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Hall of Famer Pedro’s No. ‘45’ retired tonight

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Pedro Martinez’s Hall of Fame career took off in the late 1990s in a ballpark usually know for offensive numbers. From Ted Williams to Carl Yastrzemski to Jim Rice, the Boston Red Sox have retired numbers — placing them along the facade of the right-field roof deck in hitter-friendly Fenway Park. The seven retired Red Sox numbers are all of everyday players. That all changes tonight when the … 0

White Sox outlast Red Sox 10-8

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON — Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over Cleveland. Eaton had a triple, double and single to key Chicago’s 15-hit night. Boston’s David … 0

Mexico wins seven th Gold Cup title, 3-1

Sunday, July 26, 2015

PHILADELPHIA — Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona and Oribe Peralta added goals as El Tri scored twice early in the second half to ensure this match wouldn’t come down to any calls … 0

Spieth arrives, Grand Slam quest resumes

Monday, July 13, 2015

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There was no escaping Jordan Spieth even before he arrived Monday at St. Andrews to resume his pursuit of the Grand Slam. Behind the practice range, one British television network talked to any player willing to stop. After a few gratuitous questions about the … 0

Djokovic captures third Wimbledon title, 9th major

Sunday, July 12, 2015

LONDON — For the second year in a row, Novak Djokovic solved Roger Federer’s superb serve in the Wimbledon final. And for the second year in a row, Djokovic claimed the championship at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament, preventing Federer from earning a record eighth. The match was … 0

A-Rod helps Yankees dump Red Sox, 8-6

Sunday, July 12, 2015

BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez had hit No. 3,020 to move into the top 25 on baseball’s all-time list. Rob Refsnyder had the first two of his career, the second a two-run homer that turned out to be the difference in the New York Yankees’ 8-6 victory over the … 0

Yankees beat Buchholz, Sox

Friday, July 10, 2015

BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez hit his 17th home run in the first inning, Michael Pineda had another impressive start and the New York Yankees took advantage of Clay Buchholz’s early exit and Boston’s shoddy defense to beat the … 0

US beats Haiti, clinches group title

Friday, July 10, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Clint Dempsey scored in the 47th minute to give the United States a 1-0 victory over Haiti in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Friday night. Brad Guzan made a pair of point-blank saves in the second … 0

Federer tops Murray in semis

Friday, July 10, 2015

LONDON — If Roger Federer was going to allow Andy Murray to gain a foothold in the Wimbledon semifinals, this seemed as if it might be the moment. Murray delivered a 129 mph ace to pull out an … 0

US women enjoy parade in NYC

Friday, July 10, 2015

NEW YORK — Fresh off its World Cup championship, the U.S. women’s soccer team got a hero’s welcome on Friday with a ticker-tape parade in lower Manhattan mobbed by young girls and other flag-waving fans, followed by a … 0

McGregor’s fateful moment highlights deep UFC 189 card

Friday, July 10, 2015

LAS VEGAS — Conor McGregor’s boastful Irish charm and exceptional trash-talking skills have turned him into a UFC star, and his reward is a featherweight title fight with Chad Mendes tonight. Although McGregor’s put-up-or-shut-up moment is the main … 0

Rose may meet commish, open to ‘almost anything’

Thursday, July 9, 2015

CINCINNATI — Hits king Pete Rose said he’s “open to almost anything” that Commissioner Rob Manfred might have in mind when they discuss his lifetime ban for betting on baseball. The former Cincinnati Reds player and manager hopes … 0

Fosse still feeling effects from 1970 All-Star Game collision

Thursday, July 9, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. — Ray Fosse’s body still aches, 45 years later. He never did fully recover physically from one of the most infamous plays in All-Star Game history, when Pete Rose bulled him over in 1970 to score … 0