Game 5 | Celtics 94, Heat 90

Celtics win Game 5, push Heat to brink

Head coach Doc Rivers and the Celtics celebrated at the end of Game 5.

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Kevin Garnett finished with 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Celtics moved one win away from an Eastern Conference title by beating the Heat, 94-90.

The Orioles’ Mark Reynolds scored a run in the tenth inning to put the Baltimore on top of the Red Sox.

Orioles 8, Red Sox 6

Red Sox can’t rally against Orioles

Jarrod Saltalammachia’s two-run homer in the ninth kept the Red Sox in the game, but the bullpen coughed up two runs in the 10th as the Orioles won, 8-6.

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Gov. Scott Walker survives recall election in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin governor has survived the recall election, defeating the Democratic mayor of Milwaukee to keep the state’s top political job.

Caret, Patrick at odds over proposed UMass fee increase

In an unusual public spat, Governor Deval Patrick and University of Massachusetts President Robert Caret are quarreling over a proposal that would raise UMass fees by 4.9 percent.

Warren agrees to TV debate with Brown

Elizabeth Warren said she will participate in four televised debates with Scott Brown and has already agreed to one in Springfield and one on WBZ-TV in Boston.

UMass, others join Obama’s financial aid effort

The universities agreed to make student financial aid award letters more transparent in an effort to contain college costs.


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Boston Red Sox pitcher Daniel Bard walked to the dugout after getting pulled after hitting Edwin Encarnacion of the Toronto Blue Jays during his worst outing of the season Sunday.

Daniel Bard sent to Triple A Pawtucket

The Red Sox have optioned the struggling No. 5 starter. If Daisuke Matsuzaka does well in Pawtucket tonight, it is likely he will take Bard’s spot in the rotation.


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Cambridge mourns 16-year-old, search for killer continues

The makeshift memorial to Charlene Holmes now covers most of the sidewalk in front of the three-story house where she was fatally shot Sunday night.


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