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Hiring of former Denver shows shift in power

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — At the podium stood Mike Shanahan, who has a $35 million, five-year contract that gives him final authority over football...

After big fall, Duval back in spotlight

SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — Considering how far he fell over the years, David Duval has good reason to feel vindicated heading into the John...

Pedroia’s single wins it in 11th; Red Sox beat Phillies 6-5

BOSTON — Dustin Pedroia singled home the winning run in the 11th inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 win over...

Red Sox break scoreless tie in 16th to beat Rays 1-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Pedroia singled with two outs in the top of the 16th inning, snapping a scoreless tie and giving...

Brady unanimous selection to All-Pro team

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s unanimous. And Tom Brady has outdone even himself. The record-setting Patriots quarterback is the leading vote-getter for The Associated Press...

Old geezer just may win British Open

The old geezer just may win British Open TIM DAHLBERG,AP Sports Columnist TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — The old geezer's got game. Soon we'll find out if the...

Lineup back at full strength as Sox stomp Jays, 8-1

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz homered, Jake Peavy pitched seven strong innings and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 on...

Fluttering knuckleball makes Wakefield an All-Star

BOSTON (AP) — Orlando Cabrera watched Tim Wakefield's knuckleball weave through the air. It fluttered slowly to the left, then right, then left again —...

Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

BOSTON (AP) — With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out. And he would not...

Hosmer scores in 14th and Royals beat Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer doubled to lead off the 14th inning and scored when Mike Aviles bunted the ball over the head of...
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