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Snowboarder Billy Morgan, of Britain, makes a practice jump Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in advance of the Big Air at Fenway skiing and snowboarding U.S. Grand Prix tour event in Fenway Park in Boston. The competition is to be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11-12. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ski jumping latest event to step to the Fenway plate

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit a grand slam,” she said Wednesday before … 0

Cam Newton triples down on being a clown

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I’d like to apologize to Cam Newton. I was one of the millions who pounced on him for his post-Super Bowl performance. (Note: Sorry to use the word “pounce,” Cam. I know it’s not in your vocabulary when it comes to fumbles). I wrote the controversy over his press conference pout might be a good learning experience for Newton. I thought that after … 0

C’s rally to beat Clippers in OT

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had 36 points and 11 assists, including a fade away jumper that sent the game to an extra period, to help the Boston Celtics overtake the Los Angeles Clippers 139-134 in overtime on Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger added 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jae Crowder finished with 19 points, … 0

Lucic, Kings rout Bruins, 9-2

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

BOSTON — Milan Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his 300th career point and the Los Angeles Kings had nine goal scorers in a 9-2 rout of the Bruins on … 0

NBA Roundup: Milwaukee outlasts Celtics, 112-111

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night in Milwaukee. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get … 0

Ugly as it looked, for Manning, it was sweet

Monday, February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A sea of Denver Broncos had just chased a beleaguered Cam Newton around his own end zone one more time, and Carolina coach Ron Rivera had seen enough. With 2:08 left in one of … 0

Bradley (25) helps Celts crown Kings

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings 128-119 on Sunday for … 0

Matsuyama beats Fowler in Phoenix Open playoff

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rickie Fowler hit two balls into the water on the par-4 17th hole to give Hideki Matsuyama an unexpected victory Sunday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. After blowing a two-shot lead on the 317-yard … 0

Broncos ring it up, 24-10

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — If this was the final game of his magnificent career, what a Super way to go out for Peyton Manning. He can thank Von Miller and the Broncos’ swarming, big-play defense for his second … 0

Bradley’s 3-pointer at horn gives Celtics win

Friday, February 5, 2016

CLEVELAND — Avery Bradley made a corner jumper at the horn to give the Boston Celtics a stunning 104-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night. Bradley’s shot from just in front of Boston’s bench dropped through … 0

Manning’s last game? Newton’s finest moment? We’ll see ...

Friday, February 5, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Peyton Manning’s last game? Cam Newton’s finest moment? For all the golden tinge the NFL is placing on Super Bowl 50, this one just might come down to how the two star quarterbacks deal … 0

Goodell proposes what might be called Beckham Jr. Rule

Friday, February 5, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the Odell Beckham Jr. Rule. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is pushing to require the ejection of any player who is flagged for two personal fouls in a game. “We should take that out … 0

Injured Stewart to miss start of final season

Thursday, February 4, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday. The three-time NASCAR champion sustained a “burst fracture of … 0