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Readers react to Tom Brady’s retirement announcement

While many are wishing Brady well in his future endeavors, others are saying he overstayed his welcome and should have hung up his cleats sooner. 12 minutes ago

BC 62, Clemson 54

Boston College tops No. 20 Clemson in men’s college basketball, holding Tigers to one field goal in final 13:16

The only Clemson field goal made in the final 13:18 came with 18 seconds left.

Marathon

Kenya’s Georgina Rono, third in 2012 Boston Marathon, banned four years for evading doping test

Rono, banned until Jan. 25, 2027, is among more than 50 athletes from the East African country currently suspended.

Women's basketball

Diana Taurasi, 40, to take part in women’s USA Basketball training camp, but not Brittney Griner

Griner hasn’t been out in public much since a prisoner swap in December brought her home from Russia.

NASCAR

NASCAR bans Ross Chastain’s wall-hugging move at Martinsville, which was dubbed the ‘Hail Melon’

Chastain last year mashed the gas and deliberately smashed into the wall so that the energy would speed his car past his rivals.

Baseball

Mets lock up batting champion Jeff McNeil on four-year, $50 million deal

It is the latest move by the high-spending Mets who added pitcher Justin Verlander and spent $162 million to retain outfielder Brandon Nimmo.

sports betting

It was a star-studded morning at Encore as the first legal sports bets were placed

Johnny Damon and Cedric Maxwell were part of the ceremonies at one of three locations in Massachusetts to offer in-person betting as it began.

sports betting

From parlays to how to place a bet, here’s your guide to sports betting in Massachusetts

Betting on sports will be legal in Massachusetts beginning January 31.