Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6

BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has extra motivation to beat Boston on Sunday and eliminate the Bruins in six games: It would mean some extra time to spend with his brand-new baby dau...

When Boston Marathon turned into a sprint, Cherono was ready

BOSTON (AP) — Sometimes a race is both a marathon and a sprint. Lawrence Cherono paced himself for 26 miles from Hopkinton to Boston, making the turn from Hereford Street for the las...

NASCAR driver Johnson runs Boston Marathon in 3:09:07

BOSTON (AP) — Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson didn't have many problems on the Boston Marathon course Monday, finishing in 3 hours, 9 minutes, 7 seconds. It was only after ...

Rask stops 30 shots, Bruins beat Leafs 4-1 to tie series 1-1

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand and Patrice Bergeron scored and Tuukka Rask stopped 30 shots to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-1 victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday night, tying the first-round playof...

Welcome to Boston, again: Rain, winds forecast for marathon

BOSTON (AP) — As if the No. 1 on her Boston Marathon bib weren't enough for them to think about, the women trying to stop Des Linden from repeating as champion can now expect to line up in Hopkinton s...

Marner has 2 goals, including penalty shot, Leafs top Bruins

BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Marner scored twice, the second on a short-handed penalty shot to give Toronto the lead for good, and the Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Thursday night in the opener of ...

Longtime AP Sports Writer Rob Gloster has died at 62

GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Rob Gloster, a longtime Associated Press Sports Writer who covered 10 Olympics, two soccer World Cups, tennis and golf majors, and other sports and news assignments from more ...

Red Sox raise 4th World Series banner in 15 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are celebrating their fourth World Series title in 15 years at Fenway Park before their home opener. A giant banner honoring the 2018 champions was u...

Boston Marathon to add para athlete divisions in 2020

BOSTON (AP) — When Marko Cheseto lines up in Hopkinton for the start of the Boston Marathon next week, he will already be looking past the finish line, 26.2 miles away. It's next yea...

AP source: Red Sox, Bogaerts agree at $132M through 2025

BOSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that shortstop Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal that guarantees him $132 million through 20...

Panthers beat Bruins 4-1, snap Boston's 12-game home streak

BOSTON (AP) — Troy Brouwer scored a short-handed goal and Roberto Luongo stopped 30 shots to help the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-1 on Saturday and hand the Bruins their first loss at home since Ja...

Americans head to first-ever snow volleyball world tour stop

Karissa Cook had never heard of snow volleyball when she first got an email from the national federation looking for players to participate in a European tour event in Moscow this winter. ...

Defending World Series champion Red Sox on repeat for 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Somehow, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora looked at Mookie Betts' MVP season and saw room for improvement. Not the .346 batting average that was the highest in the majo...

Gamblers like their odds at MIT sports analytics conference

BOSTON (AP) — In the early years of the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, a couple hundred math whizzes gathered on the school's campus hoping for a breakthrough that would make them the next Bil...

Silver: Changes to NBA All-Star Game 'an earring on a pig'

BOSTON (AP) — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he would consider shortening the regular season, but only if the league could develop something meaningful to do to replace the games — and revenue — th...