Deion Branch is no lock to make the Patriots' roster because of a deeper receiving corps.
Clay Buchholz shook off a rocky start to earn his 11th win and Dustin Pedroia singled in the tiebreaking run in the sixth to beat the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night.
Less than three weeks before the season kicks off, the NFL and the NFL Referees Association are no closer to an agreement to end the lockout of the officials.
Felix Hernandez of the Mariners strikes out 12 in the third perfect game of the season in the majors.
Boston owner John Henry issues a statement after news reports about clubhouse dissent.
Rafael Nadal's withdrawal from the U.S. Open comes after the Spaniard, 26, had to sit out the Olympics.
The NHL hopes to avoid a lockout if a new deal is not reached before the current pact expires Sept. 15.
Joe Alvarez needs 45 holes to collect two victories heading to the quarterfinals Thursday.
Aaron Cook has a no-hitter for five innings, but Baltimore figures him out for a 5-3 win.
Hannah Hill and Alexis Bogdanovich, two of the best recent local players, decide to make a switch.
Bryce Brentz finds a vacated spot for an RBI, Drake Britton is sharp, and presto – victory.
Coach Bill Belichick doesn't mind his offense trying things when it doesn't really matter.