Posts Tagged Massachusetts

Webster helps Red Sox beat Rays 11-1

Boston Red Sox's Rusney Castillo, right, is congratulated by Christian Vazquez after his three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Steven Geltz during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Vazquez had a two-run home run in the second inning. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Rusney Castillo and Christian Vazquez each hit his first major league homer, and Allen Webster pitched seven solid innings to carry the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.

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End of line for thoroughbred racing in New England

Gate crew members watch the start of a race at Suffolk Downs in Boston, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014. The last thoroughbred horse racing track in New England is closing this year, as the once grand Suffolk Downs yields to growing competition from casinos, lotteries and other forms of gambling. Experts say the local breeding industry could all but vanish. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts gambling regulators say they’ll entertain proposals from anyone interested in keeping the thoroughbred racing industry alive at Suffolks Downs after New England’s last remaining track closes.

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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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