100 years later, Harvard's Rose Bowl win still surprises

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Potential Harvard football players can expect to be sold on the school's elite academics and a history that includes eight U.S. presidents, more than 150 Nobel laureates and to...

Italy launches Luna Rossa America’s Cup challenger

There’s another boat on the water going after the America’s Cup. The Luna Rossa, Italy’s challenger for sailing’s most prestigious prize, was christened Wednesday in Cagliari on the ...

A year after World Series win, Red Sox looking to rebuild

BOSTON (AP) — Getting under baseball's luxury tax threshold next year "is a goal, but not a hard-and-fast mandate," Boston Red Sox team president Sam Kennedy said Monday, a day after the defending Wor...

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown says he is finished with the NFL. In a Twitter rant on the morning his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, the former New E...

Antonio Brown cut by Patriots amid sexual misconduct claims

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct — the third team in seven months to tire of the off-fiel...

Rodriguez, Red Sox beat Giants 5-4 to avoid sweep

BOSTON (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 over six innings of two-hit ball, and Xander Bogaerts had a pair of RBI singles on Thursday to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the San Franc...

Bruins' goal clear after Stanley Cup Final disappointment

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has one more tool available this year as he tries to take the team from Stanley Cup finalist to NHL champion. Street cred. ...

Red Sox part ways with baseball boss Dave Dombrowski

BOSTON (AP) — Dave Dombrowski built World Series champions in Florida and Boston in a 40-year career in baseball and helped the Detroit Tigers win two AL pennants. He's also pretty e...

With division out of reach, Red Sox sit out trade deadline

BOSTON (AP) — The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are setting their sights on an AL wild-card berth, and they're doing it with the players they already have. Red Sox b...

Kiermaier (HR, 3B) returns to lead Rays past Red Sox 8-5

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier homered on the first pitch he saw after coming off the injured list, and Austin Meadows hit a three-run shot on Wednesday night to lead Tampa Bay to an 8-5 victory over t...

Garcia HR, 2-run 2B leads Rays to 6-5 win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) — Avísail García homered and added the go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning to rescue manager Kevin Cash from an untimely pitching change, and the Tampa Bay Rays held back the char...

Germán (9 Ks), Yankees beat Red Sox 9-6, avoid 4-game sweep

BOSTON (AP) — Didi Gregorius and Austin Romine each hit a two-run homer off Chris Sale, and Domingo Germán struck out nine Sunday night to help the New York Yankees avoid a four-game sweep with a 9-6 ...

Red Sox pound Yankees 19-3, biggest win ever in rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in a seven-run first inning, then added a solo shot in the eighth as the Boston Red Sox put a historic pounding on the AL East-leading Yankees, beat...

Sevilla beats Liverpool 2-1 in Fenway Park friendly

BOSTON (AP) — Alejandro Pozo scored in the 90th minute on an assist from Munir El Haddadi to give hard-fighting Sevilla a victory over crowd favorite Liverpool at Fenway Park on Sunday in a game that ...

Bigger tires in store for Formula One

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Formula One tires are getting a makeover to make them look more like the ones auto racing fans can buy for their own cars. The circuit will switch to 18-inch tir...