Jimmy Golen, The Associated Press

Jimmy Golen

The Associated Press

Boston, MA, United States

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  • WBUR
  • CBS 8 San Diego
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Recent articles by Jimmy:

CTE: Ex-MLS player becomes 1st in the league diagnosed with brain disease

Researchers have diagnosed chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a Major League Soccer player for the first time. → Read More

Big league sons making own names in majors

Growing up as the son of a major league ballplayer, Terry Francona knew the rules: “Talk only when spoken to, or I’d be spanked.” → Read More

Big league sons making own names in majors

Growing up as the son of a major league ballplayer, Terry Francona knew the rules: “Talk only when spoken to, or I’d be spanked.” → Read More

New names – and Rory McIlroy – top U.S. Open leaderboard

Five of the top six on the leaderboard played their way onto The Country Club course through qualifying. The other was four-time major winner Rory McIlroy. → Read More

Golf schism the talk of The Country Club

BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau called his move to the LIV Golf series “a business decision,” and a difficult one at that. The 2020 U.S. Open champion, who as recently as 10 days ago had said he was sticking with the PGA Tour, offered his first comments about his change of heart Monday after a practice round at The County Club. “At the end of the day, it’s a business decision for my… → Read More

Curry comes up limping after mad scramble in Warriors loss

BOSTON (AP) — Bodies were scattered across the parquet floor, diving after a loose ball late in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. Stephen Curry emerged from the pile limping. Draymond Green came out of it with his sixth foul. The Warriors’ last chance at a comeback victory ended with 3½ minutes left on Wednesday […] → Read More

Bruins fire head coach Bruce Cassidy

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — The Boston Bruins have fired coach Bruce Cassidy, who led them to the Stanley Cup Final in 2019, the best record in the league the next year and at least 1… → Read More

Bruins fire coach Cassidy after 1st-round playoff exit

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have fired coach Bruce Cassidy, who led them to the Stanley Cup Final in 2019, the best record in the league the next year and at least 100 points in each of his four full non-pandemic seasons behind the bench.Bruins general manager Don Sweeney announced the move Monday night, three weeks after the team's first-round playoff loss to the Carolina Hurricanes. → Read More

Butler scores 47 points, Heat beat Celtics to force Game 7

BOSTON (AP) — Jimmy Butler had 47 points, nine rebounds and eight assists and the Miami Heat forced the Eastern Conference finals to a decisive seventh game by beating the Boston Celtics 111-103 on Friday night. Ten years after LeBron James had 45 points in Boston to help the Heat avoid Game 6 elimination en […] → Read More

Three 7s: NHL has Game 7 tripleheader on tap for Saturday

BOSTON (AP) — The players dream of it. The fans look forward to it. → Read More

Bruins force Game 7 with win over Hurricanes

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Brad Marchand scored one goal and assisted on another, and Jeremy Swayman stopped 23 shots to lead the Boston Bruins past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thu… → Read More

Celtics falter late in loss to Bucks

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Bobby Portis made a putback off Giannis Antetokounmpo’s missed free throw with 15 seconds left, Jrue Holiday snuffed Marcus Smart on Boston’s fi… → Read More

Marchand, Swayman give Bruins life in series vs. Hurricanes

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists on Friday night to help the Boston Bruins take their first lead against the Hurricanes all season — and hold onto … → Read More

Red Sox suffer power outage against Ohtani, Angels

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — Shohei Ohtani struck out 11 over seven shutout innings, had two hits and drove in a run in the Los Angeles Angels’ 8-0 win over the Boston Red Sox on … → Read More

Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women’s Boston Marathon

BOSTON (AP) — Peres Jepchirchir celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Boston Marathon women’s division by winning a see-saw sprint down Boylston Street on Monday as the race returned t… → Read More

Olympic champ Jepchirchir wins 50th women’s Boston Marathon

Running shoulder to shoulder for most of the course, the reigning Olympic champion and Ethiopia’s Ababel Yeshaneh traded places eight times in the final mile, with Jepchirchir pulling ahead for good in the final 385 yards. The Kenyan finished in 2 hours, 21 minutes, 1 seconds, four seconds ahead. → Read More

Boston Marathon marks 50th anniversary of welcoming women

Women were officially allowed into the race in 1972, but some ran it without approval as early as 1966. → Read More

Boston Marathon marks 50th anniversary of allowing women to enter prestigious race

The first women who dared to attempt the 26.2-mile run from Hopkinton to Boston's Back Bay faced sneers and catcalls, administrative roadblocks and even physical violence from an organization originally formed to encourage the pursuit of “manly sports.” → Read More

Boston Marathon marks 50th anniversary of welcoming women

Women were officially allowed into the race in 1972, but some ran it without approval as early as 1966. → Read More

Red Sox hope to build on surprising run to ALCS

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer BOSTON — The Red Sox had the advantage of low expectations last season, when they were coming off a last-place finish and their second straight season without a pla… → Read More