Former NFL quarterback Joe Theismann says he was sickened by seeing the video of Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward breaking his left ankle
A Massachusetts man who authorities say fell under the influence of the Islamic State group has been convicted of plotting to behead a conservative American blogger for organizing a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest
Here’s how things unfolded Tuesday night as the Celtics took on the Cavaliers in the season opener.
The first trailer for Newton native Louis C.K.’s somewhat controversial new film I Love You, Daddy hit the internet Wednesday, and it’s quickly apparent why the film had people talking at the Toronto International Film Festival. The trailer centers around a wealthy, divorced film executive named Glen Topher (C.K.) whose 17-year-old daughter, China (Chloe Moretz), […]
COMMENTARY For something that can give us so much joy, professional sports can be exceptionally cruel. Perhaps the wildest summer in NBA history gave way to a preseason that showed exceptional promise for the Boston Celtics. Tuesday night, the entirety of Celtics nation tuned in to see what that promise could bring in an immediate […]
Students at Boston College are staging a walkout from classes to protest recent instances of racism on campus, including two posters that were defaced to say "Black Lives don't Matter."
In the aftermath of Gordon Hayward’s devastating ankle injury, countless NBA players of the past and present offered sympathetic messages for the Boston Celtics forward. But none seemed more raw than the words from retired Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant. Bryant shared a photo of Hayward on Instagram with the following moving caption: Be […]
There was an awkward silence on the high school soccer field Monday night in East Bridgewater when the sound system failed and the national anthem did not play. Players from rival teams Rockland High School and East Bridgewater High School stood waiting. Then one person started singing. And players on both teams — and people […]
Next time you’re complaining about your commute on the T, consider this: Your stop may not have even existed 87 years ago. Riders heading to or from Charles/MGH certainly would have been out of luck. Boston City Archives released a map Wednesday of what the city’s subway and rapid transit system looked like in 1930, and […]
Mark Wahlberg wasn’t the only notable early exit from Super Bowl LI. Former Patriots safety Rodney Harrison also scooted out of Houston’s NRG Stadium before New England’s epic comeback. “I ended up leaving in the third quarter,” Harrison said, via ESPN’s Mike Reiss. “I was getting harassed by Falcons fans, so it got to a […]
The Red Sox designated hitter included a photo of himself in a hospital bed, and the message “coming back stronger in’18.’’
Rude welcome: Irving set for rowdy homecoming on return to Cleveland with Celtics.
The urgency for upgrades is magnified when you consider what the competitive landscape will be the following season.
President Donald Trump is issuing a warning shot after Arizona Sen. John McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's foreign policy during a Monday night speech in Philadelphia
Third overall draft pick Jayson Tatum has yet to play a regular-season game in his Celtics uniform, but the 19-year-old is already drawing comparisons to beloved retiree Paul Pierce. Tatum will be given an early opportunity to test the strength of those references, as head coach Brad Stevens announced early Tuesday that the forward will […]
Even though they aren’t opponents in this season’s ALCS, the Red Sox and Yankees are still taking shots at each other. On the anniversary of Boston’s come-from-behind win in the Game 4 of the 2004 ALCS, the team’s Twitter account shared a video of Dave Roberts’ critical stolen base in the ninth inning — the […]
Dave Ratner is apologizing to his employees and customers, after the longtime Western Massachusetts business owner attended a White House ceremony last week in which President Donald Trump signed an executive order undermining the Affordable Care Act. Ratner, an Agawam resident and owner of Dave’s Soda and Pet City, a small chain selling beverages and […]
COMMENTARY The Preseason Celtics have shown us one thing above all else: They will be a LOT of fun to watch offensively. They have shown a level of skill that will lead to a number of open looks for a lot of guys with the ability to put the ball in the basket. Whether that […]
Giseal Bundchen is ready for her close-up. The rehabilitated harbor seal pup was rescued from a beach in Maine earlier this year and will be released back into the wild on Tuesday, according to a press release from the National Marine Life Center based in Buzzards Bay. Seal pups can’t survive on their own if separated from […]
After a crazy offseason that left the Celtics with just four returning players, the NBA tip-off game is finally here. “A lot of things happened this summer, lot of buildup, I’m just ready to get to the games,” newcomer Gordon Hayward said about opening night. Between all the practices and workouts (oh, and an undefeated […]