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Boston to Build Long Overdue Statue for Bill Russell


Celtics legend Bill RussellIn a town with a history loaded with heroes, legends and giants, paying homage to each deserving demigod is a tall task....
By Nate Homan  |  July 14, 2011
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Photos: President Obama speaks at the Cyclorama

Obama speaks at the Cyclorama inside Boston Center for The Arts on May 18, 2011. He was proceeded by speakers from The New England Steering Committee, Governor Deval Patrick, current Celtics player Ray Allen and former Celtics player Bill Russell.
Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts | May 18, 2011
By KELSEY MARIE BELL  |  May 27, 2011

The Celtics and the birth of the real NBA

The Providence Journal 's estimable sports columnist, Bill Reynolds, is out with a new book, Rise of a Dynasty: The '57 Celtics, the First Banner, and the Dawning of a New America .
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By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  December 24, 2010
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Not-so-United States

The BeloJo had a story on Sunday that gave a rating of absolutely true to Senator Weldon Shitehouse's contention that "current US law permits companies that close down American factories and offices and move those jobs overseas to take a tax deduction f
Divisive radicals vs. the moronization of America; postcard from Florida
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 26, 2010
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Death of a hoop dream

This past fall, Mario Hornsby Jr., then a senior at Springfield Central High School, wrote an essay for English class.
Mario Hornsby Jr. was senselessly gunned down in May. Now his father is trying to make sure his death was not in vain.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 27, 2008

The Boston Red Sox

This article originally appeared in the August 17, 1976 issue of the Boston Phoenix.
Are they racist?
By TOM SHEEHAN  |  November 14, 2006


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Glory Road

In 1966, coach Don Haskins and tiny Texas Western College (now the University of Texas at El Paso) shocked America by knocking off legendary coach Adolph Rupp and all-white Kentucky to win the NCAA basketball championship.
 
By TOM MEEK  |  January 11, 2006