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The Red Sox completed an improbable worst-to-first run at Fenway tonight, pounding their way to a Game 6 victory against the Cardinals to claim the World Series championship.


// Scenes from Game 6

Globe photographers are capturing the action at Fenway during tonight’s game.


// Game 6, by the numbers

A pitch-by-pitch recap of every at bat, updated live throughout the game.

// Eager fans congregate with dreams of Series win

Red Sox fans packed the areas near Fenway Park to see the first championship at home since 1918.


// The buzz around Fenway

Excited fans gathered at Fenway for Game 6 of the World Series.

President Obama spoke at Faneuil Hall.

Yoon S. Byun/Globe staff

In Boston speech, Obama defends national health law

President Obama said the health care law in Mass. is a model for the national program.

// Sebelius apologizes for website flaws

Top US health official Kathleen Sebelius was grilled on issues, including questions of data security.



// Keeping the mayor’s race in perspective

Here’s one thing you can say with certainty: Both candidates are good and decent individuals.


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Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan drives to the basket against Boston Celtics forward Kris Humphries.

Raptors 93, Celtics 87

Celtics fall in season opener

The Celtics had a lead early against the Raptors, then let it slip away. Then they fought back, but failed to finish.

Referee Eric Furlatt, left, broke up a fight between Boston Bruins' Torey Krug and Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby during the second period.

Penguins 3, Bruins 2

Bruins fall to Penguins

The Penguins came away with a 3-2 win, exceeding their goal total against Boston for the entire four-game series sweep back in June.