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Giants Stampede Past Royals For 11-4 Win To Even World Series At 2-2

SAN FRANCISCO — Pablo Sandoval’s single set up the tying run in the fifth inning before he followed with a go-ahead, two-run single in the sixth to send the San Francisco Giants surging past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 Saturday at a raucous AT&T Park. Hunter Pence, eyes ablaze, had three hits, three RBIs and a terrific sliding catch in the ninth inning, and Joe Panik hit...
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Hockey East Roundup: No. 6 Boston College Downs UMass-Amherst 4-1

Boston College faced another Hockey East test this weekend, and this time they passed with flying colors. Massachusetts (2-3-0) and the No. 6 Eagles (3-1-0) entered Saturday night’s contest at Kelley Rink tied for second place in the Hockey East standings, but the Eagles scored three unanswered goals to hand the Minutemen a 4-1 loss. Freshman forward Alex Tuch got BC on the...
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Bruins Notes: David Krejci Extends Point Streak To Six Games In Win Over Leafs

David Krejci’s importance to the Boston Bruins offense has been very noticeable since he returned to the lineup on Oct. 13 after missing the first three games of the regular season. The 28-year-old first-line center — who led the B’s in scoring last season with 69 points — has tallied a team-leading eight points (three goals, five assists) in seven games this campaign. Boston’s...
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Daniel Paille’s Perfect Pass Sets Up Key Goal In Bruins’ Win (Video)

The Boston Bruins were stellar in basically every facet of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night, including the penalty kill. In fact, they didn’t settle for just killing off Toronto’s penalties. Instead, Bruins center Gregory Campbell netted a shorthanded goal off a beautiful pass from winger Daniel Paille to give the B’s a three-goal lead in the third...
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Lee Nguyen’s First Half Goal Lifts Revolution To 1-0 Win Over Toronto FC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Major League Soccer MVP candidate Lee Nguyen scored the only goal of the game as the New England Revolution earned a 1-0 win over Toronto FC on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Nguyen’s goal pushed his season total to 18, tied for third in MLS this season and the second-highest total by a midfielder in MLS history. New England (17-13-4, 55 pts.) took the lead...
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Dougie Hamilton Tallies Three Points In Excellent Performance vs. Leafs

Dougie Hamilton is one of the Bruins defensemen who must play at a high level while Boston is without injured captain Zdeno Chara for the next four to six weeks. Hamilton’s performance Saturday night was an indication that he’s capable of answering this challenge. The Ontario native, who attended many Toronto Maple Leafs games as a kid, helped the Bruins defeat his hometown...
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Gregory Campbell: Bruins’ Depth Key In 4-1 Win Over Maple Leafs (Video)

The Boston Bruins were rock solid both offensively and defensively Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bruins center Gregory Campbell was a key part of his team’s offensive success as his shorthanded goal in the third period gave the B’s a 3-0 lead. Campbell noted that the entire team needed to step up in the absence of star defenseman Zdeno Chara, who will miss...
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Tuukka Rask Stops Leafs’ Tyler Bozak With Great First Period Save (Video)

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask had 32 saves against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday night, but one save was particularly noteworthy. Rask stopped Maple Leafs center Tyler Bozak’s point-blank effort from the slot to keep the momentum in the Bruins’ favor during the first period. The Bruins went on to defeat Toronto with a final score of 4-1 and improve to 5-5 on the...
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Ottawa Senators Hold Coordinated Ceremony For Fallen Soldiers (Video)

OTTAWA, Ontario — The Ottawa Senators and New Jersey Devils participated in an emotional pregame ceremony Saturday night to honor slain soldiers Cpl. Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. As fans waved mini-Canadian flags and glow sticks, players from the Senators and Devils joined together around center ice while military personnel from Cirillo’s division and local...
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Carl Soderberg Gives Bruins Early Lead Against Maple Leafs (Video)

Carl Soderberg helped the Boston Bruins strike first against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. Soderberg scored on the power play after being set up perfectly by defenseman Dougie Hamilton and forward Patrice Bergeron, who earned his 500th career point with the assist. The goal gave the Bruins early momentum as they jumped to a 1-0 lead in the first period. Check out Soderberg’s...
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Bruins’ Penalty Kill Excels In First Period Against Maple Leafs (Video)

The Boston Bruins started Saturday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on the penalty kill, but strong defensive play prevented them from falling behind early. The Bruins were able to get sticks in the shooting lanes of Toronto’s players, taking away the middle of the ice and forcing them to go to the outside. Bruins center Carl Soderberg eventually scored the only goal...
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Michigan’s Student Newspaper Bails On Football Team During Blowout Loss

There’s sad, there’s depressing, and then there’s the 2014 Michigan football team. The once-proud program has been a complete disaster this season, entering the weekend with a 3-4 record and struggling so badly that it virtually gave tickets away for free at a recent home game. The sad state of affairs continued in Saturday’s game against Michigan State. After the No. 8...
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Boston College Holds Off Late Comeback To Down Wake Forest 23-17

