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The Boston Red Sox celebrate their 5-1 win over the LA Dodgers in game five. Photograph:  Sean M. Haffey/Getty

Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce started Game 5 of the World Series the same way he and his Boston teammates finished Game 4 – by sticking a dagger (...)

Boston Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi takes a catch to take a hit away from LA Dodgers batter Brian Dozier. Photograph: John Cetrino/EPA

It was only a few weeks ago that David Price was persona non grata in Boston. He was seen, not entirely unfairly, as a highly paid starter doomed to f(...)

Eduardo Nunez celebrates his three-run home run in the first game of the World Series against the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Elsa/Getty

Eduardo Nunez slammed a three-run pinch hit homer and Andrew Benintendi collected four hits to power the Boston Red Sox to a 8-4 win over the Los Ange(...)

The Houston Astros celebrate their World Series victory over the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

Four years after losing a club record 111 games, the Houston Astros have won their first World Series. The Astros took a five-run lead in the first t(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers batter Joc Pederson celebrates with third base coach Chris Woodward after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning of Major League Baseball’s World Series game six. Photograph: PA

One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh(...)

The Houston Astros celebrate after batter Alex Bregman scored the winning run against the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

If the wild, extra-innings slugfest in the second game of this captivating World Series was unhinged, Game 5 was certifiably insane. It was also an in(...)

Stroke patients Helen Cassells, Edward Blake and PJ Wymbs. They have all  benefited from the new mirror therapy. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

A team of researchers at IT Sligo is using mirror therapy to help stroke patients improve the strength and mobility of affected limbs, and the researc(...)

New Ireland provides life assurance, pension and investment solutions to individual and corporate customers. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Bank of Ireland has announced a number of senior management appointments at its New Ireland Assurance subsidiary. Tony O’Riordan has been appointed (...)

Tony McCoy riding Mountain Tunes to victory in  the Weatherbys Novices’ Hurdle Race at Towcester Racecourse, Northamptonshire. Photograh: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

He has broken more bones than records, probably, but Antrim- born jockey AP McCoy tilted the balance further towards the latter yesterday when he rode(...)