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Rajon Rondo, Mavs Coach Rick Carlisle Get Into Heated Argument (Video)

Rajon Rondo has a reputation of being a little difficult to coach sometimes, and Rick Carlisle appears to be learning that on the job. It’s unclear if the two have had issues behind the scenes, but something came to a head Tuesday night as the Mavs hosted the Toronto Raptors. With Dallas trailing Toronto in the third quarter, Carlisle became visibly upset with Rondo. The Dallas...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Defensive Free-Agent Needs Include Pass Rusher, Linebacker

The New England Patriots are lucky they don’t have many slots to fill on their 53-man roster, because they also don’t have any cap room. The Patriots have a talented Super Bowl Champion roster and just 10 unrestricted free agents, one of whom ended the season on injured reserve. As long as the Patriots can retain cornerback Darrelle Revis and re-sign safety Devin McCourty,...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Members Of Congress Press Roger Goodell In Letter Regarding Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON — Two members of Congress have asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to clarify whether teams can lose draft picks if they do not properly address domestic violence. In a letter sent Tuesday to Goodell, Sen. Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, and Rep. Jackie Speier, a Democrat from California, wrote: “We urge you to create accountability...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Gronk dating SI swimsuit model Marisa Hunter?

By NESN Staff Could Rob Gronkowski actually be off the market? The New England Patriots tight end is living fast while celebrating the Patriots’ Super Bowl XLIX victory, but he might be slowing down, according to one report. Gronkowski recently hosted an event with actress and model Marisa Hunter, and TerezOwens.com suggests the two could be an item. “Gronk and the hostess...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane Injured On Controversial Hit By Panthers (Video)

CHICAGO — Blackhawks star Patrick Kane left their game against the Florida Panthers after he was checked into the boards in the first period. It looked as if Kane slammed his left shoulder into the boards after he was cross-checked by Alex Petrovic with 12:11 left. Kane stayed down on the ice for a short time while a few of his teammates rushed over to confront Petrovic, and...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Derrick Rose Sidelined Again, Will Undergo Surgery For Torn Meniscus

CHICAGO — Bulls point guard Derrick Rose will have surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his right knee. The team says Rose reported the knee pain Tuesday, and an exam and MRI confirmed the injury. Rose has been dogged by injuries for the past three seasons. He tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in Game 1 of the 2012 playoffs against...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Maine Breakers Edge Newport Whalers In TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 (Video)

It was a hard-fought battle, but the Southern Maine Breakers squeaked by the Newport Whalers in the peewee (boys’ 12-and-under) bracket of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 tournament. Breakers shooter Kevin Woods sneaked one past the Whalers’ Drew Kirk in the second round, and that was all the offense that was needed to win the matchup. Southern Maine goaltender...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Unable To Overcome Lack Of Finish In Loss To Canucks

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins dominated large portions of Tuesday night’s game against the Vancouver Canucks, but it wasn’t enough in a 2-1 loss. Boston had an 80-41 shot attempt edge, a 41-28 shots on goal advantage and won 64 percent (48 for 75) of the faceoffs. The only problem for the Bruins — one that’s been an issue throughout the season — was an inability to capitalize...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Satisfied With Bruins’ Game Vs. Canucks Despite Loss (Video)

The Boston Bruins did absolutely everything they could, but they still didn’t manage to pull off a win against the Vancouver Canucks. The B’s played hard through 60 minutes of hockey Tuesday night at TD Garden, putting themselves on the board just over a minute into the game. But the Canucks answered less than a minute and a half later and pulled ahead...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Canucks Even Score Vs. Bruins After David Pastrnak’s Mistake (Video)

The Boston Bruins got ahead of the Vancouver Canucks early, but one mistake quickly changed that. Daniel Paille put the B’s on the board 1:05 into Tuesday’s contest at TD Garden, but a rookie mistake from forward David Pastrnak helped the Canucks score less than a minute and a half later. Pastrnak lost the puck over Vancouver’s blue line, which left...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Eddie Lack’s Timely Saves Hold Bruins To One Goal In Loss To Canucks (Video)

The Boston Bruins only managed one goal against the Vancouver Canucks, but it wasn’t for a lack of scoring chances. It was because of, well, Lack. Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack was peppered with shots Tuesday night at TD Garden, but he skated away with with 40 saves in Vancouver’s 2-1 win over Boston. Bruins winger Daniel Paille scored 1:05 into the...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Unable To Capitalize On Scoring Chances In 2-1 Loss To Canucks

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins controlled the majority of puck possession and created many quality scoring chances Tuesday night against the Vancouver Canucks at TD Garden. But like so many previous games this season, the B’s were unable to finish these chances and lost 2-1. The Bruins return to game action Friday night against the New Jersey Devils in the first matchup of a back...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Daniel Paille Ends Point Drought With Goal Vs. Canucks (Video)

Daniel Paille hadn’t tallied a point for the Boston Bruins since Jan. 7, but he quickly changed that Tuesday night. The Bruins winger netted a goal just 1:05 into their game against the Vancouver Canucks at TD Garden. Paille very calmly sneaked the rebounded puck past Canucks goaltender Eddie Lack after a couple missed shots by Carl Soderberg and...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: Yoan Moncada Signing Comparable To No. 1 Overall Pick?

