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Should Dwight Howard Have Been Ejected From Celtics-Hawks? NBA Says No

The Atlanta Hawks proved they didn’t need Dwight Howard to steamroll the Boston Celtics on Monday night. But does that mean the Hawks center deserved to get tossed? Howard already had been assessed one technical foul at TD Garden for giving Al Horford a hearty shove early in the third quarter. pic.twitter.com/udpkmtaIhd — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) February 28, 2017 Later...
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Antonio Brown Is A Good Reminder Not To Obsess Over Combine Results

The Pittsburgh Steelers determined Monday that Antonio Brown is the best wide receiver in the NFL when they handed him a four-year, $68 million contract making him the highest paid player at his position. This is despite the fact that Brown is not a freak athlete. That’s not a knock against Brown. I’m not a freak athlete. Neither is Tom Brady (sure, he says he would perform...
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NHL Trade Deadline: Leafs Should Make Minor Move Only, Protect Future

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ path toward the Stanley Cup might be a little ahead of schedule, but that doesn’t mean Brendan Shanahan and Co. should mortgage any part of the team’s future to win right now. Sure, making the playoffs and earning that experience would be nice, but the Leafs need to stay the course in what has been a successful rebuild thus far. Auston Matthews, the...
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2017 NHL Trade Deadline: Five Players Boston Bruins Could Target

The Boston Bruins have several options available to them as the March 1 NHL trade deadline nears. Boston is in prime position for a playoff spot after winning six of its last seven games. One or two moves could really improve the B’s chances of earning a playoff berth. At the same time, recent drafts have re-stocked the cupboard with quality prospects, so there’s no need to...
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Red Sox Have Options At Shortstop In Xander Bogaerts Absence

Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts played his final spring training game Monday, going 2-for-3 against the St. Louis Cardinals. Bogaerts will depart for Seoul, South Korea on Tuesday where he will meet up with Team Netherlands for the first round of the World Baseball Classic. In his absence, the Red Sox will look to give a few players time at shortstop, including Brock Holt...
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Leicester City Rides Early Lead To Key 3-1 Premier League Win Vs. Liverpool

Liverpool resumed their Premier League campaign with defeat as they were beaten 3-1 by Leicester City on Monday night. After an even start to the game, Jamie Vardy and Danny Drinkwater netted for the managerless Foxes to carve out a convincing half-time lead. After Vardy had added to his tally in the second half, Philippe Coutinho could only score a consolation goal for Jürgen...
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Arbella Coverage Cam Play Of The Week Winner: Brad Marchand’s Goal Vs. Kings

Boston Bruins fans voted, and Brad Marchand’s goal against the Los Angeles Kings is the Arbella Coverage Cam Play of the Week winner. Check the Arbella Coverage Cam Play of the Week page on NESN.com on Friday at 10 a.m. ET for your next chance to vote.
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Celtics Wrap: Boston’s Offense Struggles In Ugly 114-98 Loss To Hawks

Monday was a night to forget for the Boston Celtics, as they dropped an ugly 114-98 loss to the Atlanta Hawks at TD Garden. The C’s were plagued by poor shooting and turnovers throughout the contest. Boston only shot 39 percent from the field, while giving away the ball 18 times. Isaiah Thomas’ streak of 20-point games came to an end, as he finished the night with 19, which was...
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Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky Reveal Baby’s Gender In Awesome Video

Life is pretty good for Dustin Johnson right now. Johnson surpassed Jason Day as the No. 1 golfer in the world after his win at the Genesis Open, and shortly thereafter his wife, Paulina Gretzky, announced that the two were expecting their second child. And since gender reveal parties are all the rage, they decided to put a golf spin on theirs by having Johnson hit an exploding...
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NHL rumors: Capitals acquire Blues’ Kevin Shattenkirk in bold trade

The Washington Capitals are all in.After coming up short of the Stanley Cup Final in every season since drafting superstar forward and captain Alex Ovechkin in 2003, the Caps made a bold trade Monday by acquiring St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk. Shattenkirk arguably was the top player available before Wednesday’s 3 p.m. trade deadline. He has tallied 42 points (11...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics ‘Very Much In Contention’ For Center Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut might not be headed to the Cleveland Cavaliers after all. The 32-year-old center was waived by the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday and is expected to talk to at least four teams before choosing his next team in the coming days. And while the defending champion Cavaliers reportedly are the favorites to land the experienced big man, don’t count out the Boston Celtics just...
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NFL Rumors: Giants Use Franchise Tag On Defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul

Jason Pierre-Paul reportedly will continue to terrorize quarterbacks for the New York Giants next season. The Giants placed the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul on Monday, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio, citing league sources. The veteran defensive end was given the franchise tag in 2015 prior to his July 4 fireworks accident, which cost him his right index finger and...
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Four contending NHL teams that must make a move before the deadline

