The CBC reports the Supreme Court's April hearing on the constitutionality of President Trump's Muslim ban will come too late for a Canadian permanent resident who qualified for the Marathon this year but who was born in Iran.
Ron Borges won't be writing any columns for the Herald pending further review after the paper had to pull his column today, the one about Tom Brady threatening a tantrum unless he got paid like Jimmy Garoppolo, because it turns out his source was a WEEI caller pretending to be Brady's agent in a text message. Or as the Herald put it: Read more.
WCVB reports his Foxboro home was robbed while he was in Minnesota.
An impatient citizen with an itchy trigger finger filed a complaint at 11:15 a.m. that there were still BPD sawhorses sitting on Boylston Street in the Fenway:
Boston police put out barriers in case the Patriots One news flash they didn't win!!! come & get them
UMass Amherst students gathered on the plaza at the base of the high rises of Southwest quad last night for the traditional post-sportsball riot, which this year resulted in at least 12 people being taken to the hospital and six being arrested after campus, Amherst and State Police in riot gear and on horseback dispersed the crowd with the aid of at least one shot of PepperBall, the school reports. Read more.
New England brings the pain! And Connecticut, too.
Meanwhile, J.L. Bell considers whether Boston or Philadelphia is the true "cradle of liberty" (a question that is also involved in a historical wager between them).
These signs went up this week in the cafeterias at UMass Amherst, which has the best food in the country and where the motto this week is "You Were. You Are. You Can't Get Any Philly Cream Cheese This Week."
Roving UHub photographer Marmarin Nasirahmad stopped to admire the Super Bowl display at Danilchuck Auto Body in East Boston, which always uses wrecked vehicles to come up with a display as Boston teams make their championship appearances. They've gotten a lot of practice over the past decade.
Instead of just throwing it out there like, oh, yeah, the concussion protocol, everybody knows what that is, duh! WBUR breaks it down.
Haley Scott reports these signs have gone up at what's left of the Government Center garage.
The Boston Breakers announce they're done forever, after talks with a prospective buyer fell through.
One of the current owners, Matthew Stoller, said in a statement that several other possible buyers were interested, but none would commit to acquiring the team in time for the next season.
Via Adam Castiglioni.
As has become usual in the City of Champions, Boston Police will once again set up cordons around the two sports-focused areas to prevent any massive knuckleheadedness, this time at the end of the third quarter of the Super Bowl. Read more.
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