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Howard Ulman

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Patriots, Texans hungry to keep title hopes alive

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Vince Wilfork was a champion as a rookie with the New England Patriots. So, he wondered, how hard could it be to win the Super Bowl every year?. After the past seven seasons without another title, he has his answer.. "Winning one early in my career, you

Jurrjens sharp in return, Braves top Red Sox

BOSTON -- Jair Jurrjens made an impressive return to the majors by allowing one run on three hits and shut down the hot-hitting Boston Red Sox, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 4-1 win on Friday night.. Jurrjens, an All-Star last season when he topped the Braves with

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WR Deion Branch looking for wins, not attention

He plays offense. He's won at least two Super Bowls, and he was the MVP the last time the Patriots won the NFL championship.. Know who it is?. "I'd have to say Tom," New England safety Patrick Chung said Monday. Nope, not Tom Brady.. The same question

Bruins top Lightning to reach Stanley Cup finals

BOSTON -- Nathan Horton scored with 7:33 left in Game 7, sending the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in more than two decades with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference finals on Friday night.

Green's homer gives Boston 6-5 win over Atlanta

BOSTON - Nick Green homered just inside the right-field foul pole on the first pitch of the bottom of the ninth to give the Boston Red Sox a 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Sunday.

Smoltz set for first start in more than a year

BOSTON - A strong rotation and even better bullpen have led the Red Sox to the top of the AL East.

Celtics, Timberwolves agree to send Garnett to Boston

BOSTON - Kevin Garnett is leaving Minnesota after the Boston Celtics agreed to acquire the All-Star forward in a multiplayer trade with the Timberwolves, a Celtics official told The Associated Press on Monday.