Tigers 1, Red Sox 0

Red Sox shut out in ALCS opener

Starting pitcher Anibal Sanchez (pictured) and four relievers almost achieved the first combined no-hitter in postseason history.

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The Red Sox avoided historical ignominy when Daniel Nava ended a no-hit bid by the Tigers, but they lost Game 1 of the American League Championship Series.

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Tigers, Red Sox play one for ages in Game 1

This is big-boy baseball, and the Sox will need more than one hit if they want to sell authentic ALCS celebration champagne bottles before the World Series.

Jim McKay (left) and Peter Barbuto spoke with Dolly Pickup and her grandson, Jackson, in South Boston on Saturday as they worked to build support for Martin Walsh’s mayoral bid.

Well of support for Martin Walsh among those in recovery

Reformed alcoholics and drug addicts are devoted acolytes of Walsh, with some crediting their second chance directly to the mayoral candidate.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/13/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/200_dobelle_new.jpg Evan Dobelle came to Westfield State with record of excess

University trustees face a nightmare jarringly similar to the one faced by University of Hawaii regents in 2004.

Together, despite all

Debt ceiling maneuvering threatens economy, analysts say

If the federal government defaulted, it would potentially throw financial markets into turmoil and might push the US economy into yet another recession.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/10/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/chin101013wheeliskerry_nat2.jpg A long obscured branch on John Kerry’s family tree

It is, according to those involved, a vivid reminder of how the Holocaust led to so many lost connections in the world.

Yvonne Abraham

17 years and still waiting

Mary Franklin heard the sirens a block and a half from her house, then she got the call saying her husband had been shot in the chest.

When Tom Lyons bought the New England Mobile Book Fair, he found inventory was not automated.

Independent bookstore appeal grows

Owning an indie bookstore has become the modern retirement fantasy. It’s a bed-and-breakfast for people who want to discuss novels, not serve muffins.

Brian Howley was one of the drivers who took part in a Drive In Prayer event held at Christ Lutheran Church In Scituate.

No time for church? Pray at the drive-through

Christ Lutheran church debuted the novel prayer service Saturday, part of a plan by Pastor Dan Eddy to grow his flock.



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The differences between John Connolly and Martin Walsh are relatively small: They both want dramatic reform.

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Raging winds, heavy rains, and flooding from Cyclone Phailin battered Orissa, India, Saturday.

800,000 in India flee huge cyclone

A massive cyclone hit the eastern coast Saturday night, leading authorities to move people inland in one of the largest such evacuations in India’s history.


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Santander US CEO Roman Blanco

Blanco spoke about the campaign to rebrand Sovereign Bank, the company’s goals, and upcoming challenges.