Bill Belichick's profane response to a question he thought he'd answered was predictable . . . and understandable.
Jamie Collins is back on the field as the Patriots brave the raindrops in their second day of training-camp practice. Here's what happened today.
The Sox' crushing 2-1 defeat -- when a Hanley Ramirez error turned a potential game-ending DP into an Angels win -- is as bad as it gets.
David Backes' return to St. Louis. The potential for the Boston-Montreal rivalry to reignite. They're just two of the highlights on next year's Bruins schedule.
The Celtics have 18 players under contract, but only 15 roster spots. Which three won't make the cut?
Curran's top 100 plays
We've reached the top two of Tom E. Curran's 100 plays that shaped the Patriots' dynasty. And -- sorry, Malcolm Butler ...
2016 Rio Summer Olympics
LONDON (AP) — Russia lost its appeal Thursday against the Olympic ban on its track and field athletes, a decision which could add pressure on the IOC to exclude the country entirely from next month's games in Rio de Janeiro. The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected the appeal of 68 Russian athletes seeking to overturn the ban imposed by the IAAF following allegations of state-sponsored doping and cover-ups. The court, based in Lausanne, Switzerland, upheld the "validity" of the IAAF ban, saying a country whose national federation is suspended is ineligible from entering international compet...
FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) — Fabian Cancellara has withdrawn from the Tour de France to focus on his preparations for next month's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The 35-year-old Swiss rider was 114th in the overall standings after Wednesday's 17th stage, nearly three hours behind race leader Chris Froome. Cancellara, who will retire at the end of the season, has been working hard for his Trek-Segafredo team leader Bauke Mollema over the past two weeks. Cancellara said "it was a hard Tour for me, a lot of stress and I feel tired." The four-time time trial world champion won seven stages at the...
The Olympics were never something to which Chloe Dygert paid much attention, not when there were pick-up basketball games and a million other things on her mind while growing up near Indianapolis. Not even four years ago, when the London Games captured the world's imagination. Dygert is a relative newcomer to bike racing. Not all that long ago, she was still focused on hoops and other more mainstream American sports, and the idea that she might someday compete for her country on two wheels amounted to — well, a preposterous proposition. "Honestly, it was never really something I watched," she ...
Sean McAdam talks with Toucher & Rich about what Dave Dombrowski and the Red Sox might try and do before Sunday's trade deadline.
SI.com's Albert Breer talks about Patriots linebacker Jamie Collins missing the first day of camp. Breer discusses with Toucher & Rich the possibility that his contract situation could play a role in his absence.
Today (Friday): Light rain through noontime. Heavier rain in southern New England. Highs in the upper 70s. Overnight Friday Night: Mainly clear. Lows in the mid 60s. Saturday: Mix of clouds and sun. Best beach day. Highs in the mid 80s.