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Hockey East Roundup: BU Dominates Northeastern 6-1 In Regular-Season Finale

Boston University has the top spot entering the Hockey East playoffs, and it means business. The No. 4 Terriers (21-7-5) proved as much Saturday night, bouncing back from Friday night’s loss to earn an impressive 6-1 win over Northeastern (16-4-4) in both teams’ regular-season finale at Matthews Arena. Boston College’s 3-1 loss to Notre Dame earlier in the night meant the Terriers...
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Invicta FC 11 Recap: Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino TKOs Charmaine Tweet

Cris Justino wasted little time taking care of business Friday night. “Cyborg” dispatched Charmaine Tweet via TKO just 46 seconds into the first round at Invicta FC 11 from Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to defend her 145-pound title. Justino landed a vicious left hook early on that knocked Tweet to the ground. Tweet tried to stand up after sustaining several heavy punches...
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Antoine Vermette: Position Before NHL Trade Deadline ‘Not A Fun One’

BOSTON — Arizona Coyotes forward Antoine Vermette has been one of the most talked about players ahead of Monday’s NHL trade deadline. As a top-six caliber forward who could provide scoring, penalty killing, good faceoff skill and versatility (plays as a center or winger) to a contending team, Vermette is among the best rentals for teams to pursue. Vermette was emotional after...
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Claude Julien: Bruins Had Resolve, ‘Good Energy’ In Win Over Coyotes (Video)

The Boston Bruins were playing one of the NHL’s worst teams Saturday night, but that didn’t mean it was going to be easy. After defeating the New Jersey Devils in overtime Friday, the B’s returned home to play the Arizona Coyotes in the second game of a back-to-back, a scenario that had only yielded two wins in 10 tries (2-6-2) so far this season. Yet the B’s were up to the...
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Bruins’ Tuukka Rask Stones Coyotes’ Shane Doan With Timely Save (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ offense came alive Saturday night, but that wasn’t the only factor that helped Boston earn a 4-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes. Goaltender Tuukka Rask was a rock in net for the B’s, stopping 31 of 32 shots after missing Friday night’s contest due to illness. One of his better saves of the night came in the second period, when he shut down Coyotes forward...
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Northeastern-Charleston Men’s Basketball Live Stream: Huskies Head South

The Northeastern men’s basketball team is hoping to end its regular season on a high note. The Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) playoffs kick off next Friday, but the Huskies (19-11, 11-6) will have to take care of business first against the Charleston Cougars (8-22, 3-14) in Charleston, S.C. Catch the game LIVE right here on NESN.com, with streaming video of the game starting...
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Bruins Close February With Impressive 4-1 Win Over Coyotes

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins defeated the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Saturday night at TD Garden in the Original Six club’s final game before Monday’s NHL trade deadline. The Bruins have a four-day break before returning to game action Thursday night against the Calgary Flames at TD Garden. Here are three takeaways from Bruins-Coyotes: 1. Bruins Open Scoring In Excellent First Period...
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Brad Marchand Burns Arizona In Transition, Scores For Bruins (Video)

The line of Brad Marchand, Patrice Bergeron and Reilly Smith was on its game for the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. The trio already had created a scoring chance against the Arizona Coyotes early in the first period, and this time it was Marchand who started the action with a breakout pass to Bergeron. Marchand turned on the burners and raced down the ice, and Smith rewarded his...
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South Shore Kings Squeak By Triboro 2-1 In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 (Video)

It was Triboro vs. the South Shore Kings in the quarterfinals of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 peewee (boys’ 12-and-under) bracket. South Shore Kings goaltender Bennett Ostern stole the show with the save of the shootout with a beautiful kick save on Triboro foward Jerry McCarthy. South Shore Kings forward Brett Berard started off the scoring against Triboro goaltender Brendan Labarre...
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Red Sox Notes: Edward Mujica Dealt With Neck Injury During 2014 Season

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox covered it all Saturday. The Red Sox began their day with a domestic violence prevention seminar sanctioned by Major League Baseball. They then continued their preparation for the 2015 season with several drills geared toward improving all aspects of the game. Let’s run down some notes. — The domestic violence seminar wasn’t the only...
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Ray Rice On Personal Struggles: ‘I See Why People Commit Suicide’

In February 2014, Ray Rice threw a punch in an elevator that would change his life. More than a year later, the NFL free agent admitted he’s experienced some dark times since that day. Rice, of course, was suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for the incident involving his then-fiancée, Janay Palmer, and subsequently was released by the Baltimore...
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Daniel Nava ‘Throwing A Bunch Of Darts’ With Major Offensive Experiment

This embed is invalid" /> FORT MYERS, Fla. — Daniel Nava is taking a trial-and-error approach to offense this spring. Nava has been a switch-hitter for most of his baseball life, yet the 32-year-old outfielder is considering abandoning the practice. Since Nava is a far better hitter from the left side, he’s going to experiment in camp with batting...
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Reilly Smith’s Pass Sets Up Quality Bruins Scoring Chance Vs. Coyotes (Video)

