FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2014, file photo, former Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson is joined by WNBA President Laurel Richie as they pose for photographers after a news conference in front of Staples Center in Los Angeles. Johnson is part of a group buying the Los Angeles Sparks of the WNBA. At upper left is a statue of Johnson. Richie is ready for the games to begin after a turbulent offseason. Richie faced the first major challenges of her presidency, including overseeing negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement and the sale of the Sparks to a group headed by Johnson. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

President says WNBA in ‘good place’

WNBA President Laurel J. Richie is heading to Minnesota as part of the league’s opening weekend and help the Lynx unveil their 2013 champion…

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia (15) is congratulated at the top of the dugout by manager John Farrell, left,catcher A.J. Pierzynski and Mike Napoli, second from right, following his solo home run off Texas Rangers' Robbie Ross in the seventh inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 11, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Red Sox drop the Rangers 5-2

Boston Red Sox right-hander John Lackey felt right at home, putting on his boots and a wide-brim cowboy hat after another solid outing.