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Liverpool-Real Madrid Preview: Reds Must Use Elements, Surprise To Advantage

Liverpool isn’t yet in a place where an opponent knows how the Reds will play but is powerless to stop them from winning. Liverpool still is developing as a team, but the 2014-15 season waits for no one. Liverpool now faces the toughest of tests, as Real Madrid comes to Anfield for a UEFA Champions League game Wednesday. The marquee game pits two of the most successful and prestigious...
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Bruins Notes: Strong Special Teams Propel Boston To Win Over Sharks

BOSTON — Special teams can often be the deciding factor when two Stanley Cup contenders square off, and that was the case Tuesday night in the Bruins’ 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks at TD Garden. Boston won this battle and showed great improvement on the power play, where it scored twice in three opportunities. Brad Marchand opened the scoring in the first period with his first...
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Giants Make Statement With 7-1 Win Over Royals In World Series Opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence homered early and the Giants showed off their October poise, shutting down the Royals 7-1 on Tuesday night in the World Series opener. From the get-go, the Giants simply did...
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Dining Playbook: Billy And Jenny Chat With Papagayo Owner Chris Damian

Assembly Square in Somerville is the place to be these days, as the recently-developed area along the Mystic River features a number of shops, restaurants and places of entertainment. Highlighting the new restaurants is Papagayo, a Mexican kitchen and tequila bar that boasts some delicious guacamole. Hear more about the exciting new restaurant from owner Chris Damian in the video...
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Gregory Campbell’s Go-Ahead Goal The Result Of Smart Play From Bruins (Video)

As they have in many games so far this season, the Boston Bruins found themselves in a hole entering the third period against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. This time, though, they dug themselves out. Seth Griffith evened the score early in the period with his first career NHL goal. A few minutes later, Gregory Campbell redirected a puck in front of the net for what would...
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Bruins’ Top Line Gives Best Performance Of Season In Win Over Sharks

BOSTON — The Bruins needed their top line to step up and play a solid 60-minute game Tuesday night against one of the NHL’s best teams in the San Jose Sharks. And the Milan Lucic-David Krejci-Seth Griffith trio answered the challenge in a 5-3 win. Patrice Bergeron’s line had its worst game of the season — combining for an even-strength shot differential of minus-20 and zero...
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Seth Griffith Capitalizes For Bruins After Near Misses In Montreal

BOSTON — As Tuukka Rask watched Seth Griffith score his first NHL goal from the other end of the TD Garden ice, one thought went through the goalie’s mind: What took him so long? “Well, he plays on the first line,” Rask said with a smile Tuesday night, “so it’s about time he scores, right?” Yes, that was an obvious joke from the goaltender. Rask was one of many Bruins...
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Milan Lucic Tallies Three Assists For Bruins In Win Over Sharks (Video)

The Boston Bruins have had a sluggish start to their 2014-15 season, but they broke out in a big way Tuesday night. Left winger Milan Lucic certainly did, too. Lucic tallied three assists in the Bruins’ 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks at TD Garden and thought it was an all-around great effort by the Black and Gold. “I think it was our best game of the season so far,”...
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Bruins Remember Reggie Lemelin’s Save In ’88 Wales Conference Finals (Video)

The Boston Bruins have a lot of great playoff memories as an Original Six team, and one earned the DCU Save of the Game in a look back during NESN30 Night at TD Garden. The B’s played the New Jersey Devils in the 1988 Wales Conference Finals, and the series went to a decisive Game 7. Luckily, the Black and Gold were on their A-game that night. Boston goaltender Reggie Lemelin...
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Kansas City, San Francisco Libraries Get In Most Polite Twitter Fight

Twitter arguments are rarely civilized, but they also rarely involve public libraries. The Kansas City and San Francisco public libraries squared off behind their computer monitors ahead of Game 1 of the Royals and Giants’ World Series matchup Tuesday, and you’ll never see a more polite argument. In fact, it starts with them recommending some light reading to one another Hey...
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Patrice Bergeron’s Goal Lifts Bruins Over Leafs In Overtime Thriller (Video)

If you’re a Boston Bruins fan, chances are you remember where you were on the night of May 13, 2013. That’s when the Bruins’ season appeared to be over after they fell behind 4-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. Yet Boston staged an improbable comeback, scoring three goals in just over 10 minutes of play to force overtime at the...
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Bruins’ Seth Griffith Scores First NHL Goal, Has Excellent Celebration (Video)

BOSTON — Welcome to the show, Seth Griffith. The Boston Bruins rookie, who made his debut with the B’s last Monday, beat San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi on Tuesday night for his first career NHL goal. <input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> ...
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David Ortiz Gives Jake Peavy Big Hug, Interrupts Press Conference (Video)

