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The Radcliffe heavyweight crew got in some training Thursday for the Head of the Charles.

With very little international presence, Head of the Charles returns this weekend

COVID restrictions were too burdensome for overseas visitors, so this regatta will be essentially a homegrown affair. 2 hours ago

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The Radcliffe heavyweight crew was out training for the Head of the Charles this week.

A guide to the Head of the Charles, which expands to three days this year

Here's what you need to know about the regatta, which now runs Friday through Sunday.

NLCS: Braves 9, Dodgers 2
The Braves' Eddie Rosario hit two home runs in a Game 4 victory over the Dodgers.

Braves blast four HRs, beat Dodgers for 3-1 lead in NLCS

Game 5 is Thursday at Dodger Stadium, with the Braves one win from their first pennant in 22 years.

NFL
Former Pittsburgh Steeler Najeh Davenport.

NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1 billion settlement

The revised plan follows public outrage over the use of “race-norming,” a practice that came to light in 2019.

Sports Log
FILE - Gonzaga head coach Mark Few has been suspended for top-ranked Gonzaga’s two exhibition games and the season opener Nov. 9 against Dixie State over the driving under the influence arrest. He is expected to return for Gonzaga’s Nov. 13 game against No. 5 Texas in Spokane.

Gonzaga men’s basketball coach Mark Few pleads guilty to DUI

Mark Few must perform 24 hours of community service and his driver’s license was suspended until Nov. 5, after which he will be required to use an ignition interlock device while on unsupervised probation for the next year.

NFL
49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo injured his calf against Seattle Oct. 3.

49ers optimistic QB Jimmy Garoppolo will play this week

The 49ers don’t expect backup Trey Lance (left knee) back for another week.

NFL notebook
Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has played the past four weeks with a torn labrum in his left shoulder.

Browns QB Baker Mayfield will miss Thursday’s game because of a shoulder injury

Backup Case Keenum will start against the Broncos.

NFL
Kenbrell Thompkins played two seasons with the Patriots (2013-14).

Former Patriot Kenbrell Thompkins guilty of ID theft, COVID-19 relief fraud

Thompkins faces up to 12 years in prison at his scheduled Jan. 6 sentencing.