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Patriots camp: Julian Edelman dominates in return to team drills

Edelman also beat linebacker John Timu by about 10 yards for a touchdown on a wild triple-move in 7-on-7s. Timu was ... Matthew Slater was...

Sapochetti: Best athlete? The gold medal goes to Serena

Basketball: Cleveland Cavalier LeBron James edges out Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant because “King” James can do more than his contemporaries on both ends of...

Sun sets on the summer of Gronk

Rob took a break from the fast lane to make an appearance with his on-again, off-again galpal Camille Kostek at the Scholar Athlete event at...

Carr: Marty Walsh could come undone

... the city yesterday. “I've done no wrongdoing,” Mahhty Walsh stammered, sounding like Jim Carrey in that comic tour de force, “Dumb and Dumber.” ...

NHL notebook: Capitals' ouster surprising but don't blame Alex Ovechkin

The heat that megastar Alexander Ovechkin has been taking since the Capitals' Game 6 defeat at the hands of the Pittsburgh Penguins is a bit...

NBA Roundup: DeRozan and Patterson lead Raptors past Pelicans

It wasn't the late-season showdown that was anticipated when the schedule first came out — the Spurs rested Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, Tim Duncan, Manu...

Can't stop Duncan

Don't expect Cambridge star Brianna Duncan to cruise across the finish line in next weekend's All-State meet if she has the lead against what is...

5 things to watch as Patriots host Packers in preseason

Of the interesting camp battles unfolding, keep an eye on rookie cornerback Darryl Roberts, a seventh-round pick who has broken up a team-high 10 passes...

Pols & Politics: Candidates' teams wait to pounce on iffy campaign claims

As Martha Coakley and Charlie Baker have traded jabs on the debate stage in recent weeks, their campaign operatives have waged their own contest, filling...

Patriots Notebook: Chandler Jones void needs long-term patch

End Rob Ninkovich, who recorded three of his four sacks in the win against the Buffalo Bills, will be an even more integral member of...

Huge holes to fill on Patriots defense

Ayers could surely help, but the defense will lean even more heavily upon linebackers Dont'a Hightower and Jamie Collins and defensive linemen Vince Wilfork, Dominique...

Another injury puts pressure on Patriots defense

Rookies Dominique Easley and Zach Moore also could play more with Chandler Jones sidelined. Easley, a first-round draft choice from Florida, was sidelined for the...

Patriots report card: Glass half full

Brady riddled the Bills secondary, spreading the ball around like it was 2003 and getting it to Buffalo native Rob Gronkowski when times were toughest.

Brian Tyms TD gives Patriots 20-7 lead over Bills

Turnovers continued to be the saving grace for the Patriots, as Devin McCourty forced a fumble following a 15-yard run by C.J. Spiller that was...

Patriots report card: Offense not making grade

Brady missed a wide-open Rob Gronkowski on a quick out early and nearly had two balls intercepted. He also threw a bad ball hard ...

Patriots Notebook: If Jamie Collins sits, 'D' set to go

Hightower's edge position could be filled by any number of players, including Chandler Jones, Rob Ninkovich, Darius Fleming, Michael Buchanan and Zach Moore. Jones was...

Patriots up front with flexibility

The edge linebackers start with Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich because that role is suited for the defense's most natural pass rushers, though they'll also...

Martinez, Rangers top Marlins, 5-4

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre, center, is congratulated in the dugout after scoring on an error by Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria in the first inning...

Practice observations: Vince Wilfork's interception, Sealver Siliga's injury ...

Vince Wilfork had the play of the day by intercepting Robert Griffin III in 11-on-11s. Sealver Siliga, who is a candidate to start at defensive...

'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' director: Megan Fox 'brought a lot of herself ...

After the premiere, guests including Fox, Bella Thorne, DeAndre Jordan, William Fichtner, producer Michael Bay, Brian Austin Green, Jordana Brewster, Par's Brad Grey, Sumner Redstone...

Practice observations: Rob Gronkowski stays in Foxboro; Julian Edelman ...

Rookie defensive end Zach Moore shows some nice athleticism in 1-on-1s. He hasn't really popped during team drills yet, but the Patriots like him enough...

Boston eyes parking rate hike, premium `demand zones'

City Councilor Michael Flaherty said the city should focus on adding more spaces and ending handicap placard fraud before trying to make more money off...

Case stains State House, DeLeo's reputation

Many lawmakers were concerned that the specter of corruption continues to hang over the State House after previous speakers — Salvatore F. DiMasi, Thomas M.

Case stains State House, DeLeo's rep

Many lawmakers were concerned that the specter of corruption continues to hang over the State House after previous speakers — Salvatore F. DiMasi, Thomas M.

Film review: 'And So It Goes'

While the title of Rob Reiner's "And So It Goes" seems intended as take-it-on-the-chin affirmation of life's inevitable detours and potholes, the movie itself feels...

NHL Free Agents

TAMPA BAY — Brett Connolly, Dmitry Korobov, Richard Panik, Philippe Paradis, Andrej Sustr. TORONTO — Spencer Abbott, Carter Ashton, Jerry D'Amigo, Cody Franson, Jake Gardiner,...

