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Boston's Deven Marrero (17) celebrates with teammate Christian Vazquez (7) after his two-run home against Texas in the eighth inning of Thursday's game at Fenway Park.

Red Sox complete sweep of Rangers

By Doug Alden, The Sports Xchange on May 26, 2017, at 10:29 a.m.
Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez (13) celebrates with left fielder Chris Young (30) after a solo home run against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning of Saturday's game at Oakland Coliseum.

Athletics’ power display too much for Red Sox

By Eric Gilmore, The Sports Xchange on May 21, 2017, at 9:17 a.m.
The A’s defeated Boston for the third straight time in the four-game series. They will go for the sweep on Sunday afternoon.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives against Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the first half in game two of the Eastern conference finals of the NBA Playoffs on May 19 at TD Garden. Thomas will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury.

Celtics’ prospects dimmed by loss of Thomas for rest of season

By The Sports Xchange on May 21, 2017, at 9 a.m.
Boston's Isaiah Thomas (4) fouls Cleveland's LeBron James during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA's Eastern Conference finals at TD Garden on Wednesday night.

Cavaliers get off to quick start in rout of Celtics

By The Sports Xchange on May 17, 2017, at 11:38 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) is sacked by the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. Brady's wife, Gisele Bundchen, said he has sustained concussions, including one last season.

Wife says Patriots’ Brady had concussion — one not listed on injury report

By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post on May 17, 2017, at 3:40 p.m.
Boston Celtics fans are extra excited after the organization won the first pick in the NBA draft lottery held on Tuesday night.
Bob DeChiara | USA TODAY Sports

Celtics win draft lottery; Lakers get No. 2 pick

By The Sports Xchange on May 16, 2017, at 11:51 p.m.
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas controls the ball as Washington Wizards guard Brandon Jennings defends during the first half in Game 7 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series at TD Garden in Boston on Monday night. Boston won 115-105.

Olynyk sparks Celtics past Wizards, into conference finals

By The Sports Xchange on May 15, 2017, at 11:06 p.m.
The Boston Celtics, getting a rare offensive explosion from Kelly Olynyk, advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 115-105 Game 7 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
May 13, 2017; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale (41) pitches during the first inning at against the Tampa Bay Rays Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Sale, Red Sox survive Rays’ HRs

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on May 13, 2017, at 11:36 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.

Tom Brady graces cover of ‘Madden NFL 18’

By The Sports Xchange on May 12, 2017, at 3:23 p.m.
Brady, who will turn 40 in August, becomes the oldest player to appear on the cover of the popular EA Sports football video game.
Boston's Mookie Betts (right) celebrates with teammate Xander Bogaerts (2) after hitting a three-run homer in the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on Thursday.
Benny Sieu | USA TODAY Sports

Red Sox beat Brewers on Betts’ homer in ninth

By Andrew Wagner, The Sports Xchange on May 11, 2017, at 6:58 p.m.
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.
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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.