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Stonehill beats Eastern Nazarene 92-45

Nov. 30, 2022 23:17 PM EST

SOUTH EASTON, Mass. (AP) — Max Zegarowski scored 28 points as Stonehill beat Eastern Nazarene 92-45 on Wednesday night. Zegarowski had five rebounds for the Skyhawks (3-6). Andrew Sims scored 14 points while going 5 of 7 and 4 of 6 from the free throw line. Chas Stinson shot 5 for...

Royal night: Tatum scores 49, Celtics hold off Heat 134-121

Nov. 30, 2022 23:03 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Camera phones throughout Boston's TD Garden were fixed on the seats adjacent the Celtics' bench as the Prince and Princess of Wales sat courtside in the city's hallowed arena on Wednesday. Yet it was the Celtics' reigning basketball prince who ultimately owned the...

High Point knocks off Elon 84-70

Nov. 30, 2022 22:48 PM EST

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Emmanuel Izunabor had 15 points in High Point's 84-70 win over Elon on Wednesday night. Izunabor also added nine rebounds for the Panthers (6-1). Abdoulaye scored 14 points while going 5 of 10 from the floor, including 2 for 7 from distance, and 2 for 3 from...

UK royals arrive in Boston to showcase youthful monarchy

Nov. 30, 2022 22:06 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Prince and Princess of Wales embarked Wednesday on their first overseas trip since the death of Queen Elizabeth II, aiming to showcase the younger face of a monarchy that is tackling important issues like climate change as it attempts to remain relevant in a modern,...

Harvard defeats Holy Cross 72-38

Nov. 30, 2022 21:37 PM EST

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Chris Ledlum had 18 points in Harvard's 72-38 victory over Holy Cross on Wednesday night. Ledlum also contributed six rebounds for the Crimson (6-2). Luka Sakota scored 13 points, going 4 of 9 from the floor, including 3 for 5 from distance, and 2 for 3 from...

UMass-Lowell secures 77-51 win over Merrimack

Nov. 30, 2022 21:01 PM EST

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Max Brooks had 17 points in UMass-Lowell's 77-51 win over Merrimack on Wednesday night. Brooks also contributed five rebounds, three steals, and three blocks for the River Hawks (7-1). Everette Hammond scored 15 points and added seven rebounds. Abdoul Karim...

Boston Athletic Association names new president, CEO

Nov. 30, 2022 18:46 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Athletic Association on Wednesday named Jack Fleming as its new president and chief executive officer. The association, which manages the Boston Marathon, said in a statement Fleming will assume the post immediately. He replaces Thomas Grilk after he...

Bruins extend NHL-record season-opening home win streak

Nov. 30, 2022 17:25 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record streak of home victories to open a season to 13 games with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Backup goalie Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves and Brad Marchand added an...

Vermont man charged with buying gun found at fatal shootout

Nov. 30, 2022 17:18 PM EST

A 21-year-old Vermont man is facing federal charges that he purchased a handgun that was found less than 24-hours later at the scene of a shootout in Springfield, Massachusetts, that resulted in the deaths of two men. Cameron Yee, of South Burlington, was arrested Tuesday on a charge...

Feds: Police officer used baton to strike detainee

Nov. 30, 2022 15:35 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Federal authorities on Wednesday arrested a Massachusetts police officer they allege used a baton to strike a man in custody and then failed to mention the incident in two reports. Following an FBI investigation, Fall River Officer Nicholas M. Hoar, 35, was indicted...