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Dec 21
Patriots edge Jets, clinch 1st-round playoff bye

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots are in a familiar position.

Dec 21
Hearing set for ex-Patriot facing murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) - A pre-trial hearing is scheduled Monday for former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez, whose murder trial is slated to start next month.

Dec 21
Bruins rally for 4-3 overtime win against Sabres

BOSTON (AP) - Dougie Hamilton got the Boston Bruins to overtime, and then Loui Eriksson stepped up again.

Dec 21
Sabres-Bruins Sums

First Period_1, Boston, Hamilton 6 (Soderberg, Eriksson), 5:52 (pp). Penalties_Ennis, Buf (tripping), 5:15; Foligno, Buf, minor-major-misconduct (instigator, fighting), 14:08; Bartkowski, Bos (fighting, interference -), 14:08.

Dec 21
Celtics-Heat, Box

Green 4-12 2-2 13, Sullinger 4-8 1-2 9, Zeller 10-15 2-3 22, Smart 1-4 0-0 3, Bradley 2-10 0-0 4, Turner 2-6 2-2 7, Bass 1-2 2-2 4, Olynyk 5-13 3-4 13, Nelson 1-6 0-0 3, Wright 3-5 0-0 6, Crowder 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 33-83 12-15 84.

Dec 21
Heat snap 5-game home slide, top Celtics 100-84

MIAMI (AP) - Finding out shortly before the game that Dwyane Wade would be sitting out with a bruised right knee could have sent the reeling Miami Heat into an even bigger tailspin.

Dec 21
Jets fall short against Patriots in 17-16 loss

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Rex Ryan fell just short in what could be his last home game as coach of the New York Jets.

Dec 21
AP-BKC--Southern Cal-Boston College Box

Clark 1-5 1-2 3, Jovanovic 8-10 0-0 16, McLaughlin 3-10 4-4 11, Marquetti 1-3 2-2 4, Stewart 10-10 0-4 22, Reinhardt 4-9 6-7 14, Martin 0-0 0-0 0, Bryan 0-0 0-0 0, Dukes 0-1 0-0 0, Jacobs 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 29-52 13-19 75.

Dec 21
Jets' Mangold leaves with left ankle injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New York Jets center Nick Mangold injured his left ankle in the second quarter against the New England Patriots on Sunday.

Dec 21
No. 6 Virginia slams Harvard 76-27

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Mike Tobey is the X factor for No. 6 Virginia, and when the 7-footer is a big factor, the Cavaliers are dangerous.

Dec 21
No. 6 VIRGINIA 76, HARVARD 27

Moundou-Missi 1-8 4-7 6, Okolie 0-7 1-2 1, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Chambers 0-10 0-0 0, Saunders 0-7 4-6 4, Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Edosomwan 2-4 0-2 4, Egi 0-1 0-0 0, Fraschilla 0-1 0-0 0, Chatfield 1-3 0-2 2, Miller 3-7 0-0 8, Yoshor 0-0 0-0 0, Travis 1-2 0-3 2, Cummins 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 8-50 9-22 27.

Dec 21
Officials working to protect plovers from vehicles

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) - Piping plovers and off-road vehicles don't mix well, but federal officials are working with the town of Orleans to improve beach access to drivers while protecting vulnerable plover chicks.

Dec 21
Bridge to Cape Cod temporarily closed after accident

BOSTON (AP) - A bridge to Cape Cod has been temporarily shut down after tractor-trailer struck construction scaffolding on the span.

Dec 21
1 person dead after stabbing at Dorchester party

BOSTON (AP) - Police say one person is dead and two others injured after a stabbing following a house party in Dorchester.

Dec 21
Pats' Edelman, Blount out; Jets' Wilkerson active

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman and running back LeGarrette Blount will not play against the New York Jets on Sunday because of injuries.

Dec 21
Ups and downs of Gov. Deval Patrick's administration

A look at some of the highs and lows of Democratic Gov. Deval Patrick's two terms in office:

Dec 21
Gov. Patrick reflects on his tenure, legacy

BOSTON (AP) - "I am an optimist," Gov. Deval Patrick said in his first inauguration speech, "but not a foolish one."

Dec 21
Commissioner: Boston police on alert after officer killings

BOSTON (AP) - Police Commissioner William Evans says Boston police are on alert after police officers were murdered in New York City and Florida.

Dec 21
Presumptive senate president's partner moving to Florida

BOSTON (AP) - Senate Majority Leader Stanley Rosenberg's partner has been reassigned to his public relations company's Florida office after weeks of scrutiny about his relationship with the presumptive state senate president.

Dec 21
Winter solstice marked with UMass sunwheel

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Observers of the winter solstice will gather around a sun wheel built by a University of Massachusetts-Amherst astronomer to mark the shortest day of the year.