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Doncic fouls out and Mavericks fall into a 3-0 hole after losing to Celtics again in NBA Finals

Jun. 13, 2024 01:00 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic tried to set his feet just beyond the 3-point line as the Dallas Mavericks were making a furious comeback attempt. The superstar in his first NBA Finals was defending Jaylen Brown when the Boston guard dribbled between his legs, ducked his shoulder and...

Valdez hits a key 2-run double to help the Red Sox rally past the Phillies 8-6

Jun. 12, 2024 23:29 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Enmanuel Valdez hit a tiebreaking two-run double in Boston's five-run fifth inning, and the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 on Wednesday night. Jarren Duran had three of Boston's 13 hits. David Hamilton had two hits, scored twice and drove in two runs. ...

Tom Brady enshrined into Patriots Hall of Fame during star-studded night

Jun. 12, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady brought the New England Patriots endless memories and six Super Bowl trophies during his two-decade run with the team. The Patriots made sure his induction into the franchise's Hall of Fame was a celebration unlike it had ever thrown before. ...

Top investigator in Karen Read murder case questioned over inappropriate texts

Jun. 12, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Defense attorneys for a woman accused of leaving her Boston police officer boyfriend for dead in a snowbank grilled the lead investigator Wednesday about a series of offensive and inappropriate texts he wrote about the suspect during the investigation. Massachusetts...

Defense presses lead investigator in the Karen Read murder trial about inappropriate texts, relationships with witnesses

Jun. 12, 2024 11:44 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Defense presses lead investigator in the Karen Read murder trial about inappropriate texts, relationships with witnesses.

Schwarber hits 2 homers, Wheeler picks up 8th straight win in Phillies' 4-1 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 11, 2024 22:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber didn't need any extra time to get over the jet lag of flying to London and back. The Phillies' designated hitter hit the first pitch of the game 444 feet for a home run, then added another 400-footer in the fifth inning on Tuesday night to lead...

Older worker accuses defense contractor of discriminating by seeking recent college grads

Jun. 11, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A major defense contractor was sued Tuesday over allegations that it discriminated against older workers in job ads. The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston accuses RTX Corporation of posting ads that target younger workers at the expense of their older peers in...

The Panthers say they have to be better in Game 2. And that's after they beat the Oilers in Game 1

Jun. 09, 2024 16:59 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Up 1-0 in Round 1 against Tampa Bay, the Florida Panthers said they had to get better. Down 1-0 in Round 2 against Boston, they said it again. Up 1-0 in the Eastern Conference Final against the New York Rangers, same thing. And now, leading the Stanley...

They're on the edge of glory, and the edge of an art museum, as cliff divers come to Boston

Jun. 08, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rhiannan Iffland stepped to the edge of a platform nearly seven stories above Boston Harbor, thousands of cheering fans packed onto docks, roofs and sidewalks below, and soared through the air with the city's skyline disappearing behind her as she rocketed toward the tea-brown...

Red Sox plan to give OF O'Neill a few days off for ailing knee

Jun. 08, 2024 15:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Boston outfielder Tyler O’Neill is going to rest for a couple days before the Red Sox decide on a possible return to the injured list for his ailing right knee. Manager Alex Cora said O’Neill will sit out this weekend’s games the Chicago White Sox. The team is...