Some strong footwork from forward Reilly Smith helped advance the play and create a scoring chance for the Boston Bruins in the first period of their game against the Arizona Coyotes. Smith set his feet and bounced a pass off the side boards to Patrice Bergeron. Bergeron raced up the ice and found winger Brad Marchand, who fired a wrist shot that rang off the crossbar. The scoring...
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David Ortiz: ‘I Don’t Know’ If I’ll Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

This embed is invalid" /> David Ortiz’s good friend Pedro Martinez will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this summer. The Boston Red Sox slugger isn’t sure whether he’ll someday join his former teammate in Cooperstown. Ortiz conducted a 1-on-1 interview with FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal this week in Fort Myers. The 39-year-old discussed...
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David Pastrnak Becoming More Reliable Playmaker For Bruins (Video)

David Pastrnak is the youngest player in the NHL. He also might be the Boston Bruins’ best playmaker at the moment. Before Saturday’s game against the Arizona Coyotes, Dale Arnold, Billy Jaffe and Barry Pederson broke down why the 18-year-old forward has been extremely effective for the Bruins as of late. Jaffe pointed out that Pastrnak’s confidence has been through the...
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Bruins Looking For Elusive Win In Second Game Of Back-To-Back (Video)

The Boston Bruins have played in their fair share of games on back-to-back days this season. The first game usually has gone well; the second, not so much. The B’s are 7-2-2 in the first game of back-to-backs this season but just 2-6-2 on the back end. Boston took care of business Friday night with a 3-2 overtime win over the New Jersey Devils, and they’ll look to buck the trend...
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Mike Napoli: Josh Hamilton’s Reported Drug Relapse A ‘Sad’ Situation

This embed is invalid" /> Mike Napoli can’t help but feel for Josh Hamilton. Napoli, who played alongside Hamilton while with the Texas Rangers in 2011 and 2012, has been paying attention to the news regarding his former teammate’s reported drug relapse and potential suspension. It’s all somewhat surprising to the Boston Red Sox slugger, as Hamilton...
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Joe Kelly Flashes Excellent Stuff At Red Sox Spring Training (Video)

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Joe Kelly generated some buzz Saturday at Boston Red Sox spring training. Kelly, who was acquired last season from the St. Louis Cardinals, has arguably the best pure stuff of any Red Sox pitcher. The 26-year-old flashed his skills Saturday while facing Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli during live batting practice on one of the back fields at JetBlue Park. “It’s...
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Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Coyotes

The Boston Bruins and Arizona Coyotes square off Saturday evening at TD Garden in each team’s final game before Monday’s NHL trade deadline. The Coyotes have several players who could be moved at the deadline, but so far, the team hasn’t announced that any of them will be scratched for Saturday’s contest. In lineup news, the Bruins assigned goaltender Jeremy Smith back to...
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Pablo Sandoval Goes Deep Off Justin Masterson During Red Sox BP (Video)

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Justin Masterson was greeted rather abruptly by Pablo Sandoval. Masterson threw his first live batting practice of Boston Red Sox spring training on Saturday. The right-hander showed some encouraging signs, but the highlight of the session involved Sandoval going deep. Sandoval has brought plenty of energy to camp. It’s been reflected in his BP sessions, during...
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White Sox Ace Chris Sale Out Three Weeks After Injuring Foot At Home

Man, baseball players can be clumsy. Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale became the latest ballplayer to go down with an odd injury, as the White Sox announced he’ll miss three weeks with a broken foot. Sale apparently suffered the injury at home. It’s unclear what exactly Sale did to injure himself, but general manager Rick Hahn did give this (perhaps...
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Missing NASCAR Race Car Found On Side Of The Road In Georgia

The most bizarre story of this young NASCAR season has somewhat of a happy ending. Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 car went missing Friday after someone stole the team’s hauler from the hotel parking lot just outside Atlanta. The No. 44 team had to withdraw from this weekend’s race at Atlanta because the car wasn’t found before qualifying. The good news, however, is that Gwinnett...
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Former Knick Anthony Mason dies at age 48

  Anthony Mason, one of the most popular players in recent New York Knicks history, died Saturday morning. He was 48.   Mason had recent health problems, as he was diagnosed with congestive heart failure earlier in the month. “First I want to thank all those who offered prayers and well-wishes for my Father, our family really appreciates it,” his son, Anthony Mason...
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Which Forward Did Bruins Acquire From Tampa Bay At 2009 Trade Deadline?

The NHL trade deadline is Monday, which means the next few days are critical for teams across the league. The deadline offers teams the chance to add a key player who could make a big impact on the stretch run and into the playoffs. Sometimes, however, teams acquire players who end up being important contributors in later years, too. That was the case for the Boston Bruins when...
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Bruins-Devils Notes: Boston Controls Puck Possession In 3-2 OT Win

The Boston Bruins are one of the NHL’s better puck possession teams, and that was evident in Friday night’s 3-2 overtime win against the New Jersey Devils. The B’s controlled 54.46 percent of shot attempts in all situations and 56.38 percent of even-strength shot attempts. Here’s a look at the score-adjusted Corsi (all shot attempts) chart from Friday’s game. Boston has...
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