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Sixers Beat Celtics 111-102

April 4th, 2014
BOSTON (AP) -- Michael Carter-Williams scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and Henry Sims had career-highs with 24 points and nine rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers celebrated their second victory in less than a week, beating the...

Fans Flock to Fenway for Sox Home Opener

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April 4th, 2014
BOSTON, Mass. (WGGB) -- For many, Opening Day at Fenway is much like a tradition as the Boston Marathon, or the Boston Pops on the Esplanade. Friday was no exception as over 36,000 people packed Fenway Park for it's 102nd opening day. The...

Brewers Win 6-2 in Red Sox Home Opener

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April 4th, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — Lyle Overbay hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the ninth inning off Edward Mujica, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Red Sox 6-2 Friday in Boston's first game at...

Red Sox Receive World Series Rings Before Home Opener

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April 4th, 2014
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter / @RedSox) by HOWARD ULMAN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have received their 2013 World Series championship rings. They were presented Friday during a ceremony that also honored victims of...

Schumacher Showing Consciousness after Three-Month Coma

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April 4th, 2014
Photo MGN/Mark McArdle via Wikipedia GRENOBLE, France (AP) -- Michael Schumacher's manager says the retired Formula One star now "shows moments of consciousness and awakening," more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a...

Mets’ Murphy, Collins Defend Paternity Leave

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April 4th, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Murphy is proud he put fatherhood ahead of baseball, and New York Mets manager Terry Collins thinks criticism his second baseman received for taking paternity leave this week was unfair. Murphy made his season debut in...

Overtime Goal Lifts Maple Leaves Past bruins 4-3

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April 4th, 2014
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa) TORONTO (AP) -- Nazem Kadri gave the Toronto Maple Leafs a win they badly needed -- and that still may not have helped them much as they try to make the playoffs. Kadri scored 2:51 into overtime and the Toronto Maple...

Athlete of the Week: Central’s Isan Diaz

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April 3rd, 2014
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) -- One of the more rewarding feelings as an individual is to see your hard work and dedication flourish into something special. In this week's installment of Athlete of the Week, abc40's Casey Viera meets Central...

Red Sox Use 14-Hit Attack to Beat Orioles 4-3

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April 3rd, 2014
(AP Photo/Nick Wass) BALTIMORE (AP) -- David Ortiz had three of Boston's 12 hits off Wei-Yin Chen, and the Red Sox got an effective pitching performance from Felix Doubront and four relievers in a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on...

Patriots Re-Sign Patrick Chung

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April 3rd, 2014
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed safety Patrick Chung. Chung returns to the Patriots after spending last season with the Philadelphia Eagles. He had played his previous four seasons with New England after being...

Obama/Ortiz Selfie: White House Objects to Samsung Use

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April 3rd, 2014
(Photo - AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House is not amused that Samsung is promoting a selfie with the president taken by Boston Red Sox player David Ortiz on a Samsung phone. Spokesman Jay Carney says the White...

Nyquist, Red Wings snap Bruins’ point streak

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April 3rd, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- The NHL-leading Boston Bruins followed their game plan of keeping Gustav Nyquist in front of them for more than two periods. When the puck got loose, and Nyquist got to it, though, one of the game's best defenseman and...

Napoli’s 4 RBI Lead Red Sox Over Orioles 6-2

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April 2nd, 2014
  (AP Photo/Nick Wass) BALTIMORE (AP) -- Mike Napoli homered and drove in four runs, John Lackey allowed three hits in six innings and the Boston Red Sox spoiled the Baltimore debut of Ubaldo Jimenez by beating the Orioles 6-2 Wednesday...

Wizards Top Celtics 118-92 to Clinch Playoff Berth

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April 2nd, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Wizards are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the Boston Celtics. Marcin Gortat scored 22 points to lead the Wizards, who...

Bruins’ Jarome Iginla Scratched Against Red Wings

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April 2nd, 2014
DETROIT (AP) -- Boston Bruins forward Jarome Iginla is sitting out against the Detroit Red Wings because of a lower-body injury. Iginla sat out Wednesday night after playing in the Bruins' first 75 games this season. He leads the team with 30...