Boston Red Sox

Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

  TORONTO (AP) — To Mike Napoli, it was “just another homer.” Napoli hit a shot into the fifth deck, the first at Rogers Centre in more than three years, as part of Boston’s seven-run […]

08/26/2014

FILE - In an Aug. 2, 2013 file photo, former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Curt Schilling is inducted into the Phillies Wall of Fame during a baseball game between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Atlanta Braves in Philadelphia. Schilling said Wednesday, June 25, 2014, that his cancer is in remission. (AP Photo/Michel Perez, File)

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

  BOSTON (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he’s battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use. Schilling discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday. […]

08/20/2014

Members of the Chicago White Sox, from left, Paul Konerko, Chris Sale, Nate Jones, and Scott Downs stand wearing Boston Strong shirts before the White Sox's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

White Sox wear Boston Strong on 1-year anniversary

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have paid tribute to victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before their game against the Red Sox. The White Sox played a video montage and held a moment […]

04/15/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Samsung hooks unsuspecting Obama as phone ad star

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest pitchman in Samsung’s marketing machine: an unwitting President Barack Obama. Boston Sox baseball player David Ortiz snapped a selfie with the president at a White House event using a […]

04/02/2014

Boston Red Sox player David "Big Papi" Ortiz takes a selfie with President Barack Obama, holding a Boston Red Sox jersey presented to the president during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. In the background are pitchers Junichi Tazawa, left, Koji Uehara, right.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city’s “grit and […]

04/01/2014

April 19, 2013 file photo provided by the Massachusetts State Police, 19-year-old Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leans over in a boat at the time of his capture by law enforcement authorities in Watertown, Mass. (AP Photo/Massachusetts State Police, Sean Murphy, File)

Boston Marathon bombing selected as AP sports story of year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Marathon bombing was selected the sports story of the year Friday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press. Two pressure cooker bombs exploded near the finish line […]

12/27/2013

Boston Red Sox player Shane Victorino, center, kids around with a razor as Boston Police Officer Steve Horgan, right, is shaved for One Fund Boston, the Boston Marathon charity for bombing victims, during a shave-off in Boston, Monday, Nov. 4, 2013. Horgan, who was stationed in the Boston Red Sox bullpen at Fenway Park, became a city icon after he was photographed with his arms in the air celebrating Red Sox's David Ortiz's grand slam in the AL championship baseball series against Detroit. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Ortiz, Victorino shavings being auctioned off

  BOSTON (AP) — It’s the ultimate display of Red Sox fandom: owning strands of David Ortiz’s World Series-winning beard. The hairs that Ortiz and Shane Victorino shaved off earlier this month are being auctioned […]

11/21/2013

Boston Red Sox Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Cherington voted TSN’s MLB executive of year

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington was voted The Sporting News baseball executive of the year following the team’s worst-to-first turnaround. The award, based on a vote of 31 major […]

11/11/2013

In this Oct. 31, 2013 file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs after being named the MVP after Game 6 of baseball's World Series, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

MTV and Major League Baseball announce partnership

NEW YORK (AP) — As if winning the World Series MVP wasn’t enough, Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is becoming a producer of his own MTV television show. MTV Networks and Major League Baseball […]

11/11/2013

In this Oct. 31, 2013 file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz laughs after being named the MVP after Game 6 of baseball's World Series, in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Ortiz gets Boston mayor votes but didn’t place 3rd

  BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is apparently so popular in the city that some residents think he should be mayor. Ortiz, fresh off his third World Series championship with […]

11/08/2013

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