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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brock Holt homered on All-Star closer Kirby Yates' first pitch of the ninth inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.The defending World Series champion Red Sox blew a 4-0 lead before Holt put them ahead again by …
CHICAGO (AP) — As a young scholar, Elizabeth Warren traveled to federal courthouses, studying families overwhelmed by debt. She brought along a photocopier, gathering reams of statistics as she tried to answer one question: Why were these folks going bankrupt?Warren, then a law professor, …
FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou's left-footed shot from the top of the box at the 85th-minute gave New England a 2-1 win over Chicago on Saturday night.Bou intercepted a pass attempt by two Fire defenders trying to clear in the Chicago end before letting go the shot from about 20 yards out …
Patriots tight end Lance Kendricks has been suspended without pay for the first game of the season for violating the NFL's policy and program on substances of abuse.Kendricks' suspension leaves the Patriots further depleted at the position. Benjamin Watson will miss the first four games of the …
BOSTON (AP) — Gerard O'Neill, The Boston Globe investigative reporter who helped expose gangster James "Whitey" Bulger as an FBI informant, has died.The Globe reports the former Spotlight Team editor died Thursday in his Boston home. He was 76.O'Neill was a founding member of the …
BOSTON (AP) — A man has died and three others have been injured in a rash of shootings in Boston.Police say a man shot at around 3:40 a.m. Saturday in the city's Dorchester neighborhood has died in the hospital. He represents the city's 27th homicide this year.Three other victims were …
BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have identified a pedestrian struck and killed by a police cruiser in Brockton.Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz's office said Saturday that 61-year-old Antonio Tavares, of Brockton, was the victim of the crash Friday night near the Morabeza …
BOSTON (AP) — Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a five-tier birthday cake: Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself an indulgent birthday bash Saturday.But one year after opening in western Massachusetts, MGM Springfield has underperformed its lofty …
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Teams of runners are racing across southern New England in a relay that will highlight the growing East Coast Greenway.Saturday's inaugural RIMACONN relay, sponsored by the Hartford Marathon Foundation, will have team members taking turns running sections of the …
LYNN, Mass. (AP) — A chunk of once-contaminated land in Lynn that used to be the site of an abandoned gas station will soon be converted into housing.The Daily Item reports that the Economic Development and Industrial Corp. of Lynn and the property's owner will enter into an agreement with …
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' battle against the growing threat of mosquito-borne illnesses is continuing this weekend with aerial spraying in parts of Worcester and Middlesex counties.The state Department of Public Health says 37 communities have been found to be at high or critical risk for …
SAN DIEGO (AP) — J.D. Martinez had the big game for the Boston Red Sox, hitting two three-run homers and driving in a career-high seven runs.Eduardo Rodriguez had the big moment, reaching base on an error and scoring his first career run to go along with his seven strong innings in Boston's …
BOSTON (AP) — Service on Boston's Orange Line subway has resumed after a small fire on the track between Wellington Station and Malden Center Station forced the suspension of service.Transit officials said the fire was reported at 3:10 p.m.Power to the third rail was shut off and passengers …
Cam Newton hobbling to the locker room, the recipient of an unnecessary injury in an unnecessary game.A cash-grab in Canada, leading to what didn't even qualify as a glorified scrimmage on an 80-yard field.The Falcons charging top dollar to cheer for a quarterback last seen trying to make the …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is exiting the Democratic presidential primary race, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows.Moulton announced the end of his campaign during remarks to the Democratic National Committee at their summer …
MILLBURY, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts substitute teacher who was fired after bullets fell from his pocket during a prekindergarten class has been placed on probation.The Telegram & Gazette reports that Thomas Aldonis pleaded not guilty to improper storage of large capacity firearm on …
BOSTON (AP) — Public health officials say a third human case of the potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in Massachusetts.The state Public Health Department said Friday the latest case was confirmed in a man over 60 who was exposed to the …
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The license for the now-shuttered Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth has been transferred to a private company for decommissioning.The action Thursday by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission paves the way for the completion of the sale of the plant from Entergy …
BOSTON (AP) — It's settled: Tom Seaver is "Tom Terrific," not Tom Brady.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejected Brady's application to take control of the nickname on Thursday, ruling that it "points uniquely and unmistakably to Tom Seaver."It adds that giving Brady a trademark for …
BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady has been sacked by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.The Boston Globe reports that on Thursday the office informed lawyers for Brady's company, TEB Capital Management Inc., that its request to trademark the phrase "Tom Terrific" was being refused in part because …

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