A historic document that details the original rules of basketball, written 119 years ago as a winter sport for boys of a Massachusetts YMCA, was sold for more than $4 million on Friday to raise money for charity.
Sotheby’s is offering the Naismith Rules on Friday afternoon as part of a sale of historic documents. The presale estimate is $2 million.
Gov. M. Jodi Rell is asking the U.S. Secretary of Transportation for $100 million in additional federal funding for the state’s high-speed rail project.