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A sampling of stories from this Sunday's Globe.


Dan Shaughnessy

Is Tom Brady the best QB ever?

Tom Brady is closing in on the Muhammad Ali/Michael Jordan pantheon.

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Brady has vaulted past career-long rival Peyton Manning, and can solidify the title of greatest QB in history with two more victories.

Book review

Looking for answers about why art moves us so

Two books try to answer questions about why pictures, music, stories, and the like matter so much to us, and why we seek out art as a form of emotional engagement.

Edward Muybridge’s images of horses in motion answered tycoon Leland Stanford’s (right) question: Does a galloping horse ever lift all four hooves off the ground at the same time?

Book Review

‘The Inventor and the Tycoon’ by Edward Ball

Ball brilliantly fused the stories of photographer Edward Muybridge and railroad tycoon Leland Stanford, who partnered in a revolution that neither had foreseen.

Clockwise from upper left: Michael Palin, Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, and Terry Jones.

The full Monty: Get ready for Python week at the Brattle

Four films, accompanied by two local premieres, will screen at the Brattle Theater during Monty Python Week.

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Stan Musial

Stan Musial, St. Louis Cardinals great, dies at 92

Musial, nicknamed “Stan the Man,” was a business-like Hall of Fame player who dominated the National League in the 1940s and 1950s.

Milan Lucic celebrated the first goal of the season.


Bruins 3, Rangers 1

Rask’s 20 saves Bruins’ season-opening win over the Rangers

The Bruins got the start they wanted. Tuukka Rask made 20 saves in a 3-1 win over the Rangers.

23 hostages are dead as Algerian standoff ends

Seven hostages died Saturday, bringing the total to at least 23, and all 32 militants were killed in the four-day standoff that ended with a raid by Algerian special forces.

Thousands rally against stricter gun control in US

At Boston’s State House and across the country on Saturday people gathered to protest stricter limits on firearms.


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Zuri Kilson-Kuchtic, 10, sorted toys at Cradles to Crayons in Brighton as part of the National Day of Service.

Boston Joins Obama’s Day of Service

As part of President Obama’s call for a National Day of Service, hundreds of volunteers came out in the Boston area for projects ranging from soup kitchens to neighborhood cleanups.


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Fans in the stadium might one day be able to listen as Tom Brady talks with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. Already they can use Wi-Fi in Gillette.

Patriots to enhance stadium experience

Order food from your seat? Listen to Josh McDaniels relaying play calls? It could be possible soon — if you have a ticket into Gillette Stadium.


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Stage Review

Maurice Emmanuel Parent as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Kami Rushell Smith as Camae in “The Mountaintop.’’

Going one-on-one with MLK in Katori Hall’s ‘The Mountaintop’

There are flashes of brilliance, but on balance Katori Hall’s play feels like the work of a talented young writer who’s throwing a lot of things against the wall to see what sticks.