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Bruce Cassidy’s Changes Paying Off During B’s Four-Game Winning Streak

The Boston Bruins have their longest winning streak of the season following their 2-1 overtime victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday. The B’s are 4-0-0 under interim head coach Bruce Cassidy, and a lot of that success is based on changes that Cassidy has implemented to the forward line. Hear NESN’s Sarah Davis break down the Bruins’ four-game winning streak in the video...
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Timberwolves have reached out to Knicks about acquiring Derrick Rose

It’s been a season to forget for the New York Knicks.The team has underperformed on the court, and the front office has grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons. The Knicks appear to be willing to part with most of their players, as Carmelo Anthony has been the subject of trade rumors for quite some time.However, a new Knicks’ player found himself in the rumor mill on Monday...
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Chris Sale Throws First Batting Practice Session Of Spring Training

The Boston Red Sox acquired left-hander Chris Sale on Dec. 6 for a package of young players. On Monday, Sale threw his first live batting practice session of spring training in Fort Myers, Fla., and it was all systems go for the Red Sox new ace. Sale tossed 30 pitches to outfielder Chris Young and a few minor leaguers and was pleased with how he felt after the session. Hear Sale...
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Kings had DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Hassan Whiteside on roster in 2011

Sports are full of “what if” questions.After the Sacramento Kings traded star center DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday for the package of Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and two draft picks, the Kings had a “what if” moment.Following the 2011 NBA Draft, the Kings had guard Isaiah Thomas, center Hassan Whiteside and Cousins all on their roster...
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Champions League Predictions: Man City Vs. Monaco, Leverkusen Vs. Atletico Madrid In Round Of 16

If the UEFA Champions League round of 16 continues as it has begun, the knockout phase of this year’s tournament could become a classic. Four teams will compete in the first leg of their round of 16 series Tuesday, with Manchester City hosting Monaco in England and Bayer Leverkusen welcoming Atletico Madrid to BayArena in Germany. Each side will look to strike early blows with...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics Now Can Protect Nets’ First-Round Picks In Trades

The debate over whether the Boston Celtics should move any of the valuable first-round draft picks they own from the Brooklyn Nets before Thursday’s trade deadline has taken an interesting turn. Zach Lowe of ESPN.com included an interesting note about putting protections on draft picks acquired from other teams in his latest trade deadline article. “New rules allow Boston to...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics Have Talked With Clippers About Blake Griffin, Deal ‘Extremely Unlikely’

Most of the trade rumors involving the Boston Celtics over the last few weeks have centered around Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler. One player who was linked to the Celtics last July was Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin. The rumor quickly fizzled, though. ESPN.com’s Zach Lowe wrote Monday that the Celtics and Clippers have talked about Griffin, but that any potential...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics, Bulls Haven’t Had ‘Substantive’ Jimmy Butler Trade Talks Since June

Boston Celtics fans would love for their team to make a major splash and acquire Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline, but the latest report suggests fireworks probably aren’t in the script. “Plenty can happen before Thursday’s 2 p.m. trade deadline, but according to multiple sources, the Bulls and Celtics haven’t held substantive talks...
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3 NBA Finals Contenders That Have Glaring Needs As Trade Deadline Looms

With the NBA trade deadline fast approaching, teams that feel they can contend deep into the NBA playoffs will look to patch up any holes they have. This doesn’t apply to the Golden State Warriors, who will be the favorites heading into the playoffs should they stay healthy. The Warriors incorporation of superstar forward Kevin Durant has been almost seamless, and after blowing...
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Duck Boats Across U.S. Are Facing Criticism, Calls For Improvements

Duck boats can be a lot of fun, and certainly are useful vehicles for tourism purposes. But with an increasing number of deaths connected to the popular, amphibious vehicles, fleets might be due for major overhauls. Deadly accidents caused by the vehicles have led to the withdrawal of half of a duck boat fleet in Seattle, and the suspension of some tours in Philadelphia, according...
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Bill Belichick Renames Boat ‘VII Rings’ Following Patriots’ Super Bowl Win

The New England Patriots capped off their 2016 season with a miraculous victory in Super Bowl LI. But for Patriots head coach Bill Belichick, there was still some work to be done. After winning his seventh Super Bowl as a coach in the NFL, Belichick had to update the name of his boat. The Patriots’ incredible comeback victory on Feb. 5 marked the fifth Super Bowl win for Belichick...
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3 Big NBA Stars Who Could Be Traded After DeMarcus Cousins Deal

The DeMarcus Cousins trade between the Sacramento Kings and New Orleans Pelicans was a whopper. The Hornets now have two of the best big men in the league in Cousins and Anthony Davis, and the Kings still have no clue how to build a winning roster after getting very little in return for their All-Star center. Will the Cousins trade set off a chain reaction that leads to more major...
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Brian Daboll Leaves Patriots, Officially Hired As Alabama Offensive Coordinator

