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Remember last year's Memorial Day travel jams? Chances are they will be much worse this year

May. 23, 2024 05:30 AM EDT

You didn’t think summer travel would be easy, did you? Highways and airports are likely to be jammed the next few days as Americans head out for Memorial Day weekend getaways and then return home. AAA predicts this will be the busiest start-of-summer weekend in...

Abreu and Wong both drive in 2 runs, Red Sox beat Rays 8-5 to complete a three-game sweep

May. 22, 2024 22:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wilyer Abreu and Connor Wong both drove in two runs, Brayan Bello overcome a tough second to go six innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-5 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Boston swept the Rays on the road for the...

Defense highlights internet search for hypothermia in Karen Read murder trial

May. 22, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman accused of killing her Boston police officer boyfriend tried to implicate a key prosecution witness at the woman's trial Wednesday, accusing the witness of conducting an incriminating internet search hours before the man's body was discovered and then deleting the...

Celtics and Pacers will try to overcome bad habits heading to Game 2 of East finals

May. 22, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — There was a dominant refrain ringing in Jayson Tatum’s head following the Celtics’ comeback 133-128 overtime win over the Pacers to open the Eastern Conference finals. “Don’t relax,” he said. In each of the previous two rounds, Boston opened...

Rafael Devers sets team record by homering in 6th straight game as Red Sox top Rays 5-0

May. 20, 2024 21:13 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rafael Devers set a team record by homering in his sixth consecutive game, Tanner Houck allowed two hits over seven innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Monday night. Devers had shared the Boston mark of a five-game homer streak...

Flight attendant pleads not guilty to attempting to record teen girl in airplane bathroom

May. 20, 2024 16:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — An American Airlines flight attendant who authorities say tried to secretly record video of a 14-year-old girl using an airplane bathroom last September on Monday pleaded not guilty to two counts in federal court in Boston. Estes Carter Thompson III was indicted last...

Jess Healey's goal lifts Boston to 4-3 win vs Minnesota in 1st game of PWHL championship series

May. 20, 2024 08:41 AM EDT

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Jess Healey scored from the point late in the second period to lift Boston to a 4-3 win over Minnesota on Sunday night in the first game of the inaugural Walter Cup, the championship of the Professional Women’s Hockey League. The best-of-five series continues...

Pacers set NBA playoff shooting mark, top Knicks 130-109 in Game 7 to make Eastern Conference finals

May. 19, 2024 19:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Indiana Pacers compiled one of the best offensive seasons in NBA history, they were just getting warmed up. For Game 7 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, they delivered something really spectacular. Tyrese Haliburton scored 26 points and...

Gorman homers and Cardinals ride 8th-inning surge to 7-2 win over Red Sox

May. 18, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Gorman homered early and added an RBI single during a five-run eighth inning that propelled the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-2 victory against the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. Nolan Arenado, Alec Burleson, Iván Herrera and Gorman hit consecutive singles...

Jon Rahm's cut streak at majors ends at 18 following two so-so rounds at the PGA Championship

May. 17, 2024 21:37 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A historically low cut line led to early exits for some big names at the PGA Championships. Jon Rahm's run of 18 straight made cuts in majors ended when he posted a 1-over 72 during the second round at soggy Valhalla on Friday that left him at even par, one...