Game 1: Heat 93, Celtics 79

Celtics can’t keep up with the Heat

LeBron James was guarded in the second half by Mickael Pietrus. James finished with 32 points.

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The Celtics recovered from a slow first quarter to tie the score at halftime but couldn’t keep pace with the Heat in the second half.

Sabrina Dennison and Jacqueline Emmart are featured in “Love Person,’’ presented by Company One.

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Connections, lost and found, in ‘Love Person’

Like love itself, the play, which is is getting its Boston premiere from Company One, is a bit of a mess. But that doesn’t mean you want to do without it.

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol, third from left, composed “Palindrome” based on Turkish music.

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Rooted in world music

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol is the director of DÜNYA, a nonprofit organization concerned with developing and learning about world music.

 At Northeastern, Delia Mocann and Micola Perra watch the “American Idol’’ finale in which Jessica Sanchez lost to Phillip Phillips.

Tweets helped team predict ‘American Idol’ winner

A team at Northeastern University used the popular show to test an Internet forecasting theory.

Job outlook bright for 38 Studios staff

Dozens of game companies are lining up to hire castoffs from 38 Studios LLC, Curt Schilling’s failing video game maker.

Russian support for Syria weakens

Russia took an unusually hard line against Syria Monday in the wake of the killing of more than 100 people, including women and children, over the weekend.

Plymouth divided over Pilgrim’s license renewal

Some residents vowed to continue opposition to the nuclear plant despite its recent 20-year license renewal.

Police search for four suspects in Mattapan shooting

The suspects are wanted in connection with a shooting that left five injured early this morning.

Mass. GOP moves to invalidate caucus ballots

A month after Mitt Romney’s loyalists were trounced by Ron Paul supporters in the state caucuses, the Mass. Republican Party is trying to invalidate some ballots.

Felix Doubront gave up two runs on four hits over six innings against the Tigers Monday, raising his record to 5-2.

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Red Sox 7, Tigers 4

Red Sox prevail against the Tigers

Felix Doubront was strong in earning his fifth victory of the season, giving up two runs on four hits over six innings, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit his ninth home run.


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Eric Lusby of the Loyola Greyhounds scored as while falling to the ground after being hit by Goran Murray of the Maryland Terripans during the first half of the 2012 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship game at Gillette Stadium.

Loyola defeats Maryland 9-3 for NCAA lacrosse title

Loyola won the NCAA men’s lacrosse national championship, played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, three months after starting the season unranked.

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In Boston, CrossFit trainer Christina Morris (second from left), helps Brian Bostwick (left) hold a cord for workout partner Kevin Cummings.

Extreme workouts gaining in popularity

While many cubicle-dwelling Americans struggle with weight and fitness problems, a distinct subset is diving into exercise that might seem extreme to outsiders.


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Television Review

The HBO biopic focuses more on Martha Gellhorn (Nicole Kidman) than on Ernest Hemingway (Clive Owen).

Ernest Hemingway’s third wife, nearly his match

The HBO biopic “Hemingway & Gellhorn,” starring Clive Owen and Nicole Kidman, is a love story, but it’s also a travelogue, as well as a smallscreen historical epic.