• Pioneer Valley or West Mass? Regional rebranding is fraught

    BOSTON (AP) — A new nickname for the river valley in western Massachusetts isn’t sitting well with some residents.

  • Bibbs caps big spree in Hokies’ 91-75 win over BC

    BOSTON (AP) — Justin Bibbs scored 13 points, getting seven with a 4-point play and a 3-pointer 27 seconds later to cap a game-breaking 21-6 run that carried Virginia Tech to a 91-75 win over Boston College on Saturday.

  • Scanlon, Alston help Boston to 71-68 win in OT, No. 2 seed

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Tyler Scanlon hit back-to-back baskets to lift Boston University into the lead and Justin Alston added the clinching free throws with nine seconds remaining in a 71-68 defeat of Holy Cross in overtime on Saturday.

  • Tom Brady: The Movie? Fans divided and foes say they’ll pass

    BOSTON (AP) — Tom Brady: The Movie?

  • Celtics keep assets, make no moves at trade deadline

    WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — The Celtics went into Thursday’s trade deadline armed with the assets needed to make a major deal and put pressure on the Eastern Conference favorite Cleveland Cavaliers.

  • Professor has taken ‘selfie’ every day for last 30 years

    BOSTON (AP) — Long before they were called selfies, Karl Baden snapped a simple black and white photo of himself. Then he repeated it every day for the next three decades.

  • Thompson FT gives Holy Cross 62-62 win over Loyola Md

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Malachi Alexander had 15 points, Robert Champion added 12 and Anthony Thompson made a free throw with 3.2 seconds left to give Holy Cross a 63-62 win over Loyola Maryland on Wednesday night.

  • Leissner carries New Hampshire past UMass-Lowell 78-67

    LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Tanner Leissner scored 24 points — nine coming in the last five minutes — Jaleen Smith had 18 points and six rebounds and New Hampshire pulled away from Massachusetts-Lowell for a 78-67 win on Wednesday night.

  • USA Hockey head Ogrean looks back on tenure

    BOSTON (AP) — When executive director Dave Ogrean thinks back on his tenure at USA Hockey, the American victory in the inaugural women’s Olympic tournament is among the highlights.

  • Security breach at Kennedy Airport unnerves some travelers

    BOSTON (AP) — A breach that allowed 11 people to walk through an unattended security checkpoint lane at one of the nation’s busiest airports has some travelers scratching their heads about how this could happen even with the enhanced security measures put in place after the Sept. 11 terror attacks.