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Boston Celtics offseason outlook

BOSTON  -- The NBA offseason is in many ways, even more entertaining than the actual season when teams play basketball. From the rumors to the speculation to the.... rumors and the speculation... it's a soap opera that cannot be matched.And then the free agents actually sign or trades don't go down and it all, of course, doesn't live up to the hype. Such is life. But we'll be soaking it up every step of the way, and things should get really interesting when free agency tips off Thursday evening at 6 p.m. The Boston Celtics probably won't be involved in the...
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Celtics could reunite with notable former player?

Fresh off their NBA Finals run, the Boston Celtics may be looking to turn back the clock a few years. Sean Deveney of Heavy.com wrote this week that Phoenix Suns forward Jae Crowder could potentially be a trade target for the Celtics this offseason, citing a conversation with an anonymous Eastern Conference executive.
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Former Red Sox World Series Champion Traded To Guardians To Bolster Depth

As the Cleveland Guardians prepare to make a run at playoff contention, they decided to add a veteran with World Series experience as a member of the 2018 Boston Red Sox. “The Guardians have re-acquired catcher Sandy León from the (Cincinnati) Reds in exchange for cash considerations,” Guards Insider tweeted Tuesday. “Sandy was playing a Triple-A Louisville prior to today’s trade. Spent 2020 with Cleveland and was a non-roster invite this spring.”
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Breaking: Utah Jazz Make Decision On Next Head Coach

The Utah Jazz had one look at what the Boston Celtics accomplished during the NBA Playoffs and decided to get in contact with the Eastern Conference franchise to hire their next head coach. The Utah Jazz have reportedly hired Celtics assistant Will Hardy to be their next head coach. Hardy...
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ESPN MLB Analyst Jessica Mendoza Reveals Who Is the 'Best Team in Baseball' (Exclusive)

The 2022 MLB season is getting close to the halfway point, and several teams are making a push to win a world championship. As of right now, which team has the best chance to win the World Series? PopCulture.com exclusively spoke to ESPN MLB analyst Jessica Mendoza, who said the New York Yankees have the best chance to win it all. But she also has her eye on the Boston Red Sox.
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Dozens arrested in multi-agency drug sweep in Brockton, Massachusetts

BROCKTON, Mass. — Dozens of people were arrested Tuesday morning in a massive drug sweep in Brockton, Massachusetts, state and local officials said. Investigators said the multi-agency operation was at least two months in the making and targeted drug dealers who were selling and trafficking opioids, including fentanyl in Brockton.
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Demolition of Norwood Hospital, ruined by 2020 flood, underway

NORWOOD -- Demolition is underway at Norwood Hospital. The hospital has been closed since it flooded in June 2020 when nearly six inches of rain fell in just a few hours. A new 400,000-square-foot facility will be built on the same property. It's the area's first newly constructed hospital in over 25 years. There will be emergency services, 10 operating rooms, a regional STEMI Center with state-of-the-art cardiac catheterization labs, advanced diagnostic imaging services, and outpatient services.All of the hospital's patients needed to be evacuated as four feet of water filled the basement, knocking out electricity. Two people were temporarily trapped, but no one was hurt.
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Utah Jazz make head coaching decision

The Boston Celtics came up just short of an NBA championship this past season, losing to the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals in six games. While this obviously wasn’t the outcome that they were hoping for, it was still an extremely impressive run from the Celtics. They...
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Two people dead after serious crash in Brighton

BOSTON, Mass. — Authorities are investigating a car crash on Soldiers Field Road that killed two people Monday night. According to State Police, an 85-year-old Belmont man was pulling his 2019 Acura out of a business in the area of 1800 Soldiers Field Road just after 7:00 p.m. when he was hit by a 2016 Infiniti traveling eastbound. The man was transported to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later. His passenger, an 83-year-old Belmont woman, was also transported to the hospital where she died overnight.
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Brockton, State Police crack down on fireworks ahead of July 4

BROCKTON - In his 22 years on the force, Brockton Police Sergeant Edward Cruickshank has seen what illegal fireworks can do."On the B side of the building we found that somebody had thrown fireworks up on the roof that caused over $100,000 worth of damage," Cruickshank said, pointing out of the right side of his car.Now, Cruickshank is in a role leading a joint fireworks task force in the city. He says the task force was developed in 2021 after the use of illegal fireworks surged in 2020."We go out and just try to talk to people, educate them on...
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Worcester State Rep. accepts plea deal in drunk driving arrest

BOSTON – A state lawmaker from Worcester accused of driving drunk with a blood alcohol level four times the legal limit has accepted a plea deal. State Rep. David LeBoeuf will lose his license for 45 days and will be forced to pay $600 in fines.LeBoeuf was arrested in April. State Police troopers said his SUV "appeared to be disabled and smoking" near the Adams MBTA station on the Burgin Parkway in Quincy.Police say they found nine empty nips and two cans of wine in his vehicle. His vehicle was also missing a front tire. LeBoeuf apologized and said he would get treatment. 
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2 People Killed, 3 Injured in Boston Crash

Two people are dead after a crash Monday evening in Boston, Massachusetts State Police announced. Troopers responded to the area of 1800 Soldiers Field Road around 7:15 p.m. for a crash involving two vehicles, an Acura RDX and an Infiniti Q50. According to police, there were two people in the...
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Two years after catastrophic flood, Norwood Hospital is being demolished to make way for new building

NORWOOD, Mass. — Two years after Norwood Hospital was inundated by catastrophic flooding, demolition of the damaged facility is underway to make room for a new hospital. On June 28, 2020, more than 4 inches of rain fell in Norwood in approximately 90 minutes. In low-lying areas, like the parking lots outside the hospital, several feet of water collected rapidly.
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2 MA men charged in connection to shooting of 16-year-old

Two men charged in connection with the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy at a party in September were held without bail at their arraignment. Angel Vasquez, 23, and Angel Colon, 22, both pleaded not guilty to murder and firearms charges in the death of Leidson Monteiro-Terry in Brockton District Court on Monday, the Plymouth district attorney's office said.
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