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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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Bruins prospect hit in throat with puck, taken to hospital

The Providence Bruins reportedly were forced to make a last-minute change in net Saturday night after starting goalie Malcolm Subban suffered an injury during warmups. Subban was transported to a local hospital after a puck struck him in the throat before the P-Bruins’ game against the Portland Pirates, according to multiple reports. Hearing @AHLBruins' Malcolm Subban has...
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Carson Palmer Beats Tom Brady, Drew Brees For FedEx Air Player Of Year

Carson Palmer just added a bit of hardware for his trophy room. The Arizona Cardinals quarterback defeated New England Patriots QB Tom Brady and New Orleans Saints QB Drew Brees to win his second career FedEx Air Player of the Year Award. Palmer previously won the award in 2005. As part of the victory, FedEx is donating $25,000 to the Arizona chapter of the Red Cross in Palmer...
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Watch Golden State Warriors Vs. Oklahoma City Thunder Online (Live Stream)

It’s doesn’t get much better in the NBA than the defending champion Golden State Warriors playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder. It’s a clash between some of the league’s best players. The Thunder’s Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook and Serge Ibaka will have their hands full trying to slow down the high-scoring Warriors, who are led by Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson...
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Watch NFL Honors Awards Ceremony Online (Live Stream)

The major NFL awards will be given out at this year’s NFL Honors on Saturday before the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers square off in Super Bowl 50. The most-anticipated awards are league MVP and the Rookie of the Year awards in both conferences. The Panthers should be involved in plenty of these awards races. Carolina quarterback Cam Newton is the leading candidate for MVP...
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Pat Kirwan, Jim Miller Break Down Broncos Vs. Panthers Super Bowl Matchup

SAN FRANCISCO — Super Bowl 50 between the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers is a fascinating matchup. NESN.com’s Michaela Vernava caught up with RealFootballNetwork.com‘s Pat Kirwan and Jim Miller at Super Bowl 50 Radio Row to discuss the Broncos-Panthers showdown, including Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s rushing ability and how Carolina has several designed run plays...
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Jason Smith, Mike Harmon Of ‘The Jason Smith Show’ Preview Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers have just one more day to wait before battling for the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl 50. NESN.com was at Super Bowl 50 Radio Row all week, and Michael Vernava previewed the Broncos-Panthers matchup with Jason Smith and Mike Harmon of The Jason Smith Show on FOX Sports Radio. They also discussed some offbeat topics, including the best-dressed...
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Jason Reid: Tom Brady will play at least three more years

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is 38 years old, but that didn’t stop him from being arguably the best player at his position in the NFL this season. Brady has played 16 seasons in the NFL, and he’s able to consistently perform at a high level because of his work ethic, diet and overall toughness. ESPN NFL writer Jason Reid talked about Brady’s longevity with NESN...
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Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston Wins NFL Rookie Of The Year Award

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers received a lot of criticism for taking Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston with the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NFL Draft. After one season, it appears they made a smart decision. Winston won the Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Year Award on Saturday, beating out other top candidates such as St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley and Oakland Raiders wide receiver...
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