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Revolution play Atlanta United FC in final home game

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

New England Revolution head coach Bruce Arena hasn't written off the 2022 season as a lost cause. The Revolution (9-12-11) need a favorable set of scenarios to go their way to...
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Projecting the Mets' postseason roster as Buck Showalter's bunch head to October

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The postseason has been an inevitability for the Mets for some time now, and trying to predict who will be part of the playoff roster has become a pastime for many fans...
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Mets expected to call up top prospect Francisco Alvarez ahead of key series vs. Braves

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

The Mets are getting a boost as they head to Atlanta for the most important series of the year. The club is expected to call up Francisco Alvarez - a 20-year-old catcher and...
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Projecting the Yankees' playoff roster as Bombers chase World Series title

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The Yankees have accomplished everything they need to in the regular season. With the American League East in their possession and no chance of catching the Astros for the AL's...
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Chicago White Sox lament missing the playoffs for the 1st time in 3 years: ‘We were right there'

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The remote chance of capturing the final American League wild-card spot ended for the Chicago White Sox a couple of hours after Wednesday's loss to the Minnesota Twins when the...
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5 things to watch in the Chicago Bears-New York Giants game, including 2 powerful running games - plus our Week 4 predictions

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

The Chicago Bears and New York Giants, playing under new head coaches Matt Eberflus and Brian Daboll, are two of eight NFL teams that missed the playoffs in 2021 but have...
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Jalen Brunson prepared for ‘whatever it takes' with Knicks

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Jalen Brunson puts it in air quotes. “Added pressure.” It's not something he's giving much credence to as he enters his first season with the Knicks, strapped with the type of...
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Chicago White Sox snap 8-game skid but lament missing the playoffs for the 1st time in 3 years: ‘We were right there'

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

The remote chance of capturing the final American League wild-card spot ended for the Chicago White Sox a couple of hours after Wednesday's loss to the Minnesota Twins when the...
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Jayson Tatum becoming louder vocal leader for Celtics: ‘He took a huge step'

2 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Jayson Tatum gets plenty of credit for his basketball ability, now an All-NBA player and considered one of the game's best after he led the Celtics to the NBA Finals last...
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Magic condition themselves to see a bigger picture: The playoffs

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

NBA media day is somewhat like the first day of school around the league. For the Orlando Magic , it was the first day in their new training facility, and the first day to...
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Soccer notebook: Pembroke boys out to clear final hurdle

For Pembroke seniors Declan Crowley, Ethan Sullivan and nine teammates, the memories from last year's devastating overtime loss to Stoneham in the Div. 3 boys soccer tournament... Read more ...

The Racial Divide Herschel Walker Couldn't Outrun

As a teenage football prodigy, Mr. Walker was pressed to join a fight for civil rights in his hometown. His decision echoes decades later. Read more ...

Dianne Wiest revels in ‘Mayor of Kingstown' role

Dianne Wiest revels in ‘Mayor of Kingstown' role

Dianne Wiest was clueless when Taylor Sheridan, the celebrated writer-director-producer behind Kevin Costner's hit Western series, called her about his “Mayor of Kingstown”... Read more ...

Jamie Clayton gives ‘Hellraiser' a gender do-over for Hulu

The “Hellraiser” that streams this Wednesday on Hulu is notably a new, gender-switched version of Clive Barker's iconic horror hit. Jamie Clayton is now The Priest/Pinhead, one... Read more ...

Letters to the editor

Crime is an issue While Democrats continue to push emotional issues to stop the approaching Red Wave in the midterms, I believe the issues most Americans will be casting... Read more ...

Great ways to enjoy foliage season around New England

Great ways to enjoy foliage season around New England

Even in the southernmost part of New England, glimpses of fall colors are beginning to show on trees. And while the recent drought has some foliage experts predicting less... Read more ...

It's best not to tell boss about job search

Q: I'm looking for a new job and my boss knows I'm mentally checked out. He even asked recently if everything's OK. Can I just tell him I'm looking so I don't have to sneak... Read more ...

Allies aim for risky Russian oil price cap as winter nears

WASHINGTON - U.S. officials celebrated in early September when top allies agreed to back an audacious, never-before-tried plan to clamp down on Vladimir Putin's access to cash... Read more ...

Editorial: Boston's lack of transparency embarrassing

“1984” must be required reading in Boston City Hall. Especially this passage: “Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.” George... Read more ...

Granderson: Brett Favre accusations not just another NFL scandal

Nearly every member of my family has ties to Mississippi. During school breaks, we would load up the Aerostar and head out from Detroit, down I-75 south to our grandparents'... Read more ...