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Hockey East | UMass-Lowell 1, BU 0

Lowell edges BU in title game

Head coach Jack Parker spoke with players during the first period of what will be his last game with BU.

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BU players declared they were going to do their best to make sure coach Jack Parker’s last game was a victory, but Lowell captured the crown.

Paul Pierce took a shot between Memphis Grizzlies' Tayshaun Prince (left) and Zach Randolph during the first half.

Grizzlies 110, Celtics 106

4th straight loss for Boston

The Celtics’ losing streak continued after a four-point loss on the road against the Grizzlies.

Harvard players reacted in the closing minutes of the second half of their third round.

March Madness | Arizona 74, Harvard 51

Harvard eliminated by Arizona

The Crimson, which recorded its first NCAA Tournament victory in program history on Thursday, fell woefully short of a repeat performance in the third round.

Tyler Bozak of the Toronto Maple Leafs broke away with the puck in a game against the Boston Bruins.

Maple Leafs 3, Bruins 2

Toronto holds off Boston until 3d period

The Maple Leafs took the lead in the first period, with Boston’s first goal coming in the third.

Bloomberg behind $12m ad campaign for gun regulations

NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s national campaign represents the biggest escalation of his attempts to become a one-man counterweight to the NRA.

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Origin stories on TV go deep into familiar terrain

Origin stories aren’t new in our culture, but the popularity of exploring fictional characters before we first knew them seems to be spreading to TV.

Several towns consider adding a local meals tax

Weymouth Mayor Sue Kay had resisted a local meals tax, but the temptation for extra money for the town proved to be too enticing.

Playwright Ryan Landry.

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Ryan Landry ups his game on a new stage

The Huntington Theatre Company is producing Landry’s “M” at the Boston Center for the Arts, and the fringe playwright and the regional theater have to find a way to work together.


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michigan 78, vcu 53

Michigan advances to the round of 16 for the first time since 1994 with its win over VCU.

Michigan feels little pressure from VCU

The Wolverines breezed through Virginia Commonwealth’s vaunted pressure to advance to the round of 16 for the first time since 1994.


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Book Review

John Kenney, author of “Truth in Advertising.”

‘Truth in Advertising’ by John Kenney

The comedy in the New Yorker contributor’s debut novel sparkles while the drama proves formulaic and predictable.

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