Figuring athletes’ taxes is, well, taxing

“In some states, like if we play in California four times in a certain season, it gets pretty complicated, from what I understand,” said Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

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The complicating factor for pro athletes is where they earn their money. With few exceptions, athletes owe income taxes in every state they play.

Siyani Chambers (left) and Laurent Rivard celebrate Harvard’s first NCAA Tournament victory, a 68-62 decision over third-seeded NewMexico.

NCAA tournament

No. 14 Harvard stuns New Mexico

The Crimson earned the first NCAA Tournament victory in school history by defeating the third-seeded Lobos.

John Dennis suggested during Thursday’s “Dennis and Callahan’’ program that Kirk Minihane was relegated to the Kevin Winter Memorial Sports Flash booth because NESN had cut back on a camera during its simulcast.

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Why the condescension from John Dennis?

Dennis often appears to treat new WEEI cohost Kirk Minihane as a threat and yet also with a “what’s your name again?” attitude.


DiMasi deserves consideration for ‘compassionate release’

Compassionate release shouldn’t be reserved for only the last few weeks of life; Salvatore F. DiMasi deserves a chance to argue for his freedom.

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The AFL-CIO chose not to endorse either Representative Stephen F. Lynch (left) or Representative Edward J. Markey in the US Senate Democratic primary.

Unions collide in Lynch-Markey Senate contest

Ill will over the AFL-CIO’s decision not to endorse Stephen F. Lynch against Edward J. Markey has roiled unions.

Avid not complying with Nasdaq requirements

The Burlington music and video editing equipment maker recently postponed its earnings announcement to evaluate accounting practices.

Novelist Chinua Achebe in 2008.

Author Chinua Achebe dies at 82

Achebe, a Brown University professor, wrote “Things Fall Apart,’’ which marked the arrival of an African-born writer onto the international stage.

Myanmar firefighters exhtinguished flames in a burning building following ethnic unrest between Buddhists and Muslims in Meikhtila, Mandalay division, in Myanmar, Friday, March 22, 2013.

At least 20 dead in Myanmar violence

Myanmar’s president declared a state of emergency Friday amid sectarian bloodshed.

Many T riders favor late-night service

A flood of survey responses could provide a road map for night-owl MBTA service if legislators choose to pay for it.


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Top (from left): Sam Riley as Sal Paradise, Kristen Stewart as Marylou, and Garrett Hedlund (right) as Dean Moriarty in “On the Road.”

This ‘Road’ does right by Kerouac

“On the Road” is a surprisingly effective adaptation of the Jack Kerouac classic, if no substitute for reading the book.

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