This Just In...
BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:
BOSTON (AP) - Boston Bruins rookie general manager Don Sweeney went into the first day of NHL free agency intent on improving his team's feeble offense, which ranked 22nd in the league.
Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) - Two brothers are held without bail in connection with a double shooting in Springfield that left one man dead and another in the hospital with gunshot wounds.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) - A Marine killed in World War II is being buried in his Massachusetts hometown 71 years after he died in the Pacific battle of Tarawa.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - A few hours into free agency, Florida general manager Dale Tallon essentially sounded resigned to the fact that there would be no big splash to make this year.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - The Florida Panthers acquired forward Reilly Smith and the contract of forward Marc Savard on Wednesday from the Boston Bruins in exchange for forward Jimmy Hayes.
On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.
TORONTO (AP) - Even by the standards of his current wretched run, Rick Porcello hit a new low Wednesday.
BOSTON (AP) - The state's flagship public university confirmed that it won't ban Iranian nationals from certain graduate programs as it initially said it would do this year but instead will unroll several new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran.
A person with knowledge of the details says the Boston Celtics have landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million.
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst says it will continue to admit Iranian nationals but is taking new measures to comply with U.S. sanctions against Iran.
BINGHAM, Maine (AP) - Construction has begun on a wind farm in Bingham that is anticipated to be the state's largest wind energy project.
TORONTO (AP) - Justin Smoak hasn't been a lineup fixture for the power-laden Blue Jays, but his latest performance should earn him a little extra playing time.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Jack Eichel is eager to begin his NHL career.
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) - Former Buffalo Bills and New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people and will serve a year of probation.
BOSTON (AP) - Registration for the 2016 Boston Marathon will open Sept. 14 and use the same process as in recent years to allow the fastest qualifiers in their gender and age group to register first.
WRENTHAM, Mass. (AP) - Former New England Patriots linebacker Brandon Spikes has pleaded guilty and will serve a year of probation in a hit-and-run crash that injured three people.