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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Villanova Wildcats keep looking for a better shot, not content with simply a good look at the basket. As a result, they’re putting on quite the clinic in the NCAA Tournament with their latest performance putting them into the Elite Eight for the first time since 2009...
Boston Red Sox's Joe Kelly throws during an interleague spring training baseball game against the New York Mets on Thursday, in Fort Myers, Fla. AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Joe Kelly allowed one run and five hits in seven innings, helping the Boston Red Sox beat a New York Mets’ split squad 4-1 on Thursday. Kelly kept the Mets hitless until the fifth, when he gave up three singles. He struck out six and walked one, throwing 49 of 75 pitches...
Boston Bruins goalie Jonas Gustavsson (50) deflects a shot by New York Rangers' Viktor Stalberg (25) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, in New York. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers had one of those games where almost everything went right: The passes, the goals, the officials’ calls, the video replays and, of course, Henrik Lundqvist in goal. It was par for the course for the Boston Bruins. Keith Yandle set up two first-period power-...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams will be the subject of HBO’s “Hard Knocks” this summer. As they move from St. Louis to Southern California, the Rams have agreed to let HBO’s cameras film their first training camp in the LA area. The NFL announced the latest subject of the popular...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — The NFL is putting some bite in its on-field discipline. NFL owners on Wednesday approved as a one-year trial ejecting a player who draws two unsportsmanlike conduct penalties from specific categories. Those categories include throwing a punch at or kicking an opponent;...
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Roger Goodell will not be returning the draft picks stripped from the New England Patriots for the use of deflated footballs in the 2014 AFC championship game. The NFL commissioner said Wednesday at the owners’ meetings that he responded to a letter from Patriots owner...
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket against Toronto Raptors guard Cory Joseph (6) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday. The Celtics defeated the Raptors 91-79. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — With a late-season losing streak barely behind them, the Boston Celtics entered their final regular-season matchup with Toronto searching for a statement win. The Celtics not only got it, but may have grabbed just the momentum boost they craved with a pivotal five-game road trip...
The NCAA Tournament started about as expected, the upsets, buzzer beaters and extraordinary performances coming at nearly every turn. Now that the first week is over and the pixie dust has settled, the bracket is down to a Sweet 16 that includes 15 teams from college basketball’s Power Seven...
VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez says he plans to retire from baseball after the 2017 season, when his $275 million, 10-year contract with the New York Yankees expires. The 40-year-old slugger, fourth the career home-run list with 687, revealed his intentions Wednesday during an interview with...
NEW YORK (AP) — Internet giant Yahoo says it will suspend its paid daily fantasy sports operations in New York. In doing so, the Sunnyvale, California-based company joins fantasy sports giants DraftKings and FanDuel. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (SHNEYE’-dur-muhn) said Tuesday...

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