The Runner Who Hid Her Gender to Be the First Woman in the Boston Marathon
When 20-year-old Kathrine Switzer bucked the Boston Marathon's rules in order to compete, a man tried to physically remove her from the race.
To Catch A Marathon Cheat
For serious runners, race day is sacred. That's why some go to great lengths to catch cheaters.
VICE Sports World News Roundup: April 19, 2016
Start your day with VICE Sports. Here's our morning roundup of the sports news from around the world.
For Two Marathoners, "Boston Strong" Is More Than Just a Slogan
Matt Brown is a Parapalegic. Lucas Carr is an Army Ranger and firefighter. They've been running the Boston Marathon together for years.
When Bobbi Gibb Crashed the Boston Marathon and Blazed a Trail For Women
Roberta "Bobbi" Gibb had to sneak onto the Boston Marathon course in 1966, becoming the first woman to run the historic race. "But how can we prove that we can do something if we are not allowed to do it?" she says today.
Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Was Just Sentenced To Death
An appeal is likely, but the defense's argument that the 21-year-old was influenced by his older brother and expressed remorse for the 2013 attack did not sway the 12-member jury.
A Jury Is Now Deciding Whether the Boston Bomber Should be Put to Death
Over the course of several days, 12 jurors will fill out a 24-page questionnaire that helps them determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.
The Boston Bomber Might Have Cried in Court on Monday
Reporters don't seem to be sure whether or not the convicted 21-year-old shed a single tear, but his life could depend on it.
Revisiting the Sites of the Boston Marathon Bombing
After photographing this year's Boston Marathon, photographer Irina Rozkovsky was inspired to photograph the sites of the bombing two years ago, and the courthouse where Dzhokar Tsarnaev's trial is ongoing.
Boston Police Set Up 'Drone Shields' Along the 2015 Marathon Route
Naturally, the plan flirted with net guns.
Why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get the Death Penalty
A jury will have to decide whether the Boston Bomber deserves to die—but if they do, they'll be serving vengeance, not justice.
Consider the Lobster Roll: Straining for Meaning at Fenway Park and the Boston Marathon
What Fenway Park's infamous $29 lobster roll taught me about the commoditization of tragedy.