16 minutes agoRed Sox notebook -- Worcester's John Andreoli getting a chance to play for the home team -- The St. John's (Shrewsbury) product started in left field for the Red Sox in a split-squad game vs. the Rays. -- 10:41 p.m.
16 minutes agoSPORTS LOG -- Chris Kreider decides to remain with the New York Rangers -- Coveted by the Bruins, the 28-year-old Boxford native agreed on a seven-year contract extension reportedly worth $45 million. -- an hour ago
5 hours agoMIAA BOYS' BASKETBALL -- Newburyport feeds off its home crowd to rally against Dracut in D3 North matchup -- Energized by their fans, Parker McLaren (23 points) and Jake Robertson (21 points) led the third-seeded Clippers to a 67-57 victory. -- 10:46 p.m.
16 minutes agoKEVIN PAUL DUPONT | ON HOCKEY -- Bruins fill obvious holes, but do they have enough to make another Cup run? -- Only time will tell but the Bruins' acquisitions of Nick Ritchie and Ondrej Kase were good-faith efforts to improve.
4 hours agoMatt Porter -- In trade analysis, Bruins added important pieces — and created financial flexibility -- The Bruins will be helped on the ice by Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie, and off it by saving money, perhaps to re-sign Torey Krug. -- an hour ago
5 hours agoGary Washburn | On Basketball -- At 'Celebration of Life' of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, the NBA gathers to grieve and cry -- For the first time, many players had the opportunity to push aside basketball and other other responsibilities and concentrate on Kobe and their emotions.
4 hours agoKobe Bryant -- Los Angeles honors Kobe, Gianna Bryant with public memorial -- After Jimmy Kimmel welcomed the crowd, Vanessa Bryant remembered the family's life with Gianna and her siblings and then eulogized her husband.
6 hours agoCHAD FINN -- Sunday showed us Celtics-Lakers in an NBA Finals showdown would be worth it -- They haven't met for the title in a decade, and the matchup showed that the rivalry is still vibrant.
7 hours agoBruins -- Five things to know about new Bruin Nick Ritchie -- An MCL sprain limited Ritchie to just 41 games this season, where he has posted eight goals and 11 assists.
5 hours agoBruins trade deadline -- Ahead of trade deadline, Bruins deal Danton Heinen to Ducks for winger Nick Ritchie -- Ritchie, a former first-round pick, could be the power forward the Bruins have needed.
10 hours agoCHRISTOPHER L. GASPER -- For a change, Red Sox bullpen is the pitching building block -- While the rotation lacks reliable health, and a fifth starter entirely, Brandon Workman and Matt Barnes offer hope at the back end of games. -- 10:31 p.m.
43 minutes agoSPRING TRAINING REPORT -- Monday's spring game report: Red Sox take a loss and a tie -- There was not a lot of offense as the split squads managed a total of four runs between them.
8 hours agoNFL COMBINE -- NFL Combine comes with several new twists this year -- The workouts will be overhauled and moved into TV-friendly windows later in the day.
7 hours agoRED SOX -- Red Sox great Dwight Evans loses a second son to genetic disorder -- Tim Evans died Saturday at 47 of neurofibromatosis, 10 months after the illness claimed his brother Justin.
8 hours agoBruins -- Newly acquired Ondrej Kase practices with Bruins -- If healthy, Kase could make his debut Tuesday when the Bruins host the Calgary Flames.
5 hours agoRed Sox -- Quiet but confident Red Sox prospect Jeter Downs is learning from his mistakes -- The infielder acquired in the Mookie Betts trade has also benefitted from having Torii Hunter Sr. as a mentor.
14 hours agoDan Shaughnessy -- The curious case of David Ortiz and other picked-up pieces from Red Sox camp -- Ortiz is part of Red Sox management now and his first day back in spring camp was not his finest hour.
2 days agoRed Sox -- As Red Sox bench coach, Jerry Narron brings some flair — on the field, and even on the lineup card -- The new bench coach has a talent for dressing up the lineup.
13 hours agoGary Washburn | On Basketball -- Against the Lakers, Celtics came up small in crunch time -- Questionable officiating down the stretch played a role, but the bottom line is the Celtics let this one slip away.
6 hours agoObservations from the Celtics' stumble on the road against the Lakers
1 day agoBruins -- What were the reasons behind the Bruins' most lopsided loss of the season? -- Out of sorts and out of gas, Boston stumbled Saturday night in Vancouver. What happened?
