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5-time major champ Maria Sharapova retires from tennis at 32

Sharapova burst onto the tennis scene at 17 when she won Wimbledon in 2004 and would go on to complete a career Grand Slam with two titles at the French Open and one each at the US Open and Australian Open.


Duxbury girls’ hockey scores key win over Masconomet

Sophomore Grace Landolfi’s third-period goal helped the Dragons overcome star goalie Molly Elmore and the Chieftains in a Division 1 game.

Boston College football

For Jeff Hafley, everything in Boston College’s spring camp is a competition

More than skill and execution, BC’s new football coach pored over the film to see which players came to compete.

IOC member: If coronavirus makes Tokyo Olympics untenable, it would likely be canceled, not moved

A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that organizers have a three-month deadline to make the call.

Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial

After Jimmy Kimmel welcomed the crowd, Vanessa Bryant remembered the family’s life with Gianna and her siblings and then eulogized her husband.

Conn. GOP to honor girls suing over transgender sports policy

The lawsuit argues that transgender girls have an unfair advantage. Transgender girls competing under the policy credit their success to hard work.


Despite a botched pit stop, Joey Logano wins Las Vegas NASCAR race for second straight season

His decision not to pit kept him out front in a two-lap sprint to the finish that ended under caution.

Auto Racing

Ryan Newman suffered head injury, no internal injuries in Daytona 500 crash

The driver said he suffered the injury in his crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500 but did not disclose details in a statement read before Sunday’s race.