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Deutsche Bank Championship

McIlroy leads, Woods two back

World No. 1 Rory McIlroy shot a 65 to take a one-stroke lead, setting the stage for a Saturday showdown with Tiger Woods, who is tied for third.

Spenser Rositano of the Boston College Eagles was tackled in the air by Hugo Delapenha Jr of the Miami Hurricanes Saturday at Alumni Stadium.

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Maimi 41, Boston College 32

BC Eagles start fast, but lose opener to Miami

Boston College did a lot of things right in its season-opening loss to Miami on Saturday, but its mistakes were too big to overcome.

Songwriter Hal David, seen here on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2011.

Legendary songwriter Hal David dies in LA at 91

The stylish, heartfelt lyricist teamed with Burt Bacharach on dozens of timeless songs, and shared an Oscar for ‘‘Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.’’

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//[1]-1554.jpg Fall TV Preview

While cable channels are busy reinventing, the broadcast networks stick to recycling. Plus, which new shows are good, bad, or unwatchable? A rundown of all of the new network series, night by night.


We Like to Watch: Best new comedies

Boston Globe TV critics Matthew Gilbert and Sarah Rodman give up their favorite new comedies of the new season.

Rev. L.C. Murphy (left) in a scene from Alex Gibney’s “Mea Maxima Culpa.’’

Critic’s Notebook

4 reasons to be excited about the Toronto International Film Festival

As much as it is an awards-season gateway, it’s still also a great festival for thousands of civilian moviegoers to have some fun in the dark.

Exclusive Sunday Preview | book review

‘Telegraph Avenue’ by Michael Chabon

Chabon’s saga of two couples running besieged vinyl and midwife businesses rocks a big multicultural mix of love, loss, change, and how we live now.

President Obama’s beer recipe

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White House releases its beer recipe

After weeks of being denied the administration’s home-brew recipe, beer enthusiasts got their wish Saturday.


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Ohio 24, Penn State 14

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At Penn State, new era starts with a loss

The university’s first game since the NCAA’s landmark sanctions over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal ended in disappointment.

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