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January 11, 2019 12:48 PM Keyboardist Geraci leads Blues Music Awards nods with 6

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Keyboard player Anthony Geraci, singer Shemekia Copeland, and guitarist and songwriter Nick Moss lead the nominations for the annual Blues Music Awards. The awards are scheduled on May 9 at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Geraci leads with six nominations, including song of the year, album of the year and band of the year with his group 18

January 10, 2019 10:34 PM SEC, Wells Fargo agree to 38 Studios settlement, but delayed

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Wells Fargo Securities say they have agreed in principle to settle a lawsuit over Rhode Island’s failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s videogame company. But they said in a court filing on Thursday that final approval is delayed due to the government 22

January 7, 2019 5:22 PM Leafs prep for Preds and second half of season

Michael Hutchinson (2-2-2, 3.40, .879) will start again in net for the Maple Leafs, backed up by Kasimir Kaskisuo. Pekka Rinne (15-10-2, 2.31, .919) will start for the Predators. “Another really good challenge here for us tonight, against a team that’s been near the top of the standings for the last three or four years,” said Matthews. “It will be a good challenge 20

January 4, 2019 3:06 PM A video of Ocasio-Cortez dancing in college is leaked to smear her, but the internet finds it adorable

First it was a photo of long-haired Beto O’Rourke playing in a punk band. Now, it’s college-age Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing on a rooftop. Both were surfaced by the right to seemingly smear the progressive politicians. Both efforts backfired spectacularly. The Ocasio-Cortez clip in question shows the politician rocking some 1980s “Breakfast Club”-style 23

January 2, 2019 7:43 PM Pete Davidson accuses Louis C.K. of trying to get him fired from ‘Saturday Night Live’

Pete Davidson kicked 2018 to the curb on Monday night with a standup set about breakups, tattoos and Louis C.K. The Saturday Night Live star performed in Boston on New Year’s Eve and had some choice words for the fellow comedian, who recently made headlines for a standup set mocking Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors. (C.K. has recently returned to standup 26

January 2, 2019 4:49 PM Halifax digital studio gets provincial payroll rebate of up to $1.5 million

The government says REDspace “provides new ways for its clients to deliver interactive experiences” to users. REDspace was founded by Mike Johnston, a Truro native who returned to Nova Scotia from Boston after the 2000 tech crash. “We’re an export-driven company and we’re doing it all from Halifax,” Johnston, REDspace’s CEO, said in 2017. “We mostly 23

December 28, 2018 12:35 AM Kevin Spacey’s encounter with teenager detailed in court records

BOSTON—A Massachusetts man who says he was groped by Kevin Spacey at a Nantucket restaurant in 2016 caught part of his encounter with the actor on video, according to court records. The then 18-year-old man sent a video via Snapchat to his girlfriend that allegedly showed Spacey touching the front of his pants, according to a state police report filed 29

December 27, 2018 11:05 PM Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews voted as Atlantic Division all-star captain

Auston Matthews’ selection as one of four captains for the NHL’s all-star game reflects the impact he’s had on the league in just his third season with the Maple Leafs. Fans voted the star centre as captain of the Atlantic Division all-stars for the annual event, being held Jan. 25-26 in San Jose. Nathan MacKinnon (Central), Connor McDavid (Pacific) 29

December 26, 2018 2:01 AM Kyrie Irving scores 40 to lead Boston Celtics over Sixers in overtime

Joel Embiid led Philadelphia with 34 points, making 12-of-12 free throws, and pulled down 16 rebounds. Jimmy Butler scored 24, J.J. Redick had 17 points and Ben Simmons added 11 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists for the Sixers. The Celtics led 57-51 at halftime, but Philadelphia used a 15-2 run in the third while shooting 60 per cent in the period 30

December 20, 2018 6:18 PM Bieksa to lead Canada in push for fourth straight Spengler Cup title

“We are excited with this year’s group of players, as we believe we have assembled a team that combines experience from previous Spengler Cup appearances and the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and a group of new faces who will contribute to the success of our team,” general manager Sean Burke said in a statement. “The Spengler Cup is always an exciting tournament 27