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Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz (34) and Mike Napoli, left, celebrate after scoring a on a three-run home run by Jonny Gomes, center, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Red Sox rally for 6-5 win over Orioles

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, who overcame a 5-0 deficit and improved to 4-5 in Fenway Park where … 0

118th Boston Marathon: Stories from Hampshire County

Sunday, April 20, 2014

The 118th Boston Marathon is set to become the second largest in race history as over 36,000 runners are expected to make the journey from Hopkinton to Copley Square on Monday. The increased field is due to last year’s twin bombings that killed three and injury over 260, causing the race to be … 0

Bruins top Red Wings 4-1, even series at 1-1

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot on goal on their four power plays and Boston won 4-1 in Game 2 on … 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

White Sox slip past Red Sox 2-1 on error in 9th

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

CHICAGO — Alexei Ramirez scored the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning on a throwing error and the Chicago White Sox edged the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on a frigid Tuesday night. Tied at one, … 0

NCAA committee approves expanded meal allowance

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA’s Legislative Council approved a proposal Tuesday to expand the meal allowance for all athletes. The move occurred eight days after Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier complained during the Final Four that he sometimes went to bed “starving” because he couldn’t afford food. The proposal … 0

MLB marks 67th anniversary of Jackie Robinson debut

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

NEW YORK — Marking the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier, Rev. Jesse Jackson praised Commissioner Bud Selig for the strides the sport has taken in minority opportunities over the past two decades. … 0

Hoisting the Stanley Cup without a hot goalie hard to do

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The NHL playoffs have arrived, which means it’s time for the goalies to get going. As simplistic as the adage can be, predictions of the Stanley Cup champion often tilt toward the guy in the crease producing the … 0

Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig calls replay start ‘remarkable’

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

NEW YORK — Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport’s new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks. While baseball began video review late in the 2008 season, it was limited to potential home runs and boundary calls. The new system … 0

Prosecutor accuses Oscar Pistorius at end of questioning

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — Wrapping up five days of relentless cross-examination of Oscar Pistorius at his murder trial, the chief prosecutor insisted Tuesday that he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death after they argued and — in a … 1