Pro Sports

Boston Bruins left wing Milan Lucic (17) is tripped by Anaheim Ducks defenseman Simon Despres (24) while going for the puck in the second period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Getzlaf scores in OT as Ducks rally past Bruins

Thursday, March 26, 2015

BOSTON — Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night. Getzlaf, who also assisted on Corey Perry’s tying goal late in the third period, beat Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask from the slot with a wrist shot over his shoulder to snap the Ducks’ two-game skid. Perry … 0

Ortiz, Napoli return as Sox outlast Twins

Thursday, March 26, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. — David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston’s lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday. Bothered by a cold and dehydration, Ortiz had not played since March 16. Ortiz struck out, grounded into a forceout and popped out against Tommy Milone, dropping his average to .222 (4 for … 0

Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clock

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message. There it was, printed across the top of a practice schedule posted in the clubhouse at Space Coast Stadium. Simple and direct, from manager … 0

Ramirez clubs first homer in 7-6 Sox win over Phillies

Sunday, March 22, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Boston left fielder Hanley Ramirez blasted a three-run homer as part of a five-RBI afternoon in a 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Ramirez collected more RBI on Sunday than in his … 0

Lightning strikes down slumping, road-weary B’s

Sunday, March 22, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. — J.T. Brown and Anton Stralman scored 15 seconds apart soon after Tampa Bay captain Steven Stamkos got into a fight, and the Lightning stopped a 10-game losing streak against the Boston Bruins with a 5-3 victory Sunday. Tampa Bay also got goals from Vladislav Namestnikov, … 0

Pistons outlast Celtics in OT

Sunday, March 22, 2015

BOSTON — Andre Drummond scored 18 points and grabbed 22 rebounds, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had seven of his 27 points in overtime and the Detroit Pistons beat the Boston Celtics 105-97 on Sunday. Reggie Jackson added 17 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds for the Pistons, who won for … 0

Boston’s Olympic chief confident in bid

Sunday, March 22, 2015

BOSTON — It would be one thing to persuade the International Olympic Committee to choose Boston over other powerhouse world cities to host the 2024 Summer Games. But it’s quite another to win over a skeptical populace in its own backyard. “We have to dream big,” Richard Davey, … 0

Leonard, Spurs beat Celtics, 101-89

Friday, March 20, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — Kawhi Leonard had 22 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed Friday night, holding off the Boston Celtics 101-89 after getting a late scare. Tony Parker had 15 points and seven rebounds, and Tiago … 0

Ryan’s 3rd-period goal lifts Senators over Bruins

Thursday, March 19, 2015

OTTAWA, Ontario — Bobby Ryan’s third-period goal snapped a tie and lifted the Ottawa Senators to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Bruins in a back-and-forth game on Thursday night. The surging Senators moved within two points of … 0

Bautista hits long homer as Jays beat Sox

Thursday, March 19, 2015

DUNEDIN, Fla. — Jose Bautista hit a long home run for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday. Bautista’s first-inning drive off Henry Owens easily cleared the 333-foot mark in left field and landed in a patch of oak trees. … 0

Woman: Hernandez got aggressive at club days before killing

Thursday, March 19, 2015

FALL RIVER — A woman testified Thursday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez that he abruptly became aggressive and agitated at a club two nights before the killing. Hernandez is on trial … 0

Thunder roars, Celtics succumb

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 36 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Boston 122-118 on Wednesday night, snapping the Celtics’ five-game winning streak. Westbrook, the NBA’s leading scorer, also had 10 assists, five rebounds and five steals. Enes Kanter had 22 points and 10 rebounds, … 0

Film narrows slaying window

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

FALL RIVER — Prosecutors used video Wednesday in an attempt to establish former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and two of his friends from Bristol, Conn., killed Odin Lloyd in a four-minute window on June 17, … 0