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Devers likely to be even bigger part of Boston offense

Feb. 28, 2020 5:59 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — His baby face and near constant smile may make him appear younger than his 23 years. But third baseman Rafael Devers already has parts of three seasons and a World Series championship on his resume. And after finishing 12th in American League MVP voting in his breakout 2019, the...

FILE - In this June 22, 2017, file photo, retired Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz, smiles outside Fenway Park in Boston. Ortiz is selling a lot of memorabilia from his baseball career at an estate sale scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, at his home in the affluent Boston suburb of Weston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

David Ortiz selling baseball mementos, household items

Feb. 27, 2020 11:59 AM EST

WESTON, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is cleaning house, and you might be surprised by what he's selling. The man known to Red Sox fans as Big Papi is, of course, selling tons of memorabilia from his baseball career at an estate sale scheduled for Saturday at his home in...

Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers smiles in the dugout during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Fiers draws cheers, perfect in 1st game since Astros reveal

Feb. 23, 2020 9:18 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics fan K.C. Sandstrom was sitting down the right field line watching his team warm up while armed with a small dry-erase board, a marker and a statement written in all caps. “MIKE FIERS FOR PRESIDENT” It's been a tumultuous few months for Fiers, the current...

K.C. Sandstrom, left, talks with Judy Lehman before a spring training baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Friendly to Fiers: A's pitcher gets cheers in spring game

Feb. 23, 2020 5:27 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Oakland Athletics fan K.C. Sandstrom was sitting down the right field line watching his team warm up while armed with a small dry-erase board, a marker and a statement written in all caps. “MIKE FIERS FOR PRESIDENT” It's been a tumultuous few months for Fiers, the current...

Retired Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz of the Dominican Republic, affectionately known as Big Papi, right, and Puerto Rican singer Ozuna, walk onto the field for the opening pitch of the Caribbean Series baseball game between Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.(AP Photo/Fernando Llano)

Ortiz: Fiers 'looking like a snitch' in Astros cheating

Feb. 20, 2020 9:34 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said that Astros pitcher Mike Fiers was “looking like a snitch” for disclosing the team's cheating scandal only after he had left the team. “Oh, after you make your money, after you get your ring, you decide to talk...

This undated image provided by Hyundai Motor America shows from left John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch and Chris Evans in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. The automaker pokes fun at Boston accents with a 60-second ad in the second quarter that uses Boston-affiliated celebrities including actor Chris Evans, John Krasinski, Saturday Night Live alum Rachel Dratch and Boston Red Sox David Ortiz. (Hyundai Motor America via AP)

The best and worst of Super Bowl ads

Feb. 3, 2020 9:51 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston accents got poked. “Groundhog Day” got – surprise – resurrected, complete with Bill Murray. Google pulled out tears, and Cheetos and Doritos danced. All to the tune of $5.6 million for 30 seconds — to reach 100 million people with your product. ...

This undated photo provided by Doritos shows Lil Nas X, right, and Sam Elliott in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. The snack chip is betting people will connect with “Old Town Road,” the smash hit of the summer by Lil Nas X. (Doritos via AP)

10 ads to watch for on Super Bowl Sunday

Jan. 31, 2020 12:30 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — This year’s Super Bowl won't be a politics-free zone, as both President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg will air campaign ads during the game. But most other advertisers will offer escape from impeachment and the upcoming presidential election...

This undated image provided by Cheetos shows MC Hammer in a scene from the company's 2020 Super Bowl NFL football spot. “U Can’t Touch This” is 30 years old this year but just as familiar as ever. (Cheetos via AP)

Super Bowl ads serve up politics - and an escape from it

Jan. 31, 2020 11:46 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans weary of a seemingly endless barrage of political news may be looking for a respite as they settle in to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday. They won't get it, although the real-world interruption should at least be brief. For what may be the first time, national politics will invade...