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Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

In this April 3, 1996, file photo, John Flaherty, of South Boston, touches up the roof of a dugout at Boston's Fenway Park. The Red Sox are turning Fenway Park over to the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on Friday night, Sept. 19, 2014, when the troupe performs a sort of best of bill, featuring 10 classic scenes in the ballpark that has always been more Big Papi than Joseph Papp, more Green Monster than "green-ey'd monster," more Carl Yastrzemski than Henry VIII. (AP Photo/Dan Loh)

BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate.

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Run powers Boston College in upset of No. 9 USC

Celebrating members of the Boston College team, holding their helmets above their heads, are surrounded by celebrating fans after they defeated Southern California in their NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 in Boston. Boston College defeated USC 37-3. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

BOSTON (AP) — One week after USC athletic director Pat Haden was fined for going to the sideline to argue with the officials, there was his Boston College counterpart, Brad Bates, helping students over the railing as they stormed the field to celebrate the Eagles’ upset of the ninth-ranked Trojans.

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