BOSTON — Drew Pomeranz takes pride in his newfound role as a pillar in the Boston Red Sox’s rotation, all because of the impact his success has on his teammates in the bullpen. Pomeranz, who manager John Farrell likened to a stabilizing structure before the game,… Read More
    BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez wasn’t very good Tuesday night. Wednesday morning was a different story. Ramirez was 1-for-7 when he stepped to the plate after midnight, but delivered a hit that made his woeful stat line irrelevant. The mercurial Red Sox designated… Read More
    FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts — It was back before the start of training camp, with expectations high, that Julian Edelman labeled talk of a perfect 19-0 New England Patriots season as “stupid.” On Thursday night, the Patriots begin their quest for a sixth title in the Bill Belichick-Tom… Read More
    NEW YORK — Matt Holliday hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with nobody out in the bottom of the sixth inning as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Saturday. Holliday appeared in his first game since missing nearly a month with a… Read More
    TORONTO — The Boston Red Sox have found a home away from home. It is called the Rogers Centre, and while it is not Fenway Park, any way you look at it, the Red Sox have loved playing there this season. They do not… Read More
    FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts — A year after the New England Patriots proved they could with the Super Bowl without Rob Gronkowski, they will head into 2017 trying to defend their title without Julian Edelman. The slot receiver went down with a non-contact knee injury in the first… Read More
    BOSTON — The way Tim Beckham is swinging that bat right now, postseason baseball might be in the Baltimore Orioles’ future after all. The recently acquired Beckham caused more mayhem at the plate Saturday with a three-run homer that helped the Orioles to a 7-0 victory… Read More
    All three seniors from the University of Maine’s 2016-2017 men’s hockey team have now found a home in the professional ranks. Forward Blaine Byron will continue his career with the American Hockey League’s Springfield Thunderbirds next season. He recently signed a contract with the Florida Panthers… Read More
    CLEVELAND — There was not much wiggle room, so Drew Pomeranz did not wiggle at all. Mitch Moreland and Eduardo Nunez homered, while Pomeranz and three Boston relievers dominated a depleted Cleveland lineup, combining on a three-hitter as the Red Sox beat the Indians 6-1 on… Read More
    BOSTON — It was less than two weeks ago when CC Sabathia contemplated retirement after injuring his right knee in Toronto. Fortunately for his team, he changed his mind “I know that he was pretty emotional that night because he thought he was heading… Read More
    BOSTON — Edwin Encarnacion’s first two-run homer Monday gave the Cleveland Indians the lead for good. The designated hitter’s second two-run shot of the night gave the Indians breathing room en route to a 7-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Read More
    Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price is headed back to the disabled list and will miss his scheduled start Friday night against the Kansas City Royals due to a recurrence of his elbow ailment. The team announced Friday that Price was placed on the 10-day disabled… Read More
    SANTA CLARA, California — When the CONCACAF Gold Cup began, United States men’s national soccer team coach Bruce Arena looked at the event as a chance to view some second-stringers and youngsters with an eye toward upcoming World Cup qualifying matches. Winning the Gold Cup, the… Read More
    Portland native Josh Longstaff has been named head coach of the Erie (Pennsylvania) BayHawks of the NBA’s G League, it was announced Tuesday by the team’s general manager, Malik Rose. Erie is the G League — formerly the NBA Developmental League — affiliate of the Atlanta… Read More