Red Sox Rout Seattle 22-10 On Saturday

August 16, 2015

Jackie Bradley Jr. launched two homers and three doubles to drive in seven runs as the Red Sox once again battered Seattle, roughing up Felix Hernandez and the Mariners 22-10 Saturday.

Dana LeVangie Expected To Take Over As Red Sox Bench Coach

August 16, 2015

Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo said the team will make bullpen coach Dana LeVangie the bench coach on Monday.

Red Sox Post Big Night For Farrell, Beat Mariners 15-1

August 15, 2015
Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt watches his two-run triple against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning at Fenway on Aug. 14, 2015. (Winslow Townson/AP)

Travis Shaw hit two home runs and Rusney Castillo hit one to carry Boston to a 15-1 win over Seattle on Friday night, just hours after John Farrell announced he’s taking a medical leave to treat lymphoma.

Red Sox Manager Farrell Says He Has Lymphoma

August 14, 2015
Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell announced he has lymphoma. (Winslow Townson/AP)

He says he has a “very treatable” form of cancer, and will step away from the team.

Brady Makes Brief Show In Patriots’ 22-11 Loss To Packers

August 14, 2015
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up for the team's NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday in Foxborough, Mass. (Charles Krupa/AP)

The suspended Patriots quarterback hung around for one play less than a full quarter in the exhibition opener on Thursday night before giving way to Jimmy Garoppolo and watching as the Green Bay Packers beat the Super Bowl champions 22-11.

No Resolution From Court Yet In ‘DeflateGate’ Battle Between Brady, Goodell

August 13, 2015

The judge, who ordered Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to spend the day in the court, continued pressuring both sides to reach a settlement.

Ortiz Hits 2 Homers But Red Sox Lose To Marlins 14-6

August 13, 2015

The Red Sox gave up 10 runs in the sixth inning and lost 14-6 to the Miami Marlins, who completed a two-game sweep in a series between last-place teams.

Commentary: Rousey Vs. Mayweather Should Remain A Verbal Fight

August 12, 2015
Ronda Rousey thinks she can take Floyd Mayweather in a fight. She said so this week. (Getty Images)

With the two undefeated fighters exchanging words, there’s been talk of a showdown between UFC champ Ronda Rousey and boxer Floyd Mayweather. Bill Littlefield reasons that such a fight would never, ever occur — but, then again, maybe it could…

USOC Optimistic Los Angeles Will Bid For 2024 Olympics

August 12, 2015

Encouraged by 81 percent support in a recent USOC poll and a supportive mayor, the U.S. Olympic Committee said it is close to making LA its candidate for the 2024 Summer Games.

Federal Judge Puts NFL On Defensive As He Belittles ‘DeflateGate’

August 12, 2015
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady arrives at federal court, Wednesday in New York, to argue against the punishment he received from the NFL related to a controversy over deflated footballs. (Mary Altaffer/AP)

A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding to know what evidence directly links Brady to deflating footballs and belittling the drama of the controversy.

Manhattan Courtroom Takes Up ‘DeflateGate’ Standoff Between Brady, Goodell

August 12, 2015
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady warms up during an NFL football training camp in Foxborough, Mass. in August. (Charles Krupa/AP)

At stake is whether the reigning Super Bowl MVP will start the regular season.

Sox Bullpen Coughs Up Lead In 5-4 Loss To Marlins

August 12, 2015

Boston starting pitcher Steven Wright exited in the sixth inning with a 4-0 lead, but the Red Sox bullpen was unable to hold on in a 5-4, 10-inning loss.

Study: Playing Tackle Football Before Age 12 Linked To Higher Risk For Abnormal Brain Development In NFL Players

August 11, 2015

A new study by Boston University’s School of Medicine and Brigham and Women’s hospital shows new data about the risk to youths later in life who begin playing football before age 12.

Coaches At Some Liberal Arts Colleges Struggle With Low Pay

August 11, 2015
As a Williams College assistant rowing coach, Joe Gartland says he was paid $18,000 a year. Gartland is seen here Tuesday in the boathouse at Community Rowing in Brighton, where he now coaches. (Robin Lubbock/WBUR)

At one school, assistant coaches receive low pay, working what one coach said were school-year hours that are “about as full-time as it can get.”

Bradley Powers Red Sox Over Tigers 7-2

August 10, 2015

Jackie Bradley Jr. homered and drove in a career-high five runs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Sunday.

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