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Marchand has 2 goals, 1 assist as Bruins beat Coyotes 4-3

Dec. 11, 2018 11:02 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — In a span of five minutes, the Boston Bruins turned a two-goal deficit into a two-goal lead. David Krejci was just happy to be along for the ride. Moving up to Boston's top line to fill in for the injured Patrice Bergeron, Krejci assisted on three of Boston's four goals during a second-period...

Bruins' David Backes takes skate to face, returns

Dec. 11, 2018 10:38 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins forward David Backes rushed himself off the ice Tuesday night after taking a skate blade to the face late in the first period but returned at the start of the second and finished the game. Backes pushed Oliver Ekmann-Larsson near the side of the net and the Arizona defenseman...

Morris (31 pts) leads depleted Celtics past Pelicans 113-100

Dec. 10, 2018 11:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving's shoulder wasn't sore enough to keep him from cheering for Marcus Morris Sr. when he hit three 3-pointers to start the second half and propel Boston to a double-digit lead. Al Horford's injured knee didn't keep him from leaping to his feet when Jayson Tatum drove past Anthony...

Pitts scores 35, No. 14 Minnesota women top BC 77-69

Dec. 9, 2018 4:43 PM EST

CHESNUT HILL, Mass. (AP) — Destiny Pitts scored a career-high 35 points and No. 14 Minnesota used an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter to defeat Boston College 77-69 on Sunday. Four different players scored as the Golden Gophers turned a 60-56 deficit into a 67-60 lead with 45 seconds to play. BC missed seven...

Krejci moves up Bruins' scoring list in 6-3 win over Leafs

Dec. 8, 2018 11:20 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins were tired of being pushed around. David Krejci had a goal and assist to move past Hall of Famer Cam Neely for 10th on the Bruins' all-time scoring list, and Boston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Earlier in...

Nearly 60 detained in New England immigration raids

Dec. 7, 2018 3:43 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of people suspected of living in the country illegally were apprehended in a series of sweeps in New England this week, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Friday. Agents arrested 58 people in raids in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut, officials...

Eovaldi agrees to $68 million, 4-year deal with Red Sox

Dec. 7, 2018 11:44 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi's marathon relief performance in Game 3 of the World Series is a moment that will resonate in Red Sox history. Boston rewarded him with a $68 million, four-year contract. "We're very happy to have Nathan back with us," Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski...

Irving leads Celtics past Knicks 128-100

Dec. 6, 2018 11:34 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving heard all of the doubts when the Celtics, who were among the favorites to win the Eastern Conference, still had a .500 record through Thanksgiving. The low point may have been a home loss to the Knicks that snapped New York's six-game losing streak. "I was thinking about it since...

Certain Tsarnaev juror questionnaires to remain under wraps

Dec. 6, 2018 6:10 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A judge has denied a request from lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) to make public parts of written questionnaires completed by prospective jurors in his 2015 trial. U.S. District Judge George O'Toole on Thursday rejected their bid to partially...

Surgeon General: Federal drug classification needs changes

Dec. 6, 2018 2:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The nation's drug classification system should be revisited but illegal drugs shouldn't simply be decriminalized nationwide, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams told a gathering of police leaders focused on the opioids crisis Thursday in Boston. "Our scheduling system is functioning, but not as...