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Abreu, Refsnyder hit HRs, Bernardino solid in relief as Red Sox halt Orioles' 5-game win streak

May. 28, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Brennan Bernardino worked out of a no-out, bases-loaded jam in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-3 Tuesday night. Wilyer Abreu and Rob Refsnyder homered and Brayan Bello won for the fifth time in six starts for Boston, which beat...

Jurors hear about Karen Read's blood alcohol level as murder trial enters fifth week

May. 28, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

A woman accused of leaving her Boston police officer boyfriend for dead in a snowbank after a night of drinking was still legally intoxicated or close to it roughly eight hours later, a former state police toxicologist testified Tuesday. Prosecutors say Karen Read dropped John...

Sharks sign prized prospect Will Smith to a 3-year deal after 1 stellar season in college

May. 28, 2024 15:28 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed prized prospect Will Smith to a three-year entry-level contract on Tuesday after one stellar season at Boston College. The 19-year-old Smith led the nation with 71 points and 46 assists as a freshman and was tied for sixth in the...

Celtics rally late again to close out Pacers for 4-0 sweep in Eastern Conference finals

May. 28, 2024 00:40 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Derrick White stood stoically at midcourt as his teammates celebrated Monday night. He saw Jayson Tatum toss the ball high into the air, Al Horford run toward the coaching staff and looking for his son long before Jaylen Brown hoisted the Eastern Conference...

Today in History: May 27, the Golden Gate Bridge opens

May. 27, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 27, the 148th day of 2024. There are 218 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 27, 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California, was...

Duran's RBI single lifts Red Sox past Brewers 2-1 in game that sees benches empty

May. 26, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jarren Duran had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday to salvage a series finale. Rafael Devers had a sacrifice fly for Boston, which completed just its second series against the Brewers at Fenway...

Pacers perform well, but miss injured star Tyrese Haliburton late in Game 3 loss to the Celtics

May. 26, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyrese Haliburton desperately wanted to help his teammates fight their way back into the Eastern Conference finals. Others within the organization decided that he couldn’t, forcing Haliburton to sit out Game 3 against Boston on Saturday night. ...

Joey Ortiz's 2-run double caps big 3rd, Brewers beat Boston 6-3 after holding Sox hitless through 6

May. 25, 2024 19:15 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joey Ortiz hit a two-run double to cap a five-run third inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Boston Red Sox 6-3 on Saturday. Brice Turang added a solo homer for the Brewers, who beat the Red Sox for the second straight day in their three-game series. ...

William Contreras hits 2-run homer and Brewers beat Red Sox 7-2

May. 24, 2024 22:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — William Contreras hit a two-run home run, Christian Yelich had three hits and Bryse Wilson tossed 5 1/3 innings of two-run ball as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Friday night. Blake Perkins had two hits and two stolen bases for the NL...

Minnesota tops Boston 4-1, grabs 2-1 lead in inaugural PWHL championship series

May. 24, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Michela Cava and Taylor Heise both had a goal and an assist to lead Minnesota to a 4-1 victory over Boston on Friday night, giving their team a 2-1 lead in the inaugural championship series of the Professional Women's Hockey League. Minnesota will host Game 4...