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Dan Shaughnessy

Recalling Hank Aaron’s only Fenway Park home run, and other thoughts

The late Hall of Famer blasted one into the screen in 1975, and it left an impression on some who saw it.

Amid cancellation talk, Tokyo Olympics ‘focused on hosting’

IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.

Notre Dame football placed on NCAA probation over recruiting violations

The school was also fined $5,000 and will be on probation for one year as punishment for recruiting violations in 2019.

Japan might have to cancel Tokyo Olympics again, report says

The government cited the pandemic, and is focusing on hosting in the next available year, 2032.

When will pro athletes get the COVID-19 vaccine?

The NBA and NFL are in early talks with public health officials about getting some players vaccinated, raising the question of whether it's ethical for athletes to receive it before others.

Alex Ovechkin put on COVID-19 list; Capitals fined $100k for breaking protocols

Three other Capital players will join Ovechkin on the list.

Sports Log

Tiger Woods reveals he has undergone fifth back surgery

The surgery count for the 45-year-old golfer is up to 10 — five on his left knee, five on his back.

Mets’ hiring — and firing — of GM Jared Porter reveals the flaws in MLB vetting process

Mets team president Sandy Alderson said when he was checking on Porter's background, he didn't ask a single woman.