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Boston's Marcus Smart (left) works the ball against Washington Wizards's Ian Mahinmi during the second half in game five of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden in Boston on Wednesday. The Celtics defeated the Wizards 123-101. 
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Celtics blow out Wizards, take control of series

By The Sports Xchange on May 10, 2017, at 11:40 p.m.
Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts (left) tags out Milwaukee's Jonathan Villar during a rundown in the sixth inning of Tuesday's game at Miller Park in Milwaukee.

Broxton’s 4 RBIs help Brewers defeat Red Sox

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 10, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez sits during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Massachusetts, on April 2, 2015. Hernandez's conviction has been thrown out by a judge after he died by suicide in April.

Judge overturns Aaron Hernandez murder conviction

By The Sports Xchange on May 09, 2017, at 2:03 p.m.
Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (right) dribbles against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) during the first quarter of Sunday's NBA playoff game at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Beal helps Wizards even series with Celtics

By The Sports Xchange on May 07, 2017, at 9:29 p.m.
Boston's Hanley Ramirez, left, celebrates with Sandy Leon after Leon hit a two-run home run against Minnesota in the sixth inning of Sunday's game at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Jerry Holt | Minneapolis Star Tribune | TNS)

Red Sox score 10 in ninth to rout Twins

By Brian Hall, The Sports Xchange on May 07, 2017, at 8:59 p.m.
Boston Red Sox left fielder Chris Young (left) celebrates with catcher Sandy Leon after hitting a home run in the fifth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Saturday.

Red Sox erupt early in rout of Twins

By The Sports Xchange on May 06, 2017, at 5:53 p.m.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (right) knocks the ball from Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris in the third quarter of Thursday's NBA second-round game at Verizon Center. The Wizards won 116-89.
Geoff Burke | USA TODAY Sports

Wall leads Wizards to chippy Game 3 win over Celtics

By Ben Standig, The Sports Xchange on May 05, 2017, at 11:55 a.m.
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Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat (13) during the fourth quarter in game two of the second round of the 2017 NBA Playoffs at TD Garden. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports

Thomas scores career-high 53 points in honor of late sister

By Gethin Coolbaugh, The Sports Xchange on May 03, 2017, at 10:02 a.m.
Isaiah did it for Chyna. On his late sister’s birthday, Isaiah Thomas honored her memory with a career-high 53-point night in the Boston Celtics’ 129-119 overtime victory over the Washington Wizards.

Sea Dogs shut out Yard Goats in first game at Hartford

on May 02, 2017, at 11:11 a.m.
Baltimore center fielder Adam Jones makes a running catch on a ball hit by Boston's Mitch Moreland during Monday's game at Fenway Park in Boston. The Red Sox issued an apology to Jones after fans threw a bag of peanuts and shouted racial slurs at him during Monday night's game.

Red Sox apologize to Orioles’ Jones for fan’s racial slurs

By The Sports Xchange on May 02, 2017, at 10:31 a.m.
Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird watches a game against the Atlanta Hawks this season. Bird reportedly will step down from his position.
Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations

By The Sports Xchange on April 28, 2017, at 1:34 p.m.
Boston's Dustin Pedroia tags out New York's Matt Holliday trying to stretch a single into a double during the seventh inning of Thursday night's game at Fenway Park in Boston. The Yankees won 3-0.

Tanaka outduels Sale as Yankees sweep Red Sox

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on April 28, 2017, at 1:25 p.m.
Mitchell Trubisky of the University of North Carolina (left) poses with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell as he is selected as the No. 2 overall pick to the Chicago Bears in the first round the 2017 NFL Draft at Philadelphia Museum of Art on Thursday night. Defensive lineman Myles Garrett of Texas A&M was the top pick, going to the Cleveland Browns.

NFL Draft: Browns take DL Garrett first; three QBs go quickly

By The Sports Xchange on April 28, 2017, at 11:43 a.m.
Chicago's Jimmy Butler (left) tries to block the shot of Boston guard Avery Bradley during the second half of Wednesday's first-round NBA playoffs game at TD Garden in Boston.

Thomas leads Celtics to victory, 3-2 series lead

By The Sports Xchange on April 26, 2017, at 11:44 p.m.
Boston Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy reacts from the bench during a 2017 game at Toronto.  The Bruins removed the interim tag from Cassidy's title and appointed him as the head coach on Wednesday.

Bruins bring back Cassidy as coach

By The Sports Xchange on April 26, 2017, at 3:08 p.m.
Ottawa's Clarke MacArthur (16) celebrates with teammates Bobby Ryan (9) and Mike Hoffman (68) after scoring the winning goal against Boston during overtime of Sunday's first-round Stanley Cup Playoff game at TD Garden in Boston. The Senators won 3-2.

Senators finish off Bruins behind MacArthur’s OT goal

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on April 23, 2017, at 8:25 p.m.
Boston shortstop Xander Bogaerts jumps over Baltimore's Jonathan Schoop while turning a double play to end the eighth inning during Saturday night's game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The Orioles defeated the Red Sox 4-2.

Orioles top Red Sox for fourth straight victory

By Jeff Seidel, The Sports Xchange on April 23, 2017, at 12:13 a.m.
Boston Bruins center Sean Kuraly (52) celebrates after scoring the  game-winner against Ottawa in Friday's NHL playoff game. The Bruins defeated the Senators 3-2 in two overtimes at Canadian Tire Centre.

Bruins stay alive with 2OT win over Senators

By Don Brennan, The Sports Xchange on April 22, 2017, at 8:32 a.m.
Ottawa's  Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) is pushed into the glass by Boston's Colin Miller (6) during Game 4 of their NHL first-round series on Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston.

Senators take command of series with Bruins

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on April 20, 2017, at 11:27 a.m.
Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar (11) slides safe into second base ahead of the tag by Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) in the seventh inning during Wednesday night's game at Rogers Centre in Toronto.

Blue Jays blank Red Sox, snap skid

By Perry Lefko, The Sports Xchange on April 20, 2017, at 10:54 a.m.
 

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