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NCAA president Charlie Baker calls for new tier of Division I where schools can pay athletes

In a letter sent Tuesday to more than 350 Division I schools, Baker told members that the disparity in resources between the wealthiest schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision and other DI members is creating “a new series of challenges.”

College football

Heisman winner Caleb Williams to skip USC’s Holiday Bowl trip, fueling NFL Draft expectations

Williams is a strong candidate to be selected No. 1 overall after two impressive seasons at USC.

Tara Sullivan

‘Welcome to Wrexham’ another example of the right mix of sports, life, and television

The show chronicles the investment by Hollywood stars and friends Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds into the downtrodden but plucky soccer club in the North Wales city of Wrexham.

the tradition

Recollections and reflections from The Tradition’s 2023 honorees

The 22nd edition at TD Garden featured Doc Rivers, Briana Scurry, Dennis Eckersley, Kevin Faulk, Dana White, and Bob Sweeney.

bob ryan

A message to all the LeBron James haters out there, and other thoughts

Once again, it’s time to empty out that Desk Drawer of the Sports Mind.

men's college basketball notebook

Now eligible for March Madness, Merrimack men’s basketball is on a mission

The Warriors had to stay home last season despite winning the conference championship, but their transition to Division 1 is complete.

world cup skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin ends her homecoming with slalom gold at the Killington Cup

The former New Hampshire and Vermont resident extended her record of World Cup victories to 90.

World Cup skiing

Mikaela Shiffrin loses temporary lead at Killington Cup, settles for third in giant slalom

The American star was surpassed by Switzerland's Lara Gut-Behrami, who won her second straight Killington GS as well as a second straight FIS World Cup GS event.