Police arrest Harvard, Boston school professors at DACA protests

Sep 08, 2017 - 9:36 AM

University students faculty and staff march to protest the end of an amnesty program that protects about 800 000 young immigrants in the US

Protest rally at Harvard for DACA. Photo by Melvyn Calderon

Isaiah Thomas: Boston did not get better with trade

Sep 07, 2017 - 3:48 PM

Isaiah Thomas says being traded from the Celtics hurt bad but looks forward to teaming with LeBron James on the Cleveland Cavaliers

NEW TEAM. 'You are not going to want to mess with the Cavs this year,' promises Isaiah Thomas. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

Kyrie Irving says trade request was about optimizing his potential

Sep 02, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Kyrie Irving says he learned much from LeBron but says he requested the trade so he could maximize my potential

WELCOME TO BEANTOWN. Kyrie Irving, seen with fellow Celtics newcomer Gordon Hayward, says he hasn't spoken to LeBron James since being traded. Photo by Omar Rawlings/Getty Images/AFP

Kyrie Irving pens farewell note to Cleveland, but doesn’t mention LeBron James

Sep 01, 2017 - 12:55 PM

Kyrie Irving thanks the Cleveland Cavaliers franchise for taking a chance on him but doesn t mention LeBron James by name

MOVING OUT. Kyrie Irving is heading to the Boston Celtics after 3 straight NBA Finals appearances with the Cavs. File photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

Thomas: 'I am not damaged. I'll be back, and I'll be the same player'

Aug 30, 2017 - 12:15 PM

Still no final confirmation of Isaiah Thomas transfer to the Cavs

Thomas' hip injury has stalled his transfer to the Cavs. "I am not damaged," Thomas said. "I'll be back, and I'll be the same player." File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron lashes out at Celtics fans for burning Thomas jerseys

Aug 25, 2017 - 2:12 PM

The burning of the jersey thing is getting ridiculous now The man was traded What do u not understand? LeBron James tweets

BURNED. LeBron James thinks scornful Celtics fans should open their mind to the detail that it was management, not Isaiah Thomas, who initiated the trade. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Irving traded to Celtics, Thomas heads to Cavs in blockbuster deal

Aug 23, 2017 - 10:29 AM

The Cavs also get Jae Crowder Ante Zizic and the rights to the Brooklyn Nets 2018 first round pick

TRADING PLACES. Kyrie Irving gets his wish to be the focal point of a franchise while the Cavs get a dynamic scorer in Isaiah Thomas. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Thousands join anti-racism march in Boston

Aug 20, 2017 - 12:41 AM

UPDATED Thousands of anti racism demonstrators flood the streets of Boston dwarfing a gathering of white nationalists in the city

COUNTER-PROTEST. Counter-protestors chant 'Black lives matter' ahead of a "Free Speech rally to be attended by far-right figures. Screenshot from Rappler video.

Paul Pierce signs one-day contract to retire as a Celtic

Jul 18, 2017 - 12:53 PM

It s an honor to have this opportunity to once again call myself a Boston Celtic says Paul Pierce

TRUTH DOESN'T HURT. Paul Pierce will retire with the team he spent his first 15 years with. Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images/AFP

Iran cancer researcher says he was denied entry to U.S.

Jul 13, 2017 - 7:31 PM

The US government with the new restrictions on Iranians did not let us enter although the goal of our trip was scientific and our research was aimed at saving cancer patients cancer researcher Mohsen Dehnavi says

Pistons acquire Bradley, renounce rights to Caldwell-Pope

Jul 08, 2017 - 11:22 AM

The Detroit Pistons acquire guard Avery Bradley from the Boston Celtics in exchange for forward Marcus Morris

BOUND FOR DETROIT. Avery Bradley is headed to the Pistons. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

All-Star Hayward agrees to sign with Celtics

Jul 05, 2017 - 12:24 PM

The All Star swingman Hayward addresses his decision to move from the Utah Jazz to the Celtics in an article he writes for The Players Tribune

CELTICS. Gordon Hayward signs with the Boston Celtics. Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images/AFP

George wooed by all sides as off-season moves begin

Jun 30, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Paul George is being eyed by the Los Angeles Lakers Houston Rockets Boston Celtics San Antonio Spur s and Cleveland Cavaliers

Celtics, 76ers complete swap of first, 3rd draft picks

Jun 20, 2017 - 1:50 PM

The 76ers are expected to make point guard Markelle Fultz the 4th number one pick in club history

TRUSTED PROCESS. Markelle Fultz averaged 23.2 points, 5.9 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals over 25 games last season for the University of Washington Huskies and will likely be heading to Philadelphia. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images North America/AFP

Celtics, 76ers to swap draft picks - report

Jun 18, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The 76ers are reportedly interested in drafting guard Markelle Fultz

TRUST THE PROCESS. The next step in 'the process' for the Philadelphia 76ers may be drafting Markelle Fultz. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics' Isaiah Thomas says hip surgery not top option

