New York Islanders defenseman Brian Strait (37) collides with New York Islanders' Zdeno Chara during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Chara left the game during the first period for unspecified reasons, according to team officials. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Chara injured as Bruins lose to Islanders

The Boston Bruins lost the game to the New York Islanders 3-2 and then waited to find out how long they will be without their captain and No. 1 defenseman, Zdeno Chara.

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Celtics assistant coach denies larceny charge

Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.

FILE - In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen (34) looks on from the sidelines in the second half of an NFL preseason football in Foxborough, Mass. Shane and Brock Vereen talk frequently about their NFL experiences. On Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, the brothers will have a new one when Shane, the Patriots running back, plays against Brock, the Chicago Bears rookie safety. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Vereen brothers to face off as Pats take on Bears

On Sunday, the Vereen brothers will be on the same field when New England Patriots running back Shane Vereen and Chicago Bears safety Brock Vereen meet in a game that really matters.

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Providence welcomes new ABA team

Owner Giovanni Feroce announced Thursday that the Providence Sky Chiefs will make their debut in the American Basketball Association debut later this month.