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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

Doc Rivers has Clippers believing

Thursday, April 17, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers’ conversion from NBA franchise to Doc Rivers Inc. can be traced to the summer night their new coach sat across from their freakishly athletic center at a trendy Japanese restaurant in … 0

NBA PLAYOFF PREVIEW: Can Spurs get back at Heat? Can they survive West?

Thursday, April 17, 2014

To get another shot at LeBron James, the San Antonio Spurs may have to go through Dirk Nowitzki, then Dwight Howard and James Harden, and finally Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. Survive all that, and maybe they can … 0

Jackie Bradley Jr. gets winning hit as Red Sox beat Chicago in 14 innings

Thursday, April 17, 2014

CHICAGO — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours … 0

Yankees sweep Cubs 3-0, 2-0

Thursday, April 17, 2014

NEW YORK — There was nothing mysterious about Michael Pineda’s performance this time. Masahiro Tanaka’s dominant outing was pretty straight forward, too. A day that began with snow in the outfield ended with a double whitewashing. Pineda followed … 0

Celtics close out season with loss to Wizards

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

BOSTON — Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. The Wizards will be facing Chicago in their first … 0

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WILMINGTON (AP) — For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. The Sochi Games were a confidence boost that he harnessed when he returned to perhaps … 0

At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. He stumbled over a pothole, opening a cut where his … 0

Oscar Pistorius defense tries to rebuild case

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers tried to roll back the prosecution’s momentum at his murder trial Wednesday following the star athlete’s shaky testimony, presenting a forensic expert who quickly found his own credentials and findings sharply … 0

Revisiting April 15, 2013

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Life has resumed on the streets of Boston. A year after three people were killed and more than 260 injured when two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, the … 0

NHL series: Boston v. Detroit

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

SEASON SERIES: Detroit won 3-1. Early in their last meeting on April 2 at Joe Louis Area, the Red Wings didn’t look as if they played in the same league as the Bruins. But the Red Wings rallied … 0