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Man convicted of plotting to behead blogger for IS group

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

Watch the first trailer for Louis C.K.'s controversial 'I Love You, Daddy'

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), […]

4 Celtics players who must step up without Gordon Hayward

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 […]

Read Kobe Bryant's poignant message to Gordon Hayward

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 […]

Here's a map of what Boston's transit system looked like in 1930

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 […]

Rodney Harrison revealed why he left Super Bowl LI in the third quarter

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 […]

What to know about the Paul Pierce-Jayson Tatum comparisons

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 […]

The Yankees expertly trolled the Red Sox on Twitter

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 […]

Boston, meet Giseal Bundchen

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 […]

How the Celtics spent their offseason

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 […]