• Alexander scores 17, Holy Cross beat Harvard 50-49

    WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Malachi Alexander scored 17 points, Anthony Thompson made two key free throws with 35 seconds left and Holy Cross beat Harvard 50-49 on Sunday.

  • Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer, left, argues a call with an official in the first quarter of NCAA college football game against Boston College in Syracuse, N.Y., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi)

    Syracuse beats Boston College 20-17 on last-play field goal

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Cole Murphy kicked a 35-yard field goal as time expired, giving Syracuse a 20-17 victory over Boston College on Saturday in coach Scott Shafer’s final game as head coach of the Orange.

  • Police cite bar near Fenway Park after fatal shooting

    BOSTON (AP) — A bar near Fenway Park is facing possible sanctions after being cited by Boston police following a shooting that killed a man and injured three other people.

  • Boston Bruins' Matt Beleskey (39) checks New York Rangers' Derek Stepan (21) during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Bruins extend streak with 4-3 win over Rangers

    BOSTON (AP) — With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago.

  • In this Nov. 14, 2015, file photo, Syracuse head coach Scott Shafer reacts during a timeout in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Clemson, in Syracuse, N.Y. Syracuse has fired football coach Scott Shafer two days after the team's eighth straight loss. Athletic director Mark Coyle announced the dismissal Monday, Nov. 23, 2015,  and said a national search will begin immediately. Shafer will coach the season finale against Boston College on Saturday. (AP Photo/Nick Lisi, File)

    Scott Shafer’s last game at Syracuse comes against BC

    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Like Greg Robinson seven years ago, Syracuse coach Scott Shafer enters the final game of the regular season knowing it’s his last as head man of the Orange.

  • In this photo taken on Nov. 20, 2015, Philadelphia 76ers' Jahlil Okafor (8) slips through the lane and past a host of Charlotte Hornets as he scores in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime. Officer James Kenneally said Friday, NOv. 27, that police responded to reports of a fight outside the nightclub hours after the winless Sixers lost to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. But Kenneally says the participants were gone by the time officers arrived and nobody was arrested or charged. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone, File)

    Boston police say no investigation in apparent Okafor fight

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston police say they do not plan to investigate an apparent nightclub scuffle involving Philadelphia 76ers center Jahlil Okafor unless someone involved comes forward to say they were the victim of a crime.

  • Chris Haubrich, a homeless artist, paints at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Boston, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. At the Boston church, many homeless participate in the Common Art program, which is designed not only to give them a place to stay warm, but an opportunity to express themselves, learn some life skills and gain self-esteem. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Art program gives Boston’s homeless a place to create

    BOSTON (AP) — In an elegant church in one of Boston’s most chic shopping districts, homeless people from across the city gather once a week to express themselves in ways not possible when living on the streets.

  • MBTA conductor killed in shooting outside Fenway Park

    BOSTON (AP) — Police have identified the man killed in a shooting outside a bar near Fenway Park as a commuter rail conductor for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

  • In this July 13, 2015 photo, during a visit with her birth mother and other family, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, adoptee Mariette Williams shows pictures of herself, made when she was living at a Haitian orphanage in the mid 80's. For the first time in nearly 30 years, Mariette was reunited with her birth mother. Mariette was adopted by a Canadian couple in October 1986. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    A search for family in Haiti raises questions about adoption

    PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — As Mariette Williams waited for her flight from South Florida to Haiti, she paced the departure lounge, folding and re-folding her ticket and clutching the handle of a bag sagging with gifts. She was excited but terrified: For the first time in nearly 30 years, she was about to see her mother.

  • Patriots sign McDonald, place Dobson on injured reserve

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots signed defensive back Dewey McDonald to the 53-man roster Thursday and placed wide receiver Aaron Dobson on injured reserve.