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New England Patriots defensive end Dominique Easley, center, tackles Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, right, as he releases a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. Patriots' Tavon Wilson (27) looks to defend on the play. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Perfect Patriots, Panthers remain 1-2

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers remained the league’s only unbeaten teams going into Week 12. Not surprisingly, both teams also retained the top spots in the latest AP Pro32 rankings on Tuesday. The Patriots received 10 of the 12 first-place votes in balloting by the 12 media members who regularly cover the league. The … 0

With Amendola out, Brady could be lacking targets

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is running out of receivers. Two more New England pass-catchers — Aaron Dobson and Danny Amendola — left Monday night’s game with injuries, leaving Brady to fill in with backups, running backs and a Gronk. The Patriots held on to beat the Buffalo Bills 20-13 and remain undefeated for the season, but Brady had his least efficient game yet, … 0

B’s trim Leafs, 4-3

Monday, November 23, 2015

TORONTO — David Krejci scored the only goal in the shootout and Patrice Bergeron extended his point streak to eight games as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday night to sweep a home-and-home series. Brad Marchand scored twice and Zac Rinaldo also had a goal in regulation for … 0

Brady likes what he sees from offensive line

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Despite scoring 36 points in their rout of the Miami Dolphins last Thursday night, Tom Brady says his undefeated New England Patriots could have done more on offense. A scary thought. “I think after every game … 0

Redskins know they’re big underdogs at Pats

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

ASHBURN, Va. — The Washington Redskins understand why few outsiders believe they can compete with the New England Patriots on Sunday. Washington has finished last in the NFC East eight of the past 11 seasons. New England is the NFL’s model franchise with six Super Bowl appearances and … 0

3 days later, re-upped Collins fields same Harvey question

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

NEW YORK — Three days later, Terry Collins keeps getting asked the same question. Collins was going to relieve Matt Harvey with a two-run lead and World Series Game 5 heading to the ninth inning on Sunday night, … 0

George (26) powers Pacers past Celtics

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Paul George had 26 points and 10 rebounds, Jordan Hill added 16 points and 10 boards, and the Indiana Pacers beat the Boston Celtics 100-98 on Wednesday night. Monta Ellis made two free throws with 13.7 … 0

Patriots not overlooking struggling Washington

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots are experienced with not overlooking any opponent regardless of the records coming into a game. “That’s for sure. I’m sure (coach) Bill (Belichick) will put you in the right place if he … 0

Deadline day uneventful

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The only action at the NFL’s trade deadline Tuesday came in Denver, where tight end Vernon Davis arrived to take his physical and begin learning the language of Peyton Manning’s suddenly revved-up offense. Joe Thomas won’t be joining them. Switching teams in pro football isn’t … 0

Spieth believes great year doesn’t mean great new era

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

SHANGHAI — Jordan Spieth wore a black tunic with red trim around the collar to take part in a Chinese drum ceremony late Tuesday afternoon just as the Shanghai skyline began to glow with lights behind him and … 0

South African Supreme Court considers if Pistorius guilty of murder

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa — South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal grilled Oscar Pistorius’ attorney and a prosecutor on Tuesday as it weighed whether to convict him of murder for killing his girlfriend, uphold a lower court’s manslaughter conviction … 0

Seguin hat trick powers Stars to 5-3 win over B’s

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

BOSTON — Tyler Seguin scored three goals against his former team as the Dallas Stars beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Tuesday night. Jyrki Jokipakka scored his first NHL goal and Alex Goligoski scored his first of the … 0

Patriots unanimous top dog

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

NEW YORK — It’s unanimous: The perfect Patriots are the top team in the AP Pro32 power rankings released on Tuesday. The Patriots received all 12 first-place votes and 384 points in balloting by 12 media members who … 0