In nonprofit game, athletes post losing records

Many nonprofits that help burnish the reputations of pro athletes give little of what’s raised, a Globe review found.



Critic’s notebook

The blurry intersection of fact, fiction, and art

Notions of fidelity in storytelling are on the front burner at the Oscars this year, with pundits and moviegoers hashing out the niceties.

Dan Shaughnessy

It’s hard to get excited about these Red Sox

The Red Sox have more questions than any other team in the AL East. It is difficult to pick them anywhere but last.

Michele and Bob Gay’s youngest child, who was autistic, was among the 20 first-graders who died.

Bill Greene/Globe Staff

Elegy without end for a wordless child

Ten weeks after the Newtown massacre claimed Joey, their 7-year-old joy, a local couple reflects on loss and the power of faith.

Michael E. McLaughlin

Michael McLaughlin made a career of skirting laws

The disgraced Chelsea public housing chief is a throwback to rogue politicians in the mold of the legendary James Michael Curley.

Michael Gilman

Innovation Economy

Firm offers glimpse of life cycle of life sciences sector

The story of Michael Gilman’s start-up, Stromedix, provides insight into the workings of Kendall Square’s machinery.

Left: Stephen Lynch greeted a crowd in Brockton at St. Patrick Parish hall on Saturday. Right: In Newton, Edward Markey stopped in a restaurant to meet with potential voters.

2 Democrats in US Senate race seek support, signatures

Congressmen Stephen Lynch and Edward Markey focused on immigration reform in separate campaign stops.


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