Pro Sports

Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

Datsyuk’s late goal lifts Wings over Bruins

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Pavel Datsyuk scored at 16:59 of the third period, moments after Jimmy Howard’s best save of the game, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the top-seeded Boston Bruins 1-0 in the opener of their Eastern Conference playoff series Friday night. The Bruins won the Presidents’ Trophy for the best record in the regular season but were locked in … 0

O’s cruise to 8-4 win over Sox

Friday, April 18, 2014

BOSTON — Jonathan Schoop went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Baltimore Orioles pounded Red Sox starter John Lackey in an 8-4 victory over Boston on Friday night. Every Orioles starter had at least one hit except for Chris Davis. The Orioles collected 10 of those hits off Lackey (2-2), … 0

Silver wants age limit change, but not rushing other issues

Friday, April 18, 2014

NEW YORK — Even as the NBA prepares for a draft that could be headlined by freshmen, Commissioner Adam Silver remains committed to keeping them in college. So much so that NCAA President Mark Emmert was invited to discuss his involvement with owners. Silver is moving cautiously on potential changes to areas such as the lottery format and playoff structure, but makes it … 0

LPGA Tour boss ‘disappointed’ with Golf Digest

Friday, April 4, 2014

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — LPGA Tour Commissioner Mike Whan weighed in Friday on Golf Digest’s provocative cover featuring Paulina Gretzky. “Obviously, we’re disappointed and frustrated by the editorial direction (and timing) Golf Digest has chosen with the announcement of its most recent magazine cover,” Whan said in a … 0

Thompson, Pak share Nabisco lead; Garcia on top in Houston

Friday, April 4, 2014

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. — Lexi Thompson found a putting touch to match her power game Friday in the Kraft Nabisco Championship. The 19-year-old Thompson, already a three-time winner on the LPGA Tour, shot a bogey-free 8-under 64 at … 0

Sox use 14-hit attack to trim O’s, 4-3

Thursday, April 3, 2014

BALTIMORE — David Ortiz had three of Boston’s 12 hits off Wei-Yin Chen, and the Red Sox got an effective pitching performance from Felix Doubront and four relievers in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday … 0

Kadri lifts Leafs over Bruins in OT

Thursday, April 3, 2014

TORONTO — Nazem Kadri scored 2:51 into overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Thursday night. Brad Marchand, Milan Lucic and Patrice Bergeron scored for Boston, which lost back-to-back games for the first … 0

Patriots sign old mate, safety Patrick Chung

Thursday, April 3, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Safety Patrick Chung is back with the New England Patriots as the latest addition to their rebuilt secondary. After one season with the Philadelphia Eagles, Chung signed on Thursday with the team that drafted him in … 0

Pro Roundup: Wings come back to beat B's, 3-2

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Gustav Nyquist broke a tie with 7:12 left in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings held on to beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Wednesday night in Detroit. Nyquist scored 1:42 after teammate Tomas Jurco tied … 0

Obama salutes Red Sox

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and resilience” in the wake … 0

Back surgery eliminates Tiger from Masters competition

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Tiger Woods chose surgery to heal his ailing back over a quest for another green jacket, announcing Tuesday that he will miss the Masters for the first time in his career. Woods said on his website that he … 0

Cruz homer sinks Sox, 2-1

Monday, March 31, 2014

BALTIMORE — In case it wasn’t evident before opening day, we now know why the Baltimore Orioles added another slugger to a team that led the major leagues in home runs last season. Nelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles … 0

Dunleavy, Bulls shake off Celts for 94-80 win

Monday, March 31, 2014

CHICAGO — Mike Dunleavy had 22 points to lead five Bulls in double figures and Chicago broke open a close game with 13 straight points at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 94-80 … 0