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Boston Marathon cancelled for 1st time in 124-year history

The Boston Marathon has been cancelled for the first time in its 124-year history. Organizers said Thursday that they instead will have a "virtual event" in which participants who verify that they ran 26.2 miles on their own will receive their finisher's medal.

Fired Red Sox manager Cora suspended 1 season for role in Astros' cheating scandal

The Boston Red Sox were stripped of their second-round pick in this year's amateur draft by Major League Baseball for breaking video rules in 2018 and former manager Alex Cora was suspended through the 2020 post-season for his previous conduct as bench coach with the Houston Astros.

From Hopkinton to Boston, Monday's marathon absence seen, felt

For the first time in 124 years, there was no Boston Marathon on Monday. Organizers and authorities recently postponed the race until Sept. 14 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Curling considers 'radical' new rules to preserve tradition and speed up games

The sport is considering radical rule changes as it tries to balance centuries of tradition with the modern need to move things along.

Boston Red Sox promote Ron Roenicke to interim manager

The Boston Red Sox promoted bench coach Ron Roenicke to manager Tuesday, hiring him to replace Alex Cora on the day the team's pitchers and catchers reported for the start of spring training.

Dodgers finalize trade for Mookie Betts, David Price from Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox have again agreed to send 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts and pitcher David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers in a reworked deal, a person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Sunday.

Red Sox send Mookie Betts, David Price to Dodgers in 3-team blockbuster: reports

The Red Sox have agreed to trade 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts to the Los Angeles Dodgers, packaging the star outfielder with left-hander David Price in a salary dump that is expected to save Boston tens of millions of dollars, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.

Alex Cora 'remorseful' for role in sign stealing scandal as Red Sox search for new manager

The Boston Red Sox insist they won the 2018 World Series fairly, even as they begin their search for a new manager after Alex Cora was let go for his role in a sign-stealing scandal.

Alex Cora out as Red Sox manager amid MLB investigation into sign stealing

The Boston Red Sox fired manager Alex Cora on Tuesday, a day after baseball commissioner Rob Manfred implicated him in the sport's sign-stealing scandal.

Patriots beat Bills, win 11th straight AFC East crown

Tom Brady passed for 271 yards and a touchdown, sneaked for a third-down conversion to set up another score and threw a downfield block on another scoring drive to help the defending Super Bowl champions beat Buffalo 24-17 on Saturday and clinch their 11th straight AFC East title.

Antonio Brown says he will no longer play in NFL

In a Twitter rant Sunday morning when his most recent team was getting ready to play without him, former New England Patriots receiver Antonio Brown said he will "not be playing in the NFL anymore."

New England Patriots release Antonio Brown after 2nd sexual misconduct allegation

The Patriots announced they are cutting controversial wide receiver Antonio Brown Friday afternoon, just five days after Brown caught four passes for 56 yards and scored a touchdown in his debut with the team.

Emerging Bruins blue-liner Charlie McAvoy re-signs for 3 years

The Boston Bruins have signed defenceman Charlie McAvoy to a three-year contract that will pay him $14.7 million US, general manager Don Sweeney announced Sunday.

Red Sox fire team president Dave Dombrowski 1 season after winning World Series

The Boston Red Sox have parted ways with president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski less than a year after winning the World Series.

Patriots hammer Steelers to kick off title defence

The New England Patriots trolled the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday and then blew them out Sunday night.