Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 11-10

Almost a century ago, the Red Sox embraced a rally song, "Tessie," which the Dropkick Murphys yesterday performed at Fenway Park before the latest installment of the ancient blood rivalry between the Sox and Yankees.

Last year, the Sox rallied to Kevin Millar's karaoke version of "Born in the USA."

This year? How about Chumbawamba's catchy inspirational, "Tubthumping," with the lyric, "I get knocked down . . ."?

The dust had barely settled from a benches-clearing mel...

Mayor Thomas M. Menino and the Hub Chamber of Commerce should be thankful for the long journey into night at Fenway Park yesterday. There are a lot of first-time visitors in Boston this weekend, folks who might have been wondering what all the fuss is about regarding this Red Sox-Yankees scramble. Now they know.

In one of the most exciting games in the century-old history of the rivalry, the Sox beat the Yankees, 11-10, yesterday afternoon/evening with three runs in the...