Latest Robert Kraft News

Williams has 27, Celtics make 22 3s in Game 7 rout of Bucks

May. 15, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — In the fog of the Celtics’ Game 5 loss to Milwaukee that dropped his team into a 3-2 series hole, Boston coach Ime Udoka made a prediction. “It’ll make it sweeter when we bounce back,” he said. Two wins later, the Celtics turned their coach’s...

Gino Cappelletti, who scored 1st points in AFL history, dies

May. 12, 2022 17:14 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gino Cappelletti, a former AFL Most Valuable Player and original member of the Boston Patriots who was part of the franchise for five decades as a player, coach and broadcaster, has died. He was 89. Cappelletti died Thursday at his home in Wellesley,...

Holiday stops Celtics' last 2 plays, Bucks take 3-2 lead

May. 11, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo was having his best shooting night of the playoffs. Milwaukee dominated on the boards. And still the Bucks trailed Boston by 14 points in a game that could send the defending NBA champions to the brink of elimination. That's when Jrue Holiday...

Patriots head into draft looking for youth at LB, WR

Apr. 22, 2022 13:55 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Patriots were one of the biggest spenders in free agency during the 2020 offseason, uncharacteristically shelling out big-money deals to plug holes on both sides of the ball. Because of it, they entered this offseason with a much tighter grip on the...

Tatum's layup at buzzer gives Celtics 115-114 win over Nets

Apr. 17, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum has been adamant he didn’t view the Celtics’ matchup with the Nets as a chance to prove anything opposite two of the league’s elite scorers. His finish in Game 1 said otherwise. Tatum made a layup at the buzzer on a pass from Marcus...

Bills deal renews debate over public dollars for arenas

Apr. 05, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York looks poised to become the next place to give a huge subsidy to a professional sports arena, despite questions about whether the civic pride of having a team justifies giving so much public money to a private business. Gov. Kathy Hochul proposed a deal...

Robert Kraft credits teens for calling audible on school bus

Mar. 25, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

TOPSHAM, Maine (AP) — Two teenagers who helped bring a runaway school bus to a stop and called for help have been invited to the New England Patriots season opener. Team owner Robert Kraft delivered the invitation himself during a Zoom call with Connor and Seamus Collins, who...

Last 4 Midwest Region teams playing tough defense in tourney

Mar. 24, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — When Ochai Agbaji and Kansas are rolling, they can pile up points in a hurry. In case that doesn't happen in the Sweet 16 against Providence, the Jayhawks think they have another way to advance. “It’s easier to make a team play bad than it is to go...