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Claude Julien: Bruins Weren’t There, Weren’t Committed Vs. Blue Jackets (Video)

Another day, another frustrating loss for the Boston Bruins. The Columbus Blue Jackets blew out the Bruins 6-2 on Saturday, and needless to say, head coach Claude Julien wasn’t pleased after the game. “I thought we had some chances,” Julien said. “We should’ve scored a little bit more than we did tonight, but again the finish wasn’t there, so...
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Vermont Glades Beat N.H. East 2-0 In First Round Of TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 (Video)

The TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament featured some Northern New England action in the squirts (10-and-under boys) division, and the Vermont Glades downed the New Hampshire East Eagles 2-0. After N.H. East’s Liam Walsh missed his first-round shot on Vermont Glades goaltender Liam Guyette, Jack Kurrle got the Glades on the board with a goal on Henry Fraser...
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Bruins-Blue Jackets 3 Stars: Scott Hartnell Scores Twice In Return To CBJ Lineup

The Boston Bruins made too many defensive mistakes Saturday night and it cost them in a 6-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena. Boston is now 18-15-3 and sits in fifth place in the Atlantic Division. The B’s are three points behind the Washington Capitals for the second wild card playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Here are the “3 Stars” from Saturday’s...
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Blue Jackets’ Curtis McElhinney Robs Torey Krug With Nice Glove Save (Video)

The Boston Bruins lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-2 on Saturday, and it might have had a little something to do with a sweet save by Columbus goaltender Curtis McElhinney. Midway through the first period, McElhinney robbed Bruins defensemen Torey Krug of a goal with a nice glove save. It kept the score tied at one goal apiece and likely gave the Blue...
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BC Loses Pinstripe Bowl To Penn State In Overtime On Missed Extra Point

It all came down to the kickers in Saturday’s Pinstripe Bowl between Boston College and Penn State, and the Nittany Lions’ reigned supreme. Most of the game at Yankee Stadium belonged to the Eagles, as Penn State only held the lead for about a minute after opening the scoring in the first quarter. Running back Jon Hilliman scored for BC on the next...
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Faceoff Struggles Among Takeaways From Bruins’ Loss To Blue Jackets

The Boston Bruins were unable to extend their win streak to three games Saturday night. The Original Six club lost 6-2 to the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena, dropping its December record to 4-6-2. This was the fourth game in which the B’s allowed six or more goals this season. Here are five takeaways from the loss. 1. Patrice Bergeron Extends Point Streak To Three Games...
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Celtics Notes: Marcus Smart Struggles; Old Friends Power Wizards In Blowout

This embed is invalid" /> The Washington Wizards team many believe can win the Eastern Conference this season. Watching Saturday night’s game, it was easy to see why. The Wizards steamrolled the Boston Celtics from tipoff to final horn, leading by double digits for the final 45 minutes in a 101-88 shellacking. “They really took the game to us,” head coach...
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Blue Jackets’ Matt Calvert Scores Vs. Bruins On Controversial Play (Video)

Matt Calvert’s goal against the Boston Bruins wasn’t a difference-maker, but it still came with some controversy. During the second period of the Bruins’ matchup with the Blue Jackets on Saturday, Dougie Hamilton sent the puck toward Columbus’ net, where it deflected off Chris Kelly and into the spectator netting at Nationwide Arena. Under NHL rules, the play should...
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Kevin Garnett Expands Taunting Repertoire, Blows In David West’s Face (GIF)

Kevin Garnett pulled a Lance Stephenson on Saturday — against one of Stephenson former teammates. During a game between Garnett’s Brooklyn Nets and the Indiana Pacers, the veteran big man took a moment to get under the skin of Pacers forward David West. West, unsurprisingly, was not amused. This embed is invalid" /> Who says you can’t teach...
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Milan Lucic, Dalton Prout Engage In Lengthy, Entertaining Fight (Video)

The much-anticipated rematch between Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic and Columbus Blue Jackets defensemen Dalton Prout occurred in the second period of Saturday night’s game at Nationwide Arena. Less than three minutes into the period, they dropped their gloves in the Blue Jackets zone for one of the most entertaining fights of the season, with both players landing some powerful...
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South Shore Kings Edge Somerville In First Round Of TD Bank Mini 1-On-1

Somerville and the South Shore Kings fought a battle between two tough goaltenders in the squirts (10-and-under boys) division of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament, but the Kings were able to pull out a 1-0 win. After his teammate Aiden Johnson missed the first shot, Somerville goalie Jack Donovan made a sweet save on Brady Berard’s first attempt...
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Bruins Look To Take Advantage Of Blue Jackets’ Comeback Struggles (Video)

