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United flight from San Francisco to Boston diverted due to damage to one of its wings

Feb. 20, 2024 17:14 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A United Airlines cross-country flight was cut short and the jetliner landed in Denver after one of its wings was damaged. A passenger on the San Francisco-to-Boston flight Monday said he had just put in earbuds and started to doze off when he felt the plane...

Right-hander Liam Hendriks brings his Aussie accent to Boston. He agreed to $10 million, 2-year deal

Feb. 20, 2024 16:26 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Liam Hendriks grew up watching the Boston Red Sox a lot in Australia. He’s happy he’ll finally get a chance to pitch for them. Boston and Hendriks finalized a $10 million, two-year contract on Tuesday, a deal that includes a mutual option for 2026 and...

Flight attendant accused of trying to video record teen girl in airplane bathroom held until trial

Feb. 20, 2024 14:33 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant arrested on suspicion of trying to secretly video record a 14-year-old female passenger using an airplane bathroom last September is being held in custody pending trial. Police have also alleged that Estes Carter Thompson III, 37,...

American hosts Boston University in conference showdown

Feb. 20, 2024 03:57 AM EST

Boston University Terriers (11-16, 6-8 Patriot League) at American Eagles (14-13, 8-6 Patriot League) Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Matt Rogers and the American Eagles host Miles Brewster and the Boston University Terriers in Patriot League play...

Madsen leads Boston College against Florida State after 25-point game

Feb. 20, 2024 03:44 AM EST

Boston College Eagles (15-10, 6-8 ACC) at Florida State Seminoles (13-12, 7-7 ACC) Tallahassee, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seminoles -4.5; over/under is 151.5 BOTTOM LINE: Boston College visits the Florida State Seminoles...

Gabbie Hughes scores twice in the second period, Ottawa beats Boston 4-2 to snap a five-game skid

Feb. 19, 2024 19:42 PM EST

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Gabbie Hughes scored twice in the second period, including a go-ahead goal, and Ottawa beat Boston 4-2 on Monday in the first of two games in three days against each other. Ottawa (3-0-4-3) won its first game since Jan. 23, snapping a string of five one-goal...

Unruly high school asks Massachusetts National Guard to restore order

Feb. 19, 2024 17:29 PM EST

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Officials have asked Gov. Maura Healey to send in the Massachusetts National Guard to stop violence and address security concerns at a troubled high school in a city south of Boston, some school committee members said Monday. Four of the seven members of the...

Nets fire coach Jacque Vaughn with team in 11th place at the All-Star break

Feb. 19, 2024 12:02 PM EST

Jacque Vaughn's strong work guiding the Brooklyn Nets earned him a contract extension at last season's All-Star break. Just a year later, the Nets fired Vaughn after a 50-point loss in his final game, their worst since moving to Brooklyn. The Nets announced Vaughn's...

Boston College takes on Florida State following Madsen's 25-point outing

Feb. 19, 2024 03:56 AM EST

Boston College Eagles (15-10, 6-8 ACC) at Florida State Seminoles (13-12, 7-7 ACC) Tallahassee, Florida; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Boston College visits the Florida State Seminoles after Mason Madsen scored 25 points in Boston College's 85-77 win over the Miami...

Kempe scores twice late as Kings spoil 'Jaromir Jagr Day' with 2-1 win over Penguins

Feb. 18, 2024 21:41 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings began a four-game East Coast road swing last week with perhaps their lowest point of the season. They finished it with arguably their highest. So far anyway. Adrian Kempe scored twice in the third period, including a...