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Ben Bishop and Tyler Johnson suffered injuries in Finals

By Darren Hartwell The Tampa Bay Lightning finally succumbed to the Chicago Blackhawks on Monday night in one of the most tightly contested Stanley Cup Finals in recent history. If it wasn’t for two key injuries, though, things might have turned out a bit differently. Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop revealed Monday he suffered a torn groin in Game 2, while star forward Tyler...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer Has Ruthless Response To Taken Parking Spot (Photo)

Urban Meyer didn’t win three national championships by letting people take his parking spot. The Ohio State head coach certainly proved that Monday, as Buckeyes running back Warren Ball Jr. saw a rather interesting sight as he ventured into the school’s parking lot. What happens when you park in Coach Meyer's spot lol blocked in until he leaves http...
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Aaron Hernandez’s Lawyer: Anonymous Caller Says Juror Was ‘Untruthful’

FALL RIVER, Mass. — A lawyer for Aaron Hernandez has told a judge he’s concerned one of the jurors who convicted the former New England Patriots star tight end of murder may have been “untruthful” during jury selection. In redacted court documents released Monday, lawyer James Sultan says an anonymous tipster first called him April 16, a day after...
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NBA Draft Podcast: Kelly Oubre’s ‘Red Flag'; Cameron Payne’s Stock Rising

NBA draft prospect Kelly Oubre said over the weekend that he has the ability to be better than Jimmy Butler, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden. SB Nation draft expert Kevin O’Connor, however, isn’t totally sold on the Kansas guard’s game. O’Connor joined NESN.com Celtics beat writer Zack Cox on the podcast this week to talk all things draft, and he expressed concern over...
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Podcast: Explaining Tom Brady’s No. 5 Ranking Among QBs, With An Asterisk

A few weeks ago, NFL media analyst Bucky Brooks ranked New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady fifth among the best quarterbacks currently in the game. Even more interesting: The No. 5 ranking came with an asterisk. Brooks joined NESN.com’s Patriots beat writer Doug Kyed to discuss his logic behind that decision. Plus, NESN.com’s Michaela Vernava and Kyed examined the Patriots’...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Rock sideswipes man's car, makes new friend

By Darren Hartwell Audie Bridges’ day temporarily got worse. Then it got a whole lot better. Bridges, a native of Wakefield, Mass., recently was the victim of an unfortunate accident when his car was sideswiped near his home. The good news? The driver pulled a U-turn to go back and apologize. The even better news? That driver was Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Johnson, who...
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Yoenis Cespedes Disappears From Tigers’ Outfield For Bathroom Break (Video)

As Detroit Tigers pitcher Anibal Sanchez toed the rubber to begin the third inning Monday night, he glanced out toward the outfield. And it’s a good thing he did. Sanchez wisely held up when he noticed what the Cincinnati Reds’ broadcasting team failed to: He didn’t have a left fielder. Yoenis Cespedes, penciled into the lineup in that position, was...
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2015 NHL Draft Big Board: Ranking Top 50 Prospects In Ultra-Talented Class

The 2015 NHL Draft is less than two weeks away. Just about every position — with the exception of goaltender — is loaded with Grade-A prospects, most notably at center, which is where four of the top five prospects play. Here are the top 50 players available in what many scouts believe is a deep, and very talented draft. (Click the link at the bottom of the rankings to read about...
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Jonny Gomes Turns Page On Red Sox Days Despite Fond Memories Of Boston

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Jonny Gomes is penning a new chapter in his career. Gomes, now a member of the Atlanta Braves, returned to Fenway Park on Monday for the first time since the Boston Red Sox traded the outfielder along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics last July. The Red Sox treated Gomes to a video tribute on the center field...
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Brandon Spikes' 2011 AFC title ring for sale on eBay

