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Oshie ties it, Caps beat Bruins 3-2 in shootout

Nov. 16, 2019 10:58 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Jakub Vrana faked left, pulled the puck back toward his skates and then dragged it along the ice as he prepared to shoot. Goalie Jaroslav Halak kept sliding the wrong way. After T.J. Oshie scored with 59 seconds left in regulation to force overtime, Vrana faked Halak out in the fifth round of...

Boston University pulls away from New Hampshire, 84-70

Nov. 16, 2019 7:23 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Javante McCoy and Max Mahoney scored 20 points apiece as Boston University pulled away from former America East Conference rival New Hampshire in the second half to post an 84-70 win on Saturday. The schools met for the sixth straight season since the Terriers joined the Patriot League in the...

Ex-tennis club chief pleads guilty in college bribery case

Nov. 15, 2019 4:04 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former president of a private tennis club in Texas has pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal. Martin Fox entered the plea in Boston’s federal court Friday. The 62-year-old from Houston had previously agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in a deal...

Suspect in infamous $500M Boston art heist freed from prison

Nov. 14, 2019 8:30 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A man who was considered a suspect in the heist of about $500 million worth of artwork from a Boston museum has been released from prison. The Boston Globe reports that David Turner was freed on Wednesday after serving 21 years for his role in the 1999 planned armed robbery of an armored...

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...