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Broncos’ Thomas to skip offseason workouts until reaching a longer deal

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Peyton Manning will have to do without his top target this offseason unless the Denver Broncos reach an agreement with Demaryius Thomas on a long-term contract. The star receiver said yesterday that without a deal, he’ll skip the team’s offseason workouts that begin April 13 and bypass Manning’s annual passing camp next week at Duke. Thomas said …

Montoya shows softer side – but same swagger – in return to open wheel racing

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display …

Cubs send super prospect Bryant to minors, sparking outrage

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

MESA, Ariz. – Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp yesterday despite an outstanding spring training at …

Red Sox get Leon, a catcher, from Nats for cash considerations

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Catcher Sandy Leon was traded to the Boston Red Sox by the Washington Nationals for cash considerations. The deal was announced yesterday. Leon was the third catcher on Washington’s depth chart, behind starter Wilson Ramos and main backup Jose Lobaton. In 34 major league games with the Nationals …

Former Tampa Bay Buc Magee confident in Red Sox camp

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Not the typical transaction path: cut from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, join the Boston Rex Sox at minor league camp. But linebacker and would-be outfielder Brandon Magee is a confident enough athlete that he’s sought two-sport advice from Bo Jackson. “Just told me to …

Bradley scores 30 to keep Celtics rolling with win over Bobcats

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Avery Bradley said despite a season of ups and downs, he never stopped believing the Boston Celtics were a playoff team. If the Celtics continue to play the way they have in recent weeks, Bradley …

Monarchs topple Lehigh Valley, 3-1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Paul Bissonnette and Ryan Horvat each had multiple points in the Monarchs’ 3-1 win over Lehigh Valley yesterday. Manchester finished its three-game weekend with four points after splitting two games in Hershey. Bissonnette recorded a “Gordie Howe hat trick” with a goal, assist and a fighting major. Lehigh …

Hamlin races to 25th Cup win, 5th at Martinsville

Sunday, March 29, 2015

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track. Now, with his spot in Sprint Cup’s Chase for the championship virtually assured, they can work to make …

Castillo throws out runner, scores as Red Sox top Rays in extra innings, 3-2

Sunday, March 29, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rusney Castillo made a sliding catch in the 10th inning and threw out the potential tie-breaking run at the plate, then singled and scored in the bottom half to lead the Boston Red Sox …

Sprint Cup top 5s

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Top 5 race 1. Denny Hamlin, Toyota 2. Brad Keselowski, Ford 3. Joey Logano, Ford 4. Matt Kenseth, Toyota 5. David Ragan, Toyota Top 5 points 1. Kevin Harvick, 263 2. Logano, 239 3. Martin Truex Jr., 231 4. Keselowski, 206 5. Kasey Kahne, 193 Race winners: Harvick …

Bruins sitting in eighth in Eastern Conference

Sunday, March 29, 2015

BATTLE IN THE EAST A look at the Eastern Conference standings – the top eight teams make the playoffs – with records, points and games remaining: *Montreal 47-21-8 102 6 *N.Y. Rangers 47-21-7 101 7 Tampa Bay 46-23-7 99 6 N.Y. Islanders 45-27-5 95 5 Pittsburgh 42-23-11 95 6 Detroit 40-23-12 92 7 Washington 41-25-10 92 6 Boston 38-25-13 89 6 On the outside Ottawa 37-26-12 86 7 Florida 35-26-15 85 6 * - clinched playoff spot …

Pastrnak scores game-winner in OT as Bruins edge Hurricanes, 2-1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. – A couple of rookies came up big for the Boston Bruins yesterday. David Pastrnak had a goal and an assist, scoring the winner on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, …

Clippers beat Celtics, 119-106, for seventh straight win

Sunday, March 29, 2015

BOSTON – The Los Angeles Clippers have responded quite nicely to a pair of disappointing losses to Western Conference contenders. J.J. Redick scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Clippers beat the …