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Russian boxer dies of brain injury four days after fight

Maxim Dadashev suffered a brain swelling in Friday’s light welterweight fight with Subriel Matias. He was 28.


Boston College’s A.J. Dillon, Ben Petrula named to All-ACC preseason team

Boston College running back A.J. Dillon and offensive tackle Ben Petrula were named to the All-ACC preseason team on Tuesday.

Attack on David Ortiz inspires musical tribute

Longtime Red Sox fan and Boston music scene fixture Linda Marks began composing shortly after near-fatal shooting.

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Without pickup baseball, an empty space remains

In the neighborhood parks, there were no umps, no parents, and no travel teams. There was just one rule: Be home for dinner.


Championship is still up for grabs heading into toughest final stages

The race resumes Tuesday with six riders within reach of the podium heading into the treacherous Alps.


Kevin Harvick’s gamble pays off at NASCAR race in New Hampshire

Harvick raced to his first Cup Series victory of the season, winning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the second straight year.

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Katie Ledecky loses first major swim final in six years

‘‘This stings a little,’’ the 22-year-old Ledecky said. ‘‘It’s not what I'm used to.’’


Jim Herman, former Trump club pro, wins on PGA Tour

Once an assistant at Trump’s club in New Jersey, Herman won the Barbasol Championship thanks in part to a presidential putting suggestion.