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Lack of snow prompts cancellation of Maine sled dog race, longest in eastern US

The Can-Am Crown International Sled Dog Race in Fort Kent, Maine, will be canceled because of a lack of snow for the first time since the race’s inception more than three decades ago.


Daniel Suarez edges Ryan Blaney, Kyle Busch in thrilling 3-wide finish to claim Cup Series win at Atlanta

There were 10 cautions and a record 48 lead changes at Atlanta Motor Speedway, including a massive pileup of at least 16 cars on the second lap.


Furor erupts over Ronaldo’s obscene taunt in Saudi league match

Videos posted on social media showed the five-time Ballon d’Or winner cupping his ear and repeatedly thrusting his hand forward near his pelvis, seemingly aimed at rival Al Shabab supporters.

Tara Sullivan

In places such as Boston, it’s important to enjoy the championship ride, because you never know when it will end

It wasn’t so long ago that titles around here felt inevitable.

Women's Basketball

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark continues her pursuit of additional scoring records

After setting the NCAA women's basketball record last week, Clark is now 57 points away from Lynette Woodard’s major college scoring record.

Two adults are charged with murder in the deadly shooting at Kansas City’s Super Bowl celebration

Both adults are charged with second-degree murder and other charges. They have been hospitalized since the shooting, prosecutors said.

Sports Museum is accepting entries for the 2024 Will McDonough Writing Contest

This is the 20th year of the contest held in honor of the late Globe sportswriter. More than 1,000 students participated last year.

Christopher L. Gasper

There is only one acceptable end to the Celtics season, and that is Banner No. 18

The time is now for the Celtics. The stars are aligned. It’s never going to look better. There are no more excuses.