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BOSTON (AP) — How much money and property did former NFL star Aaron Hernandez leave behind, and who has a rightful claim to those assets? Legal battles have been brewing for years over who should get Hernandez’s money, but his suicide in prison last week ramped up those questions and more. Here’s...
Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, of Finland, takes questions from reporters in the team's locker room at their training facility, Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Boston. The Bruins made it back to the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time in three seasons before being eliminated in Game 6 in the first round by the Ottawa Senators. AP Photo/Steven Senne
BOSTON (AP) — Two days weren’t enough to relieve the Boston Bruins’ pain after a six-game loss to the Ottawa Senators in an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. But the pain was dulled by the positives of a season that had them reach the postseason for the first time since 2014 and...
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back as coach. The team said on Wednesday it will drop the interim tag from Cassidy’s title. Cassidy replaced Claude Julien in February and helped the team return to the playoffs for the first time in three seasons. Bruins went 18-8-1...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Fairly or not, T.J. Watt will draw comparisons to his big brother when he gets to the pros. Oh sure, he can speed past an offensive tackle and split double teams just like another former Wisconsin star with the same last name and similar skillset as a pass rusher. But J.J...
Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks during a news conference at Hendrick Motorsports in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Dale Earnhardt Jr. abruptly announced his retirement at the end of the season Tuesday, April 25, 2017, a decision that will cost NASCAR its most popular driver as the series scrambles to rebuild its fan base. AP Photo/Chuck Burton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — There was a moment during the Bristol Motor Speedway race that captured the essence of Dale Earnhardt Jr. He was walking briskly to the care center for a mandatory health check after a crash. Flanked by a television reporter on one side, a handler on the other, he was...
Chicago Bulls' Jimmy Butler (21) is pressured by Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart during the second half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Chicago, Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Celtics won 104-95. AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
Paul Millsap has accused the Washington Wizards of bringing mixed martial arts to the court. Jimmy Butler has had it up to here with Boston’s Marcus Smart. As the series between the Hawks and Wizards and Celtics and Bulls each enter pivotal Game 5s on Wednesday night, the tension and pressure...
As the NBA prepares to bring its Basketball Without Borders program to Israel this summer, league officials hope that the first trip to the country can help bring children together during a time of increasing tension. Basketball Without Borders has visited cities across the globe since 2001,...
MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven’t touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. His comments came after Bloomberg...
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox will wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup. Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday night’s game was rained out that his injured second baseman would have been able to play after missing the previous two games. Instead, Pedroia will return when the...
Boston Celtics' Isaiah Thomas (4) dribbles through the Chicago Bulls defense of Cristiano Felicio (6) Isaiah Canaan (0) Bobby Portis (5) and Paul Zipser during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Chicago, Sunday, April 23, 2017.AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast
BOSTON (AP) — There’s a cloud trailing Isaiah Thomas these days. In his basketball world, though, there’s also been light. And, on occasion, even some levity. Minutes after Thomas posted a 33-point, seven-assist effort to lead Boston to a Game 4 road win over Chicago, the Celtics guard was asked...

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