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WASHINGTON (AP) — A bold federal effort to curb prescribing of painkillers may be faltering amid stiff resistance from drugmakers, industry-funded groups and, now, even other public health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was on track to finalize new prescribing...
Boston Bruins' Adam McQuaid (54) keeps Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz (14) on the ice during the first period of an NHL hockey game Friday, in Pittsburgh. The Bruins defeated the Penguins 6-2. AP Photo/Keith Srakocic
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Frank Vatrano had three goals for his first career hat trick, Patrice Bergeron scored twice, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2 Friday night to sweep the teams’ home-and-home series. Loui Eriksson also scored for Boston, which is 4-0-1 in its past five games...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The last time the Tennessee Titans visited New England, the Patriots sent them home with a 59-0 loss. This one could be just as competitive. The Titans (3-10) are already working with an interim coach and looking ahead to a high pick in the NFL draft with three games...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was listed on the team’s injury report Friday with an illness that made him questionable Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Brady did not practice with the team, according to the injury report. Since he took over when Drew...
BOSTON (AP) — Paul Millsap scored 15 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter and Al Horford finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks rallied to a 109-101 win over the Boston Celtics on Friday night. Dennis Schroder scored 22 for the Hawks, including five during an 11-2 run...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were hit Friday with a record luxury tax of nearly $43.6 million for a payroll that fell just shy of $300 million. For the first time, four teams exceeded baseball’s spending threshold and owe tax. The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will pay along...
 Athol's Dylan Gray, left, takes Narragansett's Owen Robichaud off the dribble during Friday night's basketball contest in Athol. Photo By Josh Talbot
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team will be forced to watch the finals of the inaugural Red Raider Holiday Hoop Tournament following a 59-48 loss to Narragansett, Friday night, in Mallet Gymnasium. Narragansett advances to play Gardner High School in the title game while the...
ATHOL — Recent results from the Athol Area YMCA youth basketball league are as follows: U10 Baxter Chiropractic 16, Pete’s Tire Barns 2 Ray Castine and Ethan Bacigalupo led the way as Baxter earned the win. Castine netted a game-high eight points while Bacigalupo tossed in six. Caleb...
BUCKLAND — The Mahar Middle School girls’ basketball team made easy work of Mohawk in a 39-13 victory, Wednesday. Emily Paluk led the attack with eight points while Micalyn Mailloux netted six. Isabelle Duga added five points for the victors. Courtney Page, Makayla Mathurin and Trinity Thomas...
BUCKLAND — The Mahar Middle School boys’ basketball team defeated Mohawk 44-10 on Wednesday. Matthew Lyesiuk led the attack with 12 points. Aden Santana added six points while Jamey Temple netted five. Jaden Softic and Daesean Watson tacked on four points each for the Senators. Tucker Ninteau...

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