Volunteers painting the official Boston Marathon starting line in Hopkinton.

Getting the Marathon route ready

The Boston Marathon is only one week away, and volunteers are getting the 26.2-mile route ready for the hundreds of runners and wheelchair a…

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell gestures after was was ejected from the game by first base umpire Bob Davidson after Farrell objected to MLB's ruling of an overturned, fourth-inning, force out at first base in a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, April 13, 2014. The Yankees Brian McCann scored on the play. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Red Sox lose to the Yankees 3-2

Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the a…

Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk (41) drives between Cleveland Cavaliers' Anderson Varejao (17), from Bazil, and Jarrett Jack (1) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Celtics beat the Cavaliers 111-99

Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points and the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-99 on Satu…

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey reacts after New York Yankees' Alfonso Soriano hit a single during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 12, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Red Sox fall to the Yankees 7-4

Brian McCann put an emphatic end to his season-opening slump, hitting his first two home runs for the New York Yankees to help beat John Lac…