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03/28/2012 - 7:01am
Magic's group wins bid to buy Dodgers

The group that includes Lakers legend Magic Johnson agreed Tuesday night to buy the Dodgers for a record $2 billion. Mark Walter, chief executive officer of the financial services firm Guggenheim Partners, willl become the controlling owner.

Frank McCourt, the previous owner, will acquire land surrounding Dodger Stadium, including its parking lots, for $150 million.

"I am thrilled to be part of the historic Dodger franchise and intend to build on the fantastic foundation laid by Frank McCourt as we drive the Dodgers back to the front page of the sports section in our wonderful community of Los Angeles," Johnson said in a statement.

McCourt purchased the team along with Dodger Stadium and land around the park in 2004 for $430 million, but his tenure was marked by controversy. Following a divorce settlement with his wife, Jamie, and a dispute with Major League Baseball, McCourt filed for bankruptcy. The team's sale must be approved...

03/27/2012 - 10:11pm
Insurance plan: B's pad lead with win

On a night the Bruins honored Zdeno Chara for passing the 1,000-game plateau in his NHL career, the captain matched a career-high with three assists as Boston beat the Lightning, 5-2, Tuesday at TD Garden. Benoit Pouliot scored into wide open net with 8:26 left in the third period to break a 2-2 tie and give the Bruins a vital two points, pushing them five points ahead of second-place Ottawa in the Northeast Division.

Steven Stamkos fired a wrist shot past Tim Thomas on the short side for his NHL-leading 54th goal of the season, putting Tampa Bay ahead, 1-0, at the 5:03 mark of the first. 

Shawn Thornton put in a rebound of a Chara shot after Chara took the puck at the Lightning blue line and skated across the offensive zone and rushed the net. Just minutes later Thornton had a golden opportunity for his second goal of the night when he had a clean breakaway but Dwayne Roloson stopped this shot to keep the game tied, 1-1. 

Thornton...

03/27/2012 - 9:28pm
UMass bows to Stanford in NIT semis

UMass point guard Chaz Williams scored a game-high 19 points Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, but the Minutemen fell to Stanford, 74-64, in the semifinals of the NIT.

Anthony Brown scored 18 points for the Cardinal (25-11), who advance to Thursday's title game against either Washington or Minnesota.

Stanford led by three at the half, 36-33, and kept a slim lead for most of the second period. UMass (25-12) only led once in the final 36 minutes, at 50-49 with 8:05 remaining after a long 3-pointer from Freddie Riley. Brown answered for Stanford 30 seconds later with a longer 3-pointer.

It was a three-pint game with four minutes left when Brown hit a short jumper to start a 9-1 run. UMass got no closer than six the rest of the way.


03/27/2012 - 6:33pm
John Lackey apologizes for comment

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox issued an apology from John Lackey Tuesday afternoon in which the pitcher apologized for a comment made in a Boston Globe article. Lackey was quoted in the story as saying, "Guys having a beer after their start has been going on for the last 100 years. This is retarded. It's not like we were sitting up there doing it every night. It's not even close to what people think.''

In the team-released statement, Lackey's apologized: "I apologize for my thoughtless choice of words that appeared in print earlier today. I meant no harm, and I am sorry to all I offended."

Lackey has been rehabbing his right elbow after undergoing Tommy John surgery. He is expected to remain with the Red Sox after the conclusion of spring training.

To read the Globe story click here. For more Red Sox news,...

03/27/2012 - 5:30pm
Beckett optimistic after latest outing

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Making his sixth spring training appearance, Josh Beckett threw five shutout innings against the Rays Tuesday, allowing just one hit while striking out five and walking three. The righty threw 84 pitches, 49 of which were strikes.

"I’ve still got one more. Yeah, I mean it’s definitely sneaking up on us. Yeah, as far as arm strength and stuff goes (I’m ready)," said Beckett after the 8-0 win over Tampa Bay at JetBlue Park. "There’s still things you’ve got to figure out during the season, too. I don’t think anybody…I if you hit the ground running in April, you’re probably not very old. Spring training is, in my opinion, a little bit long. But it’s to get everybody ready."

Beckett, who hasn't allowed more than two hits in any of his spring outings, said he was mindful of how he approached an American League rival team heading into the regular season. The...

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