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New York Yankees Pay Tribute To Boston With “Sweet Caroline”

A Yankee Tribute To Boston
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Well, this is lovely. During last night’s game, the New York Yankees baseball organization and their fans put aside their decades-long rivalry with the city of Boston and the Red Sox to pay tribute to those affected by Monday’s Boston Marathon attack. After a moment of the silence, the crowd rose to sing along to Neil Diamond’s song “Sweet Caroline,” the song typically sung during every Red Sox homegame during the 8th inning.  The song is heart-tugger on its own, but especially so in this context.

Breaking News: AP Reports That Suspect In Boston Marathon Bombing Identified, Arrest Imminent

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Sports Illustrated Cover
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A number of news sources are reporting that police have been able to identify a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon attack, based on surveillance footage from a nearby Lord & Taylor department store. The Associated Press is additionally reporting that “an arrest is imminent,” while the Boston Globe says law enforcement has video footage of a suspect dropping a package at the second bombing site. We’ll be updating this post as more information comes in. [The Daily Beast]

Boston Marathon Bombing: Sports Illustrated Pays Tribute & More On The Ongoing Investigation

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  • The cover of Sports Illustrated pays tribute to the first responders at yesterday’s marathon. [Mashable]
  • Based on the average completion time of last year’s Boston Marathon runners, there’s reason to suspect that the bomber behind yesterday’s attack “wanted the blast to happen when an exceptionally high volume of people would be massed near the finish line.” [Slate]
  • Updated injury information: 183 injured, 23 critically. At least nine of those injured are children. [CNN]
  • All of the critical victims were spectators not participants in the race. [The Daily Beast]
  • More about Krystle Campbell, the second identified victim who lost her life yesterday. [Fox News]
  • Some of the more wildly circulated “facts” about the bombing that are actually wrong. [Mother Jones]
  • A renowned counterterrorism expert on how the Feds will investigate this case. [Salon] Keep reading »

The Latest News On The Boston Marathon Bombing [UPDATED]

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The Frisky is going to go back to posting as usual today, but of course will be updating the site with any news about the attack in Boston. For now, here is a roundup of news from overnight.

UPDATED:

  • The name of the second victim killed in yesterday tragic bombing has been released. Her name was Krystal Campbell, and she was from Arlington. [Salon]
  • Fox News interviewed the roommate of the Saudi man whose house was searched and who was interviewed by authorities. Video at the link. [Salon] Keep reading »
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