Sunday Baseball Notes

Phillies, Red Sox interesting study in rebuilding

In two Northeast cities where rebuilding is never an option unless it’s done very quickly, the Red Sox and Phillies have to piece it together again.

Boston College athletic director Gene DeFilippo and family members of Lou Montgomery watched as they unveiled his retired jersey in the corner of the stadium during halftime.

BC’s first black football player honored

Denied his rightful place on the field when Boston College played Southern schools in 1939 and 1940, Lou Montgomery will now have a presence at every Eagles home game.

Kids headed to the pool at Camp Aranu’tiq in Connecticut.

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Camp unites transgender kids on outskirts

There are few places transgender youth feel accepted. Camp Aranu’tiq in Connecticut was created to change that.

Latest news


RI beaches reopen after dead shark washes ashore

Officials reopened Goosewing and South Shore Beaches in Little Compton, R.I., on Sunday morning.

Alec Baldwin (left) and Jerry Seinfeld in Seinfeld’s “Comedians.”

Screen Grab

Online TV explodes as big names step into field

Large corporations and star actors, along with big-name directors, writers and producers, are building on what was already a tidal wave of new content.

The Democratic convention stage in Charlotte, N.C.

Obama urged to draw sharp contrasts, come out swinging

President Obama needs to take advantage of the DNC and frame a crystal clear choice for voters, a group of top Democrats surveyed by the Globe said.

2012 primary endorsement

4th Congressional District: Joe Kennedy III for Democrats

Among the Democratic candidates seeking to replace Barney Frank, Joe Kennedy III is the clear choice.

2012 primary endorsement

4th District: Elizabeth Childs for GOP

This GOP race has attracted three candidates, but the best choice is psychiatrist Elizabeth Childs, who recognizes Republicans can’t simply impose their fiscal vision.


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Athletics 7, Red Sox 1

Felix Doubront got off to a rocky start when he gave up a leadoff home run to Coco Crisp.

Red Sox crushed again by A’s

The Red Sox have lost five straight and 10 of their last 13 games. They have been outscored, 48-13, on the first five games of this road trip.


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On the Hot Seat

Audra Parker, chief executive of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound.

Cape Wind fight isn’t over for staunch opponent

The offshore project keeps clearing regulatory hurdles, but that hasn’t shaken the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound CEO’s commitment to fighting Cape Wind’s construction.


Political Notebook

President Obama will be nominated for a new term on Wednesday, when President Clinton will also speak.

Obama grades GOP convention as regressive

President Obama lampooned the just-completed RNC as better-suited to an era of black-and-white TV and “trickle-down, you’re on your own’’ economics.

Nation & World

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Channing Tatum as a male stripper in “Magic Mike.’’

9 top summer movie moments of 2012

The summer’s movie releases were a mixed bag, as always. But there were moments that we’ll carry with us long after the air turns cold with the rush of Oscar contenders.


The author’s rental home in Begur, with its stone tower, and the view from town onto the Mediterranean Sea and northward along the Costa Brava.

Renting a house on Spain’s Costa Brava

There is no more enchanting a town for exploring the Costa Brava than Begur, with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean, especially from the 16th-century castle at the town’s highest point.

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