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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick watches action from the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the New York Giants Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Bill: Brady ‘never left’

Friday, September 4, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Like every game, Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he’s focused on his next opponent. But he doesn’t feel like he’s got a new edge with star quarterback Tom Brady able to play in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers. “He never left,” Belichick said Friday when asked how it felt to have Brady back with his four-game … 0

Day, Spieth rolling in opposite directions at Deutsche Bank

Friday, September 4, 2015

NORTON — Brendon de Jonge described his opening round Friday at the Deutsche Bank Championship as coming out of nowhere. Jordan Spieth’s start — his third straight round over par — was becoming far too familiar for him. De Jonge ran off seven birdies in calming conditions at the TPC Boston for a … 0

Red Sox hold off Phillies, 7-5

Friday, September 4, 2015

BOSTON — Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a solo homer and David Ortiz an RBI double in Boston’s four-run seventh inning as Joe Kelly won his seventh straight start and the Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-5 Friday night. Mookie Betts added an RBI double for Boston, which entered the weekend 10-1-2 in … 0

Dombrowski comes to town

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

BOSTON — New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors. Now he’s going to spend the next six weeks trying to figure out what’s worth keeping … 0

‘Deflategate’ judge: Brady suspension in jeopardy

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

NEW YORK — A federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL’s four game suspension of Tom Brady over “Deflategate” is in jeopardy as the star New England quarterback returned to practice. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman, … 0

Brady, Goodell spar, still no resolution

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met Tuesday to discuss settling the “Deflategate” legal case but were unsuccessful, two people familiar with the case told The Associated Press. The failure to strike a deal after about four hours of talks means … 0

Jordan to jury: he values his image ‘preciously’

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

CHICAGO — Chicago Bulls great Michael Jordan testified Tuesday that his image is precious to him, which is why he filed a lawsuit against a grocery store chain that used it without permission. “I have the final say-so on everything that involves my likeness and my name,” Jordan … 0

Shakeup spices 9-1 Red Sox triumph

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

BOSTON — The last-place Boston Red Sox shook up their front office on Tuesday night, hiring Dave Dombrowski as the new president of baseball operations and saying goodbye to general manager Ben Cherington. Dombrowski joins the Red Sox — his fifth major league club — immediately. The team … 0

Salazar, Indians derail Sox, 8-2

Monday, August 17, 2015

BOSTON — Danny Salazar pitched seven strong innings to cool off Boston’s hot bats, and Lonnie Chisenhall had a solo homer and three RBIs to carry the Cleveland Indians past the Red Sox 8-2 on Monday night. Carlos Santana also hit a solo shot, and Chisenhall’s two-run double … 0

Patriots prepare for scrimmages with Saints

Monday, August 17, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Bill Belichick won’t spend any time on the golf course when the New England Patriots travel to The Greenbrier for joint practice sessions with the New Orleans Saints later this week. For the fourth straight year, the Patriots and Saints will participate in two joint practices … 0

Red Sox rally but fall in 12th to Mariners, 10-8

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BOSTON — It didn’t take long for interim manager Torey Lovullo to get second guessed. He had to answer why David Ortiz was still on second base with the Red Sox trailing by a run and the bases … 0

Kenseth in control at Michigan 400, wins third Sprint Cup race of season

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR’s rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway. “I didn’t see much of the race, which was totally fine with me,” he said. “We were up front the whole time.” Kenseth started in the lead, … 0

Chasing Jason: Spieth has no answer for Day at PGA

Sunday, August 16, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Jordan Spieth gave Jason Day a thumbs-up as he watched Day’s long birdie attempt roll tantalizingly close to the 17th hole at the PGA Championship. No way Spieth was going to beat him. Might as … 0