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Bruins-Islanders Matchup Saturday Features Major Playoff Implications

The Boston Bruins are fighting for a spot in the NHL playoffs, but their play as of late has not helped their cause. The B’s have lost for consecutive games, and are currently on the outside looking in of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Boston has a chance to jump back in, though, when it meets the New York Islanders on Saturday night at Barclays Center. The Bruins are in “must...
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Celtics Wrap: C’s Top Suns 130-120 Despite Devin Booker’s 70-Point Night

The Phoenix Suns are at the bottom of the Western Conference standings, but they have a budding star in Devin Booker. The 20-year-old guard dropped a remarkable 70 points, but it wasn’t enough as the Boston Celtics notched a 130-120 victory. Isaiah Thomas led the C’s with 34 points and was one of five Boston players in double figures. Al Horford (15 points, 10 rebounds), Jae...
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Jabs Kobe Bryant At Shaq’s Lakers Statue Ceremony

Shaquille O’Neal is one of the most iconic players in Los Angeles Lakers history, and the franchise honored the big man with quite the tribute Friday. The Lakers unveiled a statue of Shaq outside Staples Center, commemorating the Basketball Hall of Famer’s impact on the organization. Several other Laker legends were on hand for the ceremony, including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and...
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‘NESN Next Producer’ Finale To Air Saturday After Red Sox Coverage

This season of “NESN Next Producer” comes to an end Saturday. The finalists will be announced on the finale, and they then will meet with Boston Red Sox executives and have a chance to make a Sox vignette. The finale will air at 4 p.m. ET on NESN or immediately following the Red Sox’s spring training split-squad action.
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Bruins Prospect Charlie McAvoy Silences Crowd With Incredible Game-Winning Goal

Most of the attention when it comes to college sports right now is on the NCAA basketball tournaments, but some of the best young hockey players also currently are having some March Madness of their own. And madness is the only way to describe No. 2 seed Boston University’s 4-3 two-overtime win over third-seeded North Dakota on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament...
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Kentucky Vs. UCLA Live: Score, Highlights Of NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Game

There’s no question the main event of the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 games happens Friday night in the South Region. National powerhouses Kentucky and UCLA will face off at FedExForum for the right to advance to the Elite Eight, where the winner will face the winner of No. 1 seed North Carolina and fourth-seeded Butler on Sunday. The second-seeded Wildcats had a tough road...
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Nigel Hayes slams New York ahead of Sweet 16 game at MSG

No. 8 seed Wisconsin will take on No. 4 seed Florida in an East Region Sweet 16 matchup at Madison Square Garden on Friday, but one Badgers player isn’t too thrilled about being in New York.Ahead of the matchup at the legendary arena, Wisconsin forward Nigel Hayes gave his blunt opinion about the “Big Apple,” and it’s safe to say he’s not a big fan of NYC.“I don’t really...
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Bruins Playoff Hopes On Thin Ice With Only Eight Games Left In Regular Season

The Boston Bruins have lost four straight games causing them to fall from third in the Atlantic Division to the second Wild Card spot with only eight games remaining in the regular season. Interim head coach Bruce Cassidy said the Bruins must improve their goaltending and defense in front of the net if they wish to make the postseason. For more information on the current state...
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Bruins Foundation, NHL Alumni Teaming Up To Support Boston Children’s Hospital

The Boston Bruins Foundation and NHL Alumni are coming together to raise money for a very worthy cause. The two are teaming up to present the fifth annual Corey C. Griffin NHL Alumni Pro-Am, which raises money for the Boston Children’s Hospital Pediatric Head Trauma Unit. Hear NESN’s Dale Arnold, Bruins Foundation executive director Bob Sweeney and NHL Alumni Pro-Am team...
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IndyCar Driver J.R. Hildebrand Teaches Detroit Students About Racing Technology

IndyCar driver J.R. Hildebrand races for a living, but the Ed Carpenter Racing driver is as interested in the science behind the sport than putting the pedal to the metal. Hildebrand, who opted to pursue IndyCar racing rather than attending MIT, was in Detroit on Thursday as part of a Grand Prix promotion. A student of the game himself, he stopped by Central High to speak with students...
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Ryan Luza In Title Hunt After NASCAR Peak Antifreeze Las Vegas Win

Every week, NESN Fuel partner iRacing, the world’s premier online racing simulation service, recaps a race from one of its top series. This week, iRacing recapped the sixth round of the NASCAR iRacing Road to Pro Series. Read more about iRacing here. At the onset of the 2017 NASCAR PEAK Antifreeze Series, many of the series’ tenured drivers looked to NASCAR Pro Series Champion...
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Twitter Users Have Field Day With Donald Trump’s Truck Photo Op

President Donald Trump continued his trend of meeting with U.S. manufacturers Thursday. Trump met with long-haul truck drivers and various players in the trucking industry at the White House on Thursday. During the meeting, the president noted nearly every industry relies on products transported by truckers, tractor trailer drivers see more parts of the U.S. than most people and...
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Check Out Brand-New Episode Of ‘Charlie Moore Outdoors’ Sunday After Red Sox Coverage

