Pro Sports

B’s ship goalie Martin Jones to Sharks

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Martin Jones was at the top of San Jose’s list as general manager Doug Wilson went into the offseason searching for a starting goaltender. As soon as Jones was dealt from rival Los Angeles to Boston, Wilson saw his opportunity to get him. Jones was traded for the second time in five days on Tuesday, getting dealt from Boston to the Sharks for a 2016 first-round … 0

U.S. beats Germany, 2-0, awaits opponent for final

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

MONTREAL — Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women’s World Cup. Lloyd’s penalty kick in the 69th minute went into the right side of the goal less than 10 minutes after Celia Sasic shot wide on a penalty kick … 0

Sox edge Jays

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

TORONTO — David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit solo home runs, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six solid innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night for their third straight win. The Red Sox matched their longest winning streak of the season. Rodriguez (4-2) gave up one run and four hits in six innings, slowing down the top-scoring … 0

NFL schools rookies on being a professional

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

BEREA, Ohio — To prepare rookies for life as professionals, the NFL is again providing a crash course filled with seminars, testimonials and advice on how to navigate the pitfalls of fame and fortune. All the league really had to do was have the new players look at … 0

U.S. without 2 midfielders for quarterfinals

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

EDMONTON, Alberta — The United States has made it through to the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup but not unscathed. The Americans will have to face China without two key contributors. Midfielders Lauren Holiday and Megan Rapinoe won’t be able to play because of accumulated yellow cards. … 0

Youthful Spieth holds keen sense of history

Monday, June 22, 2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth loves golf history, which is appropriate for someone quickly becoming part of it. Spieth was a freshman at Texas when he first went to St. Andrews with the rest of the Walker Cup team. They played the Old Course, soaked up the … 0

Time for Brady to present his case

Monday, June 22, 2015

When Tom Brady’s appeal hearing kicks off this morning, key arguments will be about who ordered his four-game suspension and whether science supports the league’s findings about deflated footballs. The NFL says Commissioner Roger Goodell authorized the discipline that was imposed by league executive Troy Vincent, who signed … 0

Spieth wins a stunner at Chambers Bay for US Open title

Sunday, June 21, 2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Another major for Jordan Spieth. Another stunning loss for Dustin Johnson. Chambers Bay delivered heart-stopping drama Sunday in the U.S. Open when Spieth birdied his final hole to become only the sixth player to win the Masters and the U.S. Open in the same … 0

Brady’s legacy faces next step in appeal to Goodell

Sunday, June 21, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady grew from a sixth-round draft choice into one of the best quarterbacks in NFL history. Off the field, he’s a celebrity with a supermodel wife and lucrative marketing deals. All that has made the New England Patriots superstar the object of admiration and respect … 0

Big Papi hits 476th homer, Red Sox rout Royals 13-2

Sunday, June 21, 2015

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — David Ortiz passed two Hall of Famers on the career home run chart. He was hardly the only Boston hitter who had a big day. Ortiz launched his 476th homer to move past Stan Musial and Willie Stargell, and the Red Sox banged out … 0

Co-author of AEI report favorable to Pats is Greenfield native

Sunday, June 21, 2015

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will be relying on more than his good looks when he meets Tuesday with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell at the league office on 345 Park Ave., New York City. Two weeks ago the American Enterprise Institute of Washington, D.C., released a 16-page … 0

Jason Day overcome by vertigo at US Open

Friday, June 19, 2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jason Day was overcome by dizziness and collapsed on his final hole at the U.S. Open on Friday, raising doubt about whether he will be able to continue this weekend. Day, who has dealt … 0

Braves hand Red Sox 5-2 defeat

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

ATLANTA — Nick Markakis singled in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Pedro Ciriaco added a pair of RBI singles and the Atlanta Braves beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 5-2 on Wednesday night. The Red Sox, who began the night in last place and eight games … 0