BOSTON (CBS/AP) — William Gross was sworn in Monday as Boston’s first black police commissioner. Gross took the oath at the Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan, where his mother Deanna has been a member for 35 years. She placed the commissioner’s badge on her son after he was sworn in. Gross later gave the badge to her, along with a bouquet of flowers. READ MORE: L.L. Bean Opening New Stores In Central Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire William Gross’s mother put the commissioner’s badge on her son as he was sworn in as the city’s first black police commissioner, August 6, 2018. (WBZ-TV) Mayor Marty Walsh called it a “historic occasion,” saying Gross is not only Boston’s first black police commissioner, but “America’s next great police commissioner.” Gross said he’s humbled by the promotion and thanked the seniors in the room who paved the way for him to get there. He takes over from William Evans , who announced last month that he was retiring after … [Read more...] about William Gross Sworn In As Boston’s First Black Police Commissioner
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VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks are looking to move their American Hockey League affiliate from New York to Abbotsford, B.C. The Canucks announced their intention to relocate the Utica Comets on Tuesday, with owner Francesco Aquilini saying in a statement that the move would “bring significant opportunities” for both the team and the community. The Canucks say details are being finalized with the City of Abbotsford, where the team would play at the Abbotsford Centre, about 70 kilometres southeast of downtown Vancouver. The AHL’s board of governors will vote on the relocation Thursday. The move would include rebranding the Comets with a new name and logo, and switching into the AHL’s Pacific Division. The Utica Comets are currently fourth in the AHL’s restructured North Division with a 12-8-1 record this season. The club has been the Canucks’ AHL affiliate since 2013 and saw its most successful season end in the Calder Cup final in 2014-15. Canucks head coach Travis … [Read more...] about Vancouver Canucks moving AHL team from New York to Abbotsford, B.C.
New Delhi : Calling India a UK's one of the most important partners, the United Kingdom's high commissioner to India Alex Ellis has said that this is a moment to transform the relationship between the two countries. While speaking to Zee Media, Ellis also talked about the British assistance to India as it battles the COVID-19 pandemic. He said that the UK has worked with the utmost urgency and speed to support friends in India. He also pointed to the incredible level of support from the wider British public and industry. On April 27, the UK became the first country to send assistance to New Delhi amid the second wave of coronavirus. Zee Media: The UK was the first country to send assistance to India to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of solidarity was seen in the UK for India, from the top leadership as well as the people. If you can give some detail on the assistance? Alex Ellis: Across Government, the UK has worked with the utmost urgency and … [Read more...] about India is one of our most important partners, says UK high commissioner Alex Ellis
Vancouver Canucks (19-21-3, seventh in the North Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (31-13-5, first in the North Division) Toronto; Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -292, Canucks +235; over/under is 5.5 BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver visits Toronto looking to break its three-game road skid. The Maple Leafs have gone 31-13-5 against division opponents. Toronto ranks second in the NHL averaging 6.0 assists per game, led by Nick Foligno with 1.0. The Canucks are 19-21-3 against division opponents. Vancouver serves 10.1 penalty minutes per game, the most in the league. Alexander Edler leads the team serving 49 total minutes. Vancouver defeated Toronto 6-3 in the last meeting between these teams on April 20. Brandon Sutter scored two goals for the Canucks in the victory and John Tavares scored two goals for the Maple Leafs in the loss. TOP PERFORMERS: Auston Matthews leads the Maple Leafs with 35 goals, adding 24 assists and totalling 59 points. Mitchell … [Read more...] about Vancouver visits Toronto on 3-game road skid
Vancouver Canucks (19-22-3, seventh in the North Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (32-13-5, first in the North Division) Toronto; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Maple Leafs -296, Canucks +235 BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver enters the matchup against Toronto as losers of three games in a row. The Maple Leafs are 32-13-5 in division matchups. Toronto is seventh in the NHL with 31.2 shots per game and is averaging 3.3 goals. The Canucks are 19-22-3 in division play. Vancouver serves 10.0 penalty minutes per game, the most in the league. Alexander Edler leads the team serving 54 total minutes. The teams square off for the second straight game. TOP PERFORMERS: Mitchell Marner leads the Maple Leafs with 62 points, scoring 18 goals and adding 44 assists. John Tavares has eight assists over the last 10 games for Toronto. Antoine Roussel leads the Canucks with a plus-four in 35 games this season. Bo Horvat has three goals and six assists over the last 10 games for … [Read more...] about Vancouver takes on Toronto on 3-game losing streak