David Price defends his actions

Price plunked David Ortiz and Mike Carp, adding fuel to the animosity between the Red Sox and the Rays.

David Ortiz was restrained by umpire Jeff Kellogg as the benches cleared in the fourth inning.

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‘It’s a war. It’s on,’ David Ortiz says about Rays

The Red Sox won again last night, but the big story is the ongoing tensions between the Sox and the Rays.

A player delivered a kick at a South End playground during a game between teams named Ernest Plays Kickball and Black Magic.

Kickball gains ground as an adult sport

The playground game is a popular warm-weather social athletic pastime for grown-ups, and leagues are all over the area.


How to read a killer

Elliot Rodger’s manifesto shows us how simplistic we can be in the face of murder sprees like the one he committed in California.

Mystery yacht has Hampton Beach talking

A yacht that ended up on a beach near Alicia Preston’s house in Hampton, N.H., has been the topic of rumors.

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The rumors began swirling through this New Hampshire community just as soon as the vessel crashed into the marsh.

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Khairullozhon Matanov, who was described as hard working, is charged with obstructing the investigation into the Marathon bombings.

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Officials said Khairullozhon Matanov lied to investigators, deleted computer files and tried to get rid of his cellphones.

Paramedics branch into home care

Several ambulance companies plan to send personnel to treat patients where they live instead of taking them to hospitals.