Latest Desiree Linden News

Brown scores 30, Celtics roll to 120-106 win over Bucks

Apr. 18, 2018 12:06 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics knew they'd need their younger players to step up this postseason with Kyrie Irving sidelined for the postseason. They have, and it's added up to 2-0 lead in Boston's first-round matchup with Milwaukee. Jaylen Brown had a playoff career-high 30 points and the Celtics pulled away...

Boston Marathon weather was perfect storm for Desiree Linden

Apr. 17, 2018 5:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden thought she did everything right to prepare for last year's Boston Marathon: the training, the nutrition, the strategy, even how she slept. She finished fourth. And she didn't know what she could have done better. "Everyone is looking for that 1 percent. I did that last year,"...

The Latest: Women's runner-up in Boston a previous unknown

Apr. 16, 2018 5:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Even with so many Americans finishing atop the leaderboard in the Boston Marathon, one result popped out — a virtual unknown to the major marathon scene finishing in second place. Sarah Sellers was just...

Linden wins Boston Marathon, 1st US woman since '85

Apr. 16, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After slogging through just a few miles of icy rain and a near-gale headwind that made her feel like she was running in place, Desiree Linden decided she'd seen enough of the Boston Marathon for another year. "My hands were freezing, and there are times where you were just stood up by the...

Desiree Linden fights rain and wind to become first American woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985

Apr. 16, 2018 12:12 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Desiree Linden fights rain and wind to become first American woman to win Boston Marathon since 1985.