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Torey Krug Gets Bruins On Board Vs. Jets With Second-Period Goal (Video)

The Boston Bruins were in desperate need of some offense Friday after being outshot by the Winnipeg Jets 16-4 in the first period of their matchup. Torey Krug gave them what they needed. The young Bruins defenseman got the B’s on the board in the second period against the Jets, tying the score and giving his team a boost. Chris Kelly took a shot, but...
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Rajon Rondo ‘Dying To Get A Ring Again’ With Mavericks After Trade

DALLAS — Rajon Rondo wants another NBA championship ring and another parade, and he knew it probably wouldn’t happen anytime soon with the rebuilding Boston Celtics. When Rondo was on his way to Dallas with Mavericks owner Mark Cuban as the centerpiece of a five-player trade, championship talk dominated the conversation. The deal sends the four-time...
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Danny Ainge Bit Hard, Made Difficult Decision To Trade Rajon Rondo

BOSTON — It’s been a tough 18 months for Danny Ainge. The last piece of the Boston Celtics’ 2008 championship team he built is gone, with Rajon Rondo traded to the Dallas Mavericks. After trading away Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett two summers ago, Ainge held out hope he could hold onto the last of his franchise cornerstones. In the end, he couldn’t...
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Return Of David Krejci, Zdeno Chara Puts Bruins Back In Regular Roles (Video)

To say the Boston Bruins needed Zdeno Chara and David Krejci back is an understatement. Without their best defenseman and their first-line center, the rest of the Bruins had to take on bigger roles than they’re used to. But now that the two are back from their respective injuries, things are starting to fall back into place for the Bruins. “Dennis Seidenberg...
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Danny Ainge: ‘This Was The Time And Place’ To Trade Rajon Rondo

BOSTON — Danny Ainge’s preference all along was to keep Rajon Rondo as a member of the Celtics. But there comes a time when any good executive moves on to Plan B. When the Celtics’ efforts to add an All-Star caliber running mate alongside Rondo this summer failed, trading Rondo arguably became the most prudent course of action, the Celtics president...
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Dale Arnold: Bruins Missing Rough, Tough Identity This Season (Video)

Are the Boston Bruins having an identity crisis? Traditionally, the B’s have been a tough, defensive team that’s used those talents to wear down its opponents. But now, they look like something different. “If you look at the guys who are gone — Jarome Iginla, Shawn Thornton, Johnny Boychuk — it seems like they’re going away from the big rough...
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Bruins-Jets Live: Boston Aims To Sweep Season Series Vs. Winnipeg

7:20 pm: The Boston Bruins snapped a three-game losing streak Wednesday night in Minnesota, and their next challenge is to sweep their season series against the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Boston scored three goals Wednesday for just the third time in the last 11 games, and maintaining that scoring success shouldn’t be too difficult against a Jets blue line that’s missing...
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Kendrick Perkins: Rajon Rondo Wanted Out Of Boston But Would Never Say So

This embed is invalid" /> Kendrick Perkins said last month that he believed Rajon Rondo should re-sign with the Boston Celtics. But after Rondo was dealt Thursday to the Dallas Mavericks, Perkins said leaving Boston was his former teammate’s desire all along. “He wanted out, but he would never say that though,” Perkins told Yahoo! Sports on Friday. As Perkins...
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Rick Porcello ‘Extremely Excited’ About Future With Boston Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello already found one benefit to joining the Red Sox. “I’m definitely happy that I don’t have to worry about balls sailing over my head off (David) Ortiz’s bat, that’s for sure,” Porcello said Friday at Fenway Park. The right-hander is excited about far more than no longer having to face one...
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Report: David Ross, Chicago Cubs Agree To Two-Year, $5 Million Contract

David Ross is joining his old batterymate. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported Friday that the veteran catcher agreed to a two-year, $5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs, joining his former Boston Red Sox teammate Jon Lester. The Red Sox, along with the San Diego Padres, also extended an offer to Ross. Ross, who turns 38 in March, didn’t give...
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Red Sox’s Rick Porcello Laughs Off 2009 Kevin Youkilis Brawl At Fenway

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The question was simple, direct and reasonable. “What are some of the personal memories you have of pitching here at Fenway Park?” Rick Porcello was asked such Friday while speaking with reporters for the first time since being acquired by the Boston Red Sox in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes at last...
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Yankees Send Martin Prado, David Phelps To Marlins In Five-Player Trade

NEW YORK — The Yankees acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on Friday for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps. Eovaldi, a right-hander who turns 25 in February, was acquired by the Marlins in July 2012 as part of the deal that sent All-Star shortstop Hanley...
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President Obama Sparks Twitter Jokes By Calling James Franco ‘James Flacco’

