Pro Sports

Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) blocks the shot of Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)

Oladipo scores 19 to lead Magic over Celtics, 110-91

Sunday, November 29, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. — Victor Oladipo scored 19 points and Nik Vucevic added 18 points and 10 rebounds to help the Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics 110-91 on Sunday night for their third straight victory. Tobias Harris had 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Magic. Andrew Nicholson added 14 points and eight rebounds and Aaron Gordon had 12 points. Isaiah Thomas led Boston with 20 points and seven assists. Avery Bradley had 17 points and Jae Crowder had 12. The Celtics were 5 of 27 (18.5 percent) on 3-pointers in the game. The Magic reserves took control in the second and third quarters, helping … 0

Bryant says he will retire at end of season

Sunday, November 29, 2015

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers has decided to retire after this season. The 37-year-old Bryant made the announcement in a post on The Players’ Tribune on Sunday. The decision was not totally unexpected, given that Bryant has said many times in recent weeks that he was considering making … 0

Bruins rally to beat Rangers, 4-3

Friday, November 27, 2015

BOSTON — With less than 4 minutes left and their modest winning streak in jeopardy, the Boston Bruins pulled off a comeback that would have seemed improbable a few weeks ago. Ryan Spooner and David Krejci scored 2:03 apart late in the third period and the Bruins rallied to beat the New York … 0

NFL’s worst D must find way to limit Brady

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — If there is a mismatch in the NFL this week, it’s the New York Giants defense against Tom Brady and the undefeated New England Patriots. It’s the well-oiled offensive machine against a banged-up defense … 0

Giants could revive bad Brady memories

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Here’s the closest Tom Brady will come to admitting that two Super Bowl losses to the New York Giants still bother him: “I’d much rather have won them than lost them.” The Patriots quarterback dismissed questions about whether … 0

MLB to review runners coming off base on tag plays

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

BOCA RATON, Fla. — With more runners called out on slides when they pop up off a base as fielders keep tags on them, Major League Baseball plans to review the issue during the offseason. Since the start … 0

George’s double-double leads Pacers over Celtics, 102-91

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

BOSTON — Paul George scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to 102-91 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. C.J. Miles had 17 points and Monta Ellis added 13 for the … 0

Giants savor real shot at postseason

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Heading into the final seven games of the regular season, things are looking up for the New York Giants. Forget that the Giants (5-4) have to play Tom Brady and the New England Patriots … 0

Patriots are again unanimous top dog

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

NEW YORK — No team has been able to knock off the Patriots so far this season The same holds true in the latest AP Pro32 power rankings released on Tuesday. For the second straight week, the Patriots … 0

Thomas leads Celts over Bucks, 99-83

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

MILWAUKEE — Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points to lead the Boston Celtics to a 99-83 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night. David Lee and Evan Turner each added 13 points, and Jared Sullinger finished with 11 … 0

Unbeaten no more, Broncos learn a lesson

Monday, November 9, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — You can kick and scream, but you can’t poke. “It wasn’t intentional,” justified Aqib Talib, a stooge on Sunday. The eyes have it. That undefeated, idyllic record? The Broncos don’t. Blink, and it was gone, 27-24, … 0

Thus far, Hardy hasn’t been worth hassle for Dallas Cowboys

Monday, November 9, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas — If the Dallas Cowboys are going to remain enrolled at the Greg Hardy Leadership Academy, and deal with the subsequent PR headaches that come with subsidizing this school, their defense should at least enjoy some of the benefits. Forget some. At this point, settle for … 0

Patriots’ RB Dion Lewis’ season over

Monday, November 9, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots have put running back Dion Lewis on injured reserve, ending his season one day after a serious injury to his left knee in a win over Washington. Team officials announced the move … 0