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Sunday, May 20

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Jaylen Brown on Game 3: 'I thought it was embarrassing'

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Celtics forward Jaylen Brown was unimpressed with his team's — and his own — effort against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the conference finals. “I thought it was embarrassing,” the 21-year-old said during a light practice at…

Thursday, May 17

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Inside the Hamptons house where Kevin Durant hosted Tom Brady and the Celtics

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EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — The client wanted a 10-day house rental in the Hamptons that offered privacy and proximity to East Hampton Airport. Several important guests would be visiting. The real estate broker handling the account lined up three…

Monday, May 14

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The Latest: Ex-sportscaster hails ruling on sports betting

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Supreme Court ruling striking down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states (all times local):. 4:15 p.m.. Longtime sportscaster Brent Musburger…

Sunday, May 13

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Lobster industry fears weaker shells, but evidence is mixed

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The globalization of the American lobster business has spurred fears within the industry that lobsters' shells are getting weaker, but scientific evidence about the issue paints a complicated picture. U.S. lobster…

Friday, May 11

Parts shortage that hit Ford spreads to more companies

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DETROIT (AP) — A fire that damaged a Michigan auto parts supply factory is causing production problems at Ford, Fiat Chrysler, BMW and General Motors, but it's too soon to tell yet whether dealers will run short of vehicles. So far Ford…

Watch: Boston Dynamics has a robot that can run free in nature

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Atlas has moved on from gymnastics to cross country. Boston Dynamics shared a new video Thursday of its famous humanoid robot jogging across a lawn and up a hill. “Getting some air, Atlas?” the Waltham-based robotics company titled the…

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Morning sports update: The Celtics reportedly wanted Joel Embiid to 'man up' and shake hands after Game 5

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J.D. Martinez hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning as the Red Sox beat New York, 5-4, handing the Yankees only their second loss in 19 games. The Red Sox moved back into a tie with the Yankees for first place in the AL East and…

Thursday, May 10

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In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Before taking office, President Donald Trump railed against the pharmaceutical industry and accused it of “getting away with murder.” The populist rhetoric appears to be giving way to a more nuanced strategy focused on…

Monday, May 7

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Kobe Bryant explains what Brad Stevens does differently than other coaches

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The Celtics heaped praise on coach Brad Stevens following their Game 3 overtime win against the 76ers Saturday. Stevens drew up not one, but two impressive after-timeout plays down the stretch against Philadelphia. Dishing out words like…

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What the Bruins had to say after their season-ending loss

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The Bruins’ season came to an end Sunday. Boston struck first against Tampa Bay with a goal from David Krecji in the opening period, but couldn’t respond after the Lightning scored two of their own in the second. With the win, Tampa Bay…

Morning sports update: More details emerge on the Patriots’ 2018 NFL Draft decision-making

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In Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback column, he shed some light on the Patriots’ decision-making on draft day. According to King, even if the Tennessee Titans hadn’t leaped over New England to take Rashaan Evans, the Patriots would…

Sunday, May 6

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Sale fans 12, Boston tops Rangers 6-1; Red Sox head to Bronx

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chris Sale wishes he could be on the mound for the Boston Red Sox in their next series at Yankee Stadium. Sale will have to settle for a spot along the dugout rail to watch the highly anticipated showdown after his…

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9 thoughts on the entertaining Game 3 between the Celtics and Sixers

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Some Sunday thoughts the morning after one of the most entertaining Celtics games I've ever seen … □ Al Horford had 13 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals, a stat line that if you were just judging from the box score without having…

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Craig Kimbrel becomes youngest pitcher reach 300 saves in Boston’s 6-5 win over Texas

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Craig Kimbrel became the quickest pitcher to reach 300 career saves, closing out a 6-5 win by the Boston Red Sox after they rallied and got the go-ahead run in the top of the ninth inning at Texas on Saturday night.…

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Jayson Tatum continues to dazzle in postseason

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When the Celtics selected Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 overall pick last year, the consensus among those in the organization was that they had gotten a steal. It’s uncommon to dub a third pick as a bargain, yet the Celtics – who initially…

Saturday, May 5

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4 takeaways from the Bruins' Game 4 loss to the Lightning

