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Aqib Talib: Playing In Denver As Visitor More Difficult Than New England

Aqib Talib has an interesting perspective on the rivalry between the New England Patriots and Denver Broncos. The cornerback was inserted into the rivalry two seasons ago when he was acquired by the Patriots at the trade deadline. When he became a free agent this offseason — after considering a return to New England — Talib decided to sign with the Broncos. That means that at...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans Growing ‘Frustrated’ With Top Pick Jadeveon Clowney

The Houston Texans are reportedly losing patience with their No. 1 overall pick, Jadeveon Clowney. The rookie linebacker will not play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles as he battles an illness, according to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. This news comes after Clowney missed the first six games of the season due to a knee injury he suffered in Week 1. Rapoport reports the Texans...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Decision to start RG3 came from front office

The Washington Redskins’ decision to start Robert Griffin III this week might seem like a curious one. The former first-round draft pick has undeniable potential, but he’s coming off yet another injury. When he’s been healthy this season, he’s been awful. Also, the Skins have won two in a row with Colt McCoy under center. Yet, all signs pointing to Griffin getting the...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Increased Physical Play Just Part Of Process To Solving Broncos

Nothing will be easy for the New England Patriots on Sunday afternoon. It doesn’t matter what the weather is like, what the story liners or what history may or may not say. The Patriots are going to have their hands full against a high-powered Denver Broncos offense at Gillette Stadium. That being said, there’s certainly a blueprint for stopping Peyton Manning and the Broncos...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins Team Bus Involved In Accident On Way To Vikings Game (Photos)

It’s been a tough season for the Washington Redskins, and their issues are now extending beyond the field and to the open road. The Redskins’ team bus was involved in an accident on the way to their game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. Luckily, no one appears to be injured, but according to multiple reports, some players were pretty shaken up after the crash. The police...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Week 9 Injury Update: Tony Romo Reportedly Out; A.J. Green Expected To Return

7:20 a.m.: There’s plenty to discuss in the Week 9 NFL injury update. Reports surfaced early Sunday morning that Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will not play Sunday afternoon against the Arizona Cardinals. Romo’s status was up in the air despite suffering two fractures in his back, but according to reports, it will be Brandon Weeden’s ball against the Arizona Cardinals...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins-Senators Notes: Boston’s Offense Scores Four Goals In David Krejci’s Absence

BOSTON — Replacing a No. 1 center minutes before a game starts is no easy task for any NHL team. The Bruins had to make a late change to their lineup for Saturday night’s matchup at TD Garden against the Ottawa Senators when David Krejci was unable to play because of an undisclosed injury. He missed Friday’s practice, too, but was expected to play. “I thought he was going...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics Notes: James Harden Goes Off For Rockets; James Young Makes Debut

The Boston Celtics are going to live and die by the 3-pointer this season. Saturday night, it was the latter. The Celtics went a miserable 1-for-25 from 3-point land en route to a 104-90 loss to the Houston Rockets. – James Harden was everywhere for the Rockets, finishing with 26 points, eight rebounds, six assists, four steals and a block in the win. The Celtics’ only answer...
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November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics’ Dismal 3-Point Showing Costs Them In Blowout Loss To Rockets

When a team turns in a shooting performance that can, without hyperbole, be called one of the worst in NBA history, it’s probably in for a long night. That was the case Saturday for the Boston Celtics, who couldn’t buy a 3-pointer in a 104-90 loss to the Houston Rockets. The Celtics came up empty on each of their first 21 attempts from beyond the arc — a slump that stretched...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Matt Fraser Makes Strong Case To Remain In Lineup In Win Over Senators

BOSTON — Matt Fraser’s shot is his best asset, and he put it to good use Saturday night with two goals in a 4-2 Boston Bruins victory over the Ottawa Senators at TD Garden. “Just to be in the lineup is huge for my confidence but the one thing I’ve drawn on for myself, like I was never a drafted player. I had to climb walls to get where I am,” Fraser said. “It’s not...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Laquon Treadwell Suffers Gruesome Injury As Ole Miss Loses Heartbreaker (Video)

Saturday’s game against No. 4 Auburn couldn’t have ended much worse for No. 7 Ole Miss. Rebels wide receiver Laquon Treadwell appeared to have scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter, but he fumbled in the end zone. Auburn recovered to preserve the 35-31 victory. Adding injury to insult, Treadwell’s ankle bent in ways that ankles aren’t supposed to bend...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Fraser’s Big Night Highlights Bruins’ Win Over Senators (Video)

Matt Fraser came to play Saturday night. The Bruins winger, who was a last-minute addition to the lineup against the Ottawa Senators, made it known he wants to remain in the lineup as he scored his first two goals of the season less than 90 seconds apart to power Boston to a 4-2 win. Fraser didn’t record a point in his first four games this season, but he certainly answered the...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dennis Seidenberg: Bruins Played ’60 Strong Minutes’ Vs. Senators (Video)

