Latest News Wires Boston bombings lead to boosted security at sporting events

Boston's scheduled NHL and NBA games were called off after the bombings, while beefed-up security — including bomb-sniffing dogs — patrolled hockey, basketball, and baseball games around the country.

Damian Dovarganes / AP

A few hours after the Boston Marathon bombings, and more than 1,000 miles away, a police officer with a German shepherd patrolled near an entrance to the baseball stadium where Miami hosted Washington on Monday evening — an unusual sight at Marlins Park.