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What is it about Baseball’s Hall of Fame that makes it so compelling? We aren’t talking about “heaven,” at least per se, are we? Why do people get so stirred up every January when the baseball writers annually and clumsily do their thing and again in... Read more
How shall we best remember the abominable National Hockey League labor dispute that has devoured half a season, making a proud lodge stocked with admirable characters the laughingstock of all professional sport? Try this: As the most pointless, needless,... Read more
Marr-lin Swim Team hosts Watertown - The Marr-lin Swim Team hosted the Watertown Club for their final dual-meet of 2012. Marr-lin swimmers helped propel the team to win all five age groups. Swimmers in our 10&U age group who improved on their best... Read more
Billy Traft— the Dorchester boxer and Boston cop — will be part one of the featured match-ups at the upcoming TD Garden Night at the Fights on Sat., Jan. 26. Traft is scheduled to box Joe Powers as part of the card headlined by Framingham’s Danny O’Connor... Read more
In retrospect, it has been an odd Patriots’ season. Even back in September, when they were smarting from consecutive losses and the Coach was stomping the sidelines like Rumplestilskin in his tiresome harangue of the replacement officials, you vaguely... Read more
On May 31, 1902, 22-year-old Arthur Francis Duffey, a Bostonian with ties to the city’s Roxbury and Dorchester neighborhoods who was at the time a student at Georgetown University, burst from the starting line of the 100-yard sprint in the national... Read more
Lance Greene: Endicott sharpshooter. Dorchester’s Lance Greene, a senior guard and captain of the Endicott College men’s basketball team, etched his name in the school’s history books on Saturday when he scored his 1,000th career collegiate point late in... Read more
During the week when the troubled football commissioner was posing on Time magazine’s cover for a story that wonders if he can save his game from its rampant demons, the Patriots were proving there’s no team in said game that’s better or nastier. It may... Read more
The undefeated Dorchester Bears square off against the Upper Cape Cod Tech Rams in the Division 5 Super Bowl game to be played at 1 p.m., Saturday at Curry College. The game will be shown live on Boston City TV (Comcast Ch. 24 & RCN Ch. 13) and also... Read more
Pop Warner regional champs heading to Super Bowl: Photo courtesy Toni Johnson One of Dorchester’s Pop Warner football teams has won the New England regional title and the right to compete for a national championship once again. The Eagles’ junior midget... Read more

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