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Celtics End Season With A Loss To The Wizards

April 17, 2014
Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario (42) and Boston Celtics center Joel Anthony (50) compete for a rebound as Wizards guard John Wall (2) and Celtics guard Phil Pressey (26) stand at left. (AP/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON — The Celtics closed the season on Wednesday, filled with fans talking a lot of “tanking” and “pingpong balls,” by losing 11 of their last 13.

Late Error Costs The Red Sox In Chicago

April 16, 2014

Xander Bogaerts’ throwing error allowed Alexei Ramirez to score easily to give the White Sox a 2-1 walk-off win.

Carter-Williams Leads 76ers Past Celtics, 113-108

April 15, 2014

After a desperation three-pointer that would have tied the game was discounted, the 76ers beat the Celtics, 113-108.

Devils Top Bruins In Regular Season Finale

April 14, 2014

NEWARK, N.J. — Boston rested eight starters, including Zdeno Chara and No. 1 goalie Tuukka Rask.

Nova, Yankees Beat Red Sox 3-2 With Replay Help

April 14, 2014

NEW YORK — Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing, and New York beat the Red Sox 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed video review that led to the ejection of Boston manager John Farrell.

N.J. Man Who Survived Boston Bombing Starts Run Back

April 13, 2014

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. — Terrorists’ bombs prevented Larry Grogin from finishing last year’s Boston Marathon, so he’s heading back for this year’s race – on foot.

U.S. Relay For Marathon Charity Concludes

April 13, 2014
Runners celebrate at the conclusion of the One Run For Boston. (Jack Lepiarz/WBUR)

BOSTON — More than 750 runners wrapping up a coast-to-coast relay race to raise money for a Marathon charity are expected to soon cross the finish line in Boston.

Bruins Clinch NHL’s Top Record, Beat Sabres 4-1

April 13, 2014

BOSTON — Cheering fans stood and waved gold and black towels as the Boston Bruins claimed the Presidents’ Trophy for the NHL’s best regular-season record.

Olynyk Scores 25 As Celtics Roll Past Cavs 111-99

April 13, 2014

CLEVELAND — Rookie Kelly Olynyk matched a career high with 25 points as the short-handed Boston Celtics defeated the Cavaliers 111-99 Saturday night.

McCann Homers Twice, Yankees Power Past Red Sox

April 13, 2014

NEW YORK — Powered by two home runs from Brian McCann, the Yankees beat John Lackey and the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Saturday.

Bradley Scores 22 As Celtics Top Bobcats 106-103

April 12, 2014

BOSTON — Avery Bradley scored 22 points, Phil Pressey had a career-high 13 assists and the Boston Celtics held off a late surge by the Charlotte Bobcats for a 106-103 win that snapped a nine-game losing streak.

Sizemore, Gomes HRs Lead Red Sox Over Yankees 4-2

April 12, 2014

NEW YORK — Grady Sizemore hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Boston Red Sox finally gave Jon Lester enough run support for his first win of the year, 4-2 over the New York Yankees on Friday night.

Little Lifts Jets Past Bruins 2-1 In Shootout

April 11, 2014

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Michael Hutchinson’s first NHL victory was a little extra special. The Winnipeg goalie made 32 saves in his second game, beating the team that drafted him as the Jets topped the Boston Bruins 2-1 in a shootout Thursday night.

Red Sox Lose To Yankees, 4-1

April 11, 2014
Boston Red Sox right fielder Daniel Nava shows the ball to the umpire after making a sliding catch on a third-inning fly-out hit by New York Yankees' Yangervis Solarte in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, April 10, 2014. (Kathy Willens/AP)

NEW YORK — Jacoby Ellsbury hit an RBI single off old roommate Clay Buchholz in his first game against the Red Sox, a 4-1 victory for the New York Yankees on Thursday night.

Teague, Korver Help Hawks Improve Playoff Chances In Win Over Celtics

April 10, 2014
Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap, right, reaches for a loose ball against Boston Celtics' Avery Bradley in the fourth quarter. (David Goldman/AP)

ATLANTA — Jeff Teague scored 19 points, Kyle Korver added 17 and the Hawks helped their playoff chances with a 105-97 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

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