May 27, 2017 - 12:11 PM

Isaiah Thomas tells reporters that he won t be able to determine a rehabilitation plan until the swelling subsides in his hip

WHAT IS BEST. 'I've got to do what's best for me in the long run, what's best for my body,' says Isaiah Thomas. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Cavaliers crush Celtics to book Finals showdown with Warriors

May 26, 2017 - 11:43 AM

The Cavs blow out the Celtics in Game 5 as LeBron James scores 35

THROW DOWN. For the third straight season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors will face off for the NBA title. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Irving sparks Cavs second half comeback to edge Celtics

May 24, 2017 - 11:09 AM

UPDATED Kyrie Irving finishes with a playoff career high 42 points on 15 of 22 shots as the Cavs take a 3 1 series lead

COMEBACK. Kyrie Irving leads the Cleveland Cavaliers' second half comeback versus the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Cavs coach doesn't blame LeBron after loss to Celtics

May 23, 2017 - 1:23 PM

Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue believes the entire team not just LeBron James is to blame for the Celtics Game 3 victory

Why the Celtics saved an unwatchable NBA playoffs

May 22, 2017 - 2:27 PM

Let’s take a step back and fully take in what just happened in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals

2-1. Avery Bradley #0 celebrates with Jonas Jerebko #8 of the Boston Celtics after their 111 to 108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game 3 of the 2017 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Bradley delivers game-winner as Celtics steal a game against Cavs

May 22, 2017 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED The top seeded Celtics are now down just 2 1 in the best of 7 Eastern Conference Finals

GAME-WINNER. Avery Bradley #0 of the Boston Celtics celebrates after shooting the winning basket in their 111-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Isaiah Thomas out for rest of playoffs

May 21, 2017 - 10:48 AM

This is to avoid more significant long term damage to the injured hip of Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas says the team s doctor

The real Kevin Love: How quickly they forgot

May 20, 2017 - 10:59 PM

Now more than ever the Cleveland Cavaliers could use a little more Love

Cavs send Celtics to second straight disheartening loss

May 20, 2017 - 11:32 AM

The Cleveland Cavaliers establish a new NBA playoff record by holding a 41 point halftime lead over the Boston Celtics

EASY WIN. The Cavs win their second straight over the number one-seeded Celtics in Boston. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Getty Images/AFP

It’s not luck: Celtics are done, unless…

May 18, 2017 - 10:09 PM

Here are the things the Boston Celtics must accomplish in order to survive the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron, Cavs cruise to Game 1 win over Celtics

May 18, 2017 - 11:54 AM

LeBron James turns in 38 points 9 rebounds and 7 assists as the Cavs dominate throughout

ROAD WIN. The Boston Celtics had no answer for LeBron James in Game 1. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics get top draft pick, Lakers second

May 17, 2017 - 4:46 PM

The Celtics earn the top spot in the draft lottery 4 years after their decision to trade Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett to the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster deal that enabled multiple first round picks to go to Boston

TOP PICK. The Boston Celtics get to pick first in the NBA Draft this year. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

Olynyk shines in Game 7 as Celtics set up Cavs showdown

May 16, 2017 - 11:30 AM

The Boston Celtics will face the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference Finals

From criminal to centerpiece: The John Wall redemption story

May 13, 2017 - 5:51 PM

John Wall once said he d probably in the streets or in jail if not for basketball He s not only surviving he s lifting the Washington Wizards franchise

WIZARD TURNAROUND. John Wall was once known as Crazy J for his wild off-the-court lifestyle. He's since made the most of his new lease on life. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Wall's game-winner sets up Game 7 showdown with Celtics

May 13, 2017 - 11:57 AM

John Wall sinks a 3 with 3 5 remaining to give the Wizards a 1 point victory and set up a Game 7 showdown

MAGIC TOUCH. John Wall steps up in the clutch when the Wizards needed him the most. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics blow out Wizards in Washington to take 3-2 lead

May 11, 2017 - 1:49 PM

Celtics get off to an early lead in the first quarter and never look back

BOSTON RUN. The Celtics are now one win away from meeting the Cleveland Cavaliers in the East finals. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Bad Boys: why Celtics-Wizards is the next big East rivalry

May 07, 2017 - 8:01 PM

The intensity between the Boston Celtics and the Washington Wizards harkens back to the gritty style of 90s basketball

BAD BLOOD. There has been no buddy ball between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Kelly vs Kelly: Wizards-Celtics Game 3 turns into shoving contest

May 05, 2017 - 6:10 PM

Washington s Kelly Oubre is ejected from Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference playoff series after shoving Kelly Olynyk

PHYSICAL. Washington Wizards' Kelly Oubre shoved Boston Celtics' Kelly Olynyk after committing a hard offensive foul in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images/AFP

Wizards get back into Celtics series with Game 3 win

May 05, 2017 - 1:54 PM

The Wizards take off on a 22 0 run in the first quarter as they cut the series deficit to 2 1