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COMMENTARY. Even after their Game 2 loss to the Lightning, the Bruins were still among the favorites by the oddsmakers to win the Stanley Cup. After the Game 3 setback, those odds plummeted to the bottom of the remaining eight teams,…

Friday, May 4

Trump: NK summit plans set; US troop drawdown not on table

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered his latest teaser Friday for a historic U.S. summit with North Korea: The time and place have been set but he’s not saying when and where. The White House did, however, announce the details…

Thursday, May 3

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3 takeaways from the Bruins’ Game 3 loss to Lightning

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Flat. Uninspired. Lethargic. Those three adjectives best describe the Bruins’ Game 3 performance against the Lightning. The only silver lining was Tuukka Rask (33 saves) keeping things close. Now, the Black and Gold trail the best-of-seven…

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This prom dress caused an uproar in the US — but not in China

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — When Keziah Daum wore a Chinese-style dress to her high school prom in Utah, it set off an uproar — but not because of its tight fit or thigh-high slit. After Daum, 18, shared pictures on social media of her prom night, a…

Wednesday, May 2

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Here are the 3 main things to know about Amazon’s new expansion in Boston

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It’s hardly HQ2, but Amazon is making a major expansion in Boston. The sprawling retail giant announced Tuesday that it plans to hire 2,000 workers for a new office in the city’s Seaport, as it continues to bolster its growing presence in…

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Here's what you need to know about the 2018 allergy season

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The sun is shining, the temperature is rising, and trees along the Charles River are bursting into bloom — heralding the start of the 2018 allergy season. And if you're already starting to cough, sneeze, or have itchy eyes from the pollen…

Tuesday, May 1

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Love it or not, Facebook launches dating service

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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook doesn't think hookups are meaningful and doesn't want you to date your friends — but it's known for a long time that its vast map of human connections could help people find long-term partners. At least that's the…

Sunday, Apr 29

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The Celtics found a new Big Three, at least for one important night

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Through their 72 seasons, 17 of which have led to the raising of a banner in a couple of different incarnations of the Garden, the Celtics have featured a version of a Big Three in their lineup. There was, of course, the Larry Bird-Kevin…

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4 takeaways from the Bruins' Game 1 win over the Lightning

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TAMPA — Even against a well-rested Tampa Bay Lightning squad, the Bruins picked up right where they left off following their third period in Game 7 against the Maple Leafs Wednesday night. From Rick Nash and Tuukka Rask setting the tone to…

Friday, Apr 27

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2 lives converge on a dark road in Maine with deadly results

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NORRIDGEWOCK, Maine (AP) — Cpl. Gene Cole was a musician, TV repairman and father. People appreciated his respectful manner and ability to defuse a volatile situation. At 62, the sheriff's deputy was nearing retirement. John Williams is a…

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7 things to know about Isaiah Wynn, the Patriots' newest offensive lineman

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Here is a closer look at Isaiah Wynn, who the Patriots drafted 23rd overall. College: Georgia. Position: G/T. Height/Weight: 6-3 / 313. Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla. High school: Lakewood. By the numbers: Wynn played in 51 games,…

7 things to know about Sony Michel, the Patriots' newest running back

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Here is a closer look at Sony Michel, who the Patriots drafted with the 31st overall pick. College: Georgia. Position: RB. Height/Weight: 5-11 / 214. Hometown: Plantation, Fla. High school: American Heritage. (The mascot? Patriots.) By the…

Thursday, Apr 26

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Kolton Miller leading the way in Patriots' mock draft consensus

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Predicting what Bill Belichick and the Patriots will do in the NFL draft is anything but a science, especially in 2018 when New England is equipped with five picks in the first three rounds. If New England doesn't make any trades (far from…

Wednesday, Apr 25

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Rob Gronkowski announces he is playing in 2018

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After reportedly contemplating retirement, Rob Gronkowski has decided he will return to not only football but also the New England Patriots for the upcoming NFL season. “I met with coach today and informed him I will be back for the 2018…

Monday, Apr 23

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Which NFL teams may be willing to trade down with the Patriots?

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Last year, the Patriots seemingly eschewed the draft, and instead used picks for trades in assembling the 2017 roster. They traded away their first-round pick (No. 32) to acquire the wide receiver Brandin Cooks. The second-round pick was…