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Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner, left, tries to drive to the basket past Sacramento Kings guard Rajon Rondo, right, in the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Bradley’s 25 points help Celtics beat Kings

Monday, February 8, 2016

BOSTON – The Boston Celtics enjoyed a season-high scoring day to keep their current winning stretch rolling along. Avery Bradley scored 25 points, Isiah Thomas had 22 and the Celtics held off the Kings, 128-119, on Sunday for their ninth win in 10 games. “Whenever you get a chance to run up and down and move the ball like we …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, February 8, 2016

Speedskating Canada’s St-Gelais, Hamelin win short track 500s DRESDEN, Germany – Canadian speed skaters Marianne St-Gelais and Charles Hamelin won 500-meter races at a short …

NBA reviewing if jump-on-back foul should be flagrant

Monday, February 8, 2016

NEW YORK – The NBA is reviewing whether the act of jumping on a player’s back to intentionally foul him should be interpreted as a …

Bruins prospect Subban stable after fracturing larynx

Monday, February 8, 2016

BOSTON – Boston Bruins prospect Malcolm Subban is in stable condition after fracturing his larynx during an AHL game on Saturday. The Bruins said in a statement on their website Sunday that the goalie was transported to Maine …

Jackals beat Monarchs, 5-4, behind McPherson hat trick

Monday, February 8, 2016

Allan McPherson scored a hat trick to lead the Elmira Jackals to a 5-4 victory over the Manchester Monarchs on Sunday. With the game tied 3-3 after two periods, McPherson scored his second goal just 37 seconds into the third period to put the Jackals ahead, then made …

Broncos ‘D’ dominates Panthers in 24-10 Super Bowl win

Monday, February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Peyton Manning gave himself a chance to have a super ending to his career, and Von Miller and the Denver defense made the plays to secure the title for the Broncos. Manning and Panthers …

Broncos linebacker Miller earns Super Bowl MVP honors

Monday, February 8, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Von Miller was second to none in the Super Bowl. Five years after being drafted No. 2 behind Cam Newton, the Broncos linebacker harassed Carolina’s quarterback from start to finish Sunday, forcing two fumbles, …

Broncos’ Miller just 10th defensive player to be named Super Bowl MVP

Sunday, February 7, 2016

2016 Von Miller, LB, Denver 2014 Malcolm Smith, LB, Seattle 2003 Dexter Jackson, FS, Tampa Bay 2001 Ray Lewis, LB, Baltimore 1996 Larry Brown, CB, Dallas 1986 Richard Dent, DE, Chicago 1978 Randy White, DT and Harvey Martin, DE, Dallas 1973 Jake Scott, S, Miami 1971 Chuck Howley, …

A graphic look at Super Bowl 50

Sunday, February 7, 2016

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Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, February 7, 2016

NFL Miller, two other Broncos fined by NFL for AFC title game SAN FRANCISCO – Denver Broncos Von Miller, T.J. Ward and Shiloh Keo were fined $23,152 each by the NFL for actions in their victory over the …

Teammates, coaches say Newton’s success not by accident

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cam Newton didn’t just stumble into becoming one of the NFL’s best players. Sure, he has all the physical attributes any quarterback could ask for – he’s 6-foot-5 and 250 pounds of muscle with …

Prolific passer Favre leads cast of eight voted into Pro Football Hall of Fame

Sunday, February 7, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – Brett Favre and the late Ken Stabler, a pair of kindred-spirit QBs who each won a Super Bowl, were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Also voted in for the class …

Marchand scores on penalty shot in OT, Bruins top Sabres, 2-1

Sunday, February 7, 2016

BOSTON – It worked out perfectly for the Boston Bruins when Brad Marchand, the team’s hottest scorer, was awarded a penalty shot in overtime. The Buffalo Sabres thought the officials got it all wrong. Marchand scored the first …