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Enter Big Papi. David Ortiz, the only player who hadn’t yet reported to camp, arrived at Boston Red Sox spring training on Tuesday. Ortiz created quite the buzz, which is fairly typical when it comes to the charismatic slugger. Ortiz’s arrival wasn’t the only piece of news to come out of JetBlue Park. In fact, it was a busy day over at the Red Sox’s...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett On Return To T-Wolves: If LeBron Can Go Home, Why Can’t I?

Minnesota Timberwolves fans should be happy to see that Kevin Garnett hasn’t changed a bit. The big man is back where it all began after being dealt from the Brooklyn Nets at the NBA trade deadline, and his first day back didn’t disappoint. KG entertained the media in his press conference Tuesday, comparing his return to LeBron James’ return to...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Young Guns Stepping Up For Bruins Amid Flurry Of Injuries (Video)

With multiple injuries to key players, the Boston Bruins have had no choice but to turn to some of the young guys down in Providence. And so far, they’ve stepped up. Defenseman Kevan Miller is out for the season after undergoing shoulder surgery, while center David Krejci will miss four to six weeks with a partially torn MCL. Center Ryan Spooner and winger Brian Ferlin were...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

FOX Stirs Team USA Fervor In 2015 Women’s World Cup Commercial (VIDEO)

It’s almost time to paint faces, find the biggest screens and watch Team USA take on the world. FOX released a new commercial Sunday promoting the United States women’s national soccer team’s participation in the upcoming 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. The new spot plays off the disappointing end of the U.S. men’s 2014 FIFA World Cup adventure and looks forward to the...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

John Henry: State of Red Sox 'never been better'

By Ricky Doyle FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox hardly resemble a last-place team. There’s an air of confidence surrounding the revamped Red Sox despite the club’s 71-91 record in 2014. It’s reflected in principal owner John Henry, who expressed optimism Tuesday while assessing the state of the organization. “Honestly, I would say, from my perspective, it’s never...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Work Out Free-Agent Wide Receiver Kevin Dorsey

The work is never done for the New England Patriots. The Patriots worked out free-agent wide receiver Kevin Dorsey on Tuesday, a league source told The National Football Post’s Aaron Wilson. Dorsey originally was drafted No. 224 overall in the seventh round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers. Dorsey has played in three career games and recorded one catch for 4 yards...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders, Defenseman Nick Leddy Agree To 7-Year Contract Worth $38.5 Million

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with Nick Leddy on a seven-year contract, keeping the 23-year-old defenseman away from restricted free agency. Leddy, acquired on the eve of this season from the Chicago Blackhawks, agreed to the deal on Tuesday, six days before the NHL trade deadline. The contract is worth $38.5 million and will run through the 2021...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lionel Messi Misses Penalty Kick, As Joe Hart Saves Man City’s Dreams (Video)

Lionel Messi ceases to be a super-hero when he steps up to the penalty spot. Messi missed a penalty kick Tuesday in the dying moments of Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Manchester City in the UEFA Champions League. Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart saved Messi’s penalty kick, and the Barcelona superstar headed his follow-up effort wide to the astonishment of the soccer world. Messi...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancée Put Box In Trunk After Odin Lloyd’s Murder, Video Shows

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday played video surveillance that showed his fiancée removing a trash bag from the home and putting it in a car the day after the victim was killed. Hernandez is charged with the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, who was dating the sister...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Neely: Bruins Will Upgrade Roster At Trade Deadline ‘If There’s An Opportunity’

The NHL trade deadline is just six days away and the Boston Bruins will look to upgrade their roster if the right deal can be made. “I believe our team is better than we’re playing, our current team,” Bruins president Cam Neely said Tuesday during his weekly radio appearance on 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Felger & Mazz” show. “Obviously with David (Krejci) out, that...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez: David Ortiz ‘Like A Brother To Me,’ ‘We Love Papi’

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Hanley Ramirez and David Ortiz already have a foundation on which to build. Ramirez, who made his major league debut with the Boston Red Sox in 2005, kept in touch with Ortiz throughout his time with the Miami Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers. It could make for a productive reunion, as Ramirez continues to draw inspiration from his longtime mentor. “He’s like...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Canucks

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins are back at TD Garden after five-game road trip during which they earned just four of a possible 10 points. The Bruins began that road trip with a 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks, the same team that the Original Six club will face Tuesday night. “You like to be able to bounce back with a better game,” B’s head coach Claude Julien said. “Disappointing...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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