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Boston Red Sox's Mike Napoli, center, celebrates his two-run home run that also drove in David Ortiz, left, as Tampa Bay Rays' Curt Casali, right, looks on during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Boston, Friday, July 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays 7-5

Friday, July 31, 2015

BOSTON — The Red Sox held onto Mike Napoli at the trading deadline, and he responded a few hours later with a two-run homer off the top of the Green Monster that led Boston over the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 on Friday night. The Red Sox had already blown two leads when David Ortiz drew a two-out walk in the … 0

Pat s circle wagons in camp, focus on football

Friday, July 31, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots say they have more to worry about during training camp than the status of their star quarterback’s lawsuit against the NFL and the team’s image around the league. The defending Super Bowl champions are trying to replace Vince Wilfork on the defensive line and Darrelle Revis and … 0

Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell

Friday, July 31, 2015

From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. Derek Jeter. Carrie Underwood. Drew Brees. Even Cheech and Chong. All have chatted up either the owner, trainer or jockey of American Pharoah in the weeks after the horse became the first Triple Crown winner … 0

Woods in hunt at Quicken

Friday, July 31, 2015

GAINESVILLE, Va. — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to … 0

Red Sox rock Sale, snap ChiSox streak, 8-2

Thursday, July 30, 2015

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts and David Ortiz each had three hits, and the Boston Red Sox beat Chris Sale and the White Sox 8-2 on Thursday night, snapping Chicago’s seven-game winning streak. Knuckleballer Steven Wright (4-4) pitched seven effective innings in Boston’s third win in 15 games. Brock … 0

Pats open camp, try to ignore ‘Deflategate’ racket

Thursday, July 30, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Fans drove to Gillette Stadium past a booth selling “Free Tom Brady” T-shirts. Then, when they arrived for the New England Patriots’ first training camp practice on Thursday, they let the star quarterback know how they felt. Brady took the field to a boisterous cheer from … 0

Brady’s NFLPA lawsuit moved to NYC

Friday, July 31, 2015

The NFL won what could be an important round in its legal tug-of-war with the NFL Players Association when a Minnesota judge on Thursday ordered the union’s lawsuit filed on behalf of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady be moved … 0

Revis, Jets hoping to someday bring ring to hungry franchise

Thursday, July 30, 2015

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Darrelle Revis has something the New York Jets and their frustrated fans have been dreaming about for decades. A Super Bowl ring. The cornerback, who spent his first six seasons with the Jets and … 0

White Sox smack sad Red Sox, 9-2

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

BOSTON — Adam Eaton opened the game with a home run, Jose Quintana pitched 6 1/ 3 solid innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 9-2 on Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Eaton and Melky Cabrera both had three hits, including RBI … 0

Brady, Patriots shoot back at NFL

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court on Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put … 0

Patriots fans defiant after NFL ruling

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — Patriots fans are steamed after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady’s four-game suspension Tuesday. In bars across downtown Boston, denizens of Patriots Nation expressed surprise and anger at the ruling while still holding out hope their beloved quarterback would be vindicated — either in the … 0

Brady’s future actions could lead to Patriots’ uncertainty

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

This isn’t over. Not by a long shot. Roger Goodell’s decision to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension is not likely the end of the deflated footballs saga. Brady appears headed to court seeking to overturn the suspension, and at the same time would place his New England Patriots … 0

Pedro honored before Red Sox suffer 9-4 defeat

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON — Jose Abreu and Geovany Soto homered and drove in three runs apiece and Jeff Samardzija pitched eight strong innings for the Chicago White Sox in a 9-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The White Sox quickly spoiled Boston’s pregame party for Hall … 0