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Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Wings over Bruins

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night. The Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy for the best record in the regular season but were locked in … 0

O’s cruise to 8-4 win over Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Jonathan Schoop went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday night. Every Orioles starter had at least one hit except for Chris Davis. The Orioles collected 10 of those hits off Lackey (2-2), … 0

Silver wants age limit change, but not rushing other issues

Friday, April 18, 2014

NEW YORK — Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college. So much so that NCAA President Mark Emmert was invited to discuss his involvement with owners. Silver is moving cautiously on potential changes to areas such as the lottery format and playoff structure, but makes it … 0

Longshot wins Arkansas Derby; Dance With Fate takes Bluegrass

Sunday, April 13, 2014

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. — Danza pulled away in the home stretch to shock a star-packed field in the Arkansas Derby on Saturday, giving trainer Todd Pletcher his second straight victory in the $1 million race. The colt went … 0

Sizemore HR the difference in Sox win

Friday, April 11, 2014

NEW YORK — Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox finally gave Jon Lester enough run support for his first win of the year, 4-2 over the New York Yankees … 0

Bubba leads by 3 at Masters

Friday, April 11, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Bubba Watson won the Masters two years ago with his brand of “Bubba golf,” producing shots of raw skill and wild imagination. His strategy now is to keep it simple, and he is halfway to … 0

Pineda wins with some substance, Yanks top Bosox

Friday, April 11, 2014

NEW YORK — Michael Pineda won while pitching some noticeable substance on his hand, and Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox as the New York … 0

Little lifts Jets past Bruins in shootout

Friday, April 11, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Bryan Little scored in the shootout to give the Winnipeg Jets a 2-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in their last home game of the season Thursday night. Little beat Chad Johnson with a low … 0

Haas leads, with a pair of champs 1 back

Friday, April 11, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — No nerves. No worries. Adam Scott never knew the opening round at Augusta National could be so enjoyable. With his green jacket upstairs in the locker room for Masters champions, Scott made only one bad … 0

Sports Business Radio celebrates 10th anniversary

Friday, April 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. — Sports Business Radio was launched on a local AM radio station in Portland 10 years ago. The idea for the weekly hour-long talk show was to look at sports from the business perspective, which was … 0

Niagara Falls possible home for Bills

Friday, April 11, 2014

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Don’t rule out Niagara Falls as a potential future home of the Buffalo Bills. Several officials told The Associated Press that a newly formed Bills stadium task force of public and private leaders seeking to … 0

Prosecutor mocks Pistorius’ version of events

Friday, April 11, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete’s murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. The judge sternly instructed the prosecutor to restrain himself … 0

Upon further review ... Red Sox defeat Rangers

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

BOSTON — Instant replay, meet the Pesky Pole. David Ortiz hit a three-run homer high over Fenway Park’s right-field foul pole on Wednesday, helping the Boston Red Sox rally for a 4-2 victory over the Texas Rangers. The … 0