The Associated Press - Mass. Pro Sports
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Blake Snell had another strong outing against Boston something that is becoming a regular occurrence for the Tampa Bay lefty.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia will be activated by the Red Sox on Friday after missing Boston's first 50 games while recovering from knee surgery.
NEW YORK (AP) David Quinn had been contacted by other NHL teams in recent years, and chose to remain at Boston University. When the New York Rangers came calling, it was different.
CLEVELAND (AP) Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was answering a question about Boston's defense on LeBron James during a teleconference when he tripped the security system at his home.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Boston Red Sox didn't need much offense to win their fourth straight game Wednesday night.
BOSTON (AP) Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals.
CLEVELAND (AP) The Celtics were loose, smiling and laughing. They weren't straining to hear each other speak and there were no obnoxious Cleveland fans heckling them.
BOSTON (AP) J.D. Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) Xander Bogaerts loves watching from the on-deck circle and learning what J.D. Martinez does at the plate.
BOSTON (AP) Oakland catcher Bruce Maxwell will miss a four-game series at Toronto that starts Thursday because he cannot enter Canada while awaiting sentencing in Arizona on a gun-related charge.
CLEVELAND (AP) J.R. Smith reached out, placed his hands on Al Horford's back and shoved Boston's big man out of bounds.
BOSTON (AP) Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he was surprised to hear that reliever Carson Smith feels that fatigue could have contributed to his dislocated pitching shoulder.
BOSTON (AP) The Celtics punched the Cavaliers first and never looked back in rolling to a Game 1 rout.
BOSTON (AP) Cavaliers forward LeBron James said he just needed a chance to "recalibrate" when he left in the second quarter Tuesday night after taking a shot to the jaw from Boston's Jayson Tatum.
BOSTON (AP) Stephen Piscotty homered in his first at-bat after being reinstated from the bereavement list and saluted his late mother as he crossed home plate, helping lead the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night in a game delayed almost two hours because of weather.