• 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.”

  • Towns, Aiken lead balanced Harvard past Cornell 87-75

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Seth Towns scored a career best 21 points, Bryce Aiken added 17 and four players reached double figures as Harvard defeated Cornell 87-75 on Saturday night.

  • Davidson fights off late UMass comeback attempt

    AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Jack Gibbs hit six 3-pointers and scored 30 points and Davidson pulled back to the .500 mark in Atlantic 10 play with a 79-74 win over Massachusetts on Saturday.

  • Harvard blows 16-point lead, but beats Columbia

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Seth Towns scored 20 points and Harvard beat Columbia 78-72 on Friday night after blowing a 16-point halftime lead.

  • 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.