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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

Court clears Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown of doping

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

LONDON — Jamaican sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown was cleared of doping because of blatant flaws in the test collection procedures and possible “environmental contamination” of her urine sample, sport’s highest appeals body said Tuesday. The Court of Arbitration for … 0

Musings from the Masters

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The moment doesn’t get much bigger than this — a 20-foot putt on the 18th green Sunday at Augusta National for the win. Too bad this wasn’t the Masters. This was a week earlier at … 0

Celtics near season’s end with loss to 76ers

Monday, April 14, 2014

PHILADELPHIA — Chris Johnson stepped back, heaved up a desperation 3-pointer and watched it fall in to tie the game with 0.9 seconds on the clock. Or so he thought. As it turned out, Johnson stepped back a … 0

Connecticut Sun trade Tina Charles to Liberty; draft Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike with No. 1 pick

Monday, April 14, 2014

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Tina Charles didn’t want to play in Connecticut anymore, so the Sun got what they could for the 2012 league MVP. Connecticut traded Charles to New York for Alyssa Thomas, Kelsey Bone and the Liberty’s … 0

10 things to watch in the NHL playoffs

Monday, April 14, 2014

Here’s a look at 10 things to watch when the NHL playoffs begin Wednesday with a new format, some stars returning from injuries and renewed rivalries: NEW LOOK: Forget what you knew about how teams matched up in … 0

Bruins bring experience to NHL playoffs

Monday, April 14, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins had the NHL’s best record, allowed the second fewest goals and scored the third most. They have four strong lines, three solid defensive pairings and one of the best goalies. And they were … 0

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Monday, April 14, 2014

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the … 0

Pro sports becoming more open to paternity leave

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tony Perez was on the road with the Cincinnati Reds in 1966 when he got the call that his first child was on the way. There was no discussion about leaving the team to attend Victor’s birth, no … 0

Prosecutor presses Oscar Pistorius at murder trial

Monday, April 14, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — The chief prosecutor in Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial on Monday alleged numerous inconsistencies in the athlete’s account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year, seeking to show that the athlete is lying … 0

Green jacket and golden moment for Bubba Watson

Monday, April 14, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — For all the crazy stunts Bubba Watson does for fun, the green jacket was off limits. When he won the Masters for the first time in 2012, he went to New York the next day … 0