Don’t look now, hockey fans, but the NHL trade deadline is almost upon us.March 1 marks the last day teams can execute any transactions. Some teams will make deals to prepare for the future, while others will try to improve their playoff aspirations by way of trade.With that said, here are four postseason contenders that must make a move by Wednesday’s trade deadline.New York...
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Billy Jaffe Talks NHL Trade Deadline And Possible Moves For Bruins

//www.springboardplatform.com/js/overlay The NHL Trade deadline is Wednesday at 3pm ET, and Billy Jaffe broke down some potential trade targets for the Boston Bruins. Jaffe also discussed the trades that have already happened around the league and the effect it could have on the Bruins decision making. The Bruins are coming home after going 3-1 in their west coast road trip, and...
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Dustin Pedroia Praises Tom Brady For Career Longevity, Continued Success

Following David Ortiz’s retirement, Dustin Pedroia has seemingly become the elder statesman of the Boston Red Sox. The four-time MLB All Star is heading into his twelfth season with the Red Sox and will be leading a team made up of mostly younger players. Pedroia enters the 2017 campaign at 33 years of age, long removed from his days as a big league up-and-comer. However, he...
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NBA Rumors: Wizards Looking To Sign Point Guard Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings might not be without a team for long. The eight-year veteran asked to be waived by the New York Knicks on Monday, in hopes that he could catch on with a contender for the stretch run and it appears he could get his wish. According to ESPN’s Chris Haynes, citing league sources, the Washington Wizards are interested in signing Jennings to upgrade their guard rotation...
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Here Are Eight NFL Draft Prospects To Watch At 2017 Scouting Combine

There are plenty of 2017 mock drafts out there, and with the NFL Scouting Combine set to begin this week, a lot of those mocks are going to get shuffled like cards in an eight-deck chute in Las Vegas. Teams are going to learn the truth about the size, speed, strength and intelligence of more than 300 NFL draft prospects. Players begin arriving Tuesday for medical tests and interviews...
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Boston Bruins’ Three Biggest Needs Entering 2017 NHL Trade Deadline

The Boston Bruins are one of the hottest teams in the NHL as the March 1 trade deadline approaches. Boston is 6-1-0 under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy and occupies third place in the Atlantic Division entering Monday’s slate of games. Even with the improved play, the B’s still could make a few moves to increase the likelihood of their playoff drought ending. Here are the...
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Report: Bogut expected to hold talks with several teams

Andrew Bogut evidently plans to do his homework before making a decision.Bogut, who was traded from the Dallas Mavericks to the Philadelphia 76ers last week, officially was waived by the Sixers on Monday, opening the door for him to join a contender in free agency.The Cleveland Cavaliers reportedly are considered the favorites to land the veteran center, but he’ll also hold talks...
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Some Of Nintendo Switch’s Secrets Revealed In Its Unboxing, Start Up

The Nintendo Switch’s March 3 release date almost is here, but some people just can’t wait to find out what they’re in store for. The legendary gaming company’s new home/portable hybrid console likely will change gaming as we know it — either by fundamentally altering how we play games, or by marking the end of Nintendo as a major console manufacturer. Some people, however...
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NFL Rumors: Steelers Make Antonio Brown Highest-Paid Wide Receiver

Antonio Brown is one of the most electric receivers in the NFL and he reportedly is about to be paid handsomely for his services. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, citing league sources, Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers reportedly have reached an agreement that will make him the highest-paid wide receiver in the NFL. The star receiver did have one year remaining on the six...
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Takata Pleads Guilty To Criminal Charges, Agrees To Pay $1B Penalty

The automotive industry finally is ready to put one of the largest safety-related recalls ever behind it. Detroit federal Judge George Caram Steeh accepted a guilty plea Monday from Takata on one count of wire fraud, according to WCVB-TV. The Japanese supplier agreed to the deal with the U.S. Justice Department in January. As part of its settlement, Takata has 30 days to pay...
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Dana White hints at Conor McGregor's next opponent

While much of the world is fixated on a potential superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC president Dana White has his doubts.“We’re nowhere. We’re nowhere with it. We’re nowhere,” White recently told TMZ Sports. ” … I expect Conor’s next fight to be in the UFC, in mixed martial arts, and the winner of Khabib (Nurmagomedov) and (Tony) Ferguson...
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Steelers Place Exclusive Franchise Tag On Pro-Bowl RB Le’Veon Bell

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not let their Pro-Bowl running back hit the open market. The team announced on Monday that they would use their exclusive franchise tag on Le’Veon Bell, per ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Under the terms of the tag, Bell will only be able to negotiate with the Steelers and cannot sign an offer with another team. Pittsburgh and Bell will have until July 15...
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This Tesla Model S Owner’s Autopilot Feature Has Seen Better Nights

Self-driving vehicles are becoming more and more technologically advanced seemingly by the minute, but they’re still far from perfect. That includes Tesla vehicles, all of which support some version of the brand’s Autopilot feature, which recently received an upgrade. And while the Model S certainly is a great car, a YouTube video posted by Scott S. shows the vehicle’s inner...
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