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Hoops and heart drive Rev. Sumner
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Hoops and heart drive Rev. Sumner
Whenever I think of Father’s Day, many names of great men who have worn the title of ‘Father’ come to mind. I hope they will feel a sense of pride and dignity.  This story is about such a man. His name is Byron Christopher Sumner.
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Celtics steps away from banner 18
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Celtics steps away from banner 18
Following convincing victories in the first two games of this year’s National Basketball Association’s best of seven Championship Finals, the Boston Celtics find themselves just two wins away from raising title banner number 18 to the rafters of the TD Bank Garden.
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At long last, Major League Baseball recognizes Negro League stats
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At long last, Major League Baseball recognizes Negro League stats
The words “justice delayed is justice denied” seem appropriate for this story, which centers on Major League Baseball’s attempt to right a century-old wrong. I am speaking about MLB’s recent announcement that it will incorporate the statistics of the Negro League’s baseball legends of the past into its official record books.
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Annual Golf outing honors the legacy of Paula Titus
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Annual Golf outing honors the legacy of Paula Titus
On June 3, 144 golfers, the maximum allowed, turned out for a golf tournament at the George Devine Golf Course in Franklin Park to honor the memory of Paula A. Titus. 
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Celtics advance to the NBA Championship finals
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Celtics advance to the NBA Championship finals
It now appears that the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks are headed for the National Basketball Association’s best-of-championship series. 
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O’Bryant boys volleyball team wins 3rd city title in a row
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O’Bryant boys volleyball team wins 3rd city title in a row
A standout among the many success stories from the Roxbury community is that of the three-time Division 2 City Championship boys volleyball team at John D. O’Bryant High School, coached by Paul Pitts-Dilley Jr., whose ultimate goal is to bring a Massachusetts state title to the school.
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Ravens lacrosse team flying high at Portsmouth Abbey
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Ravens lacrosse team flying high at Portsmouth Abbey
The Portsmouth Abbey lacrosse team recently completed an outstanding 17-3 season with Zach Chatterton stalking the midfield for the private school in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.
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NBA roundup
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NBA roundup
With the play-in games behind us, the National Basketball Association now steps into the more serious stage of its postseason competition.
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Ousmane Diop’s American dream, from Senegal to Roxbury Latin School coach and teacher
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Ousmane Diop’s American dream, from Senegal to Roxbury Latin School coach and teacher
In his 30th season as head tennis coach at Roxbury Latin School, Ousmane Diop can look back on his journey from Senegal, West Africa to America and the opportunities he took full advantage of.
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Brighton High track team streaks past opponents
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Brighton High track team streaks past opponents
Brighton High track coach Antonio “Tony” Halliday, an alumnus of the school, has taken only two years to lead his young charges to an undefeated 5-0 record this spring season.
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Brandeis basketball program continues to struggle with race issues
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Brandeis basketball program continues to struggle with race issues
When you visit the campus of Brandeis University these days, you feel the tension among current students when discussing the school’s basketball programs.
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Black Unicorns increase ranks of marathoners of color
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Black Unicorns increase ranks of marathoners of color
According to a 2020 survey by Running USA, only about 9% of runners are Black or African American. Among the ranks of long-distance runners, that number falls to just 3%. One local Boston group wants to increase those numbers by welcoming Black runners from all over the world with open arms.
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