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America’s oldest amateur baseball league is back in full swing, as players in the eight-team Boston Park League take the field this summer for the 88th straight season. “It’s a great opportunity for a lot of players, young and old, to play competitive... Read more
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 stage.... 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 points in 17... 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 one-on-one... 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 DCR, said... Read more
David Price: Sox 'ace' off to worrisome startMost folks were too busy lambasting the last-place Red Sox for their dumpster fire of a 2015 season to notice that the team quietly played well in the second half of the season. After a dreadful start, they... 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 years... 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

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