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Chicago White Sox's J.B. Shuck scores on a single by teammate Tyler Flowers, as Boston Red Sox catcher Ryan Hanigan, left, looks for the ball during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, July 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

White Sox outlast Red Sox in slugfest, 10-8

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON – Adam Eaton had three hits and drove in two runs to lift the Chicago White Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Monday night. It was the fifth straight win for the White Sox, coming off a four-game sweep at home over Cleveland. Eaton had a triple, double and single to key Chicago’s 15-hit …

After Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

BOSTON – Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been. The U.S. Olympic Committee officially severed ties with Boston on Monday, saying it was exploring other options amid lackluster public support and concerns from elected leaders and organized …

Celtics finalize trade with Warriors for Lee, also land Dragic

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Golden State Warriors completed the trade sending two-time All-Star forward David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace and Chris Babb, the teams said Monday. They agreed to the trade July 7, but Boston needed time to sort out other moves in free agency before acquiring Lee. “We …

Proud Pedro leads Johnson, Smoltz and Biggio into Baseball Hall of Fame

Monday, July 27, 2015

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Three pitchers who became dominant after trades and a rock-solid catcher-turned-second baseman have a new moniker – Hall of Famer. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were inducted into the Baseball Hall …

Ortiz has 2 HRs, career-high 7 RBI as Red Sox rout Tigers

Monday, July 27, 2015

BOSTON – David Ortiz homered twice and drove in a career-high seven runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to an 11-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday night. Ortiz, who had two three-run homers and an …

Busch adds another win to comeback story, this time at nemesis Brickyard

Monday, July 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Kyle Busch’s incredible comeback rolled through Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday for a weekend sweep at the historic track. Busch missed the first 11 races of the season with a …

Gordon’s final race at Brickyard a disaster after wreck

Monday, July 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Jeff Gordon slid into the No. 24 for the final time at Indy with a car more fit for a junkyard than the Brickyard. His shot at a record sixth win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway over, …

Froome completes second Tour de France win in three years

Monday, July 27, 2015

PARIS – All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow. Arms over each other’s shoulders, linked together in a long line of happiness, Tour de France winner Chris Froome and his teammates pedaled slowly over …

Greinke’s scoreless streak snapped in Dodgers’ loss to Mets

Monday, July 27, 2015

Zack Greinke’s shutout streak ended at 45.2 innings when the Mets scored the first of two scratch runs against him, and New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 3-2, Sunday on newcomer Juan Uribe’s single off the wall …

AL-best Royals bolster rotation, trade for Cincinnati ace Cueto

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Kansas City Royals are hoping Johnny Cueto can help them win one more playoff game than they did a year ago. The Royals acquired Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the …

Mexico wins 7th Gold Cup title with 3-1 victory over Jamaica

Monday, July 27, 2015

PHILADELPHIA – Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica. Jesus Corona …

Fifth inning hurts Fisher Cats in 7-2 loss to Sea Dogs

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Portland Sea Dogs used a three-run bottom of the fifth to break a 2-all tie en route to a 7-2 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Sunday. Aneury Tavarez homered for the Sea Dogs to make it 3-2, and Tim Roberson’s RBI single made it 4-2. …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, July 27, 2015

NFL Colts release Cherilus after tackle slowed by injuries INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Colts released starting right tackle Gosder Cherilus on Sunday, a surprising move less than a week before players report to training camp. Cherilus had been …