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Detroit Lions quarterback Dan Orlovsky runs through drills at the Lions training facility in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-2 in OT, up 3-1 in series

Friday, April 25, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took a couple punches, then hit back hard and put the Detroit Red Wings on the brink of elimination. Jarome Iginla scored with 6:28 left in overtime on a redirected shot that went off an opponent, lifting the Bruins to a 3-2 win over Detroit on Thursday night in Game 4 of their first-round series to finish off a comeback from a two-goal deficit. “It was a bit ugly at times, but then we got our stuff together,” Tuukka Rask said after stopping 35 shots. The Presidents’ Trophy winners and defending Eastern Conference champions can advance with a win against … 0

Solarte’s 4 RBIs help Yanks top Red Sox 14-5

Friday, April 25, 2014

BOSTON — CC Sabathia provided a lift for the New York Yankees depleted rotation. First, Ivan Nova decided to have season-ending Tommy John elbow surgery. Then Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games for using pine tar. After those developments were announced Thursday, Sabathia went out and threw six solid innings in his … 0

Lolo Jones’s track transition continues at Drake Relays

Thursday, April 24, 2014

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lolo Jones will continue her quick transition from bobsled to track this weekend with a hometown advantage. That doesn’t mean Jones can just snap her fingers and return to the form that made her a world-class hurdler. Jones will compete Friday at the Drake Relays in her native Des … 0

Seahawks to open NFL season vs. Packers

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NEW YORK — Mike McCarthy promises there won’t be any bad memories plaguing his Green Bay Packers when they open the NFL season on Sept. 4 at Super Bowl champion Seattle. The last time Green Bay visited CenturyLink … 0

NFL players talk about race with Harvard students

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CAMBRIDGE — Richard Sherman was called all kinds of names after his raging rant at the end of the NFC championship game. It was worth it, the Seattle cornerback said, because it gave him a chance to talk … 0

Michael Phelps having fun in his return to swimming

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

MESA, Ariz. — Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life. The 22-time Olympic medalist tried golf … 0

Bruins defense holding Red Wings to historic lows

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins have held the Detroit Red Wings to historically poor offensive production. With two goals through three games, the Red Wings are off to their worst three-game start in any playoff series since getting … 0

Party a century in the making for Wrigley Field

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

CHICAGO — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance. The famed marquee had a message, too. “Happy Birthday, … 0

Oldest living ex-MLB player dies in Cuba at 102

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

HAVANA — Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just … 0

FIFA urged to back probe into Qatar World Cup

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

GENEVA — FIFA’s reputation depends on resolving allegations about Qatar’s selection as the 2022 World Cup host, according to the governing body’s anti-corruption advisers. The expert panel chaired by Swiss law professor Mark Pieth gave its full support … 0

Detroit Lions welcome James Ihedigbo, Golden Tate

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

ALLEN PARK, Mich. — Their new coach has been to Super Bowls and the Detroit Lions how have two new players who have championship rings. Free-agent acquisitions Golden Tate and James Ihedigbo — who played on the winning … 0

‘Class of ’92’ reunited to stabilize Manchester United

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

LONDON — Manchester United has brought the “Class of 92” back together. Renowned graduates of United’s most successful youth team have been put in control of a team in turmoil following the abrupt dismissal of David Moyes. A … 0

Embattled Boston U women’s coach Greenberg resigns

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BOSTON — Boston University women’s basketball coach Kelly Greenberg resigned Wednesday about a month after several former players complained that she was so verbally and emotionally abusive that she drove them off the team. The university assembled a … 0