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NASCAR

Ryan Newman released from hospital two days after horrific Daytona 500 crash

Roush Fenway Racing released a photo of Newman leaving a hospital holding the hands of his two daughters.

Sports Log

Rory McIlroy the first top golfer to dismiss proposed new tour

McIlroy said he wanted to be on the “right side of history’’ as he discussed the Premier Golf League.

Lesley Visser wins Lifetime Achievement Award from Sports Emmys

In an April ceremony, the former Globe reporter will become the first woman to receive the honor.

Boston College football

Boston College football coach Jeff Hafley’s staff is young, energetic, and has loads of experience

Nearly half of the Eagles’ 11 assistants have NFL experience, and all but one has been on a staff at a Power 5 school.

Daytona 500 crash

Ryan Newman may have been saved because of Dale Earnhardt’s death

The Intimidator perished 19 years ago, triggering a chain reaction of safety improvements for drivers.

Globe Top 20

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SPORTS LOG

Drew Brees says he’s coming back for a 20th season

The 41-year-old quarterback announced his intention to return in a social media post on Tuesday.

John Powers

Reflections on covering a miracle in Lake Placid 40 years ago

In the Olympics, the US stunned the Soviets and lifted American spirits, and for Boston, it was very much a local story.