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Kraft suffered along with fans in rout of Patriots

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Robert Kraft looked down from his seat high above the field and watched his New England Patriots fall apart. The offense led by Tom Brady struggled to move the ball. The defense that had been stingy couldn’t stop the Kansas City Chiefs from reeling off long gains. And Bill Belichick lost by at least 27 points for … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

SWIMMING Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest BALTIMORE – Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized for his latest brush with the law, saying he is “deeply sorry … 0

Epstein sees Cubs competing for division next year

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

CHICAGO – Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made one thing clear. He sees no reason why his team can’t compete for a … 0

Red Sox righty Buchholz has minor knee surgery

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BOSTON – Boston Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz underwent minor knee surgery after an inconsistent season. The operation to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee took place yesterday, two days after he started the team’s final … 0

Orioles confident of success, even without stars

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BALTIMORE – The Baltimore Orioles prefer to focus on what they have rather than who they’re missing when assessing their chances of advancing deep into the postseason. The Orioles went 96-66 and cruised to their first AL East … 0

Clutterbuck leads Islanders to 5-3 win over Bruins

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

BOSTON – Cal Clutterbuck scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:19 left in the third period, sending the New York Islanders to a 5-3 preseason win over the Boston Bruins last night. Kyle Okposo, Cory Conacher and defenseman T.J. … 0

Different year, same questions on the table in baseball MVP races

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

NEW YORK – When it comes to baseball’s MVP debate, sometimes the names change from year to year more than the arguments do. For instance, take a look at the top contenders in the National League this season. … 0

Stewart begins healing process in media availability

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Slowly and somberly, Tony Stewart is trying his best to find his new normal. He may never again be the “Smoke” the racing world knew before Aug. 9, the night a sprint car he was … 0

Chiarelli inks Krug, Smith to deals to round out Bruins roster

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BOSTON – It took Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli 10 days into training camp, but he finally has all his players signed and ready to go for the 2014-15 season. Chiarelli completed his roster yesterday, when he re-signed … 0

Aces square off as Lester, Shields meet in wild card game

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Kansas City Royals made one of the boldest trades in franchise history two years ago. The Oakland Athletics made a similarly aggressive move just a couple of months ago. The results of both … 0

Celtics sign former second overall pick Turner

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Boston Celtics have signed swingman Evan Turner. The second pick in the 2010 draft averaged 17.4 points for Philadelphia in 54 games last season before being traded to Indiana on Feb. 20. He started two of his … 0

Twins fire Manager Gardenhire after 13 years at helm

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS – He was the third base coach who gave Kirby Puckett a high-five to punctuate his winning homer in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series. He was the trusting candidate who took Minnesota’s managing job when … 0

Patriots completely melt down in blowout loss to Chiefs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three … 0