Boston Bruins (33-16-7, third in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (36-15-5, second in the East Division)
Washington; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -109, Bruins -111; over/under is 5.5
Boston Celtics (35-35, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Minnesota Timberwolves (22-48, 13th in the Western Conference)
Minneapolis; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Minnesota plays Boston looking to end its three-game home losing streak.
Los Angeles Angels (16-20, fifth in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (23-16, first in the AL East)
Boston; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Griffin Canning (3-2, 5.19 ERA, 1.39 WHIP, 30 strikeouts) Red Sox: Nick Pivetta (5-0, 3.19 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 35 strikeouts)
ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the "Lucky For Life" game were:
03-07-25-31-36, Lucky Ball: 8
(three, seven, twenty-five, thirty-one, thirty-six; Lucky Ball: eight)
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:
14-24-28-29-34, Extra: 16
(fourteen, twenty-four, twenty-eight, twenty-nine, thirty-four; Extra: sixteen)
STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The man suspected of shooting and wounding three people in New York's Times Square, including a 4-year-old girl, said in a television interview that he did not know anything about it and had been in New Jersey at the time.
BOSTON (AP) — Children ages 12 through 15 were set to begin receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots in Massachusetts on Thursday.
The state began allowing shots into the arms of the 400,000 Massachusetts kids who fall into that age category after an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Wednesday to recommend Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 12 to 15.
BOSTON (AP) — State Street Corporation has agreed to pay a $115 million criminal penalty to resolve charges that it schemed to defraud clients by secretly overcharging some of its customers for as long as 17 years, federal investigators said Thursday.
After a one-year break because of the pandemic, college lacrosse is ready to decide its national champions, and North Carolina starts in a very good place: The Tar Heels are the top seed for both the men's and women's Division I tournaments.
Anyone who visits Rhode Island will soon be able to get a coronavirus vaccine, and nightclubs will be allowed to open at full capacity by the end of May if patrons can prove they have received their shot, Gov.
BOSTON (AP) — Acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey signed into law a city ordinance Thursday that limits how police use tear gas and other crowd-control techniques.
The measure, approved by the Boston City Council last month on a 7-5 vote, restricts the use of chemical crowd control agents and kinetic impact projectiles by law enforcement agents operating in Boston.
BRISTOL, R.I. (AP) — Police in Bristol announced an arrest Thursday in connection with the posting of stickers bearing an image of Adolf Hitler in town last month.
Chase Gilroy, 26, of Warwick, turned himself in after an arrest warrant was issued, Police Chief Kevin Lynch said in a statement.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence school district administrator pleaded not guilty on Thursday to assault in connection to an unwanted foot massage he allegedly gave to a minor at a fitness center.
AGAWAM, Mass. (AP) — A student was behind a cyberattack on a Massachusetts school system this week that temporarily shut down the district’s computer network, disrupted remote learning, and forced the postponement of exams, officials said.
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
BOSTON (AP) — Three organizations across the state are sharing nearly $1 million in grants to help teenagers either struggling with or at risk of developing substance abuse disorder, officials announced Thursday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The ringleader of a group that stole about $700,000 worth of construction equipment, boats, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles and trailers from dealers across New England has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors said.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts hospital where nurses have been on strike for more than two months has started the process of hiring permanent replacements.
The move was made after the union representing nurses at St...
Oakland Athletics (23-15, first in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (22-16, first in the AL East)
Boston; Thursday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: Sean Manaea (3-1, 3.07 ERA, 1...
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:
01-19-20-38-54, Powerball: 17, Power Play: 2
(one, nineteen, twenty, thirty-eight, fifty-four; Powerball: seventeen; Power Play: two)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Celtics can stop chasing, get some rest and hopefully heal up. They're play-in bound.
Kevin Love scored a season-high 30 points, Collin Sexton added 28 and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped an 11-game losing streak with a 102-94 win in their home finale, locking Boston into one of the four play-in spots in the Eastern Conference...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:
03-08-12-13-17, Extra: 18
(three, eight, twelve, thirteen, seventeen; Extra: eighteen)
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
BOSTON (AP) — Children ages 12 through 15 will be able to start receiving Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shots in Massachusetts as soon as Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday.
