Posts Tagged Massachusetts

Bruins busy on first day of free agency

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team’s feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league.

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USOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston’s troubled bid

U.S. Olympic Comittee Chairman Larry Probst speaks during a news conference Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Redwood City, Calif. USOC leaders say they're sticking with Boston as their candidate for the 2024 Olympics. The USOC board met Tuesday to discuss the Boston bid, which has been troubled by tepid polling data and active opposition. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest could be as tough as actually landing the games.

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Former Razorback Benintendi signs with Boston Red Sox

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Razorback outfielder Andrew Benintendi has signed a professional baseball contract with the Boston Red Sox.

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Celtics’ Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

Boston Celtics draft picks Jordan Mickey, from left, Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter and Marcus Thornton are introduced to the media at the Celtics basketball training facility, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Waltham, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season’s NCAA Tournament.

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Pool from US Olympic trials to relocate to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The pool from the 2012 Olympic trials will be dismantled and moved to Boston after the competition.

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