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New York Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury receives a fist-bump after scoring on a single by Derek Jeter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Jacoby Ellsbury returns, helps Yanks beat Red Sox 9-3

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night. Ellsbury received a mixed reception in his first game as a visitor after seven seasons with the Red Sox before signing a … 0

Bruins beat Red Wings 3-0 in Game 3, take 2-1 lead

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

DETROIT — The Boston Bruins took full advantage of Detroit’s mistakes, and their stellar goaltender’s flawless performance. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period after the Red Wings had miscues on the ice and Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout, giving Boston a 3-0 win over the Red Wings … 0

Albert Pujols’ 500th HR helps Angels beat Nationals 7-2

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WASHINGTON — Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry. The Angels first baseman became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night. The three-time NL MVP connected twice off Taylor … 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

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