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This Huge Monster-Truck Front Flip Is Historic, Undeniably Awesome

Front flips usually are pretty great, no matter where they’re performed or what they’re performed with. However, it’s unlikely flips of any kind could ever look as cool as they do when done with a monster truck. Driver Lee O’Donnell, nicknamed the “Mad Scientist,” brought down the house Saturday night during the Monster Jam World Finals in Las Vegas. O’Donnell wound...
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Sebastian Vettel Popping Bottles After ‘Massive Achievement’ In Australia

Sebastian Vettel isn’t a big fan of champagne, but it’s easy to forget what tastes good and what tastes bad when you start the F1 season like he and Scuderia Ferrari did. Vettel dominated Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix in Melbourne, Australia, finishing ahead of Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver Lewis Hamilton by a whopping 9.98 seconds. After the race, The four-time Formula One...
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Valtteri Bottas ‘Quite Surprised’ By Ferrari’s Pace At Australian Grand Prix

Valtteri Bottas had a great first race for Mercedes-AMG Petronas, finishing P3 at Sunday’s Australian Grand Prix. Scuderia Ferrari, though, simply couldn’t be stopped at the F1 season opener. Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel coasted to victory in Melbourne, Australia, finishing 9.98 seconds ahead of Lewis Hamilton. And despite claiming his first podium with his new team, Bottas couldn’t...
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Bill Belichick’s Reported Reason For Missing Media Session Will Surprise No One

Bill Belichick never saw a media session he didn’t want to get out of. And now, it looks like he has an excuse. The New England Patriots coach won’t attend the AFC coaches’ breakfast at the NFL Annual Meeting in Phoenix on Tuesday due to a “scouting conflict,” the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe reported Saturday. The annual breakfast, where coaches usually meet with the...
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Hamilton ready to get 'down and dirty' after Ferrari's win

Most F1 drivers would be pleased with a runner-up finish to begin the 2017 season, but Lewis Hamilton isn’t like most F1 drivers.The Mercedes-AMG Petronas driver watched Scuderia Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel coast to a P1 finish at the Australian Grand Prix on Sunday, as Hamilton finished nearly 10 seconds behind, good for P2.. And even though it was a strong day for Mercedes...
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Report: Micah Shrewsberry back in mix for UMass job

The ripple effect from Pat Kelsey’s “change of heart” could be felt on the Boston Celtics’ coaching staff.Kelsey, the head men’s basketball coach at Winthrop, pulled a surprising 180 on Thursday after accepting an offer to coach the Minutemen next season. That means UMass still needs a head coach, which means Celtics assistant coach Micah Shrewsberry is back in the conversation...
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Knicks’ Joakim Noah Suspended 20 Games For Violating NBA’s Drug Policy

The New York Knicks’ season to forget took another turn for the worse Saturday. The NBA announced it has suspended center Joakim Noah 20 games for violating the league’s anti-drug policy. Per the NBA, Noah tested positive for a substance found in an over-the-counter supplement that is banned under the league’s collective bargaining agreement. The NBA Players’ Association...
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David Price Plays Catch, Shows Signs Of Improvement Following Elbow Scare

David Price’s recovery process took a small, but important, step forward Saturday. The Boston Red Sox left-handed starter’s left elbow showed signs improvement, which allowed him to play catch for a bit. “(There were) strength improvements to the point of putting the ball back in his hand a little more consistently,”manager John Farrell told reporters in Fort Myers, Fla...
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Bruce Cassidy Applauds Bruins’ Resolve During 2-1 Win Over Islanders

The Boston Bruins had been struggling. They’d lost four straight games to playoff-caliber opponents coming into Saturday night’s game against the New York Islanders. But, that streak is now over. Riley Nash scores two goals and Anton Khudobin made 18 saves as the Bruins defeated the Islanders 2-1 at Barclays Center. Interim head coach Bruce Cassidy was pleased with how...
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Anton Khudobin Comes Up Big For Bruins In 2-1 Victory Over Islanders

The Boston Bruins needed a big game from the guy between the pipes in order to end their four-game losing streak. They got it Saturday night against the New York Islanders in the form of Anton Khudobin. Khudobin was thrust into action due to an injury to Tuukka Rask. The Bruins netminder stopped 18 of the 19 shots that were sent his way during the B’s 2-1 victory Saturday night...
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Bruins Wrap: Riley Nash Leads Bruins To Much-Needed 2-1 Win Vs. Islanders

The Boston Bruins were in desperate need of something to go right after losing four straight games and falling out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture, and that’s exactly what happened Saturday night. Riley Nash scored two goals and propelled the B’s to a (2-1) victory over the New York Islanders at Barclays Center. As a result, the Bruins moved two points ahead of the...
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Bruins Turn Defense Into Offense During First Period Vs. Islanders

The Boston Bruins fell behind early Saturday night against the New York Islanders. They responded quickly, however, as they pressured the Isles into turning the puck over. Riley Nash intercepted the puck in the neutral zone and headed into the B’s offensive zone.  Nash had Dominic Moore across the ice but elected to fire a shot on net instead. Nash’s shot found the back of...
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Riley Nash’s Goal Gives Bruins New Life In Showdown With Islanders

