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.

Latest stories

Jim Christian finalizes BC basketball staff

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

The new coach added Preston Murphy from URI to a staff that also includes Scott Spinelli and Bill Wuczynski.

Errors by Red Sox defense hurt in many ways

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

In a a growing, if not disturbing, trend with Boston’s leaky defense, the Sox committed their 13th and 14th errors of the season Tuesday night.

Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon; women’s winner sets course record

By Matt Pepin, John Powers, Michael Whitmer and Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Keflezighi, 38, won the men’s race, while Kenya’s Rita Jeptoo defended her women’s title.

Rita Jeptoo defends women’s title

By Michael Vega , Globe Staff

Jeptoo won her second in a row and third overall Boston Marathon and set a course record of 2:18:57.