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Los Angeles Kings' Milan Lucic collides with Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand (63) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Lucic, Kings rout Bruins, 9-2

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

BOSTON — Milan Lucic scored in his return to Boston, Drew Doughty had a power-play goal for his 300th career point and the Los Angeles Kings had nine goal scorers in a 9-2 rout of the Bruins on Tuesday night. Marian Gaborik added a goal and an assist for Los Angeles, which had lost four of six. Doughty also had … 0

NBA Roundup: Milwaukee outlasts Celtics, 112-111

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Khris Middleton made one of two free throws with 0.6 seconds left and the Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Boston Celtics 112-111 in improbable fashion on Tuesday night in Milwaukee. Middleton drew a foul on Avery Bradley to get to the line. Boston had tied the game when Kelly Olynyk made two free throws … 0

Ugly as it looked, for Manning, it was sweet

Monday, February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A sea of Denver Broncos had just chased a beleaguered Cam Newton around his own end zone one more time, and Carolina coach Ron Rivera had seen enough. With 2:08 left in one of the ugliest Super Bowls you’ll ever see, he threw in the towel. Actually, Rivera ordered … 0

Spooner leads Bruins past Sabres in shootout

Thursday, February 4, 2016

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Ryan Spooner scored in regulation and the shootout to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Brad Marchand helped Boston erase a two-goal deficit, and Tuukka Rask … 0

Carolina’s nice-guy LB Kuechly has ‘alter ego’

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Luke Kuechly strolls happily through the Carolina Panthers locker room smiling and addressing teammates as he passes. He stops at defensive tackle Dwan Edwards’ locker first and shares a laugh before moving up the … 0

Stabler’s brain damage intrudes on Super Bowl fun

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — For a guy who loved a good party, it’s hard to imagine Ken Stabler ever thought he’d be crashing one this week. Not at this Super Bowl, the 50th anniversary version that has been carefully … 0

Thomas scores 17 as Celtics stave off Pistons’ rally, 102-95

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had 17 points and seven assists to help the Boston Celtics hold off the Detroit Pistons 102-95 on Wednesday night. Avery Bradley added 15 points for Boston, which has won six straight home games … 0

Practice-squad wideout helped Manning to big game

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jordan Taylor sauntered into the locker room, a spiffy custom-made charcoal suit slung over his right shoulder. “Let me see it,” Peyton Manning asked excitedly. The Denver Broncos’ practice squad receiver unzipped the white … 0

Pro Roundup: Leafs tip B’s in OT, 4-3; Celtics wear down Knicks

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

BOSTON — Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored a power-play goal with 1:54 left in overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night and end a four-game skid. Leo Komarov and Nazem Kadri … 0

Super Bowl bettors expected to wager $4.2 billion

Monday, February 1, 2016

It’s the one day when many Americans gladly take a gamble: Super Bowl Sunday. As the Denver Broncos meet the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, millions of people will place some type of bet on the game even if they don’t care about football. A … 0

Concussions aren’t No. 1 players’ concern

Monday, February 1, 2016

During a 15-year NFL career that sent him pinballing over the middle of the field too many times to count, absorbing hits as wicked as they come, former Denver Broncos receiver Brandon Stokley endured injuries that literally ran … 0

Djokovic wins sixth Aussie Open title

Sunday, January 31, 2016

MELBOURNE, Australia — In five previous Australian Open wins, Novak Djokovic had never felt so much love. After maintaining his perfect record in six finals at Melbourne Park — and extending his old friend Andy Murray’s streak to … 0

Denver, Carolina find their way to San Jose

Sunday, January 31, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO — They’re here. The Denver Broncos arrived in the Bay Area on Sunday for Northern California’s first Super Bowl since 1985, followed soon after by the Carolina Panthers. Denver’s flight into San Jose, Calif. , was … 0