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

Mourning the loss of ‘America’s Mom’

By , Globe Staff

“You know, in all my years of show business, I’ve learned one thing: It’s easy to be nice,” said Florence Henderson. “It takes hard work to be mean.”

AL Cy Young Award

Rick Porcello’s Red Sox teammates praise him on Twitter

By , Globe Staff

Unlike Kate Upon, the fiancee of Cy Young runner-up Justin Verlander, Porcello’s teammates had nothing but love for him.

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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.