2014 Baseball League All-Stars

... Yonelvis Sanchez, Sebastian Pereyra (Greater Lawrence); Mike Mitchell, JT Bisazza, Jeff White (North Shore); Darren Coleman, Devin Pierce, Mike Hooley (Mystic Valley); Carlos Vega,...

Salary crunch could be boost to Baby Bruins

Early on (on the defensive side), it was like driver's ed. 'The cones are there for a reason, buddy. ... Winger Craig Cunningham has versatility...

Baseball roundup: Henderson Alvarez, Fish shut out Rays

The only run scored when Christian Yelich walked on a full-count pitch with two out and the bases loaded in the fifth inning. Alvarez (3-3)...

Speedster John Brown took long, tough road to NFL

Arizona coach Bruce Arians loves speed, and he sees Brown in the mold of two other small, fast receivers he coached — T.Y. Hilton in...

Visit 'Pocket' of working-class Americans

Based on a novel by Peter Dexter (“Paris Trout”) adapted by Alex Metcalf and Slattery, the film is a curious piece, mixing “Sopranos”-type tropes —...

Zach Moore eyes spot as DL

Moore has a terrific opportunity to win a job on a wide-open depth chart behind Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich, competing against Will Smith, Michael...

Patriots Notebook: Rookies feel the rush

“We are behind, and we've got to work,” defensive end Zach Moore said. “As rookies, we've got to catch up to these veterans and get...

Five takeaways from Patriots' draft

If Easley pans out, he'll help Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich tremendously, and the Pats can generate pressure without blitzing. 2. ... Of course, there...

Five takeaways from Pats' draft

If Easley pans out, he'll help Chandler Jones and Rob Ninkovich tremendously, and the Pats can generate pressure without blitzing. 2. ... Of course, there...

Patriots Beat: Still in search of the greater need

The Pats sat by as all of the tight ends who could have played alongside Rob Gronkowski were gobbled up. Tight end was a top...

Pols give blessing to top court's ruling on prayer

COURT RULING: Bill Reilich, above, town supervisor of Greece, N.Y., talks about the Supreme Court ruling on prayers, which was backed by Boston City Councilor...

Masters Notebook: Ruling on footwear forces caddie Loren Duncan to walk away

One doesn't want to say the folks are a little stodgy at Augusta National, but U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick, who is playing in his...

Borges: Crocs of a ruling forces Loren Duncan to walk away

One doesn't want to say the folks are a little stodgy at Augusta National, but U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick, who is playing in his...

2013-14 Boys Hockey League All-Stars

... Walsh, Paul Walter, Ben Hansberry, Alex Piselli (Marian); Zachary Bingham, Nick Nelson, John Lelli, Alec Van Wagoner, Liam O'Brien (St. Bernard's); Pat Sullivan, Taras...

2013-14 Boys basketball league all-stars

Ryan Roach, Joe Crane, Rory Donovan, Austin Joseph (Cardinal Spellman); Anthony Silfa, Dennis Bailer, Curtis Lockett, Zach Louissaint (St. Mary's); Matt Wesoloski, Lou Doherty (Arlington...

2013-14 Girls Basketball League All-Stars

Small: Gianni Hill, Jade Moore, Amanda Reis, Maggie McCormack, Linda Perry (Pope John); Monica Pech, Estelle Penta, Liz Friedrich (Lowell Catholic); Katie Monestime, Sidney Cezil,...

Bulls' coach Tom Thibodeau believes in Celtics

Asked last night about Thibodeau's '90s comment, Bulls assistant Ed Pinckney couldn't seem to agree fast enough. Traded to the Celtics in February 1989 and...

Trucks rained out at Martinsville; twinbill Sunday

Darrell Wallace, who gained his only truck victory here last October, will start on the pole in the race based on combined practice times from...

Patriots need more help in free agency

Low-cost camp competition could include Miles Austin, Lance Moore, Robert Meachem, Jason Avant, Nate Burleson, Devin Hester or Austin Collie. The Pats could also load...

Patriots need more help

Low-cost camp competition could include Miles Austin, Lance Moore, Robert Meachem, Jason Avant, Nate Burleson, Devin Hester or Austin Collie. The Pats could also load...

Pats need more help

Low-cost camp competition could include Miles Austin, Lance Moore, Robert Meachem, Jason Avant, Nate Burleson, Devin Hester or Austin Collie. The Pats could also load...

Spurs beat Jazz 122-104 for 10th straight win

San Antonio was shooting 65 percent from the field with 6 minutes left, holding a 108-90 lead following dunks by Splitter and Belinelli and jumpers...

Scouting the state finals (Division 2 boys)

Dan Graham made 22 saves in a 3-0 victory against Oliver Ames, with Brett Thomas scoring in the first and the Warriors adding a pair...

Scouting the state finals (Division 1 boys)

PLAYERS TO WATCH: Braintree – Kyle Leslie, Sr. F (2); James Flaherty, Sr. D (3); Gino LaRossa, Sr. F (4); Joe Harrington, Sr. D (5);...