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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

Yang defeats Conners for US Amateur crown

Sunday, August 17, 2014

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — South Korea’s Gunn Yang completed his improbable run to the U.S. Amateur title with a 2-and-1 victory over Canada’s Corey Conners on Sunday. At No. 776, Yang became the lowest-ranked player in the world … 0

Brady, Pats beat Eagles

Friday, August 15, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots’ other two quarterbacks each threw touchdown passes. The Philadelphia Eagles’ trio was plagued by turnovers. Brady’s scoring pass came after he threw an interception that Cory Williams returned 77 … 0

Astros rally for 5-3 win over Red Sox in 10

Friday, August 15, 2014

BOSTON — Jake Marisnick hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning Friday night and Houston rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox, giving the Astros their first win in nine games … 0

Still waiting to hear from Tony Stewart ...

Friday, August 15, 2014

Plenty of people have weighed in on the tragic events last weekend at a short track in New York. A few were there. Many weren’t. But there’s only one person who really knows what happened: Tony Stewart. Until … 0

Gordon sets qualifying mark at Michigan

Friday, August 15, 2014

BROOKLYN, Mich. — The numbers keep climbing — and this time the rise was anything but gradual. Jeff Gordon set the track qualifying record at Michigan International Speedway on Friday with a speed of 206.558 mph, winning his … 0

Brady, McCoy in Gillette duel tonight

Thursday, August 14, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Still wearing their uniforms, Tom Brady and LeSean McCoy smiled and chatted with each other after their teams’ joint practice. Two of the busiest and best players at their positions won’t have such relaxing moments when … 0

‘Small-town boy’ praised, laid to rest

Thursday, August 14, 2014

TURIN, N.Y. — They came to grieve and share stories about Kevin Ward Jr., who was born into a racing family and buried with racing flags in his casket. A high school auditorium overflowed with friends, family and … 0

Seattle’s arms aimed toward record season

Thursday, August 14, 2014

SEATTLE — This is how good Felix Hernandez has pitched in making himself the clear leader for a second Cy Young award. The ace of the Seattle Mariners has set the pace for a pitching staff that’s on … 0

Rocket: No regrets, or Cooperstown pull

Thursday, August 14, 2014

BOSTON — Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago … 0

NFL seeks all the right answers for pot use

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Marijuana is casting an ever-thickening haze across NFL locker rooms, and it’s not simply because more players are using it. As attitudes toward the drug soften, and science slowly teases out marijuana’s possible benefits for concussions and other … 0