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August 23, 2019

Bryce Harper silenced his Fenway critics with one swing of his bat

With his 91st pitch of the game Wednesday night, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello dangled an 86.8 mile-per-hour slider over the middle of the plate.
August 23, 2019

The Celtics will most likely be worse this yr. Here’s why I’m OK with that.

COMMENTARYI am a certifiable Green Teamer.I live, eat, and breathe Boston Celtics basketball.Unbeknownst to him, Brad Stevens is my spiritual svenjolly: a wise and rational guru who has led me down a righteous path of personal growth, continuous improvement, and striving to always impact winning. Some might say my commitment to the team is “obsessive” or “unhealthy” or “potentially dangerous,” but those same people don’t have a camera roll full of memes depicting Marcus Smart in 19th century paintings, so can you really trust their opinions?
August 23, 2019

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as “one of the all-time greats in the history of sports.”
August 23, 2019

Google Photos now permits you to seek for textual content in photos you’ve taken

Google made a subtle announcement today on Twitter: it’s in the process of rolling out new AI features for its Lens platform that will let you search your Google Photos library for text that appears within photos and screenshots. Then, you’ll then be able to easily copy and paste that text into a note, document, or form.
August 23, 2019

Here’s what Bob Cousy needed to say after Donald Trump gave him the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Donald Trump honored Celtics legend Bob Cousy with the nation’s highest civilian award Thursday afternoon at the White House: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
August 23, 2019

Would Joe Kennedy run towards Ed Markey from the left — or the fitting?

Rep. Joe Kennedy III will reportedly decide whether to launch a 2020 primary challenge against Sen. Ed Markey in the coming weeks. In the meantime, the question is why.
August 23, 2019

‘If no yet another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

‘If no another enticing than you comes alongside’: Here’s why a Boston City Council candidate wrote about her canvassing experiences

Hélène Vincent knows the realities of the campaign trail.The Boston City Council District 8 candidate knocks on 100 to 150 doors a day — a necessity in local politics to get the word out to voters, she says.
August 23, 2019

Two U.S. Special Forces Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Identified, Posthumously Given Promotions

Two U.S. Special Forces soldiers were killed August 21 in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army Special Operations Command has released their names 24 hours after their families were notified. The two men were Master Sgt. Luis F. Deleon-Figueroa, 31, and Master Sgt. Jose J. Gonzalez, 35. They were both assigned to the 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), or 7th SFG (A), stationed out of Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.