// Read Will McDonough’s game story from the night John Havlicek Stole The Ball

Havlicek’s steal sealed Boston’s Game 7 win against Philly, sending the Celtics to a ninth straight NBA Finals.

John Havlicek, one of the greatest Celtics ever, dies at 79

Havlicek was a part of eight NBA champions and made perhaps the most famous play in franchise history.


// Bob Cousy and the Celtics family have lost a great friend in John Havlicek

Havlicek’s rookie year was Cousy’s final season (1962), and the two legendary figures connected later in life.


// Read the Globe’s story from the night John Havlicek was drafted by the Celtics

“He is a fine all around ball player,” Red Auerbach said of Havlicek on the night of the 1962 draft.


// Read Leigh Montville and Will McDonough on John Havlicek’s final game

Hondo played his last game on April 9, 1978.

Red Auerbach and John Havlicek in April 1977.

Tributes pour in after John Havlicek’s death

Hall of Famers, former teammates, and others shared their thoughts Thursday after the Celtics legend died.

MGH receives record $200m gift to endow vaccine research center

Cambridge entrepreneur Phillip “Terry’’ Ragon and his wife, Susan, had previously donated $100 million to establish the Ragon Institute.

Boston, MA, 04/25/2019 -- Newton District Court Judge Shelley M. Richmond Joseph leaves Federal Court. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff) Topic: 26judge Reporter:


Mass. judge faces federal charges over defendant’s evasion of ICE

A Newton judge and a now-retired state court officer face obstruction of justice charges for allegedly helping an undocumented immigrant evade ICE custody last year.

// Massport approves Logan curbside ban for Uber, Lyft

Facing stiff opposition, Massport made modest last-minute adjustments that will allow Uber and Lyft drivers to still access the terminals between 4 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Kevin Cullen

// Combating a different kind of clerical abuse

When the Catholic Church declared that her marriage that lasted 25 years and produced three children was never valid in the eyes of God, Janice Leary fought back.

Anita Hill testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in 1991. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Bill Snead

Joe Biden’s decades-later apology doesn’t win over Anita Hill

The 2020 presidential candidate recently called the Brandeis University law professor to clear the air. Hill says the conversation left her feeling deeply unsatisfied.

The old Northern Avenue Bridge has been kept in the open position since 2014, when it was closed because of safety concerns.

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City unveils 4 proposals for a new Northern Avenue bridge

There’s disagreement on how to best use a new bridge as well as questions about how it will be financed.

New Zealander pleads guilty to sharing mosque shooting video

A Christchurch businessman has pleaded guilty to sharing a livestream video that was recorded by a gunman last month as he began killing 50 people at two New Zealand mosques.

“Toast,” a 37-pound loggerhead sea turtle that stranded on Cape Cod last December, made his way down a Florida beach on Tuesday.

New England Aquarium

Twelve sea turtles found stranded last fall in New England released in Florida

Twelve sea turtles that had become stranded along New England’s coast late last fall were released into warm Florida waters Tuesday morning after months of rehabilitation, according to the New England Aquarium.

// Sri Lanka says Easter attack leader died in hotel bombing

The suspected leader of the militant group that Sri Lankan authorities said carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the blast at the Shangri-La hotel, officials said Friday.

// Should inmates get to vote? Pressley and Sanders say yes. How others are weighing in

Representative Ayanna Pressley criticized “pundits” who have invoked the Boston Marathon bomber in arguing felons still behind bars don’t deserve the right to vote.

Arizona State wide receiver N'Keal Harry runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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Patriots choose WR N’Keal Harry with No. 32 pick

The Arizona State wideout is the first receiver taken in the first round by the Patriots during Bill Belichick’s time with the team.

FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Arizona State wide receiver N'Keal Harry makes a touchdown catch against Southern California during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Los Angeles. Harry announced Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, he will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Three things to know about new Patriots wide receiver N’Keal Harry

A closer look at the Patriots’ first-round pick.

Charlie Coyle slipped the puck past Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to score the game-winner in overtime.

Charlie Coyle’s goal lifts Bruins to Game 1 win

The winger from Weymouth scored his second goal of the game at 14:45 of the extra period to give Boston a 1-0 series lead.


// On special night at Garden, no way Bruins would lose

After news spread that Celtics legend John Havlicek had died, Charlie Coyle sparked a late rally that ended in an OT win in Game 1.

@ Large

What do the presidential candidates’ logos say about them?

They may still be figuring out what they want to say to the American people, but they sure know what font they’d like to say it in. 

Our Favorite Bars | Magazine

Our 56 favorite bars in Greater Boston and beyond

Where should we meet? This list — from rowdy sports bars and tenacious dives to tony hangouts and suburban scenes — has you covered.

// ‘I’m ready to lean OUT.’ Thousands of people loved this Needham mom’s essay

A Needham mom was fed up with society’s expectations of working mothers. So she wrote a Facebook post about it — and it resonated with tens of thousands of people.


// State should pay its fair share on preservation act

From affordable housing to dog parks to church doors, this program has proven its worth in Boston and 172 other cities and towns.


The Democratic field

Readers sound off on Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg.

Boston, MA - {iptcmtonth}/25/2019 - (9th inning)Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2), Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) and Boston Red Sox center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. (19) celebrate the 7-3 win over the Detroit Tigers. . The Boston Red Sox host the Detroit Tigers at Fenway Park. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Pete Abraham, Topic: 26Red Sox-Tigers, LOID: 8.5.1097244907.

Red Sox 7, Tigers 3

Red Sox tame Tigers once again to salvage split

The Sox erupted for a season-high six doubles and seven extra-base hits.


// Boston College’s Chris Lindstrom goes No. 14 to Atlanta

Channeling the days BC was Offensive Linemen U, the three-year starter from Dudley will now be tasked with helping protect Matt Ryan.

// Felicity Huffman to enter guilty plea early in college admissions cheating scam

The Hollywood actress will formally plead guilty for participating in the college admissions cheating scandal eight days earlier than expected.

Greg Shell on evening economic disparities

As managing director of the Bain Capital Double Impact Fund, Greg Shell works to identify and fund companies that offer profitable models for addressing critical social problems.

Special reports

The house at 212 Forest St.

He bought the fencing coach’s house. Then his son got into Harvard

The Needham house was assessed at $549,300, but sold for nearly a million dollars. The buyer, who never lived a day there, would sell it 17 months later at a substantial loss in what may become the next chapter in the national debate over fairness in college admissions.

Munch Madness

Munch Madness | Final

// And the Munch Madness winner is . . .

Beloved Boston bakery Flour takes the cake over Sarma to clinch Munch Madness 2019.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.


// 108 Stitches

Follow the Sox as they try to repeat as world champs, with insight and analysis from the Globe’s beat writers and columnists. Sign up here.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Spring blossoms

In celebration of Earth Day, a look at photographs depicting the beautiful transformation of spring landscapes all over the globe.

Spring House Hunt

// The things home sellers do that can turn off buyers or kill a sale

A hot housing market forgives a lot of mistakes, but that doesn’t stop sellers from undermining their own home sale.


// States should treat pharma as a utility or it it’s ‘lights out’ for patients

Ed Silverman asks: What if states treat pharma like a utility and cap what they will pay for certain medicines?