76ers 92, Celtics 83 | Game 4

Sixers stun Celtics to even series

Paul Pierce lost the ball and his headband on this drive to the basket during the second quarter.

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The Celtics let slip a 15-point lead as Philadelphia rallied to tie their Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.

Philadelphia Phillies starter Cole Hamels (6-1) gave up three runs on six hits while striking out nine and walking one.

Phillies 6, Red Sox 4

Hamels, Papelbon down the Red Sox

The Red Sox lost in their first interleague matchup of 2012 as former closer Jonathan Papelbon got the save for Philadelphia.

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‘Nightclub apartheid’

Minority promoters of social events say the ’70s mentality of racial wariness is still alive in Boston’s downtown nightclubs, writes Lawrence Harmon.

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Are we asking the right questions?

Questions have surprising power to improve our lives, say a group of thinkers, if only we take the trouble to figure out how they work.

Schilling’s firm may get more aid

Curt Schilling’s firm made a $1.1 million payment today, clearing the way for the company to receive millions of dollars in additional tax credits.

English left restaurant in shambles

Celebrity chef Todd English left the Faneuil Hall space occupied by Kingfish Hall with thousands of dollars in damages, according to city officials.

Facebook ends flat in first day of trading

The social media giant’s stock closed at $38.23, up 23 cents.

New Bedford teen shot to death by police was troubled

Police shot and killed 15-year-old Malcolm Gracia on Thursday night after he repeatedly stabbed an officer. Gracia’s father died in a police-related incident in 2009.

Romneys give $150,000 to his campaign

It’s the first time Mitt and Ann Romney have contributed their own funds to the 2012 race.


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Celtics’ local TV team better for viewers

Mike Gorman and Tom Heinsohn do a better job than any ESPN or TNT crew. Unfortunately, they’ll be sidelined the rest of the playoffs.


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Tadanobu Asano (left) and Taylor Kitsch in a scene from “Battleship,” inspired by the game of the same name.

With ‘Battleship,’ ‘Transformers’ goes to sea

Hasbro’s corporate dreams of duplicating its success with that unabashedly toyetic franchise are precisely what led to “Battleship.”