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Kings Somehow Put Eight Men On Ice At Same Time, Obviously Get Penalty (Photo)

The Los Angeles Kings won their game against the Minnesota Wild on Sunday, but not before having a major brain fart. Less than three minutes into the game, the Kings were called for having too many men on the ice during what was supposed to be a shift change. Eight men, to be exact. NHL Tweet - the Kings just had EIGHT players on the ice at once against the Wild http://t.co/O9bN3oaWpU—...
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Martin St. Louis, Rick Nash Score Four Seconds Apart For Rangers (Video)

The New York Rangers blew out the San Jose Sharks 4-0 on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden, as Henrik Lundqvist made 33 saves for his 51st NHL shutout. But the real Rangers highlight came in the second period, when Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored back-to-back goals in a team-record-tying four seconds. St. Louis scored unassisted at 19:16 from inside the crease, sneaking...
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Fantasy Football: Russell Wilson, Ben Tate Among Week 7 Studs, Duds

It wasn’t a good day for major NFL record holders Sunday. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, arguably the two best players in fantasy football this year, entered Week 7 on the doorstep of historic milestones. As they’ve done all year, both delivered in huge ways. Murray rushed for 128 yards and a score to give him seven straight...
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How Should Patriots Use Brandon Browner? Debate Rages On (Video)

Former New England Patriots players Jermaine Wiggins and Matt Chatham went head-to-head Sunday night in “Two Sides,” discussing their former team’s upcoming game against the Chicago Bears. In 90 seconds, Wiggins and Chatham argue how they would use cornerback Brandon Browner now that he’s active for the Patriots after serving his four-game suspension. Wiggy would put Browner...
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Reports: Boston Red Sox Hire Chili Davis As New Hitting Coach

The Boston Red Sox are hoping to improve their offensive output after a disappointing 2014 season, and they’re bringing in a new hitting coach to do it. According to multiple sources, the Red Sox have hired former MLB outfielder Chili Davis as their new hitting coach, replacing the void left by Greg Colbrunn, who elected not to return to the club after two seasons as the team’s...
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Johnny Gaudreau’s Beautiful Wrap-Around Goal Gives Flames Win (Video)

Johnny Hockey finally is on the score sheet this season. Johnny Gaudreau scored his first goal of 2014-15 for the Calgary Flames with a pretty power-play tally against the Winnipeg Jets. The former Boston College star beat Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec on a wrap-around that broke a second-period tie and eventually became the game-winner in the Flames’ 4-1 road victory. Gaudreau...
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Peyton Manning Breaks Brett Favre’s Record With 509th Touchdown Pass

Well, that didn’t take long. Peyton Manning hooked up with Demaryius Thomas on an eight-yard out route in the second quarter Sunday night to give him 509 career passing touchdowns, moving him ahead of Brett Favre as the NFL’s new all-time leader. Manning entered the Denver Broncos’ game against the San Francisco 49ers just two touchdowns shy of Favre’s record and wasted...
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Poll: Do Bears Have A Chance To Upset Patriots At Gillette Stadium?

The Chicago Bears lost Sunday, and it wasn’t pretty. The Bears fell 27-14 to the Miami Dolphins, dropping them to 3-4 on the season and prompting an ugly scene in the team’s locker room after the game. Yet Chicago will have to put that loss in the past as it prepares to take on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium next weekend. The Patriots nearly suffered their own...
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Report: C.J. Spiller done for year with broken collarbone

The Buffalo Bills escaped with a thrilling comeback win on Sunday, but it came at a huge price. Sammy Watkins caught a touchdown pass from Kyle Orton with one second left in the game to secure a 17-16 win for the Bills. In the second quarter, however, running back C.J. Spiller landed awkwardly at the end of a 53-yard run down the sideline and was carted off the field with an injured...
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Brandon Bass Shows Off Rare 3-Point Range In Celtics’ Win Over Nets (GIF)

If their first seven preseason games are any indication, the Boston Celtics are going to shoot a ton of 3-pointers this season. Even Brandon Bass is joining in the fun. Bass nailed a corner three in the final seconds of the third quarter Sunday, capping a 14-3 run that powered the Celtics to a 95-90 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The Boston bench went crazy over Bass’ bucket, and...
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Wild’s Jason Zucker Takes Skate To The Face, Escapes Without Injury (GIF)

Jason Zucker is a lucky man. The Minnesota Wild forward narrowly avoided a significant injury Sunday afternoon at the Staples Center after he was whistled for a tripping penalty. The scene on the ice could have been much, much worse, though, as the skate of Los Angeles Kings forward Kyle Clifford struck Zucker in the face on the play. Fortunately, it looks like Clifford’s blade...
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Giants Linebacker Distracts Tony Romo In The Most Awesome Way (Video)

NFL defenses have come up with some pretty creative ways to distract quarterbacks before the snap. But Jameel McClain just set the standard. As Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo prepared to run a play against the New York Giants on Sunday, he walked toward the line of scrimmage and identified McClain as the “mike” linebacker, a common practice used to help the offense identify...
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Tony Romo Almost Barrels Into Alex Rodriguez Before Game Vs. Giants (Video)

