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Celts fall short, 114-111

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Stephen Curry had 22 points and 11 assists, Klay Thompson scored 31 points and the Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 on Sunday night for their 19th consecutive home win in Oakland. Andrew Bogut added 13 points and 13 rebounds and Draymond Green had 14 points to help the Warriors to stay unbeaten in 14 games against the Eastern Conference this season. Golden State also improved its NBA-best … 0

Football issues have simple solution

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Only the NFL could come up with the convoluted system it has for delivering a football into the field of play during a game and the steps that lead up to it. Did they ask the IRS to help devise it? It is only exasperated for how they use footballs in the Super Bowl. Each team during the regular season and playoffs receives … 0

Patriots' corner gets second chance at Super Bowl ring

Sunday, January 25, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Brandon Browner received a Super Bowl ring last year even though he was watching from home 3,000 miles from the Seattle Seahawks when they won the title. Now the hard-hitting cornerback has a shot at more diamonds and another title, going face-to-face with receivers when the New England Patriots play his … 0

Gov. Baker moves to clarify status of District Attorney in Hernandez case

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

BOSTON — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker moved Wednesday to clarify the status of the recently appointed prosecutor whose office is overseeing the murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez. The governor’s office said it did not believe questions about whether Thomas Quinn would continue as … 0

Fiery Brady leads Patriots against Colts in title game

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Sometimes Tom Brady sits on the bench after a series and confers quietly with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels. Other times he paces the sideline unleashing expletives. From student to screamer and everything in between, the super-competitive Brady does whatever he can to come out with a … 0

Heisman winner Mariota says he’s going to NFL

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, whose bold moves and leadership on the field brought the Ducks to the brink of a national championship before falling short, is leaving Oregon early for the NFL. Mariota announced his long-awaited decision to forgo his senior season on Oregon’s website. The team … 0

Russell does it his way

Thursday, January 15, 2015

RENTON, Wash. — Of the four quarterbacks still playing on championship weekend, Seattle’s Russell Wilson is the outlier in terms of style. Tom Brady, Andrew Luck and Aaron Rodgers all have their quarterbacking foundations built around being pocket passers first. Luck and Rodgers — when healthy — both … 0

Hawks beat Celtics, 105-91

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

BOSTON — DeMarre Carroll and Jeff Teague each scored 22 points to help the Atlana Hawks win their 10th straight game, 105-91 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. Paul Millsap added 18 points and 10 rebounds for Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta, 31-8 overall and 15-5 on the road. … 0

Colts hope improved defense will change results vs. Pats

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Chuck Pagano came to Indianapolis making the case for a robust defense. Now the Colts coach has the proof he needs to demonstrate it’s working. The stats have improved, the game tapes look better and a suddenly stout defense is one of the major reasons the … 0

B’s Pastrnak fuels big 4-3 win over Lightning

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

BOSTON — Rookie David Pastrnak scored twice for the second straight game and Milan Lucic had a goal and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-3 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. Brad Marchand also scored and Torey Krug and David Krejci … 0

Brady vs. Luck replaces Brady vs. Manning

Monday, January 12, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — No Brady vs. Manning XVII this postseason. Now it’s Brady vs. Luck IV. Translation: After 16 matchups with Peyton Manning, Tom Brady will face Andrew Luck for the fourth time when the star quarterbacks lead the New England Patriots and Indianapolis Colts on Sunday night. At … 0

Sullinger, Smart lead Celts to victory

Monday, January 12, 2015

BOSTON — Jared Sullinger had 27 points and 10 rebounds, Marcus Smart made a key 3-pointer in the closing minute, and the Boston Celtics beat the New Orleans Pelicans 108-100 on Monday night. Jae Crowder added 22 points, Marcus Thornton had 13 and Brandon Bass 12 to help … 0

Pats remain confident despite huge deficits

Sunday, January 11, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Skeptics pounced when a blowout loss left the New England Patriots with a 2-2 record. Quarterback Tom Brady was over the hill, they said. Maybe Bill Belichick wasn’t a coaching genius after all. But the Patriots never had doubts. Not when they endured grueling practices to … 0