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Watch Boston Bruins-New York Islanders Game Online (Live Stream)

The All-Star break is over and the Boston Bruins are on the road for a Thursday night matchup against the New York Islanders Puck drop is scheduled for shortly after 7 pm. The game will be broadcast live on NESN and can be heard on 98.5 The Sports Hub. Bruins fans outside of the New England region will be able to watch a live stream through NHL GameCenter live on your computer...
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Daniel Nava, Red Sox Agree To One-Year Contract Reportedly Worth $1.85M

Daniel Nava once again will get the chance to compete for a spot in the Boston Red Sox’s outfield. Nava and the Red Sox avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract Thursday. CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that Nava’s deal is worth $1.85 million, quite the far cry from the $1 Boston signed him for in 2008. The 31-year...
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Vince Wilfork: Steve Belichick Will Be ‘A Good Coach In The Future’

CHANDLER, Ariz. — The only assistant coach on the New England Patriots’ staff who isn’t allowed to speak to the media is listed broadly as a “coaching assistant.” Steve Belichick, the head coach’s son, is usually seen at Patriots practice working with special teams or defense. It’s unknown what exactly he does on staff, but he’s well respected, especially among...
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Josh McDaniels: Tom Brady Is Like A Big Brother To Jimmy Garoppolo

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Forget DeflateGate, ineligible receivers or Brandon Browner’s comments urging New England Patriots teammates to further injure the Seattle Seahawks. The most absurd controversy of the Patriots’ Super Bowl XLIX season was when quarterback Tom Brady didn’t congratulate his backup Jimmy Garoppolo for throwing a meaningless touchdown against the Kansas City...
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Earl Thomas Blasts NFL For Giving Him Drug Test After Shoulder Recovery

Earl Thomas’ shoulder appears to be healing quite well. As for his feelings? Well, that’s a different story. The Seattle Seahawks safety was a full participant in his team’s practice Wednesday, a week and a half after dislocating his shoulder in the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. He appears ready to go for Super Bowl XLIX against...
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Tom Brady Dresses As Joe Montana In Adorable Throwback Thursday Post (Photo)

Tom Brady will be looking to catch up to Joe Montana on Sunday when he goes against the Seattle Seahawks for his fourth Super Bowl ring, but it won’t be the first time the New England Patriots quarterback tried to be like Joe Cool. Brady added to his history of amazing Facebook posts with a “Throwback Thursday” photo of himself dressed as the San Francisco 49ers quarterback...
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NFL, officials, Carroll disagree on ineligible player rules

PHOENIX — Somewhere, Bill Belichick is cackling. The New England Patriots head coach continues to confuse the entire NFL over his ineligible-receiver formation. Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll mistakenly announced during his Thursday news conference that the NFL had a new signal to identify the New England Patriots’ ineligible players. NFL VP of officiating Dean...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Islanders

The Boston Bruins are in Long Island for their final regular-season game against the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum. The Isles are moving to Brooklyn for next season, but they aren’t finished racking up wins and making memories at the Coliseum. The Islanders were led by captain John Tavares and goaltender Jaroslav Halak to an impressive 4-1 win over the New York Rangers...
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Blandino: Deflategate no sting; PSI in footballs not logged in

PHOENIX — It’s Walt Anderson’s word against the New England Patriots’. The NFL has no proof that the NFL referee checked the PSI in the Patriots’ footballs prior to the AFC Championship Game, the league’s VP of officiating Dean Blandino told a group of reporters after a news conference Thursday. NFL officials don’t log the PSI in footballs. They either approve them...
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Henry Owens, Boston Red Sox High In Keith Law’s 2015 Prospect Rankings

This embed is invalid" /> ESPN.com’s Keith Law thinks very highly of the Boston Red Sox minor league system. Law released his annual prospect rankings this week and three Red Sox farmhands appear on his 2015 list. The ESPN insider concluded that Boston has the fifth-best farm system in Major League Baseball going into this season. Catcher Blake Swihart...
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Bruins Return To Action As Underdogs Against Red-Hot Islanders

The Boston Bruins will return from the All-Star break on Thursday night to take on the New York Islanders as +115 moneyline underdogs at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Bruins return to action with 57 points, putting them six points back of the third-place Montreal Canadiens in the Atlantic Division and in control of the second and final Wild Card spot in the Eastern...
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Arizona Attempts To Contain Measles Outbreak Days Before Super Bowl

Tom Brady’s cold isn’t the only illness that’s making waves in the days leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. Arizona health officials are tracking more than 1,000 people who might have been exposed to measles, The New York Times reports. The state has confirmed seven cases of the highly contagious virus, with two of those being found in Maricopa County, the site of Sunday’s...
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Patriots, Seahawks Molded Sealver Siliga Into A Super Bowl Starter

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Sealver Siliga was lost 15 months ago. The New England Patriots defensive tackle had just been released from the Seattle Seahawks’ practice squad, and he was sitting at home wondering what was next. Some players never get another chance after being released, let alone being released from a practice squad. “There was a bunch of stuff that ran through my...
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Indianapolis Columnist Compares Patriots DeflateGate To 1919 Black Sox

