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Red Sox have big decision when Shane Victorino returns

Will Jackie Bradley Jr. be sent back to Pawtucket, or will the team do something else?

Sports Hub tops ratings again

The Sports Hub continued its strong showing over its rival, WEEI, in the latest ratings.

John Farrell objects to the overturning of call on replay in Sunday night’s game. Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images

ON BASEBALL

Despite fine, John Farrell stands by replay criticism

Farrell, expected to be fined by MLB, had a productive talk about replay with Tony LaRussa, one of the system’s architects.

Darrelle Revis

Ty Law thrilled to see Darrelle Revis with Patriots

Law, a longtime mentor to Revis, said he’s excited to watch the “best defensive back in the game” play for New England.

Patrice Bergeron said the key to success in the Stanley Cup playoffs is not to get too high or too low.

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stanley cup playoffs

Patrice Bergeron, Bruins are ready to roll

The veteran Bruins center enjoyed his extra time off late in the season but he’s anxious to begin the playoffs.

Tuukka Rask should be a finalist, if not the favorite, for the Vezina Trophy. Rick Osentoski/USA Today

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Tuukka Rask feels primed for postseason

Despite a workload of 58 games, plus the Olympics, Rask feels refreshed and ready for what he hopes is a long playoff run.

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Hanlan will bypass an opportunity to enter the NBA draft and return for his junior year, coach Jim Christian said.

What lesson did Jeff Green take away from this frustrating season? “That I can’t do it alone,” he said.

What do Celtics have in Jeff Green?

Inconsistency has been the hallmark of Green’s first campaign as a go-to guy for the Celtics.

Baseball

White Sox players, from left, Paul Konerko, Chris Sale, Nate Jones, and Scott Downs, wore t-shirts honoring the Marathon anniversary before Tuesday’s game.

White Sox honor Marathon anniversary

Before hosting the Red Sox, the White Sox held a pregame ceremony in which they wore t-shirts with “B Strong” logos.

Hockey

BRUINS NOTEBOOK

Brad Marchand believes the Bruins have their “playoff nerves” under control. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images.

Illnesses reduce Bruins’ ranks at practice

Claude Julien said the team is trying its best to contain the virus ahead of Friday’s playoff opener vs. Detroit.

Basketball

What lesson did Jeff Green take away from this frustrating season? “That I can’t do it alone,” he said.

What do Celtics have in Jeff Green?

Inconsistency has been the hallmark of Green’s first campaign as a go-to guy for the Celtics.

Other sports

Bob Ryan

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Read past columns from Ryan, who began writing for the Globe in 1968 and now contributes occasional columns.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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Read his recent “On Second Thought” columns and more features from the longtime Globe writer.

Leigh Montville

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Read past items from Montville, a longtime Globe voice who now contributes weekly columns.

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