Michael Vega

Vega is a 25-year veteran of the Sports department. He has covered the Daytona and Indianapolis 500s, Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, NHL Stanley Cup playoffs, NCAA championships, US Open, and the Boston Marathon, a course which he has driven but not yet run.

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Michael Vega

Kyle Busch knows the kind of drive NASCAR’s Chase requires

By , Globe Staff

The defending champion had a painful route to the title, and is just as determined this year.

NFL Notebook

Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper gets 18-year prison sentence

, Associated Press

Darren Sharper was sentenced to the near maxium for drugging and raping as many as 16 women in four states.

MLB Draft

BC’s Justin Dunn goes to the Mets with 19th pick

By , Globe Staff

The junior righthander is the highest Boston College pitcher drafted since 2004.

NHL Stanley Cup Final | Sharks 4, Penguins 2

Sharks win Game 5 to keep Stanley Cup hopes alive

By Will Graves , Associated Press

Martin Jones made 44 saves as San Jose denied Pittsburgh a chance to raise the Cup at home.