Posted by Zuri Berry, Boston.com Staff April 16, 2013 09:55 AM
The Chicago Tribune lead sports page was a classy gesture to the city of Boston today, remarking upon Monday's tragic bombings at the Marathon finish line.
Here is what the Tribune wrote:
"We are like you. We know that sports are often the ties that hold us together, that give us a way to talk about the things we care about when other words fail. We know sports can be fun — even in losing. Boys, do we know. We know that anybody who says it doesn't matter whether the Cubs or Sox are in the World Series so long as it's a Chicago team isn't truly a fan of either team. We know. But on Monday, we were reminded again how fragile it all can be. The explosions and injuries and death at a world-class sporting event such as the Boston Marathon makes us heartsick. As much as it is anathema for a Chicago fan to root for any other town — especially Beantown and all of its championship rings — here we are. Hang in there, Boston."
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