The Boston Bruins were victorious against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night. Bruins winger Matt Fraser tallied two goals in the win, with winger Brad Marchand and defenseman Dennis Seidenberg chipping in one goal apiece. Seidenberg spoke highly of the Bruins’ winning efforts after the game. “We just told ourselves to put together 60 strong minutes and I think for the most...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor QB Takes After Bill Belichick, Answers Every Question With ‘Ready For OU’

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty took a page out of Bill Belichick’s playbook during his latest postgame news conference. Following the Bears’ huge 60-14 win over Kansas, the quarterback only had one thing on his mind: next weekend’s game against Oklahoma. Like Belichick was “on to Cincinnati,” Petty was “ready for OU,” answering all six of the questions he was asked...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots’ Akeem Ayers Fined For Kicking Kyle Long In Groin (GIFs)

It appears there was a reason why Chicago Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long was profusely arguing a personal foul in last Sunday’s 51-23 loss to the New England Patriots. Newly acquired Patriots linebacker Akeem Ayers was fined $8,250 for kicking Long in the groin, a league spokesman told The Chicago Tribune’s Brad Biggs. Long was penalized for pulling Ayers’ leg after the...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Niklas Hjalmarsson Bloodied After Taking Puck To Face (Video)

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson is one tough cookie. Midway through the second period in Toronto on Saturday night, Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly fired off a pass that deflected off the stick of Andrew Shaw and straight into the face of Hjalmarsson, who was crouched down in an attempt to block the pass. The puck caught Hjalmarsson, who does not wear a visor...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Relive Brad Marchand’s Overtime Game-Winner Vs. Sabres (Video)

Thursday’s game between the Boston Bruins and Buffalo Sabres ended in exciting fashion. After tying the game with a third-period goal to send it into overtime, Bruins winger Brad Marchand received a great feed from teammate Reilly Smith and scored to give Boston the 3-2 comeback win. The goals were Marchand’s second and third of the season. Relive the moment in the “Berkshire...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Captain Ryan McDonagh Rammed Into Boards, Separates Shoulder (Video)

The New York Rangers lost two more defensemen to injury Saturday night. Captain Ryan McDonagh and fellow blue-liner Kevin Klein both went down with injuries during the first period against the Winnipeg Jets, and both will not return. McDonagh was crushed into the boards by Evander Kane as he went to play the puck midway through the first,with his left shoulder taking the brunt of...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Do All The Little Things Right In First Period Vs. Senators (Video)

The Boston Bruins played one of their strongest first periods of the season Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators. The B’s did all the little things right, according to NESN’s Billy Jaffe, as the Amica Coverage Cam broke down Reilly Smith taking a hit to make a play, Milan Lucic doing a good job of protecting the puck through the neutral zone and Adam McQuaid not forcing...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid: Bruins Homestand Is An ‘Important Stretch’ (Video)

Nine of the Boston Bruins’ next 12 games will be at home, starting Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators. But that’s not necessarily a good thing, as the Bruins have had a tough time at TD Garden, posting a 1-3 record at home so far this season. Enterting Saturday’s contest, Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid understands that it’s time to start tallying home-ice victories...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Rajon Rondo: Celtics Held Three-Hour Team Dinner In Houston

The Boston Celtics spent a whole lot of time getting to know each other Friday night. Team captain Rajon Rondo told reporters Saturday that upon arriving in Houston, he and his Celtics teammates enjoyed a three-hour dinner together. “I think this is where the camaraderie comes together and you become a close team,” Rondo said, via Celtics.com. “It wasn’t an official team...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Pay Tribute To Mayor Menino By Lighting Up TD Garden (Photo)

The Bruins are paying tribute to beloved former Boston mayor Tom Menino during Saturday’s game against the Ottawa Senators. The Black and Gold are expected to honor Menino, who passed away Thursday at the age of 71 after a bout with cancer, in a pregame ceremony, but they also honored Boston’s longest-serving mayor by lighting up the outside of TD Garden. Paying tribute to...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics-Houston Rockets Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics will look to improve to 2-0 when they visit a dangerous Houston Rockets team Saturday night. 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 Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports ImagesFiled under: Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Live Stream...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics-Rockets Live: Point Guard Patrick Beverley Ruled Out For Houston

Filed under: Boston Celtics, Houston Rockets, Live Blog, Top Stories, Zack Cox
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Davies Scores Twice To Lead Revolution Over Crew In Playoffs

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Charlie Davies scored twice to lead the New England Revolution over the Columbus Crew 4-2 Saturday in the first leg of Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference semifinals. The second leg of the total-goals series is Nov. 9 at New England. The winner plays New York or D.C. United for a spot in the MLS Cup. Davis put the Revolution ahead in the 34th minute with...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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