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Snowboarder Billy Morgan, of Britain, makes a practice jump Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, in advance of the Big Air at Fenway skiing and snowboarding U.S. Grand Prix tour event in Fenway Park in Boston. The competition is to be held Thursday and Friday, Feb. 11-12. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ski jumping latest event to step to the Fenway plate

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan pictures herself standing atop the 140-foot ski jump that towers over Fenway Park’s Green Monster, hitting her jump and then coming to a stop right about where a batter would stand. “Sliding into home plate, coming in safe, hearing the crowd cheer like I just hit a grand slam,” she said Wednesday before … 0

Cam Newton triples down on being a clown

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

I’d like to apologize to Cam Newton. I was one of the millions who pounced on him for his post-Super Bowl performance. (Note: Sorry to use the word “pounce,” Cam. I know it’s not in your vocabulary when it comes to fumbles). I wrote the controversy over his press conference pout might be a good learning experience for Newton. I thought that after … 0

C’s rally to beat Clippers in OT

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had 36 points and 11 assists, including a fade away jumper that sent the game to an extra period, to help the Boston Celtics overtake the Los Angeles Clippers 139-134 in overtime on Wednesday night. Jared Sullinger added 21 points and 11 rebounds. Jae Crowder finished with 19 points, … 0

NBA Roundup: Bradley, Celts down Nuggets

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

BOSTON — Avery Bradley matched his season-high with 27 points, and the Boston Celtics earned their fourth straight victory with a 111-103 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night. Kelly Olynyk added 17 points and seven rebounds. … 0

Epic Ware speech inspired Broncos

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

DENVER — Before playing the game of his life, DeMarcus Ware gave a speech that inspired his Broncos teammates on the eve of their beat-down of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots. “It was goosebumps,” Aqib Talib … 0

Not content just being there, Panthers want to win it all

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina coach Ron Rivera remembers turning to Dave Gettleman following a training camp practice this summer, and asking the Panthers general manager, “Am I seeing what I think I’m seeing?” Rivera wanted verification that this … 0

Perry, Ducks drill Bruins 6-2

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

BOSTON — Corey Perry scored his 20th goal and added an assist for the Anaheim Ducks in a 6-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night. Shea Theodore, David Perron and Ryan Kesler also each had a … 0

Pro Roundup: Bruins, Celtics win; Patriots postmortem

Monday, January 25, 2016

Brett Connolly redirected Zdeno Chara’s shot from the point with 1:54 left, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night in Philadelphia. Connolly tipped the wobbly shot and one-hopped the puck … 0

Broncos deny Patriots’ Super Bowl return, 20-18

Sunday, January 24, 2016

DENVER — No, you’re not seeing things. That really was Peyton Manning lumbering his way down the field for a 12-yard gain and a first down Sunday. And thanks to his defense, that will be Manning — the … 0

Panthers rout Cards

Sunday, January 24, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Superman is headed for the Super Bowl. He’s taking the Carolina Panthers with him. Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two others, and Carolina’s big-play defense stifled the league’s top-ranked offense in … 0

Crowder, Thomas power Celtics rout

Sunday, January 24, 2016

PHILADELPHIA — Jae Crowder and Isaiah Thomas scored 20 points each and the Boston Celtics cruised to a 112-92 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday night. Avery Bradley had 19 points and Marcus Smart added 16 off … 0

17th and likely last meeting between QB blue bloods on Sunday

Friday, January 22, 2016

DENVER — The final chapter of the greatest quarterback rivalry in NFL history plays out in all likelihood Sunday with the 17th meeting between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. New England and Denver play again next season, but … 0

Celtics hold off Bulls, 110-101

Friday, January 22, 2016

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas scored 22 points and the Boston Celtics held off a furious rally in the fourth quarter to beat the Chicago Bulls 110-101 on Friday night. Avery Bradley added 21 points, and Jared Sullinger finished … 0