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Hockey season to begin Jan. 19

With a memorandum of understanding signed, and a new collective bargaining agreement, the hockey will soon begin its 48-game regular season.

49ers 45, Packers 31

Kaepernick delivers, 49ers beat Packers 45-31

Kaepernick set an NFL playoff record by a quarterback with 181 yards rushing to eliminate the Packers.

Ray Lewis celebrated after Baltimore beat Denver 38-35 in double overtime. He and the Ravens will play the winner of tomorrow’s Patriots-Texans game in the AFC Championship game.

Ravens 38, Broncos 35

Ravens top the Broncos in double overtime

The Ravens forced overtime on a 70-yard touchdown pass with 31 seconds left in regulation. The Ravens will play the winner of the Patriots-Texans game.

Roxbury boy expected to recover from shooting

“This is nothing short of a miracle,” said the 13-year-old boy’s pastor as the community rallied around him Saturday.

Aaron Swartz pleaded not guilty to the hacking charges on Sept. 24, 2012.

Web activist Aaron Swartz takes own life

The entrepreneur, who was charged in 2011 with hacking into MIT’s network , committed suicide in Brooklyn, according to his family.

Exclusive Sunday Preview

A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Exploring the edges of America

Boston Globe reporter Geoff Edgers tries his hand at TV travel show

How I went from newspaper reporter to host of a TV show

Arts reporter Geoff Edgers is ready to spring into action as host and writer of “Edge of America,” a show about the unexpected things Americans do for fun.

Having a devil of a time onscreen

What better antidote to winter than a series of movies that highlight the devil’s starpower? The repertory series Dead of Winter: Satan on Screen starts at the Brattle Friday.

Sunday Baseball Notes

Valentine says Piazza belongs in Hall

In his Sunday notes column, Nick Cafardo writes that the former Sox skipper went to bat for Mike Piazza, whom he managed in New York.


Patriots’ playoff success in the Belichick era

Look back on the highlights of the Patriots’ remarkable run of postseason appearances since 2001.


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Arian Foster rushed for 1,424 yards this season for the Texans.

Texans’ hopes largely rest on Arian Foster

One of the NFL’s most impressive running backs, Foster is the key cog that Houston must engage if it is to upset the Patriots.


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Paul Mason teaching some youngsters at Wachusett Mountain, which takes pride in being classified as a “feeder hill,” a ski area where “first-timers” can hone their skills.

Ten great places to learn to ski

January is “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month.” These 10 New England spots each have their own philosophy and teaching method.