R) during the 201-pound division boxing match during the 2009 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions May 4, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah. After a car chase and shoot out with police, one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was shot and killed by police early morning April 19, and a manhunt is underway for his brother and second suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev. The two men are suspects in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, that killed three people and wounded at least 170.  (Photo by Glenn DePriest/Getty Images)

Chicagoan Coached Boxer Who Faced Boston Bombing Suspect

A Chicago attorney coached a boxer who faced one of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings four years ago.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

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Photo: Notre Dame To Honor Boston Marathon Victims With Special Helmet Decal

As the city of Boston works to recover from Monday’s bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Notre Dame football team will honor those affected.

04/19/2013

TD Garden in Boston. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Red Sox, Bruins Games Postponed As Manhunt Continues

The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins have canceled their morning skates because of the manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

A member of the bomb squad investigates a suspicious item on the road near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: Talking To Kids About Boston And Apologizing To PSU Fans

It was a really, really, really, really, really, really bad week to say the least. Chicagoans should count themselves lucky that it was mostly just our commutes and basements that were ruined.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

Images of the Boston Marathon Memorial Ribbon are projected on the ice during pre-game ceremonies in remembrance of the Boston Marathon bombing victims. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Video: Bruins Fans Sing National Anthem Before Game

Emerging from a moment of silence with a deafening cheer, fans at Wednesday night’s Bruins game paid tribute to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing with a stirring a cappella national anthem and thunderous chants for their city, their country and their team.

CBS Chicago–04/18/2013

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Emanuel Stresses Value Of Surviellance Cameras In Probe Of Boston Bombings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel refused to comment Wednesday on reports a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been identified and an arrest is imminent, but he is talking about how surveillance cameras aided the investigation.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2013

A man jogs down a street near the scene of a twin bombing at the Boston Marathon. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Don’t Let Hate Take Our Sports Joy From Us

As we now immerse ourselves back into sports after the most recent act of ignorant spinelessness to try to disrupt the joy that defines the competitions we watch, I sincerely hope that our greatest fears of what can happen at a celebration (because, really, that’s what any race or game or match is—even at Wrigley Field these days) do not cause us to temper ourselves in future celebrations.

CBS Chicago–04/17/2013

Runners take part in a  unity run to show solidarity with those killed and injured in Boston. (Credit: CBS)

Unity Run Shows Solidarity With Victims Of Boston Bomb Attack

Chicago’s running community is showing its support for Boston and the victims of Monday’s tragic bomb attack. As CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports, it happened Tuesday night.

04/16/2013

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Extra Security For Weekend Race, Cubs Games After Boston Bombings

In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon, the Chicago Area Runners Association was honoring their Boston colleagues with a Unity Run on Tuesday. The run, starting at Foster Avenue beach, was not getting any special security attention, but other sporting events in Chicago over the next few days will.

CBS 2–04/16/2013

Boston Marathon. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Director Releases Statement On Boston Marathon Bombings

In the wake of the bombings at the Boston Marathon that left three dead and more than 100 injured, the Chicago Marathon has released a statement.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2013

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