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Jimmy Hayes: Stands out for BC's national champs (AP photo)Kevin Hayes: Drafted by the Blackhawks (AP photo)Dorchester has had quite its share of hockey success stories over the years. But few have been as remarkable as the tale of the Hayes brothers of... Read more
Last Saturday, the Dorchester native and famous jockey Chris McCarron stood again in the winner’s circle at Suffolk Downs Race Track’s 75th anniversary celebration.  During his long racing career, McCarron won 7,141 races and a record $264 million in race... Read more
Are you a parent looking for a last-minute solution for the summer break blues? EduSports Inc. may be the perfect solution for your boy or girl. Based out of the Mildred Avenue School in Mattapan, the EduSports summer enrichment sports camp provides boys... Read more
National champs: Dorchester Chiefs celebrate their 2010 USA Hockey Tier II Under-18 championship. Top row: Coaches Scott Perry, Charlie Pero and Ross Pasquantonio. Players, left to right: Timmy Wilson, Brendan Fitzgerald, Nick Bligh, Joe Dipietro, Eric... Read more
Everything about “the hockey classic” down at the lyric little bandbox the other day was elegant and sweet except the curious notion that it took a gimmick concocted by a bevy of grasping Manhattan advertising hucksters conspiring with infamous... Read more
With another baseball season fading away with vast reluctance as Thanksgiving looms on the horizon, we have some bits and pieces and slices of this and that to share, footnotes on a long, long season lately threatening to become  eternal. So what to do... Read more
Long widely and casually assumed, the concept of the Yankees’ hegemony and its sheer inevitability has been ravaged since the memorable autumn of ’04. So when the Bronx bullies ran roughshod over the Fenway pets the last couple of months it was easy... Read more
Rarely – maybe never – have the old world geo-politics crafted so brilliantly at the Congress of Vienna played a bigger role in a sporting issue than in the 2016 Olympic Games fiasco which, in the end, played the president of the United States, no... Read more
Much as beauty is in the eye of the beholder so apparently is the value of finishing baseball’s interminably arduous regular season with the most wins, thereby ending atop your division in what was -- once upon a time -- loftily proclaimed the bloody... Read more
Several things to thrash over while waiting for Boss Belichick to admit he may have over-reached when he opted for a radical, instant, make-over of his veteran Patriot team when a more subtle transition might have been both more efficient and politic. Not... Read more

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