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Astros scramble after pitchers pounded for 25 runs by Boston

Oct. 19, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston's pitching staff will need to adjust quickly after allowing 25 runs and 32 hits to Boston in the first three games of the AL Championship Series, a barrage that made the loss of injured Lance McCullers Jr. seem acute. Kyle Schwarber hit Boston’s...

Schwarber, Red Sox slam Astros 12-3, lead ALCS 2-1

Oct. 19, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodríguez walked off the mound with a six-run lead and a message for Carlos Correa and the rest of the Houston Astros: Now it’s Boston’s time. Tapping his wrist to mimic Correa’s...

Schwarber slam gives Red Sox big lead in Game 3 of ALCS

Oct. 18, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit Boston's third grand slam in two games, a drive off José Urquidy in a six-run second, and the Red Sox took a 9-0 lead after three innings against the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series on Monday night. Boston,...

Street musician stunned by John Legend as she sings his hit

Oct. 18, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A street musician who performed a rendition of John Legend's hit “All of Me" in Boston over the weekend had one particularly appreciative audience member — John Legend. The Grammy Award winning singer was visiting Faneuil Hall with his family before...

Haitian group files complaint over treatment of migrants

Oct. 18, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A civil rights group filed a federal complaint Monday on behalf of a Haitian American group in Boston over the treatment of nearly 50 Haitians who recently arrived in Massachusetts as part of a wave of migrants from the struggling Caribbean nation. Lawyers...

School investigates reports of slurs during football game

Oct. 18, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Roman Catholic high school in Massachusetts has suspended football activities pending an investigation into reports that at least one of its players directed racial slurs at opposing players during a game last weekend. Players for Boston-based...

E-Rod to start Game 3 for Red Sox against Astros' Urquidy

Oct. 17, 2021 18:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox insist Eduardo Rodriguez isn't the same pitcher who gave up 12 runs in two starts against the Astros in the regular season. And he says he isn't the same guy who faced them in his playoff debut four years ago, either. ...

Marchand scores 2 for Bruins in 3-1 win over Stars

Oct. 16, 2021 23:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored twice, Jake DeBrusk broke a tie early in the third period and the Boston Bruins opened the season with a 3-1 win over the Dallas Stars on Saturday night. Marchand scored on a penalty shot in the first period and added an empty-netter...

In New Hampshire, vaccine fights and misinformation roil GOP

Oct. 16, 2021 10:59 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Ken Weyler was known around the New Hampshire Statehouse for dismissing the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines and opposing tens of millions of dollars in federal funds to promote vaccinations. But when the 79-year-old Weyler, a retired...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Oct. 15, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

Bangor Daily News. October 15, 2021. Editorial: Welcome home, 2nd Lt. Ernest Vienneau. It only took three quarters of a century. In 1944, Vienneau was a young pilot from Millinocket serving in the U.S. Army Air Forces. He was...