Dan Shaughnessy

Patriots to tackle unfinished business

Deep down, everybody knows that this game is much more about the Patriots than it is about the worthy champions from the Pacific Northwest.

One football was two pounds underinflated, report says

Several new details emerged on Sunday regarding the NFL’s investigtation into the Deflategate controversy.


Patriots’ keys to victory against Seahawks

A look at how New England and Seattle stack up against each other.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/90superbowl49.jpg Complete guide to Super Bowl XLIX

A look at the matchup, game time, location, advertising, and history of the NFL championship game.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/stanpats31-6947--90x90.jpg Key moments for the 2014 Patriots

Columnist Christopher Gasper recounts the ups and downs of a thrilling season that has the Patriots one game way from a championship.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/e253eb2e403c44fe9b1299765c9051b0-e253eb2e403c44fe9b1299765c9051b0-0.jpg Bill Belichick’s legacy is complicated

Detractors point to Spygate and Deflategate, but supporters say that jealousy is behind much of the criticism.

Christopher L. Gasper

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-7002.jpg Belichick, Carroll have more in common than you think

The coaches go about their business differently, but the end result is the same.

super bowl & food

Seahawks won’t be the only birds on the game day menu

Chicken wings have emerged from humble roots to become Super Bowl’s version of Thanksgiving turkey.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/01/26/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/jacobs-cookies-2.jpg How to be a fan for the big game

Where to watch, grab some grub, gear up, and show your team colors.

Boston public schools closed Monday with storm expected

Forecasters issued a winter storm warning from 9 p.m. tonight to 1 a.m. Tuesday with up to a foot of snow possible.

Tess Pearson of Family & Children’s Services said the suicides caught the island by surprise.

Middle-age suicides rattle Nantucket

Seven people have killed themselves since October, sending islanders scrambling for answers.

Sean McLoughlin (left) of HireMinds recently met with Dan Pflock to recruit him to Cambridge-based company LogicNow. “There’s demand for everything,” McLoughlin said of the tech industry.

Demand for tech workers in Mass. remains high

Employment in the information sector has surged 8.5 percent in the state over the past year.

A Park Street-bound train stopped on a bitter cold night to pick up a passenger.

Deficit threatens late-night T service

Few political leaders and businesses appear ready to fight for the survival of the service.

Jeb Bush and his grandfather, Prescott Bush, at Jeb’s graduation from Andover in June 1971.

Andover yearbook

The education of Jeb Bush began with big troubles at Andover

Bush almost ran aground at Phillips Academy, and it would take four years for him to straighten out.

Kevin Cullen

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/01/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Kevin_Cullen_150px-1376.jpg Another Bratton revolution for the New York City police

One year after Bill Bratton regained the reins of the NYPD, he is engaged in a battle that is both epic and personal.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/02/01/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/kreiter-umassscience3_met.jpg Curtail 529 college savings plans

The plans disproportionately benefit wealthier taxpayers who would likely be saving for their children’s college bills anyway.

The Big Picture

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The road to K-pop stardom

Some Koreans often put up with punishing schedules in the hope of one day making it big in the music industry.

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