If the Boston Bruins can take a lead into the second or third period Saturday, they might just be able to lock up a win against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets have struggled mightily in come-from-behind situations this season, collecting just three points in games where they trailed after the first period and zero when they trailed after the...
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Loui Eriksson, Brad Marchand Heating Up For Bruins After Slow Start (Video)

The Boston Bruins got off to a slow start this season, but there were a lot of positives going into their Christmas break. Among those positives are the performances of Loui Eriksson and Brad Marchand. The two wingers have stepped up in recent games, giving the Bruins reason to believe that they can turn this season around. Eriksson has six goals — including...
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Bruins-Blue Jackets Live: Niklas Svedberg Starts In Net For Boston

6:45 pm: The Boston Bruins have won three of their last four games and will aim to continue their climb up the Eastern Conference standings when they play the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night. Backup goalie Niklas Svedberg will start for the Bruins. He’s 4-4-0 with a .925 save percentage and a 2.24 goals against average in 10 appearances. He beat the...
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Patriots Place Alfonzo Dennard On IR, Sign Josh Boyce From Practice Squad

The New England Patriots made a few roster moves prior to their Sunday matchup with the Buffalo Bills. Alfonzo Dennard was placed on injured reserve Saturday after suffering a hamstring injury in practice. The 25-year-old cornerback was a starter to begin the season but was a healthy scratch for most of the second half. He had already been ruled out...
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Celtics-Wizards Live: Reunion Weekend Continues For C’s In Washington

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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Blue Jackets

It’s not a coincidence that the Boston Bruins have started to play better with a more healthy lineup. First-line center David Krejci and No. 1 defenseman Zdeno Chara both played well in Tuesday’s win over the Nashville Predators and are starting to hit their stride after missing more than 15 games because of injuries earlier in the season. The only regular not able to play is...
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Watch Boston Celtics-Washington Wizards Game Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics will look to snap a three-game losing streak Saturday when they visit the Washington Wizards. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 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...
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Browns Suspend Josh Gordon For Week 17 Due To Violation Of Team Rules

Josh Gordon’s season will finish the way it started. The Cleveland Browns announced Saturday that they have suspended Gordon for their season finale against the Baltimore Ravens due to an unspecified violation of team rules. Gordon and rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel both were absent from Saturday’s walkthrough and the Browns had difficulty locating...
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Kobe Bryant Shuts Down Heckler In Stands By Counting His Rings (Video)

Kobe Bryant is the best trash-talker in the game, even when he’s not actually in the game. The Los Angeles Lakers star sat out his third consecutive game Friday night when his team took on the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. Yet that didn’t stop Bryant from getting involved after a fan apparently heckled him from the stands. This embed is invalid...
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Alabama Fan Gets Sugar Bowl Tickets For Christmas; Breaks Down Crying (Video)

Lots of people receive decadent treats during the holidays. But William Garrett Jr.’s present was sweeter than he ever could have imagined. Garrett is a die-hard Alabama football fan living in California and has been to a handful games with his son, William “Skip” Garrett III, over the years. But this Christmas, Garrett’s son decided to surprise him with a gift he’ll...
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Bengals’ Win Over Broncos Could Help Them Get Over Postseason Hump

Less than five minutes into Monday night’s game, it appeared that history would repeat itself. In the first quarter of the Cincinnati Bengals’ primetime matchup against the Denver Broncos, Aqib Talib intercepted Andy Dalton’s pass and ran it in for the touchdown to give Denver the early lead. Given Dalton’s track record in big games — a career...
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Bruins-Blue Jackets Preview: Boston Aims To Extend Win Streak To 3 Games

After a rough start to December, the Boston Bruins are aiming to extend their win streak to three games for the first time in over a month as they take on the Columbus Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena on Saturday night. Boston has taken points from five of the last six games, but its last three games of 2014 provide a few challenges. The first test is against a Blue Jackets squad...
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Report: Rex Ryan has already cleaned out his office

  Rex Ryan’s tenure with New York Jets could be over shortly, and apparently no one knows this more than Rex Ryan.   The Jets’ head coach has cleaned out his office at the team’s headquarters and New York is actively looking for replacements for both Ryan and general manager John Idzik, two sources told NJ.com late Friday night. Ryan was expected to be on the hot...
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Auburn, Wisconsin players literally ate tons of food

  Both Auburn and Wisconsin are hungry for a victory in the Outback Bowl. Which is good, because we’re guessing they weren’t hungry for anything else after Friday night.   The No. 19 Tigers and No. 18 Badgers will square off on New Years Day in Tampa, Fla., in a bowl game sponsored by Outback Steakhouse. What’s one perk of having your bowl game sponsored by a major...
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