It’s normally pretty rude to burst in on a player’s press conference, especially when it’s before the World Series. But Jake Peavy didn’t seem to mind. That’s because his unexpected visitor was Boston Red Sox slugger and former teammate David Ortiz, who couldn’t resist bringing the proceedings to a momentary halt to say hello to his former teammate. Your browser does...
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NESN Celebrates 30 Years Of Partnership With The Boston Bruins (Video)

The Boston Bruins have been a partner of NESN longer than anyone else, and they celebrated that partnership for NESN30 night at TD Garden during Bruins’ matchup against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. NESN has shown Bruins games for 24 playoff runs, four Stanley Cup Finals, and one Stanley Cup victory, and they’re both grateful for that. “It’s a unique partnership in all...
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Colts Sign Jeff Demps, Former Patriots Returner, To Practice Squad

Remember Jeff Demps? Apparently he hasn’t traded in his football cleats for track spikes just yet. The Indianapolis Colts signed the speedy running back to their practice squad Tuesday along with tight end Konrad Reuland. They released quarterback Dominique Davis and wide receiver Chandler Jones (no, not that Chandler Jones). Demps, who starred on the football field and the track...
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Report: Patriots Expected To Sign Defensive Tackle Alan Branch

The New England Patriots were busy adding pieces to their defensive front seven on Tuesday. The Patriots are expected to sign free-agent defensive tackle Alan Branch, The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young reported Tuesday evening. That news comes after Young reported that defensive end Chandler Jones is expected to miss a month with a hip injury. The Patriots reportedly are trading...
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Brad Marchand Snaps 19-Game Goal Drought With Power-Play Snipe (GIF)

BOSTON — Brad Marchand finally got the monkey off his back Tuesday night. The Boston Bruins winger potted his first goal of the season in the first period, sending a laser past San Jose Sharks goaltender Antti Niemi on the power play. Marchand was held without a goal in each of the Bruins first seven games and also failed to light the lamp during the team’s 12-game playoff...
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Joe Thornton Relives Glory Days, Awesome Haircut With Bruins (Video)

A lot has changed in 17 years since Joe Thornton was drafted first overall by the Boston Bruins in 1997. That includes his hair. The San Jose Sharks center returned to TD Garden on a special night Tuesday, as NESN celebrated the 30th anniversary of its first year on air in 1984. To commemorate the occasion, Thornton caught up with NESN’s Tom Caron, who interviewed the forward for...
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Report: Chandler Jones to miss a month with hip injury

The next four weeks of the New England Patriots’ schedule just became even more difficult. Chandler Jones will miss the next month of the season with a hip injury, a league source told The Boston Globe’s Shalise Manza Young. The Patriots are set to play the Chicago Bears, Denver Broncos and Indianapolis Colts over the next four week, in which they also have a bye. Jones grabbed...
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John Farrell: I ‘Chuckle’ At Rumors About Red Sox Trading Yoenis Cespedes

The Major League Baseball season is over for everyone except the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants, so naturally, the trade rumors have been flying. Some of those recent rumors involve Boston Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported Sunday that the Red Sox might be looking to put Cespedes — who they acquired from the Oakland Athletics...
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Jets Sign Wide Receiver Jeremy Kerley To Four-Year Extension

NEW YORK — Jeremy Kerley always figured he’d stay right where he is. The New York Jets made sure the reliable wide receiver didn’t go anywhere, signing Kerley to a four-year contract extension on Tuesday. Kerley, a fifth-round draft pick in 2011 out of TCU, was due to become an unrestricted free agent after this season. “I love being a Jet and I consider myself a lifetime...
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Report: Back injury could end Nathan Horton's career

There’s a chance we have seen the last of Nathan Horton in an NHL uniform. The back injury that has sidelined the Columbus Blue Jackets winger since April could be a career-ender, sources told The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline. “The Blue Jackets aren’t ready to move on without injured right wing Nathan Horton yet,” Portzline wrote Tuesday. “But optimism is fading...
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C.J. Spiller Placed On Short-Term IR, Could Return Vs. Patriots In Week 17

Turns out C.J. Spiller’s season isn’t done just yet. The Buffalo Bills running back suffered a devastating injury Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, breaking his collarbone at the end of a 53-yard run. Early indications were that Spiller would miss the rest of the regular season after undergoing surgery Monday. On Tuesday, though, the Bills placed the 27-year-old on the reserve...
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Brandon Marshall: I Don’t Regret My Outburst, I Regret It Was Heard

Brandon Marshall isn’t sorry he yelled. He isn’t sorry about anything he said, either. But the Chicago Bears wide receiver is sorry that those outside of the locker room doors heard what he had to say following the team’s 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. Things turned tense in the Chicago locker room after the team fell to 0-3 at home on the season, as Marshall was...
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Bruins-Sharks Live: Boston Aims To Win Back-To-Back Games For First Time In 2014-15

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