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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 singles. Alexei Ramirez hit a solo homer for the White Sox, who built a 6-0 lead and chased Boston starter Rick Porcello … 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 my faith in the league.” One day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell rejected Brady’s appeal, … 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 courtroom or on the field. John Parthum, a native of suburban Andover, was enjoying a … 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

Hall of Famer Pedro’s No. ‘45’ retired tonight

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame career took off in the late 1990s in a ballpark usually know for offensive numbers. From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski to Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox have retired numbers — placing them along the facade of the right-field roof … 0

White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over … 0

Mexico wins seven th Gold Cup title, 3-1

Sunday, July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona and Oribe Peralta added goals as El Tri scored twice … 0

Chris Froome wins second Tour de France

Sunday, July 26, 2015

PARIS — All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over the finish line, soaking up the applause Sunday on the … 0

Pedro, Unit, Smoltz, Biggio Hall of Famers

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 of Fame on Sunday and basked in the spotlight one … 0

Busch secures elusive Indianapolis victory as comeback continues

Sunday, July 26, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — There was no celebratory burnout — Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks — just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Busch’s triumphant return following a horrible crash the day before the season-opening Daytona 500 continued Sunday with one of … 0

Payant falls in national TV debut

Friday, July 24, 2015

The end result may not have been what she wanted, but Greenfield native Sarah “Soulja” Payant will never forget her experience participating in mixed martial arts event Bellator 140 one week ago at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, … 0

Bogaerts delivers Red Sox past Tigers to snap 8-game skid

Friday, July 24, 2015

BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts’ single up the middle off Blaine Hardy in the 11th inning drove home the winning run, and the Boston Red Sox snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers … 0