• 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.

    Updated: 3:24 pm

  • Patriots coach named as possible witness at Hernandez trial

    BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (BEHL’-ih-chik) has been added to a list of people who could be called to testify at the double murder trial of former player Aaron Hernandez.

  • 4-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan out of Boston Marathon

    BOSTON (AP) — Four-time Olympian Shalane Flanagan has dropped out of the Boston Marathon with a back injury.

  • Circus lionized for cutting animal acts will bring them back

    BOSTON (AP) — A circus is under fire for bringing back animal acts a year after earning praise from animal rights groups for dropping them to keep up with changing public attitudes.

  • Duck boats face increasing calls for improvements, bans

    BOSTON (AP) — With their festive, party-like ambiance and ability to travel on land and in water, duck boats have long been tourist attractions for sightseers around the U.S. But a string of deadly accidents has left the industry reeling, forced safety improvements and led some advocates to call for a total ban on the vehicles.

  • Scallops scuffle pitting small boats against big

    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A disagreement over the right to fish for scallops off New England is pitting small boats against big ones in one of the most lucrative fisheries in the U.S.

  • Tribes hope Trump’s ‘America first’ helps first Americans

    BOSTON (AP) — Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn’t forget America’s first inhabitants as he promises to put “America first.”