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MLS All-Star forward David Villa, center, celebrates scoring a goal with teammates Graham Zusi, left, and Omar Gonzalez, right, against Tottenham Hotspur during the first half of the MLS All-Star soccer game, Wednesday, July 29, 2015, in Commerce City, Colo. The game is the 20th annual mid-season classic for the league. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Kaka scored on a penalty kick and set up David Villa’s goal minutes later in the first half to help the best players in Major League Soccer beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on a blustery Wednesday night. The MLS improved to 9-3-1 against international competition in its All-Star Game. Orlando City’s Kaka and Villa of New York …

Rick Porcello, Red Sox continue to struggle as White Sox roll

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON — Rick Porcello and the Boston Red Sox continued their headfirst slide into the American League East cellar Wednesday night. Porcello, whose questionable headfirst dive into first base recorded the game’s first out, was booed off the mound after giving up six runs as the Chicago White Sox rolled to their seventh …

Winter Classic to bring Bruins, Canadiens to home of Patriots

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

FOXBOROUGH (AP) — The Winter Classic is coming to the home of the New England Patriots. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman joined officials from the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday to say the Original Six rivals would meet at Gillette Stadium on New Year’s Day. The Bruins will be the first team …

Mike Wilkinson: With an iconic induction, greatness of Pedro Martinez celebrated by Sox fans, Dominicans

Monday, July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — I never enjoyed the privilege of bearing live witness to the mastery of Pedro Martinez. I made the pilgrimage to Fenway Park about 10 times during his seven-year stint in Boston, but the pitching rotation …

Ortiz has 2 HRs, career-high 7 RBIs as Red Sox rout Tigers

Sunday, July 26, 2015

BOSTON — David Ortiz homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night. Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an …

Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Sunday, July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Andres Guardado scored again, with no penalty kick needed this time, and his teammates finally managed some goals, too. Mexico ensured the final wouldn’t come down to any calls in the final minutes with a 3-1 …

With tournament title secured, US sweeps China

Sunday, July 26, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. — With the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on Sunday to cap the tournament. With a spike by home-state hero Jordan Larson-Burbach to finish …

Headley, Drew homer as Eovaldi, Yankees beat Twins 7-2

Sunday, July 26, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS — The New York Yankees turned a rough start to their series in Minnesota into a sixth straight series win. Nathan Eovaldi pitched impressively into the ninth inning, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered, and the …

From Vegas to Kazan: US wins mixed duet synchro at worlds

Sunday, July 26, 2015

KAZAN, Russia — Christina Jones and Bill May, a couple of old pros in the pool making a comeback while juggling Las Vegas show careers, won a gold medal in new mixed duet technical synchronized swimming at the …

Busch grabs elusive Indy victory as comeback continues

Sunday, July 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Kyle Busch’s incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at the historic track. Busch missed the first 11 races of the season with a …

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio enter Hall of Fame

Sunday, July 26, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker — Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall …

Jason Day rallies to win Canadian Open

Sunday, July 26, 2015

OAKVILLE, Ontario — Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn’s bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years. Day made a 20-foot putt on the par-5 …

Dawson beats Langer and Montgomerie to Senior Open title

Sunday, July 26, 2015

SUNNINGDALE, England — American Marco Dawson held off the twin challenge of super stars Bernhard Langer and Colin Montgomerie over the final nine holes to claim victory in a thrilling climax to the Senior British Open Championship on …