New York City Marathon

November 05, 2017 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan pulls away from Mary Keitany to become 1st American to win women's New York City Marathon since 1977.
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Manuela Schar of Switzerland holds up a flag after crossing the finish line first in the women's wheelchair division of the New York City Marathon in New York, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 05, 2017 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Manuela Schar finally upended four-time defending champion Tatyana McFadden to win the New York City Marathon women's wheelchair race on Sunday, completing a Swiss sweep with men's winner Marcel Hug. Schar powered through the five boroughs in 1 hour, 48 minutes, 9 seconds, taking...
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A biker watches as workers carry a cross to a memorial for the victims of Tuesday’s truck attack on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in New York. New York City police say they're prepared with increased security for the New York City Marathon this weekend, days after eight people were killed not far from the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
November 03, 2017 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a city shaken by its deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11, police are promising an unprecedented security effort to try to secure a soft target spanning five boroughs and 26.2 miles: the New York City Marathon. City officials have sought to calm the nerves of more than 50,000...
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Marathoner Shalane Flanagan speaks during a press conference for the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon, Thursday Nov. 2, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 03, 2017 - 5:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shalane Flanagan began her marathon career with a bang in New York, and the American runner figures she should end it the same way. Just one thing to do first: beat Mary Keitany. Talk about a tough finish. Flanagan plans to give Keitany everything she has Sunday while more than 50,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2009, file photo, Meb Keflezighi holds a U.S. flag after winning the men's division of the New York City Marathon. Keflezighi is retiring after the New York City Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, capping a career as the only person to win an Olympic medal and New York and Boston titles. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
November 02, 2017 - 7:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — He'll wear the familiar "MEB" bib one final time at the New York City Marathon. Meb Keflezighi, the face of American long-distance running, wraps up his marathon career where it began in 2002 on the multicultural streets of New York. An immigrant of war-torn Eritrea who became a U.S...
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October 28, 2017 - 4:00 am
Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 29 1950 — Detroit's Wally Triplett gains 294 yards in kickoff returns and ends up with 331 total yards as the Lions pound the Los Angeles Rams 65-24 on 41 third-quarter points. 1977 — Russell Erxleben of Texas kicks a 60-yard field goal in a 26-0 rout of Texas Tech...
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