World Series Game 1: Dodgers at Red Sox live updates and analysis

Boston, MA - 10/23/2018 - Infield tarp covers the field as a storm passes over Fenway Park before the game. The Boston Red Sox host the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of the World Series at Fenway Park. (Stan Grossfeld/Boston Globe)

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Here is the latest from Fenway Park.

// World Series Game 1: Dodgers at Red Sox lineups and notes

The Red Sox and Dodgers will meet in the World Series for the first time since 1916.

// Drew Pomeranz on Red Sox’ World Series roster, but Steven Wright left off

Pomeranz gives the Red Sox a lefthanded option for matchup purposes, but has not pitched in a game since Sept. 30.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws during the ninth inning of Game 7 of the National League Championship Series baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Alex Speier

Think the World Series is a mismatch? Think again

Both teams do a lot of things well, and there are plenty of similarities in the two clubs.

Alex Speier

// Will the weather have a chilling effect on Red Sox, Dodgers?

With temperatures in the 40s, most players will insulate themselves against the elements.

Mookie Betts, Andrew Benintendi and Steve Pearce are pictured celebrating Boston's series-clinching victory over the Yankees.

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Chad Finn

Why it’s easy to like these Red Sox

Let’s just say it’s been a complete team effort. And there’s not much that’s more likable than that.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/ Amid a busy baseball season, Alex Cora was there for a grief-stricken friend

When a close friend’s son died in a car accident in July, the Red Sox manager made time for him.

// How the Red Sox and Dodgers match up, position by position

There are some tough calls in this World Series. Here’s who we think has the edges at each spot.

Boston, MA 10-22-18: Red Sox Game One starting pitcher Chris Sale got in some throwing in the outfield this afternoon. The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers both held media availabilities and workouts at Fenway Park in anticipation of Tuesday night's Game One of the World Series. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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Peter Abraham

Which Chris Sale will start Game 1, the dominating force or the ailing ace?

Sale was overwhelming during the first four months of the season, but he hasn’t been the same since he was sidelined with a sore shoulder.


// Celtics get a pep talk from one of their greatest: Bob Cousy

When the Hall of Famer stopped by practice, it was a reminder of the legacy the current players carry on.

Andrew Mahoney

// Nine things to know about the Dodgers

With Game 1 of the World Series on tap Tuesday in Boston, we take a deeper look at Boston’s opponent.

NFL Notebook

// Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested after bizarre incident

A suburban Denver couple reported he came into their house uninvited early Tuesday and sat down on their couch ‘‘mumbling incoherently’’

// Patriots reportedly are interested in acquiring cornerback Patrick Peterson

The seven-time Pro Bowl selection has indicated he wants to be traded from the Arizona Cardinals.


/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/10/22/ Ever relentless, the Red Sox will stick with what has gotten them this far

“If you give us another life, we’re going to find some way to chop you down like a tree,” first baseman Steve Pearce said.

Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon (24) is tackled by Houston Texans linebacker Benardrick McKinney (55), linebacker Duke Ejiofor (53) and linebacker Zach Cunningham (41) after catching a pass during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Jacksonville, Fla. The Texans won 20-7. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

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Jaguars are getting smacked, not talking smack, and other Week 7 thoughts

The once-cocky team has been routed three straight times and is now squabbling among itself.

// It appears Patriots dodged a bullet with Sony Michel’s injury

The Patriots running back wrenched his knee vs. the Bears but there was no structural damage.

// Here are the Globe staff predictions on the World Series

There are echoes of 1916 in the air as the Red Sox and Dodgers square off for the championship.

Magic 93, Celtics 90

// What to make of the Celtics last night? That depends who you ask

There was a thought Monday’s game would bring new urgency. It didn’t.

Boston MA 10/08/18 Boston MA 10/08/18 Boston Bruins Ryan Donato (17) controls the puck with pressure from Ottawa Senators Tom Pyatt (10) during first period action at TD Garden. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff)

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Bruins try to end Canada trip with a win in Ottawa

The trip hasn’t gone well, with the Bruins posting a 0-1-2 mark in Western Canada.


// Revolution need to change strategy as well as personnel

The recent loss to Real Salt Lake — called “awful” by the coach — exposed some fundamental flaws.

Dodgers notebook

// Milton’s Rich Hill has fond memories of Red Sox

The Sox gave Hill a chance in August of 2015, and he’s always been appreciative.

red sox notebook

// Dodgers villain Manny Machado will hear it from Fenway faithful

Machado took out Dustin Pedroia’s knee with an aggressive slide in 2017.


// Considering his concussion history, David Backes’s latest blow is worrisome

The Bruins forward, who has had a handful of concussions already, was leveled again last Thursday and remains out.


// Celtics’ bumpy start hit even more turbulence against Magic

After struggling to score in the paint, the Celtics failed to knock down their numerous open looks in a 93-90 loss to the Magic.

// A.J. Dillon expected back for BC as it takes on Miami Friday

The star running back was hurt Sept. 29 but coach Steve Addazio says “he looks great” in practice.

Chad Finn

// What to make of the defense, and other thoughts on the Patriots’ win

The Patriots didn’t allow Chicago quarterback Mitch Trubisky to look good, but they allowed him to look competent.

Boston, Ma- October 21, 2018-Stan Grossfeld/ Globe Staff—Practice before Game 1 of World Series-Mookie Betts practices at second base at Fenway Park.

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One concern about Mookie Betts playing second base: Manny Machado

The Dodgers shortstop has a history of questionable conduct on the basepaths — which the Red Sox know well.


// Celtics have deep appreciation for what Red Sox are doing

Coach Brad Stevens is a fan of the Sox, saying the team sets an example his Celtics strive for.

Patriots notebook

// What was the Patriots’ contingency plan if Rob Gronkowski couldn’t play?

The Patriots used tight end Dwayne Allen more than usual, a season-high 55 snaps on offense in Sunday’s win.

Byfield, MA - 10/22/2018- ] Triton's QB Ty Scholtz, 16, bounces a ball off of Kyle Seibetta's helmet during football practice on Monday. (Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe) Topic: (Sports)

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How does a winless team make the state high school football playoffs?

Triton, which lost all seven of its regular-season games, is the No. 8 seed in Division 5 North.

10/22/2018 Easton Ma- Oliver Ames's Nolan Donze (cq) teeing off on the 12th hole at the Division 2 South Golf Sectional Tournament. Jonathan Wiggs /Globe Staff Reporter:Topic:

Golf Roundup

Oliver Ames repeats as Division 2 South sectional golf champions

The Tigers overcame difficult conditions at Easton Country Club to finish ahead of Hopkinton, the defending state champion.

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// A closer look at the key plays in the Patriots’ victory over the Bears, and who made them happen

In a game rife with plot twists and lead changes, some individual performances stood out.

NFL notebook

// Cowboys get WR Amari Cooper for first-rounder

Cooper was the fourth overall pick by the Raiders out of Alabama three years ago, and he started his career with consecutive 1,000-yard seasons.

23bsoccnotes - Brooks School soccer player Duncan Sutherland. (Bobbie Crump-Burbank)


A healthy Duncan Sutherland is setting the ISL on fire

After he sat out last season’s ISL championship run (broken ankle), the dynamic senior striker has been a go-to scorer for Brooks.

Jim Venable


The tournament phase of 2018 football season set for kickoff

The road to Gillette Stadium for the eight MIAA Super Bowls has been mapped out. What teams will make it to Foxborough?


// MIAA football playoff seeds and first-round matchups

Defending champion Everett headlines the Division 1 North field, and Xaverian is the top seed in D1 South.

Kevin Paul Dupont

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