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Boston Bruins' Torey Krug (47) Colin Miller (48) and teammates celebrate a go-ahead goal by David Krejci, back ight, during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Rangers in Boston, Friday, Nov. 27, 2015. The Bruins won 4-3. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Bruins rally to beat Rangers, 4-3

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOSTON — With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Friday. “We didn’t stop … 0

Sullinger leads Celtics past Wizards, 111-78

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOSTON — Jared Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in three quarters and Isaiah Thomas scored 21 points, leading the Boston Celtics to a 111-78 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Jae Crowder scored 17 and Avery Bradley had 16 points for the Celtics, who posted a runaway win against … 0

Perfect Patriots, Panthers remain 1-2

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers remained the league’s only unbeaten teams going into Week 12. Not surprisingly, both teams also retained the top spots in the latest AP Pro32 rankings on Tuesday. The Patriots received 10 of the 12 first-place votes in balloting by the 12 media … 0

Truex emerges as unlikely chase contender

Thursday, November 19, 2015

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Martin Truex waited at the dais as the three drivers he will race for a championship had achievements read that made them all seem fit to wear NASCAR’s crown. Kevin Harvick, the defending Sprint Cup … 0

Bruins beat Wild

Thursday, November 19, 2015

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. Eriksson wrapped up his third career hat trick when he converted a perfect give-and-go from David Krejci early … 0

Harper, Donaldson baseball’s MVPs

Friday, November 20, 2015

NEW YORK — Bryce Harper became the youngest unanimous MVP winner in baseball history Thursday, capturing the NL award despite his Washington Nationals missing the playoffs. Josh Donaldson took the AL MVP, earning the honor after helping boost … 0

McHale fired by Houston Rockets after 4-7 start

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

HOUSTON — Six months ago, Kevin McHale coached the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years. There are high expectations for the team again this season behind James Harden and Dwight … 0

NFL time of possession has become a meaningless stat

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Control the ball, own the clock, win the game. That old-school philosophy is no longer the recipe for success in the NFL. Time of possession has turned into a meaningless stat. “Time of possession is how … 0

Big Papi retiring after 2016 season

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

BOSTON — Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Boston’s beloved “Big Papi” who helped the cursed franchise end its dynasty of disappointment and cursed out the bombers who attacked his adopted city, said on Wednesday he will play one … 0

QB Rodgers limited by shoulder woes

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

GREEN BAY, Wis. — The physical toll of facing more pressure in the pocket has caught up with Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The player that the sluggish Packers can least afford to lose was listed as … 0

Edelman tough to replace , but Amendola will try

Thursday, November 19, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Julian Edelman’s shoes will be tough to fill, but the New England Patriots have a capable candidate in Danny Amendola. Edelman broke his left foot during the first quarter of New England’s last-second win over the … 0

Bills view Patriots as barometer

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Buffalo Bills are not ready to concede the AFC East title to the New England Patriots. The Bills (5-4) are four games back of the Patriots (9-0) in the division and play Monday … 0

Unbeaten Patriots, Panthers are 1-2

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

NEW YORK — A last-second field goal kept the New England Patriots unbeaten, but they’re no longer a unanimous No. 1 in the AP Pro 32 power rankings. Cam Newton has his Carolina Panthers perfect, too, and they … 0