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Your browser does not support iframes. The remarkable return of Grady Sizemore continued Monday on opening day, and he provided another reminder of what his capabilities were before injuries overwhelmed him — and what he still can do. Sizemore hit his f…Upvote Share Tweet
Bulls pull away in 4th quarter, down CelticsESPN.com Mar 31Mike Dunleavy had 22 points to lead five Bulls in double figures and Chicago broke open a close game with 13 straight points at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 94-80 Monday night.Upvote Share TweetThe Patriots are set to host free agent running back Michael Bush, according to a report from NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.Upvote Share Tweetboston.com Mar 31Rajon Rondo grew into his first game as Celtics color anaylst.Upvote Share TweetNelson Cruz celebrated his Orioles debut by hitting a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning and Baltimore beat Jon Lester and the defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox 2-1 Monday before an appreciative sellout crowd on Opening Day.Upvote Share Tweetboston.com Mar 31One of the most highly touted college players in the country has officially decided to go pro in 2014, as Kansas freshman Andrew Wiggins declared for the NBA draft on Monday.Upvote Share Tweet
Carp gets last-minute start on Opening DaySuper sub Mike Carp didn't get his first start with the Red Sox last season until Game No. 14. A year later, he was a surprise starter on Opening Day.Upvote Share TweetFor their first off-day of the regular season on Tuesday, the Red Sox get to go on a field trip -- one they will long remember.Upvote Share TweetAfter undergoing an MRI in Boston that revealed a Grade One strain of his right hamstring, Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was placed on the 15-day disabled list just hours before the first pitch of Opening Day against the Orioles on Monday.Upvote Share TweetNick Markakis came through batting practice fine, and he'll suit up in right field for Baltimore's Opening Day contest against the Red Sox, batting leadoff on Monday afternoon.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Mar 31NEW YORK – Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris, Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron and St. Louis Blues right wing T.J. Oshie have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending March 30. FIRST STAR – KYLE TURRIS, C, OTTAWA SENATORS ...Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Mar 31The Boston Bruins and Pittsburgh Penguins are the only teams in the Eastern Conference to have clinched a berth in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Bruins clinched the Atlantic Division title on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues, Anaheim Ducks, S...Upvote Share Tweet
Monday morning one-linersprofootballtalk.com Mar 31The Bills website shares six reasons for excitement about Ralph Wilson Stadium renovations. RB Knowshon Moreno will likely see more defenders in the box with the Dolphins than he did with the Broncos. The Patriots are handing out some deferred payments.…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 31NEW YORK — On a high floor of Lenox Hill Hospital Saturday afternoon, Jim Kelly, 54, lay propped up in a hospital bed, his head back, hair matted and tousled, a round of pain meds and antibiotics coursing through his veins. He looked tired. His daughter…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Mar 31Opening day is here, and we've got seven months of baseball ahead before one team hoists a World Series trophy. As the 2013 Boston Red Sox proved to us, even last place teams have a chance when the season starts anew. What's going to happen in 2014? Whi…Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles Slip Past Red SoxMar 31Nelson Cruz's home run was the difference in the Orioles' 2-1 win over the Red Sox.
Sizemore Homers In Red Sox DebutMar 31Grady Sizemore hit a home run in his first game back after missing the past two seasons.
Bulls Charge Past CelticsMar 31The Bulls held the Celtics to just 10 points in the fourth quarter and went on to beat Boston 94-80.
Patrick Beverley of Houston Rockets won't need knee surgeryMar 31Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley was informed Monday by knee specialist Dr. James Andrews that he will not require surgery on his damaged right knee, sources close to the situation confirmed.
Jim Kelly ToughMar 31NEW YORK — On a high floor of Lenox Hill Hospital Saturday afternoon, Jim Kelly, 54, lay propped up in a hospital bed, his head back, hair matted and tousled, a round of pain meds and antibiotics coursing through his veins. He looked tired. His daughter…