Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99

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Gordon Hayward was in pain as he lay on the court.

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Gordon Hayward on the floor after being injured.

HAYWARD SLIDER Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward grimaces in pain in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Cleveland. Hayward breaking his left ankle on a play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

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Gordon Hayward grimaced in pain.

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Teammates consoled Hayward as he was carted off.

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Kyrie Irving did not like what he saw.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/06/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy_20131006.jpg Gordon Hayward breaks his left ankle, and Celtics’ season changes in an instant

All of the plot lines of Tuesday’s season opener disappeared just 5:15 into the game.

Gordon Hayward (20) falls after colliding with LeBron James (in the first quarter Tuesday. Hayward broke his left ankle on the play.

Chad Finn

A season of promise is now broken and unfixable

Gordon Hayward’s gruesome injury, to borrow from Rick Pitino’s lexicon, stinks and sucks.

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Gordon Hayward fractures his left ankle

Players on both teams and fans reacted to the injury in horror, with hands over open mouths and stunned looks on their faces.

Gordon Hayward’s injury means Jayson Tatum will get more playing time this season.

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GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

There are no easy solutions for Celtics’ Brad Stevens

With Gordon Hayward sidelined, Stevens will have to devise a contingency plan just to compete.

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Kyrie Irving scored 22 points for the Celtics, while LeBron James led the Cavaliers with 29.

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Across the NBA, players reacted on social media, including Paul George, who has suffered a gruesome leg injury.

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According to a study, carbon dioxide emissions could plummet, and the city wouldn’t need as many parking spaces.

Roughly 20 months before it is scheduled to open, the Wynn Resorts casino on the Mystic River is beginning to round into shape.

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Wynn casino rising beside Mystic River

Roughly 20 months before it is scheduled to open, the Wynn Resorts casino in Everett looks like a busy city at rush hour.

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Aaron Hernandez wallowed in a “horrendous existence” brought on by head trauma, attorneys for his estate said.

ANALYSIS

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Velcro has a problem. It’s so famous and popular that its name has turned into an everyday word.

Names

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A woman who was the acting director of marketing says she was fired after complaining about language used by the group’s CEO.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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There are many more direct ways to benefit individuals than cutting corporate taxes.

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Locally-based Visterra is working on single-dose treatments for infectious diseases.

Fallout from the Harvey Weinstein scandal

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Years before actress Alyssa Milano’s tweet, a black women’s advocate was spreading that healing message to survivors of trauma.

Travel ban has already cost US billions in tourism

The travel ban, a source of confusion and fear among some foreign travelers, has already resulted in a loss of billions of dollars to the US economy.

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The travel ban, which has been a source of confusion and fear among foreign travelers, has already resulted in a loss of billions of dollars to the US economy.

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President Donald Trump tweeted that the congresswoman “totally fabricated” his remarks and claimed to have proof.

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The grieving parents of fallen soldiers do not forget the personal condolences of a commander in chief.

Senators Patty Murray, a Democrat, and Lamar Alexander, a Republican, agreed to outlines for a health care compromise.

Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care deal

The bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement.

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To the e-retailer’s chagrin, there’s likely to be at least 10 bids from Mass. by Thursday’s deadline — and the state says it’ll support all of them.

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The state’s second-largest city is digging deep to woo an Amazon headquarters facility.

MCAS scores

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Students in grades 3-8 performed worse on the redesigned MCAS — often by eye-popping double-digit margins.

http://c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/mcascrop1-9325.jpgA school-by-school breakdown of the MCAS results

■ 3rd graders: Math | English

■ 4th graders: Math | English

■ 5th graders: Math | English | Science

■ 6th graders: Math | English

■ 7th graders: Math | English

■ 8th graders: Math | English | Science

■ 10th graders: Math | English | Science

A cellphone photo shows Brigitte Darton as she sits with her father, William Nutter, on a visit, not long before he died.

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Nurse’s aide plays video games while a vet dies at VA hospital

The Bedford VA hospital admitted its care for Bill Nutter was not “up to our standards,” but the reality was uglier. Now, the FBI is investigating.

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A public hearing on legislation to ban “bump stocks” in the state will be held Wednesday morning at the State House.

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A growing number of people who say their fathers are priests are speaking out, drawing attention to an invisible legion of suffering.

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Opinion & Ideas

EDITORIAL

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This should be the beginning, not the end, of a deeper examination of sexual abuse in the workplace.

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The Amazon bid

newsroom commentary

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An open letter to the owner of Amazon, proposing a true partnership that rewrites the relationship between a city and the big companies that call it home.

STAT

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/10/18/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Doctor%20remarks.jpg Most doctors have absorbed bigoted remarks from patients, survey finds

The survey finds 6 in 10 doctors report abusive remarks from patients, and many get little help coping with the wounds.

Crossword

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Self-driving cars could ease traffic, but increase sprawl

A new study inspired by Boston's early experiments with self-driving cars finds that the technology could ease congestion, but also lead to more cars on the road and further encourage urban sprawl