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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout trots to the dugout after scoring on Josh Hamilton's sacrifice fly as Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz, right, walks back to the mound in the fifth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Halos take down sad Red Sox, 8-3

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

BOSTON — Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night. Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice flies and then singled in the … 0

Brady ready for increased action vs. Carolina

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady left the practice field Wednesday and for the first time this season, strode through the locker room to the media room podium rather than making the short jaunt to the sideline to address reporters. The New England Patriots quarterback hardly minds the extra steps. It signals the end of … 0

Angels edge Sox, 4-3

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

BOSTON — Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels’ first hit … 0

Ex-NFL lineman tops bill for Pyongyang fight night

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

TOKYO — Former NFL player Bob “The Beast” Sapp isn’t exactly a household name back home in the United States. But he’s big in Japan. Very big. And soon he hopes to be living large — for a … 0

LaFell getting accustomed to Patriots’ way

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Brandon LaFell had played with a successful quarterback when he decided to leave the Carolina Panthers in free agency. Now his quarterback is Tom Brady. “I’m blessed, man. I’m real blessed,” LaFell said yesterday, as the … 0

Browns still not prepared to name starting quarterback

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

CLEVELAND — This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn’t quite over for the Browns. Hoyer vs. Manziel marches on. Cleveland first-year coach Mike Pettine still hasn’t chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that’s not … 0

Redskins teams displays solidarity with Ferguson protest in support of slain teen Michael Brown

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

LANDOVER, Md. — The “Hands up, don’t shoot” protest has made its way to the NFL. The Washington Redskins secondary emerged from the stadium tunnel during pregame introductions Monday night with hands raised and palms forward. It was … 0

Angels hold off Sox, 4-2, grab lead

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

BOSTON — Mike Trout and Albert Pujols hit consecutive RBI doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels extended their AL West lead with a 4-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth win … 0

Gronk joins contact drills

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. The tough tight end is anxious to get into a game and take his chances less than eight months after surgery. “If … 0

Simms, Dungy are not likely to use ‘Redskins’ name on TV

Monday, August 18, 2014

NEW YORK — Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington’s Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won’t use the term “Redskins” when discussing the franchise. “My very first … 0

Bogaerts’ gaffe hurts Sox in 8-1 defeat

Sunday, August 17, 2014

BOSTON — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts could only hope that no one noticed. Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning Sunday, carrying … 0

Penalty flags aplenty in Patriots win over Eagles

Sunday, August 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots put up big numbers in their preseason win over the Philadelphia Eagles — 476 yards, 35 first downs and nearly 40 minutes in time of possession. The officials racked up their own … 0

Perfect mark can’t hide Giants’ issues

Sunday, August 17, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — A 3-0 preseason record can’t mask the New York Giants’ problems. There are major concerns on the offensive end for the Giants, who play two more exhibition games before the season opener against the … 0