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo nearly ran over disgraced New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez prior to Sunday’s game against the New York Giants. And, yes, we know how weird of a sentence that is. A-Rod was walking down the same tunnel in Dallas that’s used by the Cowboys when he accidentally got in the way of Romo and backup quarterback Brandon Weeden. The pair of signal...
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Colt McCoy Gets Mistaken For Kirk Cousins, Has Great Response (Video)

The Washington Redskins’ quarterback led his team to a comeback win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. His name was not Kirk Cousins. Confused? Don’t worry, this reporter was too. <input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> ...
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Celtics Notes: 44-Minute Game Barely Noticeable For C’s In Comeback Win

The NBA’s first-ever 44-minute game was … not a whole lot different that the standard 48-minute ones. Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, whose team visited the Brooklyn Nets on Sunday the abbreviated preseason contest, said the adjusted clock barely registered in his mind. “You notice it a little bit when you’re subbing at the start of quarters,” Stevens told reporters...
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Brett Favre: ‘I Don’t Really Care’ If Peyton Manning Breaks TD Record

It appears that Brett Favre’s excitement has been replaced with apathy. Or maybe he just wants everyone to leave him alone so he can wear his Wrangler jeans in peace. Two weeks ago, the NFL’s all-time touchdown passes leader said he couldn’t be happier that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was going to break his record of 508 TD tosses. Favre was asked the same...
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Reports: Bears Locker Room Turns Into ‘Ugly Scene’ Following Loss At Home

The ugliness on the field spilled over into the locker room for the Chicago Bears on Sunday afternoon. Following the Bears’ 27-14 loss to the Miami Dolphins at home that dropped them to 3-4 on the season and winless at Soldier Field, things reportedly turned nasty very quickly. According to multiple reports, there was lots of yelling and screaming that came from the Bears locker...
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Rams beat Seahawks thanks to gutsy fake punt call

The St. Louis Rams were all sorts of crafty on Sunday afternoon. After faking out every single person in St. Louis with a fake punt return for a touchdown in the second quarter against the Seattle Seahawks to go up 21-3, the Rams reached deep into their bag of tricks yet again in the fourth quarter. With Seattle having battled its way back into the game, the Rams were clinging...
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Liverpool-QPR Verdict: Reds Ride Emotional Roller-Coaster Up Standings

The many different kinds of luck range from the standard “good fortune,” to the “dumb,” to the type you “create on your own.” Liverpool probably experienced them all Sunday in its wild, 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road. The teams scored four goals (two apiece) in the last eight minutes of the Premier League game, thrilling observers to the point of hyperventilation...
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Bill Belichick Speaks Highly Of Jay Cutler As Patriots Prepare For Bears

Jay Cutler has a fan in Bill Belichick. As the New England Patriots prepare to host the Chicago Bears at Gillette Stadium on Sunday, Belichick spoke at length about the Bears quarterback, heaping praise on the nine-year NFL veteran, who entered Sunday completing 156-of-229 passes for 1,676 yards — good enough for fifth in the league — to go along with 13 touchdowns and six...
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Fantasy Hockey Recap: Studs, Duds And Waiver Wire Pickups

Editor’s Note: This feature will run every Sunday on NESN.com throughout the regular season. It will recap the past week in fantasy hockey. The first week-and-a-half of the 2014-15 NHL season is in the books, and there have been plenty of surprises for fantasy hockey owners. Teams such as the New York Islanders are exceeding expectations, which is forcing owners to rush to the...
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Randall Cobb’s Lambeau Leap Leaves Him With Ketchup-Stained Jersey (Video)

Randall Cobb should really take a hot dog with him during his next Lambeau Leap. After the Packers wide receiver caught a 3-yard pass from Aaron Rodgers during the second quarter to extend Green Bay’s lead to 28-0 against the Carolina Panthers, Cobb made the jump into the stands only to come down with a massive ketchup stain on his jersey. ...
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Rams Fool Everyone On Fake Punt Return Against Seahawks (Video)

The St. Louis Rams concocted one heck of a trick play Sunday afternoon against the Seattle Seahawks. The Rams jumped out to a commanding 21-3 lead over the Seahawks in the second quarter by faking out Seattle’s special teams, the FOX broadcasters, the cameraman and everyone in the Edwards Jones Dome with a masterful trick punt return that resulted in a Stedman Bailey touchdown...
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Bengals’ Terence Newman Wants Nothing To Do With Tackling Ball Carrier (Video)

The eye in the sky don’t lie, so film review could be rough this week for Terence Newman. The Cincinnati Bengals cornerback had an interesting approach to tackling on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, at least if you consider getting out of the way and not even trying an approach to tackling. Newman looked real bad as he didn’t even try to tackle Colts running back Ahmad...
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Celtics-Nets Live: Kevin Garnett Unavailable For Brooklyn Vs. Former Team

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