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  1. Mistakes sank Boston's Olympic bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    The pursuit of the 2024 Olympic Games was billed as Boston's opportunity to compete against the world's great cities, but the effort collapsed before even toeing up to the starting line. As with many great disasters, it was not one thing that sank the bid, but an accumulation of mistakes and missed opportunities, a mishmashed message, unanswered attacks from aggressive opponents, and bad luck - in the form of 100-plus inches of snow.

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  2. Olympic collapse caused by mistakes, bad luckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    The pursuit of the 2024 Olympic Games was billed as Boston's opportunity to compete against the world's great cities, but the effort collapsed before even toeing up to the starting line. As with many great disasters, it was not one thing that sank the bid, but an accumulation of mistakes and missed opportunities, a mishmashed message, unanswered attacks from aggressive opponents and bad luck - in the form of 100-plus inches of snow.

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  3. Stephen Dunn/Getty Images Red Sox trade Shane Victorino to AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Boston.com

    The Red Sox, major league sources said, included $3.8 million in cash to offset much of the $4.97 million remaining on Victorino's contract. Victorino was a key member of the 2013 World Series championship team, hitting .294 with 15 home runs, 61 RBIs, and 21 stolen bases.

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  4. Analysis of past Olympics defies conclusions about financesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Boston.com

    Listen to Bostonians debate the city's Olympic bid and you are sure to hear two seemingly irreconcilable points at the heart of their arguments. Supporters will take it to their graves that the last three Games in the United States - in 1984, 1996, and 2002 - turned profits.

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  5. Spurs put away Celtics on buzzer-beaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 18 | Boston.com

    The Celtics' run for title No. 17 ended suddenly Saturday afternoon at Thomas & Mack Center.

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  6. For Danny Ainge, waiving Phil Pressey was - very difficult'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Boston.com

    The Celtics waived guard Phil Pressey on Wednesday, one day before his contract for next season would have become guaranteed. President of basketball operations Danny Ainge spoke glowingly of Pressey and said the decision was not easy.

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  7. Adam Himmelsbach On Day 1 of summer league, mixed reviews for CelticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Boston.com

    The Celtics dropped their summer league opener to the Utah Jazz on Monday night, 100-82. Here are some thoughts and observations from the night, as everyone attempts not to overreact to the good or the bad.

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  8. Evan Horowitz | Quick StudyNBA free agents face real risk vs. reward decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 6 | Boston.com

    Being a free agent in the NBA usually means seeking the longest, most lucrative contract you can get. But this year, the incentives are different.

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  9. Celtics' Phil Pressey to play in summer leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Boston.com

    So often in recent weeks, Celtics coaches and executives have been in meetings, interviews and war rooms working to assemble a roster. They have quizzed prospects, called agents and crafted plans for the future, even though those plans sometimes crumbled.

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  10. Episcopalians vote to allow gay marriage in churchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Boston.com

    Episcopalians overwhelmingly voted Wednesday to allow religious weddings for same-sex couples, solidifying the church's embrace of gay rights that began more than a decade ago with the pioneering election of the first openly gay bishop. The vote came in Salt Lake City at the Episcopal General Convention, just days after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.

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  11. Summer jobs await Celtics draft picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Boston.com

    The Celtics' four new draft picks stepped onto a makeshift stage that had been constructed above the team's practice court Tuesday. They held up their new green jerseys with their new white numbers and they forced smiles amid the snap-snap-snapping of cameras.

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  12. Seven takeaways after Celtics introduce draft picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Boston.com

    The Celtics on Tuesday introduced their four new draft picks: Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, Jordan Mickey and Marcus Thornton. Here are some quick takeaways from their introductory press conference.

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  13. Utah man apparently killed family, selfRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Boston.com

    A Utah man apparently shot and killed his wife and two young children before turning the gun on himself on Father's Day, stunning neighbors on their quiet suburban street who described the man Monday as a happy, doting father. Officers discovered the bodies Sunday night: Russell Smith, 29; his wife, Shawna, 26; their daughter, Tylee, 6; and son, Blake, 2. Police received a 911 call about an assault at the house in Roy, a city of about 38,000 people roughly 30 miles north of Salt Lake City, at 10 p.m. on Father's Day.

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  14. Fabrice Coffrini/Afp/Getty Images PerspectiveWhy soccer's Fifa scandal should matter in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | Boston.com

    Reelected to a fifth term as FIFA president on May 29, Sepp Blatter punctuated his victory speech with the chant "Let's go, FIFA! Let's go, FIFA!" It was grand, absurdist theater. As he cheered, soccer's international governing body stood bloodied by the indictment of nine current and former top officials on US corruption charges.

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  15. FIFA president pledges to put an end to soccer corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    As defiant as ever, Sepp Blatter resisted calls to resign as FIFA president Thursday and deflected blame for the massive bribery and corruption scandal engulfing soccer's world governing body. ''We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all of the time,'' Blatter said in his first public remarks on the crisis that has further tainted his leadership on the eve of his bid for a fifth term as president.

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  16. Taser says it will wait to contract with former police chiefsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Boston.com

    Abandoning a practice that has faced criticism, Taser International will no longer hire police chiefs with whom it has business relationships within weeks or months after they leave public service. The maker of police stun guns and body cameras announced Thursday that it would require a one-year ''cooling off period'' before entering into consulting contracts with former law enforcement officials to promote their experiences using Taser equipment.

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  17. Maybe Bain isn't as bad as Mitt Romney's foes saidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Boston.com

    How can that be? Bain is bad, at least according to anyone who ever ran for office against its founder, Mitt Romney. Yet Patrick, a Democrat who served for eight years as Massachusetts' governor, has been hired to supposedly direct investments in companies that produce profits by doing good.

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  18. Boston 2024's new mantra: American exceptionalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Boston.com

    Boston 2024 seems to have a new mantra: American exceptionalism. Other countries lose money on the Olympics, we are told, but when a US city hosts, it runs a surplus.

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  19. John Fish is Boston 2024's main force - and its liabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    He has grit, determination, and dedication to the Olympic dream - all important ingredients to a successful campaign to win the bid for Boston. But he also has thin skin, a tin ear, and a habit of blurting out what he really thinks about people who don't share his vision.

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  20. Principles for reselling the OlympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Boston.com

    A new WBUR poll shows that support for bringing the Olympic Games to Boston in 2024 has plunged to just 36 percent - down from 52 percent in January and 44 percent in February. You say the process is not a sprint but a marathon.

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