• In this Aug. 31, 2013 file photo, a bald eagle from Zoo New England looks out over the field before the start of an NCAA college football game between Villanova and Boston College in Boston. In 2015 the number of bald eagles in Massachusetts reached a record high since the majestic birds of prey were reintroduced to the state in 1982. The increase was driven in large part by a surprising population boom in the more urban areas of the state near Boston.  (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)

    In Boston area, the bald eagle population is soaring

    BOSTON (AP) — People spotting bald eagles in the skies over the Boston area aren’t hallucinating — there really are more of the majestic birds of prey setting up shop in the urban eastern areas of the state, experts say.

  • Massachusetts-Lowell edges its way past Hartford 85-83

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Jahad Thomas scored 21 points, and his layup with two seconds left lifted Massachusetts-Lowell past Hartford 85-83 Wednesday night.

  • Boston College coach Jim Christian talks with forward Ervins Meznieks during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Brogdon scores 27 and No. 9 Virginia rolls BC, 61-47

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored 27 points and No. 9 Virginia stretched its winning streak to five games with a 61-47 victory over Boston College on Wednesday night, keeping the Eagles winless in ACC play.

  • Toronto Maple Leafs right wing P.A. Parenteau, center, is congratulated by Jake Gardiner (51) and Nazem Kadri (43) after his game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins during overtime in an NHL hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016. Toronto defeated Boston 4-3. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

    Parenteau scores in OT, Leafs come back to beat Bruins 4-3

    BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs had plenty to celebrate Tuesday night.

  • Indoor pole vault record came as no surprise for Jenn Suhr

    BOSTON (AP) — Defending Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr was injury-free, avoided the flu bug this season and the warm weather made it easier to train at her home-made facility in upstate New York.

  • Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson on injured list

    BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins have placed goalie Jonas Gustavsson on the injured list and recalled goaltender Malcolm Subban from the Providence Bruins on an emergency basis.

  • 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.