It’s just about that time for spring cleaning, but for Charlie Moore, this time of year calls for spring fishing. Immediately following the Boston Red Sox’s spring training game against the Minnesota Twins, keep it on NESN for a new episode of “Charlie Moore Outdoors” where Charlie sets out for a fun-filled day on the water. Charlie heads out for an afternoon alone; no...
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Five Red Sox Listed In Top 50 Of SI’s 2017 MLB Trade Value Rankings

Spoiler alert: the Boston Red Sox’s roster is littered with good players. SI.com published a two-part series this week in which Jonah Keri broke down which players currently have the highest trade value in Major League Baseball. Part 2 featured the top 50 players and included five Red Sox players, including 2016 American League MVP runner-up Mookie Betts at No. 6. Betts, the highest...
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Tony Romo Reportedly Being Pursued By FOX, CBS To Join TV Crew

We’re several weeks into the new NFL year, and Tony Romo’s future in the league is still uncertain. It’s been widely expected that Romo will eventually move on from the Dallas Cowboys, either by release or trade. There have been a couple teams rumored to be interested in Romo if/when he cuts ties with Dallas, namely the Houston Texans and Denver Broncos. But at 36 years old...
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Adrian Peterson’s Reported Asking Price Could Be Why He Hasn’t Signed

A few years ago, every NFL team would be jumping at the chance to sign Adrian Peterson in free agency, but that certainly hasn’t been the case in 2017. And it might be because the running back is overvaluing himself. Peterson played just three games last season after injuring his knee, putting up 72 yards and no touchdowns on 37 rushing attempts. But despite that, the veteran back...
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Elon Musk Posts Video Revealing Tesla Model 3 Almost Production-Ready

It’s been almost one year since Elon Musk gave his keynote address announcing the new Tesla Model 3, so most of the initial hype seemingly has worn off. A recent tweet from the Tesla CEO likely will have the internet abuzz once again. Musk tweeted a six-second video Friday showing a Model 3 prototype driving in what appears to be the parking lot at Tesla’s factory. Although...
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School Bus Driver To Be Arraigned For 2016 Crash That Killed Six Children

A former school bus driver involved in a fatal crash in Chattanooga, Tenn., is set to appear in court Friday. Johnthony Walker will be arraigned at the Hamilton County District Attorney’s Office on six counts of vehicular homoside, four counts of reckless aggravated assault, one count of reckless endangerment, one count of reckless driving and one count of use of a portable...
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Chael Sonnen Cites Source In Reporting Conor McGregor-Floyd Mayweather Fight Is On

There seems to be a growing expectation that Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight at some point, as each combatant has expressed a desire to make it happen. That said, nothing is official, although Chael Sonnen insists an announcement is inevitable. Sonnen, an American mixed martial artist currently signed to Bellator MMA, tweeted last week that the much-anticipated...
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Senators Owner Wants Sidney Crosby Suspended For Slashing Marc Methot’s Finger Off

If Eugene Melnyk had things his way, Sidney Crosby wouldn’t take the ice again this season. The Pittsburgh Penguins star slashed the top of Ottawa Senators defenseman Marc Methot’s finger off Thursday, and he didn’t receive a penalty on the play. Naturally, the Sens owner wasn’t too happy about the situation, and Melnyk told TSN 1200 on Friday that he hopes the NHL punishes...
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Emirates Airlines Didn’t Waste Any Time Joking About Electronics Ban

In the immediate aftermath of the Trump administration implementing an electronics ban on certain U.S.-bound flights, Emirates Airlines assured its customers the ban won’t impact them too heavily. Emirates tweeted a short video Tuesday afternoon featuring Jennifer Aniston, reminding passengers, even though they can’t carry on their personal devices, they’ll still have plenty...
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Landon Donovan retires from soccer again, this time for good

Landon Donovan has kicked his last soccer ball in anger.The U.S. soccer legend revealed Thursday he won’t play professional soccer in 2017 or beyond, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Joe Lago. Donovan’s revelation effectively serves as second, and final, retirement announcement.“Yeah, I’m done,” Donovan said. “I’m done. No more playing for me.“I have not (gone public...
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Team USA, Puerto Rico Still Talking Trash After World Baseball Classic Final

USA-Puerto Rico might be the rivalry to watch in the 2021 World Baseball Classic. The two teams duked it out in Wednesday’s final, with Team USA coming out on top in an 8-0 drubbing to win its first WBC championship. But after their victory, the U.S. players still had words for Team Puerto Rico, who they felt disrespected them by showing off its championship gear and talking...
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USA Vs. Honduras: USMNT’s Three Keys To Victory In World Cup Qualifier

The United States men’s soccer team is in an unfamiliar position. Having lost its first two games of the final round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Team USA has its back pinned against the wall. Now, it must beat Honduras on Friday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif., in order to restore hope and build momentum for the sprint to Russia. NESN.com’s Marcus Kwesi...
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Rickey Stenhouse’s Paint Scheme To Sport All 20,000 Fastenal Employees’ Names

Winning a NASCAR race isn’t a one-person job; it obviously takes a great deal of support from the driver’s team, but people often forget their commercial partners play an important role too. That’s why, during the Auto Club 400, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will be sporting a special version of his Fastenal paint scheme. When Stenhouse takes to the track at Auto Club Speedway for...
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