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As his streak grows, Kyle Busch slowly winning over critics

RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Busch raced to his third straight victory, celebrated, and then got yelled at by his boss. Joe Gibbs, it seems, hadn’t seen Busch climb into the crowd to acknowledge what appeared to be friendly fan. ”You did?” Gibbs said. ”Oh my gosh! You should not

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Kyle Busch wins Richmond to extend streak to three in a row

RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart in a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Saturday night for his third consecutive NASCAR Cup Series victory. Busch, who started 32nd but quickly worked his way into contention, outran Chase Elliott …

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Kyle Busch wins Richmond to extend streak to three in a row

RICHMOND, Va. — Kyle Busch pulled away on a restart in a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Saturday night for his third consecutive NASCAR’s Cup Series victory. Busch, who started 32nd but quickly worked his way into contention, outran Chase Elliott and teammate Denny Hamlin for his fifth career

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We ran the numbers on the Jordan’s no-hitter promotion

It arrives every spring at the start of the baseball season, a sound as recognizable as the crack of the bat or the roar of the crowd: the dulcet tone of Eliot Tatelman’s voice, sharing the latest promotion for Jordan’s Furniture.  The silver-ponytailed Tatelman, the company’s chief executive

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Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III to leave early for NBA

Duke freshman Marvin Bagley III is entering the NBA draft. Bagley announced his decision Wednesday on his verified Instagram account, saying he ”learned a lot this year on and off of the court.” The announcement came three days after Duke’s season ended with an overtime loss to

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Tugging at a nasty thread in Sox’ past

Henry is right to seek change, and diversity is the name of the game Globe columnist Shirley Leung does a great job laying out the current state of affairs surrounding the Boston Red Sox’ petition to change the name of Yawkey Way back to its original Jersey Street (“There’s a bigger solution

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UConn names Dan Hurley men’s basketball coach

In an unexpected salary cap move, the New York Giants traded two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for draft picks. The Giants will get Tampa Bay’s third-round pick (69th overall) in this April’s draft. The teams also will swap fourth-round picks, with

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Kevin Harvick is the one to beat

FONTANA, Calif. — Kevin Harvick arrived in his home state this week on a three-race winning streak. He promptly dominated practice and then set the Fontana speed record in qualifying. Yep, everybody in the NASCAR Cup Series knows they’re chasing Harvick on Sunday. ”I think everybody is extremely

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Denied benefits, delayed payments, and the bureaucratic roadblocks of the NFL’s concussion settlement

On festive holidays, Ronnie Lippett, one of the hardest-hitting defensive backs in New England Patriots history, eats alone in his room because the sounds of family celebrations disorient and disturb him. At 57, Lippett said he feels himself slipping away. A member of the Patriots’ All-Decade Team

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Denied benefits, delayed payments, and the bureaucratic roadblocks of the NFL’s concussion settlement

On festive holidays, Ronnie Lippett, one of the hardest-hitting defensive backs in New England Patriots history, eats alone in his room because the sounds of family celebrations disorient and disturb him. At 57, Lippett said he feels himself slipping away. A member of the Patriots’ All-Decade Team

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Denied benefits, delayed payments, and the bureaucratic roadblocks of the NFL’s concussion settlement

On festive holidays, Ronnie Lippett, one of the hardest-hitting defensive backs in New England Patriots history, eats alone in his room because the sounds of family celebrations disorient and disturb him. At 57, Lippett said he feels himself slipping away. A member of the Patriots’ All-Decade Team

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Golden State’s Klay Thompson to miss 2 weeks

Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson could miss up to two weeks after the team announced Wednesday he had fractured his right thumb and will be re-evaluated March 22. Thompson’s absence will mean the Warriors will be without their starting backcourt for at least the next four games

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Kevin Harvick aims for third straight Cup win

AVONDALE, Ariz. — Kevin Harvick left everyone else behind the last two weeks in Atlanta and Las Vegas. He figures to be even harder to beat in Sunday’s NASCAR Monster Energy Cup TicketGuardian 500 at ISM Raceway, the mile oval in the foothills outside Phoenix where he has a record eight victories

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Nearly half of Patriots on first 3 Super Bowl-winning teams report brain injuries

Three times between 2002 and 2005, convoys of duck boats carried New England’s Super Bowl champions through cascading confetti and adoring crowds to Boston City Hall during the infancy of the Patriots dynasty. Of all the men on the boats, only three — 40-year-old Tom Brady, 45-year-old Adam Vinatieri

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Nearly half of Patriots on first 3 Super Bowl-winning teams report brain injuries

Three times between 2002 and 2005, convoys of duck boats carried New England’s Super Bowl champions through cascading confetti and adoring crowds to Boston City Hall during the infancy of the Patriots dynasty. Of all the men on the boats, only three — 40-year-old Tom Brady, 45-year-old Adam Vinatieri

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Nearly half of Patriots on first 3 Super Bowl-winning teams report brain injuries

Three times between 2002 and 2005, convoys of duck boats carried New England’s Super Bowl champions through cascading confetti and adoring crowds to Boston City Hall during the infancy of the Patriots dynasty. Of all the men on the boats, only three — 40-year-old Tom Brady, 45-year-old Adam Vinatieri

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