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Sydney Mclaughlin (center) won the women's 400-meter hurdles in a record 51.46 seconds.

Sydney McLaughlin sets world record to win gold in 400-meter hurdles, and the best rivalry in track delivered

McLaughlin came from behind after the last hurdle to top the defending Olympic champion Dalilah Muhammad.

PGA Tour
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan, a Massachusetts native, vowed the Tour will return to Boston.

TPC Boston loses 2022 PGA Tour playoff event

Northern Trust ended its partnership with the PGA Tour, bouncing TPC Boston in Norton from the playoff rotation in 2022.

Deshaun Watson still wishes to be traded and reported to training camp solely to avoid being fined.

No word on why Deshaun Watson missed practice with Texans

Watson was on the field for the team’s first five practices but not Tuesday's session in pads.

NFL notebook
Keith Kirkwood sustained a concussion, was released from the hospital and is back with the team.

Panthers receiver Keith Kirkwood carted off field; player who hit him is cut

Coach Matt Rhule called the hit by rookie cornerback J.T. Ibe “unacceptable.”

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Boston, MA - 12/13/18 -  The WEEI offices in Brighton.  For Chad Finn media column about potential changes to their Red Sox broadcasts.(Lane Turner/Globe Staff) Reporter:  (Chad Finn)  Topic: (media)

Jeff Rickard is named brand manager for WEEI

Rickard is a longtime sports radio host who most recently had been the program director and a morning host on sports station WFNI in Indianapolis.

An enrollment surge at Howard University is contributing to a housing shortage, officials acknowledged.

Elite colleges don’t have enough student housing after year of remote learning

Colleges are preparing for a flood of students returning to on-campus dorm life this semester, after many spent the past year studying remotely. One problem? There’s not enough housing for everyone.

France's Gabby Williams during a women's basketball practice at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, in Saitama, Japan.

UConn women’s basketball is taking over the Olympics

There are 10 current or former Huskies at the Tokyo Games as either players or coaches in both 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 basketball.

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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Tuesday, August 3

A roundup of gold medals from Tuesday, August 3, at the Tokyo Games: