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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

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

Rangers’ rough up Red Sox, 10-7

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

BOSTON — Martin Perez put Boston’s leadoff hitter on base in seven innings. Then the left-hander pitched Texas out of jams by getting five double plays. That helped the Rangers withstand a late rally and beat the Red Sox 10-7 on Tuesday night. The double play is “a … 0

Lackey sharp as Red Sox beat Rangers, 5-1

Monday, April 7, 2014

BOSTON — John Lackey pitched seven strong innings, Jackie Bradley Jr. singled in two runs and the Boston Red Sox snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night. The Red … 0

Sox bats again silent for Lester in 4-0 loss

Sunday, April 6, 2014

BOSTON — Three games into their home schedule and the Boston Red Sox matched their worst losing streak in Fenway Park for the entire 2013 season. Yovani Gallardo made his second straight scoreless start and the Milwaukee Brewers … 0

Brewers spoil Sox’s home opener, 6-2

Friday, April 4, 2014

BOSTON — Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the ninth inning off Edward Mujica, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Red Sox 6-2 Friday in Boston’s first game at Fenway Park since winning the World Series … 0

Sox receive World Series championship rings

Friday, April 4, 2014

BOSTON — The Red Sox received their 2013 World Series championship rings on Friday during a ceremony that also honored victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and two firefighters who died in a blaze last week. As the … 0