Boston Red Sox defeat New York Yankees, 9-6

Curt Schilling drummed into his teammates' heads that Saturday's third-inning brawl and the subsequent walkoff home run off Mariano Rivera would mean nothing if there wasn't a carryover effect.

The drumbeat was heard. The Red Sox, 9-6 winners over the Yankees last night, embarked happily on a four-city, 12-game road trip after beating the Yankees two games out of three in a memorable series the day before the start of the Democratic National Convention.

"Hopefully, i...

Happy Days Are Here Again? On the eve of Boston's Democratic National Convention, with the home-grown nominee sitting in the front row by the Red Sox dugout -- on the heels of their dramatic brawl-inspired victory Saturday -- the Sox beat the Yankees, 9-6, in last night's nationally televised series finale.

Kevin Millar, who was getting run out of town less than a week ago, went 10 for 13 with four homers and eight RBIs in three games against New York. Oh, and if you're...