Pro Sports

Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton reacts after scoring during the first period of Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings in Detroit, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Bruins beat Wings, 3-0, to regain home-ice edge

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Tuukka Rask finished with a 23-save shutout to give the Boston Bruins a 3-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night in Detroit for a 2-1 playoff series lead. Dougie Hamilton and Jordan Caron scored in the first period, and Patrice Bergeron added an empty-net goal late in the game. The Presidents’ Trophy-winning Bruins are ahead for the … 0

Ellsbury returns to help Yanks beat Red Sox, 9-3

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury doubled, tripled, drove in two runs and made a sliding catch in his return to Fenway Park, helping the New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka beat the Boston Red Sox 9-3 on Tuesday night. Ellsbury received a mixed reception in his first game as a visitor after seven seasons … 0

10-year ban for Armstrong coach Bruyneel

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Lance Armstrong’s longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the verdicts of an American Arbitration Association panel against Bruyneel and two medical staff, completing its lengthy investigation which saw Armstrong banished … 0

Redskins’ Snyder says name ‘not an issue’

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

STERLING, Va. — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it’s time for people to “focus on reality” concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team’s nickname. “We understand the issues out there, and we’re not an issue,” Snyder said. “The real issues are real-life issues, real-life … 0

Pro Roundup: Sox fall; B’s-Wings tonight

Monday, April 21, 2014

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox had plenty of chances to make a special day even more memorable. They almost succeeded. Boston scored one run in each of the last three innings — stranding … 0

American Keflezighi wins Marathon

Monday, April 21, 2014

BOSTON — “The Star-Spangled Banner” played over Boylston Street in honor of an American winner of the Boston Marathon. One year after a bombing there killed three people and left more than 260 injured, Meb Keflezighi added Boston … 0

Bruins top Red Wings, 4-1

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot … 0

Red Sox rally for 6-5 win over O’s

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny … 0

James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats

Sunday, April 20, 2014

MIAMI — LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Chris Bosh … 0

Kuchar rallies from 4 down, chips in for RBC Heritage win

Sunday, April 20, 2014

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker. “Well,” he thought as he walked … 0

Wawrinka beats Federer to win Monte Carlo Masters

Sunday, April 20, 2014

MONACO — Stanislas Wawrinka won the Monte Carlo Masters for the first time Sunday, rallying to beat Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-2 in a rare all-Swiss final. The Australian Open champion had lost his previous two Masters … 0

Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Wings over Bruins

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference … 0

O’s cruise to 8-4 win over Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Jonathan Schoop went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday night. Every Orioles starter had at least one … 0