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Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara, left, celebrates his goal with defenseman Paul Postma during the second period of Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boston Bruins and Los Angeles Kings were two teams going in the wrong direction, the losses suddenly piling up for both of them. Something had to change when they met Thursday night and it did for the Bruins, who made Zdeno Chara’s tiebreaking goal in the second period...
Boston Celtics' Kyrie Irving, right, hugs teammate Jaylen Brown (7) after defeating the Golden State Warriors 92-88 during Thursday night's game in Boston. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BOSTON (AP) — Hours before the Celtics took the court Thursday night to protect their winning streak against the defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, Jaylen Brown was walking around in a fog. Boston’s second-year forward was not even thinking about basketball after learning about the...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Should Dion Dawkins require inspiration when Buffalo hosts the New England Patriots in a few weeks, the Bills offensive tackle can just look down. On Dawkins’ feet will be a pair of cleats designed by pediatric cancer patients at Buffalo’s John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital...
SEATTLE (AP) — Still in the initial stages of the offseason, general manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners believe they’ve solved one of their big concerns. The Mariners acquired power-hitting infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday for right-handed reliever Emilio...
BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics like the kind of basketball they’ve been playing during their 13-game win streak. They also know it could easily end on Thursday night when the defending champion Golden State Warriors visit the Garden. Boston’s prospects for the season took an obvious hit following...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is ending his legal fight with five games remaining on a six-game suspension over alleged domestic violence. Elliott’s agents said Wednesday the decision by last year’s NFL rushing leader “is in no way an admission of wrongdoing.”...
(AP) — Max Scherzer heard his name and thrust his arms in the air, shouting and smiling big before turning to kiss his wife. Corey Kluber, on the other hand, gulped once and blinked. Two aces, two different styles — and now another Cy Young Award for each. The animated Scherzer of the...
Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller, right, moves out in front of Anaheim Ducks center Rickard Rakell during the second period of Wednesday's game in Anaheim, Calif. AP Photo/Chris Carlson
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Roy and Josh Manson played their college hockey in Boston at Northeastern, and the Anaheim Ducks’ two Huskies couldn’t deny an extra jump in their stride when they got the chance to hurt the Bruins with big goals. Nick Ritchie and Manson had a goal and an assist...
ORANGE — Tickets are on sale for the annual Thanksgiving Day matchup between the Athol Red Raiders and Mahar Senators, to be played at Mahar Thursday, Nov. 23, with the kickoff at 10 a.m. Tickets are available at the following Athol locations: Athol High School, Athol-Royalston Middle School,...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones’ attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of “conduct detrimental to the league’s best interests” over his objection to a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell. The letter accusing Jones of...

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