The New York Islanders took an early one-goal lead Saturday night against the Boston Bruins. But, the Bruins responded 36 seconds later with a goal from Riley Nash. The 27-year-old looked like he was going to slide the puck to Dominic Moore, but instead, he ripped a shot past Thomas Greiss to knot the score. It was Nash’s second goal in as many games. To see Nash’s goal,...
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Georges St-Pierre’s Core Workout Will Make You Feel Fat And Out Of Shape

Georges St-Pierre is trying to become the king of the octagon again, but he looked more like the lord of the rings during his latest workout regiment. The former UFC welterweight champion posted a video of a core exercise routine involving gymnastics rings and let’s just say St-Pierre hasn’t missed a beat despite not fighting since 2013. Well then. That should make a respectably...
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Richard Sherman: Colin Kaepernick Being Unsigned ‘Has Nothing To Do With Football’

Colin Kaepernick still is a free agent, and Richard Sherman has a pretty good idea why that’s the case. The Seattle Seahawks cornerback used to be rivals with Kaepernick when he was quarterbacking the San Francisco 49ers to back to back NFC title games, but times have changed since then. In the 2016 season, Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem, and the uproar that...
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Bruins Face Surging Islanders With Playoff Fate Hanging In Balance

The New York Islanders took over the eighth and final playoff spot after their win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night. The Islanders leapfrogged the Boston Bruins with that victory, and have come a long way from being one of the worst teams in the NHL at the end of November. Hear NESN’s Dale Arnold and Barry Pederson break down the Islanders’ surge in the video...
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Bruins Frustrated With Losing Streak Ahead Of Clash Vs. Islanders

The Boston Bruins haven’t been playing their best hockey when they need to the most. The Bruins have lost four games in a row against playoff-quality opponents, and face a red-hot New York Islanders team Saturday that has overtaken them in the playoff standing for the moment. Hear NESN’s Dale Arnold and Barry Pederson break down the Bruins’ struggles in the video above...
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Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Islanders Lines

The Boston Bruins face one of their biggest tests of the season Saturday night, and they’ll have to do it without their starting goalie. Tuukka Rask is day to day with a lower body injury, and he didn’t travel with the B’s to New York for their showdown with the Islanders. That means backup Anton Khudobin will be in net as the Bruins try to keep pace with the Islanders for...
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‘NESN Next Producer’: Where Are They Now?

This season of “NESN Next Producer” is coming to an end Saturday. The winners will be given $20,000 and a job opportunity at NESN. Season one winners Brittney Badduke, Christina Beiene and Kaley Roberts each had unique experiences following their win during the first season. Take a look at the video above to see what the past winners of “NESN Next Producer” are doing now.
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NFL Rumors: Broncos Not Pursuing Tony Romo, Could Be Interested If QB Released

It doesn’t sound as though Tony Romo will be suiting up in orange any time soon. The 36-year-old quarterback’s future still is up in the air as the Dallas Cowboys hold on to their last efforts to trade Romo before presumably releasing him. The Houston Texans and Denver Broncos have been linked to Romo, but it seems the latter is all but out on him, according to ESPN’s Jeff...
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Cris Cyborg Vacates Invicta Belt, Calls Out Germaine de Randamie In Video

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is healthy, cleared by USADA and ready for her first title shot in the UFC. The Brazilian MMA star posted a video on YouTube on Friday to announce she is vacating her Invicta FC title and called out UFC women’s featherweight champion Germaine de Randamie to a title fight at UFC 214 in California. The 31-year-old wasn’t able to fight in the inaugural...
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Alex Rodriguez said he 'made an ass of' himself denying PED allegations

Alex Rodriguez just admitted something Boston Red Sox fans have been saying for years.The former New York Yankees third baseman is no stranger to controversy, but there’s one thing in his past he particularly regrets. In 2013, Rodriguez went on Mike Francesa’s radio show on WFAN in New York to defend himself against allegations of performance-enhancing drug use in the Biogenesis...
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Twitter Piles On LaVar Ball After UCLA Loses To Kentucky In NCAA Tournament

When UCLA lost to Kentucky on Friday, Twitter knew just what to do next. The No. 3 Bruins took an 86-75 loss to the No. 2 Wildcats, halting UCLA’s NCAA Tournament run while Kentucky moved on to the Elite Eight. It no doubt was a sad day for the players, but it’s likely no one was as salty as LaVar Ball, father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball. And because the elder Ball has a habit of...
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NCAA Tournament Odds: Kansas, Gonzaga Heavy Favorites In Elite Eight Matchups

The Kansas Jayhawks can advance to the Final Four for the first time in five years when they battle the Oregon Ducks on Saturday as seven-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Jayhawks entered the Sweet 16 as +475 favorites on the national championship odds and dominated in a 98-66 rout of No. 4 Purdue as five-point chalk. That leaves them poised...
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Florida Stuns Wisconsin With Wild, Buzzer-Beating 3-Pointer In Overtime

It’s been a relatively dull NCAA Tournament so far, but Friday night’s East Region Sweet 16 matchup is why we call it March Madness. No. 4 seed Florida pulled off a stunning 84-83 overtime victory over eighth-seeded Wisconsin, miraculously sending the Gators to the Elite Eight. The Badgers’ chances of earning the win looked bleak as the Gators held a five-point lead with under...
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