The state will begin delivering shots into the arms of the 400,000 Massachusetts residents who fall into that age slot after an advisory panel to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted Wednesday to recommend Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in kids ages 12 to 15...
BOSTON (AP) — While there was a slight increase in the overall number of confirmed and suspected opioid-related drug overdose deaths in Massachusetts in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, overdose deaths among Black men soared by almost 70%, state health officials said Wednesday...
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Nantucket-based commercial and residential painting business has been sentenced to two years in prison for cheating the IRS out of more than $2 million in tax payments, according to federal prosecutors...
PEABODY, Mass. (AP) — Plans to build a 55-megawatt natural gas-fired power plant in Peabody have been put on hold as the proposed facility's owner addresses environmental and health concerns and considers alternate energy options...
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Midday" game were:
PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — With no baseball team in town, McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket is being put to good use with the opening of a vaccination clinic at the site on Wednesday.
The drive-up, walk-up site will be open every Wednesday from 5 p...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence school administrator was arrested Monday and placed on paid leave after allegedly giving an unwanted foot massage to someone at a gym in another town.
Olayinka Alege, 40, is the network superintendent of secondary schools in Providence and oversees the city’s middle and high schools...
BOSTON (AP) — A former private equity executive who cofounded an investment fund with U2′s Bono was sentenced Wednesday to three months in prison for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme...
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Two people died when their sailboat sank off Rhode Island, state officials said.
Environmental police and the marine task force responded to Greenwich Bay off of Warwick just after 4 p...
BOSTON (AP) — A Florida woman authorities allege used the personal information of a Massachusetts resident to fraudulently obtain a pandemic-related federal loan that she then used for a private flight to California and stays at luxury hotels has been arrested, federal prosecutors said...
Boston Celtics (35-34, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (21-48, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Boston comes into the matchup against Cleveland as losers of three games in a row...
Oakland Athletics (22-15, first in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (22-15, first in the AL East)
Boston; Wednesday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Athletics: James Kaprielian (0-0, 0...
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
07-08-20-36-39, Mega Ball: 22, Megaplier: 3
(seven, eight, twenty, thirty-six, thirty-nine; Mega Ball: twenty-two; Megaplier: three)
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Wild Money" game were:
08-09-26-32-36, Extra: 38
(eight, nine, twenty-six, thirty-two, thirty-six; Extra: thirty-eight)
CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Rhode Island Lottery's "Numbers Evening" game were:
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker praised the state’s COVID-19 vaccine push during a meeting Tuesday with other governors and President Joe Biden, saying the state’s “mixed model” of vaccine distribution helped ensure a broad base of Massachusetts residents received shots...
The man who transformed the Vermont-based Orvis company from a niche fly-fishing supply company into a global retailer of outdoor supplies, apparel and protector of the environment has died. Leigh H...
BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the life sentence of a Massachusetts man who was convicted in connection with building a bomb that killed a Boston police officer and severely injured his partner 30 years ago...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer convicted last month of sexually assaulting a child was sentenced Tuesday to serve up to three years in prison.
Ex-Springfield officer Daniel Cintron was convicted in a jury-waived trial of two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of intimidation of a witness, the Hampden district attorney’s office said in a statement...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Dream have hired La’Keshia Frett and Daynia La-Force as assistant coaches on interim coach Mike Petersen’s staff.
Frett, a former player and assistant at Georgia, worked as an assistant at Auburn in the 2019-20 season...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's two U.S. senators have recommended to President Joe Biden that Zachary Cunha be named the next U.S. attorney for the state.
Cunha is currently chief of the civil division for the office...
Rhode Island expects to start offering Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 later this week now that the Food and Drug Administration has authorized its use for that age group, state officials said Tuesday...
BROKTON, Mass. (AP) — Her husband's extramarital affair and mental health issues led a Massachusetts woman to fatally stab her husband in January, prosecutors said in court Tuesday.
Christine Ricci, 46, was held without bail after pleading not guilty at her Plymouth Superior Court arraignment to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, The Patriot Ledger reported...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island state revenue estimates for this year and the next are higher than estimates made in the fall thanks to better-than-expected tax revenues.
A fiscal analysis released on Monday revised state revenues upward for this year and next year combined by $300 million, the Providence Journal