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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his home run in front of Baltimore Orioles' Matt Wieters in the fourth inning of a  baseball game in Boston, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Brock Holt’s RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles

Saturday, April 19, 2014

BOSTON — Two days into his second call-up of the season, Brock Holt was the center of attention in Boston’s clubhouse. Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday. After the game, Holt did interviews in front of a large-screen TV … 0

Orioles cruise to 8-4 win over Red Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — Jonathan Schoop had recorded the first three-hit game of his young career by the seventh inning Friday night. Two innings later, he added another hit to up the ante. The Baltimore third baseman — getting playing time in the place of injured Manny Machado — went 4 for 5 with … 0

Pavel Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Detroit over Boston in Game 1

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins worked all season to get home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs. It vanished with a flick of Pavel Datsyuk’s wrist. Just like that, on Datsyuk’s goal with 3:01 left, the Detroit Red Wings got the upper hand with a 1-0 win in the opener of the best-of-seven playoff series … 0

David Ortiz want to visit Marathon finish line Monday

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — David Ortiz wants to visit the Boston Marathon finish line Monday after the Red Sox are done with their Patriots’ Day game against Baltimore. Just more than a year ago, two bombs went off near the finish line, less than a mile from Fenway Park, about … 0

NBA playoffs looking more wide-open than expected

Friday, April 18, 2014

MIAMI — Before the season started, a poll suggested that the Miami Heat were the overwhelming favorite to win the NBA title, collecting a whopping 76 percent of ballots cast. The voters weren’t some know-nothings, either. No, this … 0

Jonathan Quick, LA Kings stay calm after opening defensive debacle

Friday, April 18, 2014

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — Jonathan Quick realizes that even the NHL’s best defensive team is powerless against a few bad bounces of the puck. The Los Angeles Kings and their star goalie from the University of Massachusetts calmly … 0

Commissioner Adam Silver wants age limit change, no rush on others

Friday, April 18, 2014

NEW YORK — Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college. So much so that NCAA President Mark Emmert was invited to discuss his involvement with owners. Silver is moving cautiously on … 0

K.J. Choi leads rain-delayed RBC Heritage

Friday, April 18, 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — K.J. Choi’s early tee time and quick start moved him to the top of the rain-delayed RBC Heritage on Friday. Choi shot a 67 to get to 5-under 137, one stroke ahead of … 0

’40-and-up club’: Ageless Bernard Hopkins after more belts

Friday, April 18, 2014

WASHINGTON — As Bernard Hopkins snatched two championship belts displayed in front of Beibut Shumenov and moved them to his own spot on the dais, the light heavyweight from Kazakhstan sat expressionless, seemingly unmoved by the brashness of … 0

Red Sox ace Jon Lester shuts down White Sox in 3-1 win

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO — Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston’s two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night. Lester (2-2) … 0

Danny Ainge faces 2nd rebuilding offseason with Boston Celtics

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON — The third-worst season in Boston Celtics history is over, leaving Danny Ainge with plenty of problems as he continues to rebuild the team. Rookie coach Brad Stevens isn’t one of them. “I have no worries about … 0

Boston Marathon makes room for 36,000 runners - second largest group in marathon's history

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON — More than 5,000 runners were still on the Boston Marathon course when the bombs went off on Boylston Street. Race organizers were eager to invite them back — to let them finish what they started — … 0

Bruins set for fresh start after regular season

Thursday, April 17, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy by leading the NHL with 117 points. Another number shows just how much, or little, that means. “I heard about 40 percent of the series are upsets in the … 0