• International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July, 29, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th IOC executive board meeting where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place.(AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

    Bach: Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises’ to USOC

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on “promises” made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the Massachusetts capital as the American candidate for the games.

  • Boston Red Sox center fielder Mookie Betts sits on the infield as teammate Pablo Sandoval checks to see if he's injured following a play where Betts flipped over the bullpen wall while trying to catch a drive by Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, July 28, 2015.  Betts left the game after the play. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Boston places CF Betts on 7-day concussion DL

    BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox have placed center fielder Mookie Betts on the seven-day disabled list for a concussion after he tumbled into Boston’s bullpen attempting to make a catch a night earlier.

  • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during an event at Gillette Stadium Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass., to promote the NHL Winter Classic hockey game between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins, scheduled to be played there on New Year's day 2016. At rear are Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney, left, and Bruins President Cam Neely, right.  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Winter Classic to bring Bruins, Canadiens to home of Pats

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Winter Classic is coming to the home of the New England Patriots.