Stories by Jimmy Golen

Monday, Oct. 10, 2016

Indians sweep; Ortiz's career ends

BOSTON - While the Cleveland Indians celebrated a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox for a three-game sweep and a berth in the AL Championship Series, the Boston fans demanded to see David Ortiz one ...
By Jimmy Golen

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016

Indians have a chance to sweep Red Sox out of playoffs

The Cleveland Indians arrived in Boston with a 2-0 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series and a chance to eliminate the Red Sox in Game 3 today. 
By Jimmy Golen

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016

Ortiz is going out in style

Entering the final weekend of his final season, David Ortiz was leading the league in doubles, slugging percentage and OPS.
By Jimmy Golen

Monday, July 25, 2016

Volleyball is ready to shine in Rio de Janeiro

Sand, sun and samba. Even on a royal parade ground in the middle of staid London, the Olympic beach volleyball competition four years ago pulsated to the music of a DJ while dance teams jiggled ...
By Jimmy Golen

Friday, July 15, 2016

Brady drops appeal of his four-game suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Tom Brady said on Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game "Deflategate" suspension, ending his fight in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL ...
By Jimmy Golen

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Film to provide look at life of beach volleyball star

Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings is the subject of a new documentary, and to get any closer to what's going on inside the three-time Olympic gold medalist you would need an X-ray.
By Jimmy Golen

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Celtics beat Hawks to even series

BOSTON - Isaiah Thomas scored 28 points, hitting a corner 3-pointer with 30 seconds left in overtime and then adding a pair of clinching free throws as the Boston Celtics beat the Hawks 104-95 on ...
By Jimmy Golen

Monday, April 18, 2016

Ethiopians sweep Boston Marathon titles

BOSTON - The Ethiopians ran past the Kenyans on their way to the Boston Marathon finish line Monday and nearly swept them off the victory podium.
By Jimmy Golen

Sunday, April 17, 2016

Boston Marathon celebrates 50 years of women in the race

BOSTON - When Joan Benoit Samuelson was in high school in the 1970s, the longest distance she was allowed to run was a half-mile.
By Jimmy Golen

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Belichick's decisions questioned

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - You still see T-shirts around the home of the New England Patriots with coach Bill Belichick's scowling face and the mantra "In Bill We Trust."
By Jimmy Golen

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016

Brady in awe over playoff success

On Sunday, Tom Brady will play in the AFC Championship Game for the fifth time in a row and the 10th time in his career, extending what was already an NFL record.
By Jimmy Golen

Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016

Patriots return to form, AFC title game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The Patriots’ late-season slump didn’t mean much when the playoffs came to New England. Kansas City’s 11-game winning streak mattered even less.
By Jimmy Golen

Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

Status of Patriots' Jones is uncertain

New England coach Bill Belichick refused to say whether Chander Jones would be benched for today's game with the Chiefs.
By Jimmy Golen

Friday, Jan. 1, 2016

Canadiens use Patriot mojo to beat Bruins

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Mike Condon stopped 27 shots to help Montreal beat Boston 5-1 on Friday at the Winter Classic.
By Jimmy Golen

Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015

Women's pro, oldtimers game serve as Winter Classic prelude

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Since the NHL first experimented with outdoor games more than a decade ago, the Winter Classic has grown into a festival of fresh air hockey that this year included for the ...
By Jimmy Golen

Saturday, Dec. 12, 2015

Golden State hangs on to beat Boston in double overtime

BOSTON - Stephen Curry scored 38 points with 11 rebounds and eight assists and the Golden State Warriors improved to 24-0 this season by outlasting the Boston Celtics 124-119 in double overtime ...
By Jimmy Golen

Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015

Patriots eager to move on from scandal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots' fourth Super Bowl banner will be unveiled tonight. The fans will have their chance to shower quarterback Tom Brady with adulation. Oh, yeah, they'll ...
By Jimmy Golen

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2015

Red Sox bring in ex-Tigers boss Dombrowski to run club

BOSTON - New Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski thought enough of the team to pick Boston over other suitors.
By Jimmy Golen

Friday, Aug 14, 2015

Brady makes brief show in Patriots' 22-11 loss to Packers

Tom Brady had better hope his legal defense is better than his football defense.
By Jimmy Golen

Saturday, Aug 8, 2015

Volleyball star May-Treanor back on sand

For three-time Olympic gold medalist Misty May-Treanor, returning to the AVP tour has been more of a reunion than a comeback.
By Jimmy Golen
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