The New England Patriots claimed tight end Martellus Bennett off waivers, the team announced Thursday. The move came one day after Bennett was waived by the Green Bay Packers. Bennett, who was released by Green Bay with the designation that he failed to disclose… Read More
    NEW YORK — The New York Rangers are suddenly rolling thanks to timely scoring and tight defense, especially the brand exhibited against Boston on Wednesday night. Jimmy Vesey scored two first-period goals 29 seconds apart, Henrik Lundqvist made 31 saves and New York beat the Bruins… Read More
    BOSTON — The Celtics are piling up injuries almost as quickly as they are victories this season. Aron Baynes matched his career high with 21 points, Kyrie Irving scored 19 and Boston overcame injuries to Al Horford and Jayson Tatum to beat the Los Angeles Lakers… Read More
    The Boston Bruins placed forward David Krejci on injured reserve and recalled goaltender Zane McIntyre from Providence of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis, the team announced Monday. Boston also recalled defenseman Rob O’Gara from Providence earlier in the day. Krejci has… Read More
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Coach Bill Belichick’s New England Patriots (6-2) exit their bye week with some interesting, formidable challenges on the horizon. New England will play five of its next six games on the road. That begins with this Sunday night’s trip to Denver to take… Read More
    BOSTON — Tom Wilson got his first two goals of the season, and then joked about the one that got away. “I think the third would have been the best,” he said, breaking into a smile after the Washington Capitals continued their recent success against the… Read More
    ORLANDO, Florida — Jaylen Brown scored 18 points and Al Horford added 14 points and 10 rebounds to spark the Boston Celtics to a 104-88 victory over the Orlando Magic on Sunday night. The Eastern Conference-leading Celtics (8-2) have won eight straight after beginning the season… Read More
    BOSTON — Tony La Russa and Dave Dombrowski have been talking about working together again since meeting more than three decades ago. That reunion will finally happen with a Boston Red Sox franchise that continues to shake things up in its pursuit of another World Series… Read More
    Boston Bruins forward David Backes will undergo surgery to remove a portion of his colon with the expected recovery time being about eight weeks, the team announced Wednesday. Backes suffers from diverticulitis, a digestive-system ailment. He missed the team’s first five games of the season before… Read More
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jimmy Garoppolo sat down on the dais in between San Francisco general manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan, leaned into the microphone and thanked the 49ers and the New England Patriots for the trade that gives him a chance to be a starter… Read More
    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Artemi Panarin and Oliver Bjorkstrand scored in the shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Monday night after squandering a two-goal lead in the third period. Columbus has won eight of its first 12 games, a franchise record… Read More
    BOSTON — The injury to free agent Gordon Hayward devastated the Boston Celtics emotionally and threatened to derail their efforts to improve on last year’s Eastern Conference finals appearance. It took about three games for them to figure things out. “Once that happened, we… Read More