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David Ortiz defends his reputation in column

Slugger in Players' Tribune editorial: 'I never knowingly took any steroids'
03/27/2015 11:31 PM EDT
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." 
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Another award for local golf pro Kay McMahon
03/25/2015 10:47 PM EDT - Winning teaching awards is nothing new for Kay McMahon, but those voted on by her Northeastern New York Section PGA peers are especially appreciated by the LPGA Teaching and Club Professional Hall of Fame member. Full Story

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Red Sox error-prone in loss to Braves

FORT MYERS, FLA. -- Clay Buchholz allowed four runs in four innings, and Boston's defense committed four of the game's seven errors in an 11-3 loss by the Red Sox to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. Full Story
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Thomas, Celtics hold off Knicks

NEW YORK -- Isaiah Thomas scored 18 points and Jae Crowder had 17 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics held off a late rally to hand the New York Knicks their 59th loss, matching a franchise record, 96-92 on Friday night. Full Story
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Ducks top Bruins in OT; point puts Boston into tie for 8th

BOSTON -- The Anaheim Ducks took advantage of the struggling Bruins and kept control of first place in the Western Conference. Full Story
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Agents: Darrelle Revis returns to Jets

Cornerback won the Super Bowl with New England this past season
Darrelle Revis is coming back to the New York Jets after winning the Super Bowl with the rival New England Patriots last season. Full Story
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Injury-riddled Heat beat Celtics 93-86

Boston holds on to eighth and final playoff spot
03/26/2015 03:19 AM EDT
BOSTON >> The Miami Heat were coming off a difficult loss at Milwaukee, and they were missing three key players due to injuries from the game against the Bucks. 
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UMass basketball player Derrick Gordon to transfer
03/24/2015 10:46 PM EDT - Derrick Gordon has one more year of college basketball eligibility remaining, and the first openly gay Division I player says the University of Massachusetts is not where he will finish. Full Story

Ryan Bamford hired as UMass' new athletic director
03/23/2015 10:59 PM EDT - For its new athletic director, the University of Massachusetts has hired a man familiar with football at the highest levels. Full Story

Berkshire County Girls Basketball Hall of Fame class inducted
03/22/2015 08:51 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- What's the difference between girls high school basketball now and the sport in the 1970s? Sally Gangell didn't have to think very long about that. Full Story

Holtby, Capitals cool off Bruins
03/16/2015 12:13 AM EDT - WASHINGTON >> By HARVEY VALENTINE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Braden Holtby made 32 saves for his eighth shutout of the season, Nicklas Backstrom became Washington's career assists leader, and the Capitals cooled the surging Boston Bruins with a 2-0 victory Sunday night. Full Story

Celtics top Pacers for fourth win in a row
03/14/2015 10:37 PM EDT - INDIANAPOLIS >> Tyler Zeller scored 18 points, three other Celtics added 16 and Boston snapped the Indiana Pacers' seven-game winning streak with a 93-89 victory Saturday night. Full Story

Rask earns shutout as Bruins beat Penguins
03/14/2015 10:39 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH >> Being oblivious probably wasn't the worst thing for Tuukka Rask. Full Story

Alaska police officers corral grazing miniature horses

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police officers in Alaska's biggest city became wranglers early Friday morning, rounding up a couple of miniature horses that escaped from their corral. Full Story
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Taraji P. Henson apologizes for racial profiling allegation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Taraji P. Henson has apologized to police in the Southern California city of Glendale for accusing an officer of racially profiling her son. Full Story
'The Sopranos' Drea De Matteo loses New York home in explosion

'Modern Family’ actress Sarah Hyland grew up across the street from buildings that burned and collapsed in accident caused by gas and plumbing work.