Celtics http://wamc.org en WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-62 <p>In baseball, Baltimore beat the Red Sox 8-5 last night. Manny Machado's three-run homer capped a five-run ninth inning for Baltimore. Boston couldn’t hold the lead on a night when their nearly 10-year and 820 game home sellout streak ended.</p><p>Elsewhere in the American League, the Yankees-Indians game in Cleveland was rained out. Toronto beat Detroit 8-6. Tampa Bay shut out Texas 2-0. Kansas City beat Minnesota 3-0. Oakland cruised ahead of the Angels 11-5 and Houston bested Seattle 8-3.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 12:12:11 +0000 Jaired Crofut 61977 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-49 <p>In the NBA, it's now a five-game winning streak for the New York Knicks and a five-game losing skid for the Boston Celtics. J.R. Smith poured in 32 points and Carmelo Anthony added 29 as the Knicks hammered the Celtics 100-85 in Boston. The game was tied at 35 until the Knicks scored 14 straight points to take control. The Celtics committed 20 turnovers compared to eight for the Knicks.</p><p>Elsewhere, Minnesota beat Detroit 105-82 and Dallas edged ahead of the Clippers 109-102.</p> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:05:12 +0000 Jaired Crofut 60787 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update http://wamc.org/post/wamc-morning-edition-sports-update-33 <p>In the NBA, Avery Bradley had a team-high 22 points, five assists and seven rebounds and the Celtics picked up their third straight win by beating the 76ers 109-101 in Philadelphia last night. Paul Pierce finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds as the Celtics pulled within 1 ½ games of Chicago and Brooklyn for fourth place in the conference. Oklahoma City downed the Lakers 112-105. Kevin Durant had 27 points for the Thunder, who tied a league record with no turnovers. Lakers guard Kobe Bryant ended up with 30 points after leaving the game with a right elbow injury in the first quarter. Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:34:07 +0000 Jaired Crofut 59208 at http://wamc.org WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update