WINNING WIZARDS. John Wall scores 24 points as the Wizards earn their first win in the series. Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images/AFP

Cubs repair World Series trophy after Boston damage

May 03, 2017 - 12:38 PM

The team s trophy for the achievement was damaged during a benefit concert hosted by Cubs president Theo Epstein the Hot Stove Cool Music event

DAMAGED TROPHY. The Cubs' World Series trophy, the team's first since 1908, needed to be repaired after it was damaged during an event in Boston. The trophy is seen here held by Jon Lester (L) and Anthony Rizzo during the victory celebration in November 2016. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Thomas scores 53 to power Celtics over Wizards in OT

May 03, 2017 - 12:28 PM

Thomas scores a combined 29 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to rally the host Celtics past the stubborn Wizards

TAKEOVER. Isaiah Thomas takes over in the fourth quarter and in overtime to lead Boston past Washington in Game 2. File Photo by Maddie Meyer / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Thomas misses Celtics practice for dentist visit

May 02, 2017 - 2:11 PM

Thomas had his left front tooth knocked out of his mouth in Game 1 of the Celtics matchup against the Wizards

TRIP TO THE DENTIST. Isaiah Thomas visits the dentist to address his missing tooth. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

The Truth: 5 facts on the retiring Paul Pierce

May 01, 2017 - 2:34 PM

With Pierce set to retire after 19 seasons in the NBA here are 5 facts about his career

TRUTH. Paul Pierce walks away from the game after 19 seasons in the NBA - including the first 15 with Boston. Photo from Pierce's Facebook

Thomas loses tooth but Celtics win series opener over Wizards

May 01, 2017 - 4:10 AM

Isaiah Thomas loses his tooth in the first quarter but still manages to score 33 in a Game 1 victory

TOUGH DAY. Isaiah Thomas had buried his sister the day before opening the second round of the NBA playoffs. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Celtics, Wizards advance to second round

Apr 29, 2017 - 12:51 PM

The Celtics and Wizards will face each other in the second round of the NBA playoffs

SECOND ROUND. The Boston Celtics move on to the second round of the NBA playoffs. File photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images/AFP

TED Talk: Smart machines to recover lost memories, mind your children

Apr 28, 2017 - 1:45 PM

A Berkeley professor however warns of the gorilla problem in which a potentially smarter specie overtakes an inferior one – like how AI could be to humans

Wizards, Celtics take control of NBA playoff series with Game 5 wins

Apr 27, 2017 - 1:45 PM

Both the Celtics and Wizards win Game 5 to move within one win of advancing

HOT SHOOTING. Bradley Beal scores 27 points as the Washington Wizards move to within one win of advancing in the playoffs. File photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images/AFP

Westbrook goes off on reporter: 'Don't try to split us up'

Apr 24, 2017 - 1:14 PM

Don t try to split us up Don t try to make us go against each other says an incensed Westbrook

SNAP. Russell Westbrook snaps at a reporter as he defends his teammates. File photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Emotional Isaiah Thomas feeds off teammates' love

Apr 24, 2017 - 1:08 PM

Speaking for the first time since his sister Chyna died on April 15 in a single vehicle car crash the Boston Celtics star said he is thankful for the support of his teammates

TEAM SUPPORT. Isaiah Thomas leans on his teammates for support as he goes through the playoffs in grief. File Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images/AFP

Thomas and Boston Celtics bounce back against Bulls, win Game 3

Apr 22, 2017 - 12:12 PM

The top seeded Celtics turn the tables on Chicago to take a win on the road

BOUNCE BACK. Isaiah Thomas scored 16 points to end a hard week with a win. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Grieving Isaiah Thomas thanks Celtics fans for support

Apr 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM

This has been without question the hardest week of my life says Thomas

GRIEVING CELTIC. Isaiah Thomas has played with a heavy heart after the death of his sister Chyna. File photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Celtics' Marcus Smart fined for flipping off fan

Apr 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Boston s playoff struggles catch up to Smart

NOT SMART. Marcus Smart told a random fan they were number one, but with the wrong finger. File photo by Jason Szenes/EPA

Like a true Celtic, Chicago’s Rajon Rondo is killing playoff dreams

Apr 19, 2017 - 5:50 PM

Rajon Rondo was almost out the door midway through the season but has been instrumental to the Bulls improbable 2 0 playoffs start

RAGING BULL. The former champion guard who once bled green is now the harbinger of doom for the Celtics. File Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

Bulls beat Celtics again, Raptors rebound

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:48 AM

The Bulls head home to Chicago with a 2 0 lead in the best of 7 set thanks in large part to a vintage performance from Rajon Rondo

RAGING BULL. Rajon Rondo's top notch performance propels the Bulls to a 2-0 lead over the Celtics. File Photo by Elsa/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Anthony Pangilinan, Kim Atienza join Boston Marathon 2017

Apr 18, 2017 - 6:30 PM

Anthony and Kuya Kim are among the Filipino participants in this year s Boston Marathon