Nevin I. Shalit


Senior Wins Lowell Golden Gloves

Winthrop House senior Paul "Red" Casey pounded out a unanimous decision over Hector Lopez last night to win the Greater


A Pitiful End to the Ali Saga

Late tonight Muhammad Ali--once a god, now forgotten--may fight Trevor Berbick, a tough young heavyweight who just a year ago


Nov. 19 -25

thursday Twelfth Night --Loeb Drama Center, 8 p.m. Hamlet --Boston Shakespeare Co. Theater, 30C Mass Ave., Boston, 8 p.m. Thymis


Hearns: A Hero Fallen

I'm too upset about the outcome of Wednesday night's fight to judge it objectively. I guess it was a great


Leonard Comes Back to TKO Hearns

Sugar Ray Leonard captured the undisputed world welterweight championship last night with a 14th round technical knockout over previously-undefeated Thomas


The Man Sugar Ray Fears

It's a curious thing. Now that the Sugar Ray Leonard-Thomas Hearns showdown is a reality, all the talk centers on


Hagler Retains Title With Eighth-Round TKO

If it was a fight, the Boston Garden crowd of 8498 seemed oblivious to the fact that there were two


Where Was Ali?

Midway through the fifth round, the man sitting next to me in Boston Garden began to shout, "Where's Ali? Where


Holmes Spoils Ali's Return With Eleventh-Round TKO

The reign of the Greatest ended once and for all last night, as Larry Holmes successfully defended his WBC heavyweight


'From Louisville, Kentucky, at 217 lbs., the Three-Time...'

This is an easy one to call. Larry Holmes is the champion, Muhammad Ali the challenger. Larry Holmes has fought


Marvelous Marvin Hagler Makes Good

Three rounds. That's all. After waiting more than three years for an honest chance, it took an obsessed Marvin Hagler


Muhammad Ali: Losing the Real Title

The referee steps between the combatants and announces the fight will not continue. Larry Holmes, champion, has defeated Scott Ledoux,


"And This One's at Faneuil Hall (Wish You Were Here)"

Meet Mr. and Mrs. N. They live somewhere in New Jersey. Their daughter's name is Nadia. Nadia wears Kimbies. Mr.


Rogers Triumphs in Fourth Straight Marathon

Defending champion Bill Rodgers overcame 70-degree temperatures and leg cramps during the final six miles to capture his fourth Boston

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board