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Today at 05:55PM
Celtics win preseason finale; 100-86 over Nets

BOSTON (AP) - Boston coach Brad Stevens wasn't about to completely praise rookie Marcus Smart's performance.

Today at 05:49PM
Nets-Celtics, Box

Anderson 1-9 2-2 4, Jefferson 4-12 3-4 11, Plumlee 5-11 5-8 15, Teague 4-6 2-3 10, Karasev 2-11 1-1 6, Reed 2-3 0-0 4, Teletovic 5-10 2-2 15, Bogdanovic 2-7 3-4 9, Gutierrez 4-6 4-4 12, Jordan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 29-75 22-28 86.

Today at 05:15PM
Power outages, gusty winds in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) - The National Weather Service is warning of gusty northeast winds in coastal areas of eastern Massachusetts from an offshore storm.

Today at 04:50PM
Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

BOSTON (AP) - Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.

Today at 04:39PM
Candidate Falchuk sues to be included in debate

BOSTON (AP) - Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk has gone to court to try to force the organizers of an Oct. 27 gubernatorial debate to include him.

Today at 04:33PM
Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The American Postal Workers Union is calling upon Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board.

Today at 02:54PM
WOW air to offer flights between BWI, Iceland

LINTHICUM, Md. (AP) - WOW air says it will begin offering nonstop, low-fare service to Iceland from BWI.

Today at 02:34PM
No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

BOSTON (AP) - A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Today at 01:51PM
Mail workers appeal to Harvard president

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - The postal workers' union wants Harvard University's president to oppose a deal between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service that offers services in some stores or resign her seat on the office supply chain's board.

Today at 01:45PM
Another injury puts pressure on Patriots defense

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The "next man up" approach will be tested again after another injury to a key defender for the New England Patriots.

Today at 01:28PM
No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev friend

BOSTON (AP) - A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Today at 01:26PM
Judge dismisses Coakley federal housing lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Martha Coakley against the Federal Housing Finance Agency and mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, saying the court doesn't have oversight of the matter.

Today at 01:22PM
Suspect surrenders in 1 weekend Chelsea slaying

CHELSEA, Mass. (AP) - Authorities say a suspect wanted in one of two unrelated fatal weekend shootings in Chelsea has turned himself in.

Today at 12:33PM
Back to the Garden for Boston college hoops teams

BOSTON (AP) - Six Boston-area college basketball teams are coming back to the TD Garden for the Coaches vs. Cancer tripleheader.

Today at 11:56AM
Hearing postponed for convicted ex-probation chief

BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge on Wednesday postponed a hearing on requests from former Massachusetts probation commissioner John O'Brien and two deputies to throw out their convictions in a job-rigging case or grant them a new trial.

Today at 11:30AM
4 New England states in top 10 for efficiency

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Four New England states have been ranked in the top 10 nationally for their energy efficiency efforts.

Today at 11:21AM
Bond set for Afghan soldiers who fled for Canada

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) - Three Afghan soldiers detained since abandoning a Massachusetts training exercise to avoid returning to Afghanistan are hoping financial help from supporters will allow them to go free as they challenge deportation and pursue asylum.