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Panthers rally from 4 down, beat Bruins 5-4 in shootout

Nov. 12, 2019 11:44 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Mike Hoffman scored one of four Florida goals in the third period and added the winner in a shootout as the Panthers rallied from a four-goal deficit and beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Tuesday night. Keith Yandle had a goal and two assists for Florida and Sam Montembeault didn't allow a goal...

Hoffman scores in SO, Panthers rally to beat Bruins 5-4

Nov. 12, 2019 11:31 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Down four goals after two periods, Florida coach Joel Quenneville switched goalies and the Panthers responded with the biggest comeback in club history. Mike Hoffman scored one of four Florida goals in the third period and added the winner in a shootout as the Panthers rallied from a...

Cruz carries Fairfield past Holy Cross 68-63 in OT

Nov. 12, 2019 11:14 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Jesus Cruz had 23 points as Fairfield edged past Holy Cross 68-63 in overtime on Tuesday night. Taj Benning, who finished with 13 points, scored the final six points for the Stags. Drew Lowder's layup for Holy Cross with 45 seconds remaining in the second half tied the game at 58...

Court rules against warrantless searches of phones, laptops

Nov. 12, 2019 11:10 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A federal court in Boston has ruled that warrantless U.S. government searches of the phones and laptops of international travelers at airports and other U.S. ports of entry violate the Fourth Amendment. Tuesday's ruling in U.S. District Court came in a lawsuit filed by the American Civil...

UMass wins 3rd straight, knocks off Northeastern 80-71

Nov. 12, 2019 10:17 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Tre Mitchell had 20 points as UMass topped Northeastern 80-71 on Tuesday night. The heralded freshman center came into the contest averaging 14 points and eight rebounds per game. He pulled down six caroms against Northeastern. Carl Pierre had 18 points for UMass, which is now 3-0 to...

Lutete leads UMass.-Lowell over Massachusetts-Boston 88-45

Nov. 12, 2019 9:33 PM EST

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Christian Lutete posted 19 points as UMass Lowell romped past Massachusetts-Boston 88-45 on Tuesday night. Obadiah Noel had 14 points for UMass Lowell (2-2). Joey Glynn added 10 points. Darius Henderson had nine rebounds for the home team. Charles Mitchell had 15 points for the...

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Nov. 12, 2019 7:10 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wynn Resorts wants a Nevada judge to dismiss an ex-beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn nearly two years ago. A Dec. 10 hearing has...

Commission's order supports ban on marijuana vaping products

Nov. 12, 2019 7:08 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The state's four-month ban on marijuana oil vaping products will remain in place after the state's Cannabis Control Commission issued a quarantine order Tuesday. The order targets vape pens, vape cartridges, aerosol products, and inhalers that use oil-based vaping materials. It doesn't apply...

Guilty verdict in trial of man charged in trooper's death

Nov. 12, 2019 4:23 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man blamed with causing the death of a state police trooper has been convicted of manslaughter. David Njuguna (en-juh-GOO'-nuh) was found guilty Tuesday by a judge of involuntary manslaughter in the March 2016 death of Trooper Thomas Clardy. Judge Janet Kenton-Walker...

Researchers tag 50 sharks off Cape Cod this season

Nov. 12, 2019 3:59 PM EST

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Researchers have fitted 50 great white sharks found in Cape Cod waters this season with tracking and data-logging devices to study how the species kills seals to benefit public safety. The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy uses two tags to study behavior — a standard acoustic...