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Butler scores 47 points, Heat beat Celtics to force Game 7

May. 28, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kyle Lowry listened politely while Jimmy Butler shared the credit for Miami’s Game 6 victory until his fellow All-Star took the humility too far and called his 47-point, elimination-avoiding performance “decent.” “It’s (expletive) incredible,” Lowry...

O's erase 6-run deficit vs Red Sox bullpen, win 12-8

May. 28, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Anthony Santander hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning and also had a two-run homer, helping the Baltimore Orioles overcome a pair of six-run deficits to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Friday night. Baltimore trailed 8-2 before Jorge Mateo hit a three-run homer...

Heat's Herro out, Celtics' Smart, Williams available to play

May. 27, 2022 19:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Heat guard Tyler Herro remained sidelined because of a strained left groin as Miami tries to stave off elimination in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals Friday night. The reigning sixth man of the year hasn't played since Game 3 of the Heat's matchup with the...

Marchand has surgery on hips, to miss start of '22-23 season

May. 27, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins leading scorer Brad Marchand had surgery on both hips on Friday and is expected to be out six months, meaning he would miss the start of next season. The team said Marchand had arthroscopic surgery to repair the cartilage in his hips. ...

Home that inspired 'The Conjuring' sells for more than $1.5M

May. 27, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island farmhouse that inspired the 2013 horror movie “The Conjuring” has been sold to a Boston developer who plans to keep it open to the public. The 18th century home in Burrillville sold for $1.525 million on Thursday, far higher than the...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 27, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Bangor Daily News. May 26, 2022. Editorial: An avoidable mistake will cost the University of Maine System, in terms of money and credibility It’s human nature not to want to share bad news. However, it should also be well understood that bad news can’t be hidden...

Rights group sues over US denying Afghans humanitarian entry

May. 26, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston civil rights group is challenging the U.S. government's denial of humanitarian relief to scores of Afghans fleeing from the Taliban. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit in Boston federal court Wednesday on behalf of Afghans and...

Boston Pops July Fourth show returns for 1st time in 3 years

May. 26, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, a July Fourth holiday tradition in the city, is returning to its full glory after a three-year coronavirus hiatus, the Boston Symphony Orchestra said Thursday. The show at the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade...

Celtics head home looking to close out top-seeded Heat

May. 26, 2022 15:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum wants experience to be the Celtics’ guide as they return home with a chance to wrap up their first trip to the NBA Finals since 2010. Tatum was a rookie during Boston’s run to Eastern Conference finals in 2018, when it grabbed a 3-2 series lead over...

329 years later, last Salem 'witch' who wasn't is pardoned

May. 26, 2022 13:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — It took more than three centuries, but the last Salem “witch” who wasn’t has been officially pardoned. Massachusetts lawmakers on Thursday formally exonerated Elizabeth Johnson Jr., clearing her name 329 years after she was convicted of witchcraft in 1693 and...