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Nation Oct 11Pandemic-delayed 125th Boston Marathon returns
A rolling start and shrunken field allowed for social distancing on the course, as organizers tried to manage amid a changing COVID-19 pandemic that forced them to cancel the race last year for the first time since the event began…
Nation Oct 03Chiefs-Patriots game off amid report Newton has COVID-19
The NFL postponed this week’s game between New England and the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs after “positive COVID-19 tests on both teams.” ESPN reported on Saturday that Patriots quarterback Cam Newton was among those testing positive.
Nation Apr 22MLB strips Red Sox of draft pick, former manager banned in sign stealing scams
The Boston Red Sox were stripped of their second-round pick in this year’s amateur draft by Major League Baseball for sign stealing in 2018 and former manager Alex Cora was suspended through the 2020 postseason for his previous conduct as…
Nation Jan 14Red Sox manager Alex Cora fired in sign stealing scandal
Cora was the bench coach for the Houston Astros when they illicitly stole signs and won the 2017 World Series.
Nation Sep 20Patriots release Antonio Brown after another sexual misconduct accusation
"We appreciate the hard work of many people over the past 11 days, but we feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time," the Patriots said in a statement.
Nation Apr 15Kenya’s Cherono wins men’s Boston Marathon in sprint to tape
Lawrence Cherono outkicked Lelisa Desisa and passed him just steps away from the tape, winning the 123rd Boston Marathon in 2 hours, 7 minutes 57 seconds on Monday to claim his first major victory.
Nation Jul 22AP analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests
The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn’t going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners’ efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes.
Nation Apr 16Desiree Linden becomes first American woman to win Boston Marathon in more than 30 years
Desiree Linden splashed her way through icy rain and a near-gale headwind to win the Boston Marathon on Monday, the first victory for an American woman since 1985.