Pro Sports

Boston Bruins left wing Loui Eriksson (21), of Sweden, and Minnesota Wild right wing Justin Fontaine, right, chase a rebound in front of  Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom, left, of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game in St. Paul, Minn., Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

Eriksson’s OT goal gives Bruins 3-2 win

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the past six. Carl Soderberg, who set up the winner with a cross-crease pass in front of Wild defenseman Marco Scandella, scored … 0

Rondo carries Celtics past Orlando, 109-92

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

BOSTON — Rajon Rondo had 13 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds to lead balanced scoring that carried the Boston Celtics to a 109-92 victory over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night. Brandon Bass scored 18 points, and Jeff Green and Jared Sullinger each finished with 16. Kelly Olynyk added 15 points for … 0

Pat s expect tough game vs. Jets, really

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — With straight faces, the New England Patriots always find something to praise about their next opponent, no matter how bad that team’s record may be. “They’ve got a real good defense,” Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday. “We’re anticipating their best game.” “We have to play our best football to win,” … 0

Galaxy edge Revs in extra time to win MLS Cup

Sunday, December 7, 2014

CARSON, Calif. — Landon Donovan is retiring as a champion, thanks to one brilliant goal by Robbie Keane. Keane scored on a breakaway in the 111th minute, and Donovan won his record sixth MLS title Sunday in the … 0

Celtics hold on against Wizards

Sunday, December 7, 2014

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics are learning the hard way. Jeff Green scored 25 points, reserve Marcus Thornton had 21 and the Celtics nearly blew a 25-point third-quarter lead before beating the Washington Wizards 101-93 Sunday in Paul … 0

Zeller leads Celtics over Lakers, 113-96

Friday, December 5, 2014

BOSTON — Tyler Zeller had season highs of 24 points and 14 rebounds and the Boston Celtics went ahead for good less than two minutes into the game for a 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on … 0

It’s Brady & Gronk vs. Rivers & Gates

Friday, December 5, 2014

SAN DIEGO — The New England Patriots spent the week in San Diego, where they got rained on like everyone else for a few days. By the time Tom Brady took his spot in front of a bed … 0

Donovan not looking to future after MLS Cup

Friday, December 5, 2014

CARSON, Calif. — Until last weekend, Landon Donovan’s pending retirement was a nebulous concept obscured by games, goals and a sport-wide outpouring of appreciation from the moment he made his stunning decision this summer. This week, Donovan finally … 0

Spieth leads; Woods loses ground

Friday, December 5, 2014

WINDERMERE, Fla. — The guy in a red shirt put on quite a show Friday in the Hero World Challenge to get into contention. That was Patrick Reed — and Tiger Woods watched it all. Reed, playing alongside … 0

Fewer nail biters doesn’t hurt NFL’s TV ratings much at all

Friday, December 5, 2014

Off-the-field problems haven’t dented the NFL’s popularity and, it turns out, fewer competitive games isn’t turning too many fans away, either. Barely noticed beneath the domestic violence, player health and other troubles plaguing the league this year has … 0

Tim Howard wins U.S. Player of the Year award

Thursday, December 4, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO — Goalkeeper Tim Howard has won the 2014 Player of the Year award for his work with the U.S. national team. It is the first time Howard has won the prestigious honor given to a U.S. … 0

Judge halts Oklahoma football semifinal pending court ruling

Thursday, December 4, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY — There’s still hope for Douglass High School. An Oklahoma judge says a high school football semifinal will not be played Friday so he can consider whether Douglass, which lost to Locust Grove in controversial fashion … 0

Woods stumbles in his return; Speith leads

Thursday, December 4, 2014

WINDERMERE, Fla. — Tiger Woods took on any shot without pain or worry Thursday, a feeling he hasn’t had on the golf course in a long time. As for his short game? He hadn’t seen anything like it … 0