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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 1999 file photo, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed makes his 900th career reception with Philadelphia Eagles corner back Bobby Taylor defending during the game at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, N.Y. Reed awaits induction to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend, and says the eight-year wait didn't feel that long.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File) NO SALES MAGS OUT

Bills salute Reed’s induction

Monday, July 28, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — There are two things receiver Andre Reed is most certain of in preparing to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. The eight-year wait to hear his name called really didn’t feel that long. More important, the timing of the announcement in February was fitting given the sudden uncertainty hovering over his beloved Buffalo Bills. Jim Kelly, the Hall of Fame quarterback and face of the franchise, is in a weakened state while battling cancer. And Ralph Wilson, the team’s Hall of Fame owner, died in March. The Bills are on the market, with concerns of the franchise … 0

Jays unload on Sox, 14-1

Monday, July 28, 2014

BOSTON — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night. The Blue Jays won for the sixth time in seven games while the Red … 0

Papi blast helps Sox end skid, 3-2

Monday, July 28, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it’s back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL East. Ortiz’s shot off Chris Archer lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory … 0

Gronk cleared for action at Pats camp

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Rob Gronkowski was a training camp spectator last summer while recovering from surgery. This summer, after another operation, the New England Patriots star tight end is expected to be on the field for the first practice … 0

Blue Jays drop Sox, 6-4

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

TORONTO — Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Wednesday night. Bautista hit an RBI … 0

Navarro, Reyes go deep as Jays beat Red Sox, 7-3

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

TORONTO — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro … 0

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings; Pats sitting at No. 4

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

NEW YORK — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the … 0

Pats headed to camp with restocked defense

Monday, July 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots’ defense struggled for much of last season. And that was before it faced the NFL’s best offense in the AFC championship game. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos won 26-16 and piled up 507 … 0

Hernandez protests airing of court chats

Monday, July 21, 2014

BOSTON — Lawyers for former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez are protesting the broadcasting of chats Hernandez had with his defense team during courtroom hearings. Attorney James Sultan filed a motion Monday in Bristol Superior Court, where Hernandez is charged in the 2013 killing of semi-professional football … 0

Rolling Red Sox bury Toronto

Monday, July 21, 2014

TORONTO — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, … 0

Rory McIlroy wins British Open for 3rd major

Sunday, July 20, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy had to work a little harder, sweat a little more. No matter. Just like his other two majors, this British Open was never really in doubt. Staked to a six-shot lead going into … 0

Lester sharp again as Red Sox blank Royals

Sunday, July 20, 2014

BOSTON — Jon Lester just wants to put up impressive numbers on the mound. He will worry about the figures on his next contract later. Red Sox fans showed appreciation for his latest brilliant outing with loud applause … 0

You bet! McIlroys have double success at British Open

Sunday, July 20, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy was not the only winner at the British Open on Sunday. The BBC said McIlroy’s father, Gerry, and three of Gerry’s friends placed a combined bet of 400 pounds (now $680) in 2004 … 0