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If we were brinking on October, not June, and the regular season were to end tomorrow the Red Sox, with the AL’s best record, would be bracing for an epic clash against the Cubs, with the NL’s best record, and all the sporting world would be their... Read more

On the field, Liam Ryan wasn’t a late bloomer – it just took people a little while to notice he’d already blossomed.

The 20-year-old Neponset native and lacrosse standout at Rivier University in Nashua, NH, scored 35 goals and racked up 55... Read more

This Sunday at noon, runners from all over Dorchester will take part in the annual Project D.E.E.P. and Blarney Stone Dorchester Day 5K.

Event planners from Project D.E.E.P., the Dorchester Educational Enrichment Program, which provides weekly... Read more

A playground modernization project at Ventura Park in Lower Mills continues this spring as contractors hired by the state’s Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) work to complete work by early summer.

Troy Wall, a spokesman for the... Read more

In a season widely conceded to them back around the end of last year, the Chicago Cubs are somehow exceeding expectations.  That’s no mean achievement, especially for a luckless and, more often than not, lackluster outfit that has won nothing in 108... Read more

It was “batter up” at Toohig Park in Neponset on Saturday for girls between the ages of 5 and 16 as the All Dorchester Sports League hosted the first girls softball games of the season. ADSL has the only girls softball league in Dorchester, where there... Read more

As we attempt now and again, it’s time for a “Nobody Asked Me, But …” sort of column with a deferential nod as well as apologies to the late, great Jimmy Cannon, the legendary New York sporting scribe and stylist who not only devised but also perfected... Read more

John Fitzgerald hasn’t stepped into a boxing ring since he was a 12 year-old training at the McKeon Post. But he’ll give it a go again on May 19 when he tries to knock out cancer— and his opponent—at the Haymakers for Hope sixth annual Rock n’ Rumble... Read more

So, we don’t have the Celtics to kick around anymore this spring. But they’ll be back on the firing line in a half dozen weeks with a gaggle of draft picks, one of which, with any luck, should be among the vaunted top-three, plus lots of pad in their... Read more

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