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Patriots are on the defensive as they move forward

Ignore all the complaints, Sunday's New England Patriots win in Philly was truly special. Why? Well, despite their offensive deficiencies and slow start on both sides of the ball, the Patriots showed some resiliency and grit in gutting out a physical win over a slightly better-than-average ...

Patriots shut down Eagles for ninth win

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Julian Edelman threw a go-ahead 15-yard touchdown pass to Phillip Dorsett and the New England Patriots rallied for a 17-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Tom Brady threw for 216 yards, leading New England (9-1) back from a 10-0 deficit, but it was ...

Kings snap Celtics’ winning streak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – Buddy Hield scored a season-high 35 points, Richaun Holmes hit two free throws with 13.3 seconds remaining to give Sacramento the lead, and the Kings snapped the Boston Celtics’ 10-game winning streak with a 100-99 victory Sunday. Marcus Smart had a chance to win ...

Win No. 10 didn’t come easy for Celtics over Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Yet another Golden State starter went down with an injury when D’Angelo Russell sprained his right thumb, but the Warriors still made mighty Boston work until the waning moments. Jayson Tatum dunked after a jump ball with 1:36 left to put Boston ahead, and the Celtics ...

Celtics stop Wizards for ninth straight win

BOSTON (AP) – Kemba Walker scored 25 points and the Celtics overcame 44 points from Bradley Beal to beat the Washington Wizards 140-133 on Wednesday night, Boston’s ninth straight victory. Jayson Tatum bounced back from a historically bad shooting night with 23 points, Jaylen Brown scored ...

Patriots set to get back to work with interesting stretch

Vacation is over, and it's back to work for the New England Patriots. It's bye-bye to the bye, and now they have seven games remaining in the 2019 regular season, perhaps only a handful of them expected to be competitive. Here's what we know about these Patriots: A, their defense is still, ...

Kemba Walker leads Celtics to eighth straight win

BOSTON (AP) – Kemba Walker made a trio of key 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and finished with 29 points, Jaylen Brown added 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Boston beat the Dallas Mavericks 116-106 Monday night in the Celtics’ first game since Gordon Hayward had surgery on his broken left ...

Flyers slip past Bruins in Garden shootout

BOSTON (AP) – Joel Farabee scored in the shootout to give the Philadelphia Flyers a 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday night. Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist, and Phillipe Myers also scored in regulation for the Flyers. Carter Hart finished with 26 saves to help Philadelphia ...

Brown scores 30, Celtics run down Spurs

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Jaylen Brown scored 30 points and the Boston Celtics routed the San Antonio Spurs 135-115 on Saturday in a victory that was tempered by the loss of Gordon Hayward, who broke his left hand late in the first half. Kemba Walker add 26 points as Boston (7-1) won its seventh ...

Patriots loss to Ravens a mere bump in a long road

Reality or just a bad night? Sunday's 37-20 road loss at the hands of the Baltimore Ravens was probably a little of both. New England was victimized by a superb Ravens rushing attack highlighted by QB Lamar Jackson and running back Mark Ingram. That appears to be no fluke, as it was beaten ...

Hayward scores 39, Celtics top Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) – Gordon Hayward tied a career high with 39 points, making all 16 of his 2-point attempts, and the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game by holding off the Cleveland Cavaliers 119-113 on Tuesday night. Hayward put in Kemba Walker’s miss with 22 seconds left to give ...

Mete lifts Canadiens over Bruins

MONTREAL (AP) – Defenseman Victor Mete scored twice and the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 5-4 on Tuesday night. Ben Chiarot scored the winner in the third period and Tomas Tatar and Paul Byron also scored for the Canadiens (8-5-2), who have won four of five. Jeff Petry had two ...

Marchand helps Bruins recover to beat Penguins

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored his second goal of the game with 1:57 left in the third period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-4 Monday night after blowing a 3-0 lead. David Pastrnak, Jake DeBrusk and Torey Krug also scored for Boston (11-1-2), which has won six ...

Jayson Tatum jumper lifts Celtics to last-second win

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum made a big play at a big moment for the Boston Celtics. Then he made it sound very routine. Tatum hit a turnaround jumper with 1.3 seconds remaining, and the Celtics beat the New York Knicks 104-102 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. "It feels ...

Celtics rally to stun Bucks, 116-105

BOSTON (AP) – Kemba Walker had 21 of his 32 points in the second half and the Boston Celtics rallied to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 116-105 on Wednesday night. Jayson Tatum added 25 points, Gordon Hayward had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Marcus Smart finished with 19 points and six ...

Patriots will rip opponents’ hearts out in second half

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The team that takes away and gives hardly anything back – except to its fans – is halfway home. The second half of the 2019 NFL season begins this week, with a trade deadline later today. It's already been well documented how the New England Patriots are a team whose ...

Bruins hammer San Jose Sharks

BOSTON (AP) – David Krejci returned with a goal and an assist after missing five games with an injury, David Pastrnak scored his league-leading 12th and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Tuesday night. Chris Wagner also had a goal and an assist as the Bruins won their fourth ...

Sunu feels right at home after his first Patriots game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. --- Mohamed Sanu found out Sunday just what it's like to be a New England Patriot. “It's really special because you can see why they are the way they are,” said the veteran receiver, acquired last week in a trade with the Atlanta Falcons, after Sunday's 27-13 New England ...

Chaim Bloom understands Red Sox expectations

BOSTON (AP) – Theo Epstein won two World Series with the Red Sox and burned out in Boston after nine years. Ben Cherington won one, too, and was gone less than two years later. Dave Dombrowski lasted less than a year after riding through the streets of Boston in a celebratory duck boat ...

Greenwood: Sox new man can stretch the dollar

It can be reasonably stated that the Red Sox’ new leader of baseball operations is the anti-Dave Dombrowski. Merely skimming Chaim Bloom’s baseball bona fides will reveal the difference before reaching the second paragraph: He was assistant general manager of the Tamp Bay Rays. Any ...