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Martinez homers, Red Sox beat Orioles in 3rd straight, 5-3

Sep. 30, 2022 03:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles arrived in Boston to face the last-place Red Sox with a chance to make a run at the postseason. They leave after losing three out of four and watching their AL wild-card hopes fall apart. “The guys are still fighting. We’re...

Ex-eBay execs get prison time for bizarre harassment scheme

Sep. 29, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former eBay Inc. executive was sentenced on Thursday to almost five years in prison for leading a scheme to terrorize the creators of an online newsletter that included sending live spiders, cockroaches, a funeral wreath and other disturbing deliveries to their home. ...

Inmate charged in violent attack on prison guard

Sep. 29, 2022 11:57 AM EDT

SHIRLEY, Mass. (AP) — An inmate serving a life sentence for murder has been charged with using a heavy piece of weightlifting equipment to violently attack a Massachusetts prison guard who remains in the hospital more than a month later. Roy Booth, 40, has been charged with armed...

Orioles shut down by Rich Hill in 3-1 loss to Red Sox

Sep. 29, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Santander and the Baltimore Orioles were shut down by Rich Hill and three relievers in a 3-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, hurting their chances of rallying in the AL wild-card race. Robinson Chirinos accounted for Baltimore’s only run with...

Belichick: Hoyer will start if Jones can't play vs. Packers

Sep. 28, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — If Mac Jones can't play Sunday for the Patriots visit to Green Bay, veteran backup quarterback Brian Hoyer will start in his place. But Bill Belichick is still leaving open the possibility that his second-year quarterback will be ready to go. ...

Editorial Roundup: Florida

Sep. 28, 2022 14:44 PM EDT

South Florida Sun Sentinel. September 26, 2022. Editorial: Pete Antonacci was the ultimate right-hand man Pete Antonacci was around so long, it was natural to assume he would be there forever. But his long career abruptly ended last Friday when he died of a heart...

Real estate broker admits to stealing $1.8M from buyers

Sep. 28, 2022 14:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man who according to authorities preyed on people who wanted to buy homes by collecting deposits on properties that had either already been sold or were not even for sale was sentenced Wednesday to 2 1/2 years in prison, federal prosecutors said. ...

Orioles waste 4 homers in 13-9 loss to slumping Red Sox

Sep. 28, 2022 01:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Baltimore wasted four homers, including two more by Anthony Santander, in a 13-9 loss to Triston Casas and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, hurting the Orioles' chances of earning an AL wild card. Adley Rutschman and Ramón Urías also went deep, but Baltimore...

Celtics find some normalcy during 1st training camp practice

Sep. 27, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joe Mazzulla didn’t want his first practice as the Celtics interim coach to feel any different than his previous three years as an assistant. So when he arrived at the team’s facility Tuesday for Boston’s first training camp workout, he did his best to keep...

OSHA proposes heavy fines in Boston demolition worker death

Sep. 27, 2022 16:23 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Federal workplace safety regulators have proposed fining a subcontractor nearly $1.2 million in connection with the death of a worker during the demolition of a downtown Boston parking garage. The worker was operating an 11,000-pound excavator in the Government Center...