1 day agoMIAA GIRLS' BASKETBALL -- Watertown outlasts Fiona Mannion, Latin Academy to reach D3 North quarterfinals -- The 10th-seeded Raiders required all hands on deck to stymie Latin Academy's Mannion (22 points, 15 rebounds) in 46-36 victory.
5 hours agoBRADY WATCH -- Tom Brady's free agency: Will he stay or go? Tracking the latest news, rumors and updates -- Tom Brady's contract with the Patriots expires March 17 at 4 p.m. We're keeping tabs on the latest developments.
12 days agoThe most important offseason dates on the Patriots calendar
6 days agoBEN VOLIN | SUNDAY FOOTBALL NOTES -- NFL owners' proposal for new CBA puts players in tough spot -- With the clock ticking, the players must consider whether this is the best offer they are going to get?
1 day agoGARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES -- Kevin Garnett has plenty of stories from the NBA. Now it's time to tell them -- The 21-year NBA veteran said "you're not going to hear me talk about too much. But if you ask me a question about something, I feel like I've damn near got a story for everything." Now he will after signing a contract with Showtime Basketball.
2 days agoPETER ABRAHAM | SUNDAY BASEBALL NOTES -- Why Ben Cherington is more prepared to be a GM this time -- Hired by the Pirates in November, the former Red Sox general manager brings invaluable experience and perspective to Pittsburgh.
2 days agoKEVIN PAUL DUPONT | SUNDAY HOCKEY NOTES -- The Penguins are the biggest winners of the NHL trading season -- Penguins GM Jim Rutherford acquired winger Jason Zucker from the Wild, and the forward already has three goals and an assist in his first five games with his new team.
2 days agoHIGH SCHOOL GIRLS' BASKETBALL -- Eight storylines to follow in the MIAA girls' basketball tournament -- Top-ranked Franklin (20-0) put together a perfect regular season, but the Panthers must get through 20-0 Wachusett in the Central bracket.
1 day agoMIAA girls' basketball: Breaking down the brackets
1 day agoHIGH SCHOOL BOYS' BASKETBALL -- Eight storylines to follow in the MIAA boys' basketball tournament -- The D1 and D2 South brackets are loaded with contenders. Is a Lowell/Lynn English D1 North final a lock?
1 day agoMIAA boys' basketball: Breaking down the brackets
1 day agoCeltics Notebook -- Celtics move cautiously with Kemba Walker's recuperation -- The All-Star guard had a productive workout Saturday, but the Celtics want his left knee fully sound before he returns.
1 day agoLakers 114, Celtics 112 -- Jayson Tatum's star turn not enough to carry Celtics over Lakers -- Tatum scored 41 points, but he was called for a foul before he could take a shot with 0.8 seconds left.
16 hours agoBox score: Lakers 114, Celtics 112
1 day agoJOHN POWERS | OLYMPIC NOTES -- Three women's berths at stake at US marathon trials -- At least five challengers will battle it out for one of the spots on the women's Olympic squad.
2 days agoSPORTS LOG -- Mookie Betts gets warm welcome in his Dodgers debut -- The Dodgers' new leadoff man and right fielder flied out three times and drove in a run before coming out of the game.
1 day agoKey dates for high school winter tournaments -- Track & field championships (Reggie Lewis Center), D1 and D2 swimming championships, and sectional wrestling continue through the weekend.
6 days agoVote on statewide school tournament is set for Feb. 28 -- The 380 member schools will vote on the proposal, which has been recommended by the MIAA Board of Directors.
20 days agoMeet the Boston Globe's fall 2019 All-Scholastics -- The Globe salutes the region's best high school athletes and coaches in six fall sports.
2 months agoALEX SPEIER -- Inside Alex Cora's departure from the Red Sox -- Monday began with buzzing around the Fenway offices. Within 24 hours, a decision had to be made.
1 month agoBOB HOHLER -- Iced out: Elite youth hockey coaches at Assabet Valley suspended after abuse complaints -- Three girls' youth hockey coaches have been suspended for allegedly emotionally abusing and bullying seven of their adolescent players.
9 days agoTara Sullivan -- The story of Hank Smith, former Emerson College basketball coach who built an unlikely pipeline to the NBA -- Nine of Smith's former players work in the NBA, including Sam Presti, the executive VP and general manager of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
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