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Red Sox 2, Mariners 1

Pedroia, Red Sox down Mariners in 10

Dustin Pedroia put the Red Sox on the board with a solo home run in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on Sunday.

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Dustin Pedroia homered in the eighth inning, and David Ortiz sealed the win with a sacrifice fly in the 10th.

Girl shot during apparent road rage incident

A 16-year-old Maine girl was shot Sunday afternoon on Interstate 495 in Merrimac in an apparent act of road rage, State Police said.

Mid-Atlantic power outages could last days

Amid sweltering temperatures, up to 3 million people were without power in areas hit by strong storms in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

The injury situation with Kevin Youkilis was certainly real. But the Red Sox put him out there for everyone to see, and his health seemed to get better and better.

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Sunday Baseball Notes

Why did teams stay away from Kevin Youkilis?

It’s baffling why other teams didn’t compete intensely with the White Sox for Youkilis and it seems they may be kicking themselves before all is said and done.

Bob Ryan

ABCD comes up with a ‘Dream’ pairing

Boston’s official anti-poverty agency will get a big boost from the Red Sox and the Celtics this September with a fascinating doubleheader.

George Fifield, Boston Cyberarts founder, with an electronic display at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in May.

How Boston Cyberarts Festival grew into a year-round creativity beacon

After 13 years, Boston Cyberarts is ready to widen its reach and make a significant expansion.

The Celtics are willing to offer Ray Allen, left, a two-year contract for $12 million, according to reports.

Report: Celtics willing to give Allen 2 years, $12m

The Celtics’ offer to Ray Allen would be larger than a one-year deal for $3 million from the Miami Heat, according to ESPN.


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AT&T National

Tiger Woods squeaked out a win at the AT&T National golf tournament at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland, Sunday.

Tiger Woods ekes out third win of the season

His 74th victory on the PGA Tour moves Woods past Jack Nicklaus and into second place on the tour’s career win list, eight behind Sam Snead.


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Globe reporter Bobby Caina Calvan dangled Extremo Tarzan swing.

Volcano, cloud forest, and all sorts of wild things

For a week, Costa Rica was the author’s playground. He zip-lined, rappelled down waterfalls, rafted rapids, and traversed rain-muddied trails by horseback.


book reviews

4 novels by Clarice Lispector

New translations of four novels by the innovative and beguiling Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector offer a fresh opportunity to assess her talents.