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Cleveland, OH: 5-25-18: The Cavaliers LeBron James (23) reacts after hitting a three pointer late in the game over the Celtics Jayson Tatum (0) to give Cleveland a 107-96 lead, on their way to a 109-99 victory. The Boston Celtics visited the Cleveland Cavaliers for Game Six of their NBA Eastern Conference Finals playoff series at the Quicken Loans Arena. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Jim Davis/Globe Staff


It took a royal performance from the King for Cavaliers to survive

There wasn’t much to feel good about for the Celtics on a lost night in Ohio. But they can click their sneakers together and chant, “There is no place like home.”

Boston, MA: 5-14-18: Home plate umpire Ben May, A's catcher Jonathan Lucroy and the Red Sox Hanley Ramirez line up to see if a bottom of the seventh inning fly ball to right field wil be fair or foul. It was fair and caught for the final out of the inning. The Boston hosted the Oakland Athletics in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

Here’s what led to Red Sox’ decision to part ways with Hanley Ramirez

Ramirez was designated for assignment, meaning the team has seven days to trade or release him.


// Creating a resting place befitting a hero

Surgically correct. That’s been Bob Gardner’s workplace ethos since he first walked into the Massachusetts National Cemetery shortly after its dedication in 1980.

// What ever happened to the Mass. cellphone ban for drivers?

A proposal to ban hand-held cellphone use while driving has strong public support and the backing of Governor Baker amid mounting concerns about surging traffic deaths.

// After an $18m overhaul, one Steamship Authority boat reeked of sewage. Then things got worse

The head of the Steamship Authority this week cast blame on a Rhode Island-based contractor for many of its mechanical failures.