Brock Holt's pinch double lifts Red Sox over Mets 5-3

BOSTON (AP) — Pinch-hitter Brock Holt drove a tiebreaking double off the Green Monster on the first pitch after Jackie Bradley Jr. hit one off the very top of the left-field wall, helping the Boston R...

Syndergaard helps Mets cool off Red Sox 8-0

BOSTON (AP) — Noah Syndergaard pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Mets hit four homers on Friday night to cool off the Red Sox 8-0 and snap Boston's four-game winning streak. ...

Celtics' Heyward: Rehab was 'most difficult thing I've done'

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics were in sunny Los Angeles, it was another sub-zero winter day back in Boston, and Gordon Hayward was stuck in rehab, shooting baskets from a chair and picking up marbles with...

Red Sox reach 100 wins for 1st time since '46, beat Jays 1-0

BOSTON (AP) — The scoreboards at Fenway Park were all flashing "100 WINS" to celebrate the Red Sox reaching the milestone for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II. ...

Brady finds plenty of targets in 27-20 win over Texans

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady didn't have any trouble finding receivers to throw to in the New England Patriots' opener. The reigning NFL MVP completed passes to eight players i...

Grant Hill opens up at Basketball of Hall of Fame ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Grant Hill made sure in his Hall of Fame induction speech to thank the doctors who kept getting him back on the court. Hill had a 19-year NBA career before ...

Allen, Nash, Kidd, Hill in lineup for basketball hall

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The most prolific 3-point shooter in NBA history would like to make the case for the mid-range jumper. On the eve of his induction into the basketball Hall ...

'Mad Scientist' DeChambeau claims 2nd straight FedEx Cup win

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Golf's latest search for a breakout star has come to the quirky little laboratory of Bryson DeChambeau. The 24-year-old physics major known as the "Mad Scientist...

Price, Red Sox double down on Indians 7-0

BOSTON (AP) — David Price pitched eight shutout innings for his fifth straight win, backed by three bases-loaded doubles in Boston's six-run fifth inning on Thursday as the Red Sox beat the Cleveland ...

Reigning world champ Hurd best of the rest at US gymnastics

BOSTON (AP) — Reigning world champion Morgan Hurd manages to be impressed by Simone Biles without being intimidated by the gap between the Olympic gold medalist and the rest of the women at the U.S. g...

'Old man' Mikulak (he's 25) back for 5th US gymnastics title

BOSTON (AP) — If Sam Mikulak didn't already get the message from the twinge in his back during a dismount last week, he could certainly figure it out from looking around the field at the U.S. gymnasti...

Sweep of Yankees shows Red Sox can do 'damage,' too

BOSTON (AP) — So much for the Red Sox only beating up on baseball's weaklings. After Yankees general manager Brian Cashman cast doubt on the quality of Boston's record heading into t...

BoSox get Kinsler from Angels to fill in for injured Pedroia

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have acquired Ian Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels to fill in for injured second baseman Dustin Pedroia. Boston is sending Triple-A pitchers Ty Bu...

Swihart doubles in 13th to lift Red Sox over Phillies 2-1

BOSTON (AP) — Blake Swihart doubled into the Red Sox bullpen to score Eduardo Nunez in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Monday night to move a season-high six games ahe...

Analysis: Few good options on anthem protests for NFL owners

The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn't going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners' efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on pol...