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Man dies while trying to board subway train in Boston, police say

May. 30, 2023 10:01 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A man died after falling under a Boston subway train early Tuesday, authorities said. The man apparently wanted to board a moving Green Line trolley at North Station at 12:18 a.m., Transit Police Superintendent Richard Sullivan said in a statement. As...

Celtics fall apart in bid for NBA history and now enter offseason of questions

May. 30, 2023 00:40 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Armed with a raucous crowd and seemingly all the momentum after digging their way out of a 3-0 Eastern Conference finals hole, the Celtics entered their Game 7 matchup with the Heat eyeing a chance to make NBA history. It may have evaporated on the very first play. ...

LGBTQ+ activists call for new strategies to promote equality after Target backlash

May. 30, 2023 00:15 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Following Target’s announcement last week that it removed products and relocated Pride displays to the back of certain stores in the South, activists in the LGBTQ+ community are calling for new campaigns to convince corporate leaders not to cave to anti-LGBTQ+ groups. ...

The NBA Finals are set: It's the Heat and the Nuggets for the Larry O'Brien Trophy

May. 29, 2023 23:08 PM EDT

Cancel that flight plan, Denver. Turns out, the NBA Finals are starting in the Mile High City after all. And Jimmy Butler was proven right. Finally, we have a title-series matchup: The Miami Heat, champions of the Eastern Conference even after getting in as only the...

Bobrovsky's end-of-season haircut can wait, with Panthers headed to Stanley Cup Final

May. 29, 2023 12:41 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky needs a haircut. The goaltender for the Florida Panthers uses a thin headband to hold some of his hair back these days. Long hair usually isn’t a problem for Bobrovsky at this time of year: When a season ends, he gets most of it shaved off...

Kelly strikes out 10 in Diamondbacks' 4-2 win over Red Sox

May. 28, 2023 19:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks scored all of their runs in the first two innings. The way Merrill Kelly and catcher Gabriel Moreno had the Boston Red Sox guessing, it was more than enough. Kelly struck out 10 while pitching effectively into the seventh...

Panthers' Tkachuk says he's rooting for both Tatum and Butler in playoffs

May. 27, 2023 20:34 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Matthew Tkachuk went to high school with Boston star Jayson Tatum in St. Louis. He now has Miami star Jimmy Butler wearing his Florida Panthers jersey for workouts. And everyone wants to know who Tkachuk is rooting for in the Boston-Miami matchup in the NBA’s Eastern...

Sale stars again on mound, Red Sox snap skid by beating Diamondbacks 7-2

May. 27, 2023 01:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Chris Sale's left arm was fantastic again, even if his stomach was not. Sale threw five strong innings while battling a stomach bug, Kiké Hernández smacked a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox snapped a four-game losing streak by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks...

Teen workers are in high demand for summer and commanding better pay

May. 27, 2023 00:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Teens have long been vital to filling out the summertime staffs of restaurants, ice cream stands, amusement parks and camps. Now, thanks to one of the tightest labor markets in decades, they have even more sway, with an array of jobs to choose from at ever higher...

Idle Nuggets hold light practice, waiting for Celts and Heat to decide NBA Finals foe

May. 26, 2023 18:23 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets guard Bruce Brown has been using the long layoff before the start of the NBA Finals to work on his game — his golf game. “First day of golf I played pretty well,” Brown recounted. “The second day was terrible." On Friday, it was...