In the fourth quarter of 2022, the average asking rent in Boston was $2,942, up 11.8% from a year earlier, per economic research firm Moody's Analytics.
Why it matters: Affordability concerns are starting to weigh down the booming rental market.
Steph here. I watched sports fans, loyal Encore customers and iconic athletes place their first legal sports bets in the Boston area.
Why it matters: For sports fans and casino regulars, yesterday’s launch was the culmination of a years-long wait.
Tomorrow's in-person sports betting launch couldn’t come soon enough for countless Boston sports fans and underground bettors. If you can’t tell the difference between a point spread and a moneyline, here’s what to know.
Why it matters: Boston is a major sports city and, by some accounts, a hotspot for underground wagering.
Gov. Charlie Baker is taking the helm of the organization that operates college sports next year.
Why it matters: The retirement-averse governor will get to administer the NCAA, a huge national organization, without having to be involved in the gutter of the partisan politics he's made clear he disdains.
It's once again the time when Americans suddenly get way into soccer for a few weeks.
What's happening: The World Cup is on and the U.S. Men's National Team starts the road to glory this afternoon with a match against Wales at 2pm.
One of the country's oldest sports rivalries is back tomorrow as the Harvard Crimson take on the Yale Bulldogs at Harvard Stadium.
What's happening: The 138th meeting between the bitter enemies will kick off at 12pm.
Nearly two-dozen companies have expressed interest in a temporary online sports betting license in Massachusetts, confirming suspicions that regulators will have their plates full as they review applications and roll out the industry by March.
Driving the news: Regulators gave prospective applicants until Oct. 17 to fill out a "scoping survey" to indicate their interest in the license.
Massachusetts regulators are wrestling with a gap in the new sports betting legalization law.
What's happening: The law allows for temporary licenses, but doesn't cap them or stipulate how they should be awarded.
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