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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

McIlroy at home with rank, Chambers Bay

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Rory McIlroy didn’t fare so well the last time he played links golf. He shot an 80 at Royal County Down in the Irish Open, missed his second straight cut, returned to his home in Florida and spent four days of practice to get … 0

Flynn has lots to learn as new Patriots backup QB

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Matt Flynn is back at the stadium where he made his first NFL start. He’s not focusing on making another in place of Tom Brady. Flynn practiced with the New England Patriots on the first day of their three-day minicamp Tuesday, four days after signing with … 0

Holt hits for cycle, Sox end skid with win over Braves

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox fans seemed too excited about the end of a long losing streak to notice the significance of Brock Holt hitting a triple in the eighth inning. Holt was a little surprised himself after the three-base hit meant he had hit for the cycle … 0

Blackhawks savor Cup, eye future

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

CHICAGO — Moments after Chicago won the Stanley Cup for the third time in six seasons, Stan Bowman went back to work. The general manager of the Blackhawks found forward Brandon Saad on the ice at the United Center and made plans for more big parties in June. … 0

Braves hand Sox 7th straight loss, 4-2

Monday, June 15, 2015

BOSTON — Williams Perez pitched six shutout innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Red Sox 4-2 on Monday night, sending Boston to its seventh straight loss. Just two days after picking up his first career save in an emergency relief appearance, Perez (3-0) allowed five hits and … 0

Blackhawks win Stanley Cup, 2-0

Monday, June 15, 2015

CHICAGO — Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. The city of broad shoulders, strong enough to carry the silver trophy once again. A Windy City party 77 years in the making. Duncan Keith … 0

Jaywalking: Payday

Monday, June 15, 2015

For the past eight years, I’ve covered Turners Falls native Sonya Lamonakis as she has risen from amateur Golden Gloves champion to professional women’s heavyweight world champion. Now, another local woman is trying to make a name for … 0

LeBron confident Cavs can force a seventh game tonight

Monday, June 15, 2015

CLEVELAND — Wearing a leather Cavaliers cap and a steely look, LeBron James used his postgame platform to proclaim that he’s “the best player in the world.” It’s not as if his greatness was in dispute after five … 0

Warriors withstand James, take 3-2 lead over Cavs in finals

Sunday, June 14, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors are a win away from ending one long championship drought and extending another. Stephen Curry made seven 3-pointers and scored 37 points, and the Warriors withstood another brilliant performance from LeBron James to outlast the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 on Sunday night … 0

Sox drop 6th straight, 13-5, to streaking Jays

Sunday, June 14, 2015

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox hope they can start playing like the team that just left Fenway Park. The Toronto Blue Jays won their 11th straight game to tie the team record, routing the Red Sox 13-5 … 0