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Boston Bruins' Brad Marchand, right, celebrates his goal against the Detroit Red Wings with Patrice Bergeron (37) during overtime of Wednesday's game in Detroit. Boston won 3-2. AP Photo/Paul Sancya
DETROIT (AP) — In just over two minutes, Brad Marchand stole another victory for the Boston Bruins. Marchand assisted on the tying goal late in regulation and scored the game-winner 35 seconds into overtime to give the Bruins a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night. Boston...
Varsity boys’ wrestling Frontier 48 Athol 28 SOUTH DEERFIELD—The Red Raiders saw wins from Jon Mahony (106 lbs), Caleb Cox (126 lbs.), Ryan White (138 lbs.), Joe Gray (160 lbs.) and Chris Waslaske (182 lbs.) in their loss to Frontier Regional High School. However, the team forfeited matches at...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers circled up in their locker room last Sunday moments before taking the field at Houston and Jimmy Garoppolo spoke up to challenge his teammates. “Play relentless! Be violent!” he demanded. Eli Harold heard the words and they fueled him. Only...
NEW YORK (AP) — The “Killer B’s” have the Pittsburgh Steelers on top. The surging Steelers moved up three spots to No. 1 in the AP Pro32 poll on Tuesday, receiving nine of 12 first-place votes for 381 points in balloting by media members who regularly cover the NFL. Pittsburgh (11-2) won eight...
(AP) — Derek Jeter owns five World Series rings, which may be the reason agent Scott Boras had jewelry on his mind when discussing the Miami Marlins’ new ownership. Boras said Jeter and his group are turning the Marlins into a pawn shop. It was yet another jab at the Marlins’ direction under...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — J.D. Martinez has a chance to see in person what his monster year is worth. The free agent star who hit .303 with 45 home runs was ready for a meet-and-greet session with teams at the winter meetings. The Boston Red Sox wanted to see him, having hit the fewest...
Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against the Denver Nuggets during the first quarter of Wednesday's game in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa  
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics expected to have their hands full with a Nuggets team that has had no trouble putting the ball in the basket this season. Boston countered by having its best shooting night of the season. Kyrie Irving had 33 points and the Boston Celtics held on for a 124-118 victory...
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Jordan Phillips has called New England Patriots center David Andrews a “dirty player” in an Instagram post. Phillips’ comment Tuesday was accompanied by a video of the play on which he injured his left leg in Monday night’s Miami victory....
Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, center, competes for the ball with New York Knicks’ Ron Baker (31) during the first half of Tuesday’s game at Madison Square Garden in New York.  AP Photo/Andres Kudacki
NEW YORK (AP) — Lonzo Ball was having a dazzling stretch, every basket bringing his father farther and farther off his courtside seat for an emphatic celebration. By the end, the New York Knicks were the ones celebrating. Kristaps Porzingis had 37 points and 11 rebounds, Michael Beasley made...
Aaron Rodgers (pictured) has been "medically cleared to return" to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night, Dec. 12. AP Photo/Don Wright
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers has been “medically cleared to return” to action after missing seven games with a broken right collarbone, the Green Bay Packers quarterback announced on Instagram Tuesday night. Rodgers was hurt during a loss to Minnesota on Oct. 15 and had surgery four days...

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