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Celtics beat Wizards 140-133 despite 44 points from Beal

Nov. 13, 2019 11:21 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team’s practice facility later that night to work on his shooting. The Boston Celtics forward could go straight home on Wednesday. Tatum followed up his historically bad shooting performance by scoring 23 points, and...

Celtics F Hayward: Latest injury ‘frustrating’

Nov. 13, 2019 11:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward said he considers it “relatively good news” that his latest injury is only expected to keep him out for six weeks, even though it struck just as he was returning to form from the broken leg that cost him almost a full season....

Ex-insurance exec gets 6 months in college admissions scam

Nov. 13, 2019 5:53 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A former California insurance executive was sentenced to six months in prison for paying $450,000 to get his son and daughter admitted to the University of Southern California as fake athletic recruits. Toby MacFarlane, 56, of Del Mar, California, was sentenced in Boston’s federal...

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

Nov. 13, 2019 1:11 AM 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...

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...

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...

Walker gets hot late, scores 29 as Celtics beat Mavs 116-106

Nov. 11, 2019 11:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kemba Walker took on some extra responsibility at the offensive end in Boston's first game since Gordon Hayward broke his left hand. Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the Celtics beat the...

Farabee scores in shootout, Flyers beat Bruins 3-2

Nov. 11, 2019 12:31 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Joel Farabee and Carter Hart came through to help the Philadelphia Flyers pull out another late win. Farabee scored the lone shootout goal and Hart made some timely saves down the stretch to fend off a Boston Bruins comeback in Philadelphia's 3-2 win. The Flyers won their season-high fourth...

Whyte scores 23 points, leads Boston U in 91-63 win

Nov. 9, 2019 4:22 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Walter Whyte hit four 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Boston University overcame a slow start to beat Division III-member Polytechnic University 91-63 on Saturday. Sukhmail Mathon scored 12 points and had nine boards, Max Mahoney added 12 points and Andrew Petcash scored 11 for the...