• In this July 25, 1996 file photo, author Mario Puzo talks during an interview in New York. A large collection Puzo’s papers will be auctioned by Boston-based RR Auction on Feb. 18, 2016. The collection covers Puzo’s entire career, but is highlighted by thousands of pages of “The Godfather” novel and screenplay, including multiple drafts with handwritten revisions. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

    Make them an offer they can’t refuse: Puzo archive for sale

    BOSTON (AP) — Make them an offer they can’t refuse and a massive collection of “The Godfather” author Mario Puzo’s papers can be yours.

  • Bruins say goalie Malcolm Subban has fractured larynx

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins say goaltending prospect Malcolm Subban has a fractured larynx and will miss at least eight weeks.

  • Boston program allows smokers to vote with their butts

    BOSTON (AP) — The city of Boston is trying to rid the streets of unsightly cigarette butts by placing special receptacles in high traffic areas that will allow smokers to vote on a simple question.

  • In this Sept. 9, 2015 file photo, Len Don Diego, marketing manager for content at the DraftKings daily fantasy sports company, works at his station at the company's offices in Boston. Daily fantasy sports companies have said their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.  ESPN and DraftKings ended an exclusive advertising deal, and FanDuel confirmed it was laying off 55 workers in its Orlando, Fla., office. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

    Fantasy sports companies defend embattled industry

    BOSTON (AP) — Daily fantasy sports companies say their industry remains viable despite a rocky start to 2016.

  • Pierce ‘thankful’ in possibly his final visit to Garden

    BOSTON (AP) — Paul Pierce started his career in the shadows of Celtics legends.

  • Snowboarder Katie Ormerod, of Britain, prepares to make a practice jump, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in advance of the Big Air at Fenway skiing and snowboarding U.S. Grand Prix tour event at Fenway Park in Boston. The competition is to be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11-12. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Ski jumping the latest event to step to the plate at Fenway

    BOSTON (AP) — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand.

  • North Carolina head coach Roy Williams questions a call during the first  half of an NCAA college basketball game against Boston College, in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016.  (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

    With Williams sick, No. 9 North Carolina beats BC 68-65

    BOSTON (AP) — Playing most of the second half without coach Roy Williams, who left the bench after complaining of vertigo, No. 9 North Carolina rallied to beat Boston College 68-65 on Tuesday night thanks to 20 points from Justin Jackson.

  • BC beats BU in OT in 1st 1-0 Beanpot game in 64 year history

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston University forward Jordan Greenway barreled into the net and knocked Boston College goalie Thatcher Demko to the ice, where he remained long enough to scare his coach into checking on him.

  • Northeastern beats Harvard 5-1 in Beanpot consolation game

    BOSTON (AP) — Adam Gaudette had two goals and an assist, leading Northeastern to a 5-1 victory over Harvard in the Beanpot consolation game.

  • A woman clears off her snow-covered car after work in Pittsfield, Mass, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts with up to 18 inches of snow. (Ben Garver/The Berkshire Eagle via AP) BERKSHIRE COURIER OUT, GREAT BARRINGTON RECORD OUT, RURAL INTELLIGENCER OUT, BERKSHIRES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Winter storm could dump up to 18 inches of snow on Cape Cod

    BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and threatened to drop up to 18 inches of snow on southeastern Massachusetts on Monday. Motorists in New England were warned to be vigilant after a charter bus heading to a casino skidded off a Connecticut highway, injuring at least 30 people.