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John McNamara, manager of ill-fated ‘86 Red Sox, dies at 88

John McNamara, who managed the Boston Red Sox to within one strike of a World Series victory in 1986 before an unprecedented collapse on the field extended the team's championship drought into the new millennium, has died. He was 88.

Boston Marathon canceled for first time in 124-year history

Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history, bowing to the social distancing requirements of the coronavirus outbreak and ending a 124-year run that had persisted through two World Wars, a volcanic eruption and even another pandemic.

The career of baseball legend Babe Ruth

Today is National Babe Ruth Day, in honor of one of the greatest baseball players ever. Ruth played 22 seasons, setting records for most years leading the league in home runs, most total bases in a season, highest slugging percentage in a season and most career home runs – the latter mark would stand for 39 years.