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Red Sox pitchers can’t control Orioles offense in 18-7 loss

Sunday, April 26, 2015

BALTIMORE – The game was still in the third inning, and Wade Miley was already done pitching after another ineffective start. On this day, Miley was merely one of several Boston Red Sox hurlers victimized by a seemingly endless barrage of hits by the Orioles. Delmon Young drove in five runs, Chris Davis homered and Baltimore received a bounce-back pitching …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Golf Rose wins in New Orleans for 7th PGA Tour title AVONDALE, La. – Justin Rose birdied the final two holes yesterday to win the …

Cavs sweep Celts as James scores 27 in 101-93 victory

Sunday, April 26, 2015

BOSTON – LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Celtics. It may have …

A look at the last 3 Celtics seasons

Sunday, April 26, 2015

2012-13 41-40 (3rd Atlantic Division) Lost in 6 games to Knicks 2013-14 25-57 (4th in Atlantic Division) Did not make playoffs 2014-15 40-42 (2nd in Atlantic Division) Lost in 4 games to Cavaliers …

NBA playoffs: Clean sweep for Wizards

Sunday, April 26, 2015

When Paul Pierce headed to the sideline with the Wizards leading the Raptors by 23 points in the third quarter, making Game 4 – and the series – all but over, he saw a standing ovation and waved, …

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

Sunday, April 26, 2015

RICHMOND, Va. – Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for an alleged domestic assault on a former girlfriend. Now he has made a …

A look at Wade Miley’s first four starts with the Red Sox

Sunday, April 26, 2015

In his first season with the Red Sox, Wade Miley has an 8.62 ERA through his first four starts. 4/10 vs. Yankees 5.1 IP, 4 H, 2 BB, 2 ER, no decision 4/15 vs. Nationals 2.1 IP, 5 H, 3 BB, 7 ER, loss 4/21 vs. Rays 5.2 …

Wild, Canadiens both clinch first-round series wins

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Zach Parise scored twice, including a shorthanded, highlight-reel goal to get Minnesota going in the first period, and the Wild advanced to the Western Conference semifinals with a 4-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues yesterday in Game …

Pirates avoid elimination, force Game 6 with Monarchs

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Francis Wathier scored the game-winning goal with two seconds left in regulation, helping the Portland Pirates stave off elimination with a 3-2 victory yesterday over the Manchester Monarchs and force a Game 4 in their best-of-five series. The Monarchs (2-1) had not trailed at any point in the …

Fisher Cats shut down by Binghamton, 3-0

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Three Binghamton pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout as the Mets salvaged the final game of a four-game series with a 3-0 victory over the New Hampshire Fisher Cats yesterday. John Gant (1-1) gave up singles to Jon Berti, Ryan Schimpf, Pierce Rankin and Melky Mesa in seven …

Islanders beat Capitals, 3-1, to force Game 7

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals, 3-1, yesterday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had a goal and assist, …

Bayless’s layup at buzzer gives Bucks 92-90 win over Bulls

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago yesterday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series. With 1.3 seconds left, Jared Dudley …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, April 25, 2015

SPRINT CUP Rain postpones race at Richmond until today RICHMOND, Va. – Persistent rain forced NASCAR to postpone last night’s race at Richmond International Raceway. NASCAR made the decision to call the event roughly one hour before the scheduled 7 p.m. start. It’s the second consecutive week the …