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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

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

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