Brian Daboll officially has joined the college ranks, leaving the New England Patriots to become the offensive coordinator and at the University of Alabama. The Crimson Tide announced the hiring Monday afternoon. Daboll also will serve as Alabama’s quarterbacks coach. Daboll spent 10 of the last 16 seasons with the Patriots, most recently coaching the team’s tight ends from 2014...
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Colin Cowherd Thinks Jimmy Garoppolo Is More Valuable Than No. 1 Pick

The New England Patriots have one of the most valuable assets in the NFL in backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. Trade talk surrounding Garoppolo will likely dominate the NFL offseason. And while the Cleveland Browns, who own the No. 1 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, have been rumored to be interested in the Patriots quarterback, one prominent media member doesn’t think the Patriots...
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Report: Porsche Hid Damaging E-Mails In Paul Walker Wrongful Death Suit

There still is no evidence showing Porsche is at fault for the death of Paul Walker in 2013, but attorneys for Walker’s daughter believe not all relevant evidence has been made available. Attorneys for Meadow Walker filed documents in Los Angeles Superior Court this week that say Porsche’s North American division attempted to hide and censor e-mails containing damaging information...
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These 10 NFL Teams Could Be Most Active When 2017 Free Agency Kicks Off

NFL general managers, coaches and players are giddily awaiting March 9 like kids waiting for Christmas, as that’s the day teams can start signing free agents. For players, it can be a life-changing payday. For GMs and coaches, it’s a chance to make their teams better. The Sports Daily pointed out 10 teams that are likely to be camping outside the store overnight waiting to...
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Kings GM Vlade Divac Says Team Had Better Offer For DeMarcus Cousins

While DeMarcus Cousins had long been a part of trade rumors, the deal that sent him packing from Sacramento was rather puzzling. The Kings shipped the All-Star big man to the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway, as well as a first and second-round pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. The general consensus around the league was that Sacramento...
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Kings Owner Reportedly Thinks Buddy Hield Has ‘Steph Curry Potential’

Why did the Sacramento Kings trade DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans for so little? It’s a question Kings fans undoubtedly are asking in the aftermath of Sacramento trading the All-Star big man to New Orleans for a package of Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans, Langston Galloway and first- and second-round draft picks in 2017. And the answer perhaps lies in how the organization...
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Waymo: GM-Backed Self-Driving Legislation Creates ‘Unlevel Playing Field’

Technology companies are playing a key role in the development of driverless cars, but several states are proposing bills that could ban them from testing on public roads. Tennessee, Maryland and Illinois are considering implementing Safe Autonomous Vehicle acts, which allow only automakers to test autonomous vehicles, according to Automotive News. Waymo, the self-driving startup...
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Former Pitcher Rick Ankiel Drank Before 2001 Start, Beat Randy Johnson

Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Rick Ankiel drank vodka before his first two starts of the 2001 season. Ankiel is best known for his epic meltdown during the 2000 National League Division Series against the Atlanta Braves, in which he became the first major league pitcher to throw five wild pitches in one inning since 1890. And he opened up Monday about his case of the yips...
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NBA Rumors: Kings Willing To Trade Arron Afflalo, Darren Collison After DeMarcus Cousins Deal

You might as well put a “for sale” sign up in front of the Golden 1 Center because the Sacramento Kings reportedly still want to make more moves before Thursday’s NBA trade deadline. Even after shipping off All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans for a horrible return, the Kings are willing to trade other veterans on their roster. “The Kings excised...
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NBA Rumors: Celtics Never Interested In ‘Uncoachable’ DeMarcus Cousins

The Sacramento Kings sent shockwaves around the NBA on Sunday with the dealing of DeMarcus Cousins. The three-time All-Star was shipped to the New Orleans Pelicans in return for Buddy Hield, Tyreke Evans and Langston Galloway, as well as a first and second-round pick in this year’s draft. As the deal was considered fairly lopsided, many Boston Celtics fans wondered why the C...
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Canseco warns humanity about robot takeover in Twitter rant

Jose Canseco wants us all to be smarter about artificial intelligenceThe former Major League Baseball player used Twitter on Monday to issue a dire warning about robots’ impending takeover of the economy and ultimately our ability to survive. Canseco used history and statistics to further his argument, although we’re not sure how accurate his numbers are. Canseco published a...
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Pelicans Troll Kings, Celebrate DeMarcus Cousins Trade With Funny Tweet

The New Orleans Pelicans’ social media team was a big winner in the blockbuster trade that brought All-Star big man DeMarcus Cousins to the Big Easy. That’s because the Pelicans’ Twitter account fired off an amazing tweet early Monday morning, shortly after New Orleans agreed to acquire Cousins from the Sacramento Kings for pennies on the dollar. Turn up your audio and enjoy…...
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Chase Elliott Among Drivers Poised To Capture First NASCAR Victories

With the 2017 NASCAR season finally here, hopes are high for every team and driver. But for some drivers, hope quickly gives way to desperation. There are 12 drivers without a Cup race win to their names who are scheduled to race full time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season. Victory doesn’t play favorites, though, as there are rookies and veterans alike who are...
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