This embed is invalid" /> Raise your hand if you think deflating footballs is equivalent to fixing the World Series. OK, Gregg Doyel. Put your hand down. Doyel, a columnist for The Indianapolis Star, suggested Thursday on WEEI’s “Dennis and Callahan” that the New England Patriots’ DeflateGate controversy is on par with the 1919 Black Sox scandal...
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Xander Bogaerts Hoping Offseason Regimen Yields Big Things For Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> The New England Patriots can only hope to return from Arizona half as pleased as Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts. Bogaerts worked out this offseason at the EXOS performance institute in Phoenix (the host city of Super Bowl XLIX) in the hopes of hitting the ground running in 2015. The 22-year-old is confident his new...
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Marshawn Lynch: ‘I Don’t Know What Story (Media) Are Trying To Get Out Of Me’

Marshawn Lynch reached his breaking point Thursday. The Seattle Seahawks running back has been kicking the media’s butt in an ongoing game of chicken this week leading up to the Super Bowl. Lynch has gone out of his way to offer little or nothing during his mandatory media sessions. Thursday, the running back opened up a bit in a bizarre lecture to the assembled reporters. The...
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NFL to assist Seahawks in ID'ing Pats' ineligible receiver sets

PHOENIX — NFL officials are now making up new signals on the fly. Head coach Pete Carroll said Thursday at the Seattle Seahawks’ team hotel that officials will use a signal to identify which New England Patriots players are ineligible in Super Bowl XLIX. The signal will look like one used by officials for a missed extra-point. Officials previously announced which player was...
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Matt Chatham: Russell Wilson’s Scrambling Presents Challenge To Patriots

Darrelle Revis and Richard Sherman have their own unique strengths and weaknesses, and both are all-world cornerbacks. That’s something we can all agree on. It might be debatable which one is better, but it’s not debatable who will have a tougher time containing a scrambling quarterback in Super Bowl XLIX. As great a legend as Tom Brady is, the three...
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Tom Brady Expects To Be 100 Percent For Super Bowl Despite Nagging Cold

CHANDLER, Ariz. — Breaking news: Tom Brady is mortal and prone to the common cold. That’s what the New England Patriots quarterback is dealing with this week as his team prepares for their Super Bowl XLIX matchup with the Seattle Seahawks. Brady continued to sound congested during his meeting with reporters Thursday at the team’s hotel. “I think I’ve been through it plenty...
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Super Bowl Prop Bets: Marshawn Lynch TD Celebration Among Seahawks’ Wagers

Seattle faces New England on Sunday in Super Bowl XLIX, with the Patriots hovering around one-point or two-point favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. However, there are plenty of prop bets to consider as you wager on Sunday’s big game. The most offbeat Seahawks-specific wager involves running back Marshawn Lynch. He has been in the news due to fines related to his...
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Billy Joel Returns To Fenway Park July 16; Tickets Go On Sale Feb. 6

Billy Joel is coming back to Boston. The world-famous performer entertained fans in Boston in 2014, and he’ll make his return in 2015. Joel will play a show at Fenway Park on July 16, the Boston Red Sox announced Thursday. Tickets for the show go on sale to the public on Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. ET. “How awesome is it that as we dig out of a New England blizzard...
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Belichick, Brady can't imagine Hall of Fame without Seau

CHANDLER, Ariz. — If Junior Seau isn’t elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, then Tom Brady and Bill Belichick will have an issue with the selection committee. Seau played four seasons with the New England Patriots from 2006 to 2009, appearing in 38 games, recording 4.5 sacks and 121 tackles. Seau is a first-time Hall of Fame finalist this season, and Belichick...
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Christian Vazquez Has Look Of Leader Going Into Red Sox’s 2015 Season

This embed is invalid" /> Baseball never stops for Christian Vazquez. Vazquez again played winter ball in Puerto Rico this offseason despite cracking Boston’s major league roster in 2014. The 24-year-old catcher also texted former Red Sox captain Jason Varitek in an effort to better himself as both a catcher and a leader. “Of course, that’s important...
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Rex Ryan On False Fire Alarms: Bill Belichick ‘Probably Did It Himself’

You can call him Detective Rex Ryan. The New England Patriots have been the victims of two false fire alarms at their team hotel during Super Bowl week, with the first waking them up in the middle of the night Tuesday and the latest incident occurring just before 5 a.m. local time Thursday. While the culprit(s) behind the little stunts is unknown, the new head coach of the Buffalo...
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Tom Brady: ‘I Certainly Hope (Peyton Manning) Comes Back’

CHANDLER, Ariz. — The New England Patriots will play the Denver Broncos again next season, and Tom Brady hopes his old rival is on the other sideline. Brady said Thursday at the Patriots team hotel that he doesn’t want Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning to retire. “What a great player he’s been for this league,” Brady said. “He’s a great competitor, and I’ve been...
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