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Mike Silver: Tom Brady’s Skills Haven’t Diminished With Age ‘At All’

It’d be disingenuous to say NFL players, particularly quarterbacks, age like fine wines. To prove that point, one has to look no further than 39-year-old QB Peyton Manning, who has helped lead the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl 50 matchup against the Carolina Panthers but has been severely limited by physical issues over the last two seasons and appears poised to retire after...
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Report: Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch Telling People He Plans To Retire

Was the Seattle Seahawks’ loss to the Carolina Panthers in the NFC Divisional Round Marshawn Lynch’s last as an NFL player? It certainly appears that way, as the Seahawks running back has told people close to him he plans to retire, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Sunday, citing sources. Schefter added that Lynch’s teammates are still trying to change his mind. Lynch appeared...
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Watch Real Madrid Vs. Granada La Liga Game Online (Live Stream)

Real Madrid is four points behind rival Barcelona in the La Liga (Spanish first division) title race and it cannot afford to drop points to inferior opponents. Los Blancos will travel to play Granada on Sunday, a team ranked 19th in the league standings and in serious danger of being relegated. Real Madrid beat Granada 1-0 in the clubs’ first meeting on Sept. 19. Here’s how...
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Watch Boston Celtics Vs. Sacramento Kings NBA Game Online (Live Stream)

There’s a pretty big football game Sunday, but before Super Bowl 50 gets underway, there’s a pretty intriguing NBA matchup at TD Garden. The red-hot Boston Celtics, winners of eight of their last nine games, will face off Sunday afternoon against the reeling Sacramento Kings, who have lost six of their last seven amid rumors that head coach George Karl’s job could be in jeopardy...
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Steve Mariucci: Cam Newton’s Passing Ability Could Be Super Bowl 50 Difference

SAN FRANCISCO — There’s a reason Cam Newton was named the NFL’s Most Valuable Player, and it’s not just for the threat he poses as a runner. The Carolina Panthers quarterback, who led all quarterbacks in 2015 with 636 rushing yards and a whopping 10 rushing touchdowns, also has developed into a lethal passer in his fifth NFL season. Newton threw for a career-high 35 touchdowns...
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Watch Manchester United Vs. Chelsea Premier League Online (Live Stream)

Before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers square off in Super Bowl 50, sports fans will be treated to an exciting Premier League matchup between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge. The Blues sit in 13th place in the Premier League standings and need a win to have any chance of playing in a European competition next season. United, meanwhile, entered Sunday five...
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Bruins Notes: David Pastrnak Earns Claude Julien’s Trust In Win Over Sabres

BOSTON — The Bruins certainly have been busy this week. Saturday’s 2-1 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres was Boston’s third consecutive game in which the score was tied at the end of regulation. That included both ends of a home-and-home with the Sabres, which the Bruins swept to take the season series against their Atlantic Division foes three games to one. “I think if...
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Watch Arsenal Vs. Bournemouth Premier League Online (Live Stream)

Arsenal will try to end its recent struggles in the Premier League when it travels to Goldsands Stadium to take on AFC Bournemouth on Sunday. The Gunners have won just two of their last six league games, including a 2-o victory over Bournemouth in the first meeting at the Emirates on Dec. 28. This run of mediocre results has caused Arsenal to fall from first place to fourth place...
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Watch Barcelona Vs. Levante La Liga Game Online (Live Stream)

Barcelona earned a 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid last week, and the defending European champions aim to continue their good domestic form against La Liga (Spanish first division) foe Levante at the Estadio Ciudad de Valencia on Sunday. Barcelona is 5-2-2 with a plus-5 goal differential away from the Camp Nou this season, while Levante sits in last place and is in danger of relegation...
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Pepijn Lijnders: Liverpool’s Performance ‘Displeasing’ In Final 10 Minutes Of Draw

Pepijn Lijnders felt Liverpool’s performance deserved more after two goals in the final 10 minutes saw Sunderland snatch a 2-2 draw at Anfield on Saturday afternoon. Roberto Firmino scored one and set up another for Adam Lallana to give the Reds a cushion in the Barclays Premier League contest, only for the visitors to respond late on. Adam Johnson converted a low free-kick to...
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Claude Julien: Bruins Show Determination ‘In All Areas’ Win Vs. Sabres (Video)

The Boston Bruins entered the NHL All-Star break on a low after a 6-2 blowout loss to the Anaheim Ducks. But ever since the B’s returned to the ice, they have been a determined group. And the desired results have followed. The Bruins have earned five out of a possible six points in their first three games since the break, including their 2-1 overtime win over the Buffalo Sabres...
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Brad Marchand’s Overtime Penalty-Shot Goal Thrills Bruins, Angers Sabres

BOSTON — Brad Marchand added yet another highlight to his rapidly expanding collection Saturday night, scoring the first overtime penalty-shot goal in Bruins history to cap a thrilling victory over the Buffalo Sabres. The goal, Marchand’s team-leading 24th of the season and his ninth in nine games, had the Bruins’ dressing room buzzing following the team’s 2-1 win at TD...
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Tuukka Rask Saves Bruins Win, Robs Sabres’ Jack Eichel On Doorstep (Video)