Barack Obama made one slip of the tongue, and had the Internet bursting with jokes about Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. During his end-of-year press conference, Obama addressed Sony’s recent decision to pull the movie “The Interview” from theaters following threats from north Korea. “…I think it says something interesting about North Korea that they decided to...
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UNH Wildcats Look To Extend Home Winning Streak In FCS Semifinal Game (Video)

Everyone knows the New England Patriots have a great home record. In the Bill Belichick-Tom Brady era, the Patriots are an incredible 95-17 in comfy confines of Gillette Stadium. But the Pats aren’t the only dominant home team in New England. Up in Durham, N.H., the University of New Hampshire Wildcats, an FCS Division I-AA football team, have an impressive...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Jets

The Boston Bruins complete a three-game Western Conference road trip Friday night against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre. This is the final regular-season meeting between these teams. Boston defeated Winnipeg 2-1 in overtime at TD Garden on Oct. 28. Tuukka Rask was the first goalie off the ice at the Bruins’ morning skate Friday, which normally is an indication that he...
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Martin Brodeur Gives Up Embarrassing Goal From Center Ice (Video)

Martin Brodeur is far from being a rookie in the NHL, but his play Thursday night might leave you questioning. Brodeur stopped just 31 of the 37 shots he faced from the Los Angeles Kings, including one shot all the way from center ice. That’s one Brodeur is sure to want to forget. Thumbnail photo via Ron Chenoy/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: NFL, Top Stories
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Red Sox’s Wade Miley Jokes About Babe Ruth While Explaining Diet Drama

This embed is invalid" /> Wade Miley kind of has a point. Miley, whom the Boston Red Sox acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks last week, said earlier this week that he butted heads with his former club last season because of a disagreement concerning the team’s stance toward players’ diets. The new Red Sox pitcher clarified things Thursday, suggesting...
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Alex Cora: Red Sox’s Rusney Castillo Impressive, ‘Not A Prima Donna’

This embed is invalid" /> Rusney Castillo has left quite the impression on his winter ball manager. Castillo, who signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox in August, has been playing for Criollos de Caguas in the Liga de Beisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente in Puerto Rico in an effort to prepare for his first major league...
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Patriots Injury Report: Julian Edelman Questionable To Play After Concussion

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman has a 50-50 shot of playing Sunday after suffering a concussion, according to the New England Patriots’ practice participation and injury report. Edelman was limited in practice Friday for the third consecutive session, and he’s officially listed as questionable to play against the New York Jets. It’s unclear when Edelman suffered the concussion...
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Brandon Browner fined $8K for throwing Brandon Gibson to turf

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner avoided a fine for his hard hit on San Diego Chargers tight end Ladarius Green two weeks ago, but he wasn’t so lucky this time around. The New England Patriots cornerback was fined $8,268 for throwing Miami Dolphins receiver Brandon Gibson to the turf early in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s matchup, according to an NFL spokesperson. Browner...
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Devin McCourty Is Right: Patriots Secondary Is Faster Than Receivers

FOXBORO, Mass. — The media was met by a loud debate when entering the New England Patriots locker room Friday. Wide receivers, special-teamers and running backs had congregated by the row of defensive backs’ lockers, and safety Devin McCourty was holding court in the middle. The playful argument? Which position group would run the fastest relay race. “Got a little intense...
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Watch Boston Celtics-Minnesota Timberwolves Game Online (Live Stream)

The Rajon Rondo-less Boston Celtics host Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday night. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET, and NBC Sports Live Extra is streaming the game online and through their app for Xfinity and Time Warner Cable customers. You can watch it by clicking the photo below. Photo via Bill Streicher/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Live Stream
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Celtics-Timberwolves Live: Post-Rajon Rondo Era Begins In Boston

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Jaguars Player Nets $600K Bonus With Final Play On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Jacksonville Jaguars-Tennessee Titans “Thursday Night Football” matchup wasn’t the most exciting thing going on Thursday, but it was a big night for one Jags player. On the last play of Thursday night’s game, Jags defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks sacked Titans QB Charlie Whitehurst to close out the game, and the win for Jacksonville. The play also netted Marks an...
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Matt Chatham: Matt Patricia Having Huge Impact On Patriots’ Defense

This embed is invalid" /> The New England Patriots’ defense is playing at a championship level. It’s time to give credit where it’s due. One could point to several players as being difference-makers on this year’s Pats defense. Seemingly lost in the shuffle is the work of defensive coordinator Matt Patricia, who former Patriots linebacker Matt...
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