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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

Pats, Broncos playing mind games before clash

Thursday, January 21, 2016

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Gronk pushes off. Brady whines. If it’s AFC championship week, somebody must be complaining about the New England Patriots. This time around, it’s the Denver Broncos, who have delivered a few hits through the media … 0

Healthy Patriots’ offense brims with confidence

Thursday, January 21, 2016

FOXBOROUGH — For the New England Patriots offense, health has been a fleeting commodity this season. When the offensive line was healthy, the backfield hurt. Then the receiving corps took its turn on the training table late the … 0

Canucks’ take down B’s, 4-2

Thursday, January 21, 2016

BOSTON — Daniel Sedin was less concerned with making history than he was getting a win. In the Vancouver Canucks’ 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night, Sedin accomplished both. He became the Canucks’ career leader … 0

Miller, Harris back for Brady baiting

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

DENVER — Backslaps for the backups. That’s all pass-rusher Von Miller and cornerback Chris Harris Jr. could provide the last time the New England Patriots played the Denver Broncos for the AFC championship. The backbone of Denver’s dominant … 0

Raptors dump Celts, 115-109

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 34 points and Jonas Valanciunas had his eighth double-double with 19 points and 12 rebounds as the Toronto Raptors won their season-high sixth straight game, 115-109 over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. … 0

AFC championship could come down to placekickers

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

DENVER — Antonio Smith says nobody can get into Tom Brady’s head. That didn’t stop Denver’s defensive lineman from trying by labelling New England’s quarterback a crybaby. “I’ve never seen any quarterback look to the referee right after … 0

Reds will retire Pete Rose’s No. 14, induct him into team Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

CINCINNATI — Pete Rose is getting a hall of fame induction — in the Cincinnati Reds’ team hall during a weekend of honors this summer in his hometown — that will include retiring his No. 14. The Reds’ … 0

B’s bury Canadiens, 4-1

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

MONTREAL — Patrice Bergeron broke a 1-all tie in the second period and the Boston Bruins downed slumping Montreal 4-1 on Tuesday night, leaving the Canadiens winless in five games. Max Talbot, David Pasternak and Brad Marchand, with … 0

Brady ‘never imagined’ QBing 10 AFC title games

Monday, January 18, 2016

As a 24-year-old in 2001, his second NFL season, Tom Brady stepped in when Drew Bledsoe was injured and led the New England Patriots into the playoffs. When he arrived in Pittsburgh to play the Steelers in the … 0

Broncos know close games — and wins

Monday, January 18, 2016

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos don’t get tight when their games get that way. Their 23-16 win over Pittsburgh on Sunday was their 10th by seven points or fewer, tying the 1978 Houston Oilers for most such … 0