Jack Eichel already is one of the brightest young stars in the NHL. Tuukka Rask didn’t seem to care Saturday night. The Boston Bruins goaltender shut down Eichel with several saves when the Buffalo Sabres rookie had terrific scoring chances, which ultimately kept Boston in the game long enough to take home a 2-1 win in overtime, courtesy of Brad Marchand’s game-winning penalty...
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Cam Newton Joins Prestigious Group Of MVP Winners To Make Super Bowl (Videos)

Cam Newton has a chance to join a distinguished group Sunday that even Tom Brady isn’t part of. The Carolina Panthers quarterback was named the Associated Press Most Valuable Player on Saturday at “NFL Honors,” which means the best player in the league will be playing in the Super Bowl. All-time greats like Brady, Joe Montana, Terry Bradshaw and Bart Starr have won the...
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Brad Marchand Scores Terrific Backhand Overtime Penalty Shot (Video)

When you’re in a groove, good things happen. Brad Marchand can personally testify to that. The Boston Bruins winger scored his ninth goal in the past nine games Saturday, but this time it came on a penalty shot in overtime to defeat the Buffalo Sabres, 2-1. Marchand was hooked by Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen and awarded the shot, which he buried thanks to a slight deke...
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Cam Newton, J.J. Watt, Ron Rivera Earn Top Awards At ‘NFL Honors’

Cam Newton won the top award at Saturday’s “NFL Honors,” but he was far from the only winner. And his Associated Press Most Valuable Player nod wasn’t the only award he picked up at the ceremony, either. Newton also was named the AP Offensive Player of the Year for his performance at quarterback for the 15-1 Super Bowl-bound Carolina Panthers. His coach, Ron Rivera, also...
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Panthers’ Cam Newton Named 2015 AP Most Valuable Player At ‘NFL Awards’ Show

Was there any doubt? Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was named the Associated Press Most Valuable Player at Saturday’s “NFL Honors” for his incredible 2015 season. The voting apparently was a blowout, too, with Newton getting 48 out of 50 votes. The other two votes were for Carson Palmer and Tom Brady. Newton threw for 35 touchdowns and 3,837 yards with just 10 interceptions...
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Bruins Wrap: Boston Scores On Overtime Penalty Shot To Take Down Sabres

BOSTON — Brad Marchand’s ninth goal in as many games could not have come at a more crucial juncture for the Bruins. Marchand scored on a penalty shot in overtime Saturday night to propel the Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at TD Garden. It was the third consecutive overtime game for Boston, which also lost to the Toronto Maple Leafs in OT on Tuesday and beat...
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Matt Grzelcyk: BU Freshman Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson Is ‘Patrice Bergeron 2.0’

It looks like the Boston Bruins found themselves a nice prospect in Boston University freshman defenseman Jakob Forsbacka Karlsson. Boston’s 2015 second-round draft pick has been very good for the No. 9 Terriers this season, but BU captain Matt Grzelcyk added an exclamation point to that evaluation Saturday on NESN, calling his partner “Patrice Bergeron 2.0.” That’s high...
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Brett Favre, Tony Dungy headline Hall of Fame Class of 2016

Brett Favre is heading to Canton. The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 on Saturday along with seven other former players, coaches and owners. Favre made the cut on his first try, and he was one of 15 modern-era finalists. Joining Favre in the class of 2016 are Tony Dungy, wide receiver Marvin Harrison, tackle Orlando...
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David Krejci, David Pastrnak Perfectly Set Up Loui Eriksson’s Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins struck first Saturday night against the Buffalo Sabres, and while Loui Eriksson scored the goal, it was the result of a complete team effort. The Bruins forced a Sabres turnover deep in their own zone, and then some nifty passing from David Krejci and David Pastrnak led to a wide-open Eriksson in front of the goal. Hear NESN’s Andy Brickley break down the play...
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Mini 1-On-1: Assabet Valley Girls Defeat Bay State Breakers, Advance To U10 Final (Video)

The Assabet Valley girls U10 hockey team is advancing to the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 Final. Thanks to two impressive goals and some stellar goaltending, Assabet Valley cruised to victory over the Bay State Breakers despite the opponents’ best efforts. They’ll head to the finals to play the Rhode Island Sting on Tuesday. Check out highlights from the game above, featuring NESN’s...
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Terrell Owens says he was not elected to Hall of Fame

The official Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2016 won’t be announced until later Saturday night, but Terrell Owens apparently didn’t make the cut. The former San Francisco 49ers, Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, Buffalo Bills and Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver was one of 15 modern-era finalists for the class of 2016. He was on the ballot for the first time, and it...
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Ryan O’Reilly Struggling To Score For Sabres Before Boston Trip (Video)

For a player like Ryan O’Reilly, it’s hard to believe the dismal numbers he’s been putting up of late. The Buffalo Sabres center hasn’t scored in his last 11 games, and he has a minus-10 rating. Still, he has 17 goals through 52 games, and he is one of the reasons why the Sabres are heading in the right direction. “This is a guy, and if you get to know him, and the people...
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Bruins Playoff Race: How Many Points Does Boston Need To Make Postseason? (Video)

The Boston Bruins fell just outside the playoff picture last season despite tallying 97 points. Almost a year later, will the same output suffice? NESN’s Dale Arnold and Billy Jaffe explored how the Bruins can find themselves in the playoffs this April on ” Big Bad Bruins Live,” using last season’s cutoff point as a baseline. With 60 points entering Saturday’s contest against...
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