Wake Forest has yet to win a game in the ACC this year, but it gave Boston College all it could handle in the fourth quarter Saturday. The Eagles (5-3, 2-2 ACC) built a 20-point fourth-quarter lead over the Demon Deacons (2-6, 0-4 ACC) but needed an interception from defensive back Justin Simmons with 2:06 remaining to hang on for a 23-17 win in Winston-Salem, N.C. Boston College...
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Torey Krug Answers Tough Questions From Youth Hockey Players (Video)

The Haverhill Valley Jr. Warriors joined ‘Bruins Faceoff Live’ on Pee Wee Saturday and got the chance to ask Boston Bruins defenseman Torey Krug some questions. The topics ranged from the 23-year-old’s favorite hockey player as a kid, when he started skating and what he does for his pregame routine. Hear Krug’s answers to these questions in the video above. Thumbnail...
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Kids Challenge David Krejci To Sing-Off On ‘Bruins Small Talk’ (Video)

When it comes to singing, Boston Bruins center David Krejci shouldn’t quit his day job. The Bruins’ alternate captain was challenged to a sing-off and also faced tough questions from some youngsters on this week’s edition of “Bruins Small Talk.” Spoiler alert: Krejci lost the sing-off. Krejci also gave advice to young hockey players and revealed his favorite zoo animals...
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Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron Scores 500th Career NHL Point (VIDEO)

Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron reached the 500th-point milestone Saturday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bergeron assisted Carl Soderberg’s power-play goal in the first period. The Quebec native now has 184 goals and 316 assists in 669 career NHL games. He is the 13th player in Bruins history to reach this mark, and he moves one point ahead of Hockey Hall of Famer...
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Mississippi State’s Josh Robinson Just Broke A Million Tackles (Video)

No. 1-ranked Mississippi State has been impossible to take down this year. On Saturday, so was Josh Robinson. In the third quarter of the Bulldogs’ SEC clash against Kentucky, Robinson took the handoff from quarterback Dak Prescott and didn’t seem to be going anywhere. What happened next — well, we’ll just let the video do the talking. ...
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Bruins-Leafs Live: Boston Plays Phil Kessel, Toronto For First Time In 2014-15

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Report: Chandler Jones could miss rest of season

The New England Patriots could be without another key defensive player for the remainder of the season. After the Patriots lost linebacker Jerod Mayo and running back Stevan Ridley to season-ending knee injuries last Thursday against the New York Jets, it was reported that defensive end Chandler Jones likely would miss a month with a hip injury suffered in the same game. While...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Leafs

Longtime rivals the Boston Bruins and Toronto Maple Leafs will meet for the first time this season Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre. It’s Boston’s first game without captain and top defenseman Zdeno Chara, who is expected to be sidelined four to six weeks with a torn PCL suffered in Thursday’s 3-2 loss to the New York Islanders. The Bruins called up young defensemen...
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Luis Suarez Makes Muted Impact In Barcelona Debut, Loss To Real Madrid

Luis Suarez already is one of Barcelona’s most important players and he will remain so going forward. We honestly weren’t sure what to expect when one of world soccer’s most combustible characters debuted for his new team in one of the sport’s most white-hot occasions. Like much of the world, all we could do was watch. Suarez, 27, finally played his first game in anger for...
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Tom Brady Wins Facebook Again With Another Brilliant Post (Photo)

Tom Brady has been showing his humorous side a lot this season on Facebook and his posts just keep getting better. A few days after posting a goofy photo of himself with the caption, “We are on to Chicago” and another one of himself cheering on his hometown San Francisco Giants with an invisible baseball bat, he posted a photoshopped picture of himself fighting a real bear in...
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WATCH: 5-year-old fan cries over Zdeno Chara's injury

Boston Bruins fans know just how you feel, Abby Concanon. The adorable 5-year-old girl from Milton, Mass., was hit hard by the news that Zdeno Chara would be sidelined four to six weeks with a knee injury. Abby was brought to tears just thinking about six weeks without the Bruins captain on the ice as she talked about his injury with her mom in a video the New England Hockey Journal...
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Dwyane Wade Trolls Himself By Videobombing His Own Interview (Video)

The Miami Heat have mastered the art of videobombing over the last few years and just because LeBron James is gone, it doesn’t mean they’re about to stop doing it any time soon. Following the Heat’s preseason finale victory against the Memphis Grizzlies, Dwyane Wade did a brief postgame interview and was videobombed by rookie point guard Shabazz Napier. But right after the...
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WATCH: 350-pound Arkansas lineman throws TD pass

The quarterback position requires the ability to move gracefully in the pocket and make quick, accurate throws. At 350 pounds, Arkansas offensive lineman Sebastian Tretola doesn’t seem like a strong candidate to excel at the job, but he proved otherwise in Saturday’s game against UAB. After taking a surprise snap in the red zone on a trick play, Tretola faced some defensive pressure...
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