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Winning numbers drawn in 'MassCash' game

BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) - The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:

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Bruins busy on first day of free agency

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.

Today at 08:12PM
AP Source: Paul Pierce going to Clippers on 3-year deal

Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers are reuniting.

Today at 08:12PM
2 brothers plead not guilty in fatal Springfield shooting

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.

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Remains of World War II Marine returned home 71 years later

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.

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Panthers land Reilly Smith from Boston for Jimmy Hayes

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.

Today at 07:36PM
Panthers land Reilly Smith from Boston, for Jimmy Hayes

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.

Today at 07:04PM
Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency

On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.

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Porcello's struggles continue, Blue Jays rout Red Sox

TORONTO (AP) - Even by the standards of his current wretched run, Rick Porcello hit a new low Wednesday.

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University takes new steps to comply with Iranian sanctions

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.

Today at 04:57PM
AP Source: Celtics, Amir Johnson agree to $24 million deal

A person with knowledge of the details says the Boston Celtics have landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million.

Today at 04:42PM
UMass takes new steps to comply with sanctions against Iran

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.

Today at 03:56PM
Construction begins on 185-megawatt wind farm in Maine

BINGHAM, Maine (AP) - Construction has begun on a wind farm in Bingham that is anticipated to be the state's largest wind energy project.

Today at 03:48PM
Smoak hits 2 homers, Jays rout Red Sox 11-2 on Canada Day

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.

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Sabres draftee Eichel signs entry level deal, leaving school

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Jack Eichel is eager to begin his NHL career.

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Blue Jays 11, Red Sox 2

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Ex-NFL player pleads guilty in hit-and-run, gets probation

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.

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Registration to open Sept. 14 for 2015 Boston Marathon

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.

Today at 03:08PM
Ex-Pats player pleads guilty, gets probation in hit-and-run

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.