• New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) stands near a fence during an NFL football stretching session before practice begins at the team's facility Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

    Patriots ready for Brady or no Brady

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No matter U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman’s ruling, the New England Patriots are prepared to move forward with or without star quarterback Tom Brady.

  • In this Thursday, June 6, 2013 file photo, a patient has her blood pressure checked by registered nurse in Plainfield, Vt. Your heart might be older than you are, according to a CDC report released Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2015 which takes a new approach to try to spur more Americans to take steps to prevent cardiovascular disease. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)

    Young at heart? Not most Americans, government report says

    NEW YORK (AP) — Your heart might be older than you are. A new government report suggests age is just a number — and perhaps not a very telling one when it comes to your risk of heart attack or stroke.

  • Kevin Norton and James Stumbo leave the courtroom following their dangerousness hearing at Boston Municipal Court, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. The Iowa men, accused of making online threats of violence against the World Pokemon Championships competition in Boston, were ordered held without bail Tuesday after Judge Thomas Horgan rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado. (Angela Rowlings/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)

    Iowa men accused of threatening Pokemon event denied bail

    BOSTON (AP) — Two Iowa men accused of making online threats of violence against a Pokemon competition in Boston were ordered held without bail Tuesday after a judge rejected arguments by their lawyers that their comments amounted to idle online bravado.

  • Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, right, follows through on his swing as he hits a home run while New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann, left, looks on in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Fenway Park, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Ortiz hits career No. 495; Red Sox beat Yankees 4-3

    BOSTON (AP) — The big numbers are atop the Green Monster for everyone to see. It was only fitting that David Ortiz’s homer sliced toward a milestone that many are coming to see in a lost season for the Boston Red Sox.

  • Woman hit by foul ball behind home plate sues Red Sox owner

    BOSTON (AP) — A fan struck by a foul ball that went behind home plate last year during a Boston Red Sox game at Fenway Park has sued the team’s principal owner.

  • Prosecution of Hernandez cousin dropped for cancer treatment

    FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors say they’ll abandon their case against a cousin of ex-New England Patriots player and murder convict Aaron Hernandez because of her worsening cancer.

  • 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.