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Boston Bruins' Zdeno Chara (33) stares at Detroit Red Wings' Brendan Smith during the first period of Game 2 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Boston Sunday, April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Bruins top Red Wings, 4-1

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Two power-play goals and stingy penalty killing ended the Boston Bruins’ offensive drought and tied their playoff series. Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara scored with a man advantage, the Detroit Red Wings got just one shot on goal on their four power plays and Boston won 4-1 in Game 2 on Sunday. “We don’t get too many power … 0

Red Sox rally for 6-5 win over O’s

Sunday, April 20, 2014

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia scored from third on left fielder David Lough’s throwing error with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comback win over Baltimore Orioles on Sunday night. Jonny Gomes hit a three-run homer for the Red Sox, who overcame a 5-0 deficit and … 0

James, Wade lead Heat past Bobcats

Sunday, April 20, 2014

MIAMI — LeBron James scored 27 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat used a late charge to beat the Charlotte Bobcats 99-88 on Sunday in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series. Chris Bosh scored 13 points and James Jones had 12 for the Heat. Game 2 of the … 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

Teague, Korver help Hawks beat Celtics

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

ATLANTA — Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Atlanta Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. With four games remaining in the regular season, … 0

The green jacket revered ... usually

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The green jacket is one of the most revered symbols in all of sports, right up there with an Olympic gold medal and the Stanley Cup. Yet, even with the strict sense of decorum that … 0

Pistorius refuses to look at photo of his dead lover

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — A shaken Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a gruesome photo of his slain girlfriend’s bloodied head on Wednesday, telling a prosecutor through tears, “I don’t have to look at a picture. I was … 0

B’s fall to Wild in shootout

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Mikko Koivu scored for Minnesota and Ilya Bryzgalov denied all three Boston shots in the shootout, lifting the Wild to a 4-3 victory over the Bruins in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday night that clinched a wild-card spot in … 0

Pistorius breaks down while recalling shooting

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

PRETORIA, South Africa — A subdued Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday described dinner at home, chatting and looking at cell phone photos with Reeva Steenkamp on the last night of her life. Then he erupted in anguished howls and … 0