By Darren Hartwell Members of the New England Patriots received their gigantic Super Bowl rings Sunday, but for one former player, the hardware appears headed in the other direction. Brandon Spikes’ 2011 AFC Championship ring has surfaced on eBay for a listing price of $19,499, just days after the Patriots released the linebacker. Spikes has had quite the love/hate relationship...
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Blackhawks Blank Lightning In Game 6, Win Third Stanley Cup In Six Years

CHICAGO — Party on, Chicago. It’s a Windy City celebration 77 years in the making. Duncan Keith scored in the second period and directed a dominant defense that shut down Tampa Bay’s high-scoring attack, and the Blackhawks beat the Lightning 2-0 in Game 6 on Monday night for their third NHL title in the past six seasons. Kane had a goal and an assist...
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A.J. Pierzynski: There Are ‘No Hard Feelings’ Between Me And Red Sox

This embed is invalid" /> A.J. Pierzynski chose not to pile on. Pierzynski, now a member of the Atlanta Braves, returned to Fenway Park on Monday for the first time since the Boston Red Sox released the veteran catcher last season following a forgettable three-plus months with the organization. The 38-year-old didn’t leave Boston on the best terms...
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Red Sox Notes: Pablo Sandoval Reaches Two Milestones In Loss To Braves

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox look cooked. Dustin Pedroia and John Farrell declared before Monday’s game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park that no one in the Red Sox’s clubhouse is giving up on the season despite the team’s disappointing start. But while that mentality is admirable, the Sox did little to back up their...
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Chicago Blackhawks Celebrate On Ice After Winning Stanley Cup Final (Video)

The Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup champions once again. The ‘Hawks downed the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-0 in Game 6, taking the series 4-2. Defenseman and alternate captain Duncan Keith scored the eventual game-winning goal in the second period and Patrick Kane added the clincher in the third period. Keith won the Conn Smythe trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoff for his efforts...
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Rick Porcello Frustrated About Not Doing Enough To Stop Red Sox’s Skid

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Rick Porcello failed to apply the brakes. Porcello pitched OK on Monday as the Red Sox suffered a 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park. But an OK effort wasn’t enough to stop Boston’s losing streak from reaching seven games or to prevent Porcello’s personal slide from reaching five starts. The skids...
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Red Sox’s Brandon Workman Undergoes Tommy John Surgery On Right Elbow

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Brandon Workman finally went under the knife. Workman, who was placed on the disabled list in April with a right elbow strain, underwent successful Tommy John surgery Monday, according to the Boston Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Pensacola, Fla. Workman didn’t appear in a game this...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Patrick Kane’s Dagger Clinches Stanley Cup Final Victory For Blackhawks (Video)

Patrick Kane wasn’t going to be kept off the scorecard much longer. The 26-year-old star had only recorded one point in the Stanley Cup Final — an assist in Game 4. But he set up defenseman Duncan Keith’s game-and-series-clinching goal with a beautiful pass in the second period to give the ‘Hawks the lead, and then put the game on ice with his...
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Jonny Gomes Robs Dustin Pedroia With Superman-Esque Diving Play (Video)

This embed is invalid" /> Jonny Gomes made many friends during his season-plus with the Boston Red Sox. Now, it looks like he’s hell-bent on turning those same friends into enemies. Gomes absolutely robbed Dustin Pedroia with a diving play Monday in the fourth inning of the Atlanta Braves’ 4-2 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Boston’s losing...
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Duncan Keith Collects Own Rebound, Buries Goal; Blackhawks Lead Game 6 (Video)

Duncan Keith just keeps on grinding. Arguably the best defenseman in the NHL just gave his Chicago Blackhawks the lead in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final. Keith skated through a few defenders, let a shot fly on Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop  — who had been tremendous throughout Game 6 — and collected the ensuing juicy rebound to cue the Chelsea Dagger. ...
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Red Sox Wrap: Boston’s Losing Streak Reaches Seven With 4-2 Loss To Braves

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — The Red Sox reached an unlucky seven. The Red Sox suffered their seventh consecutive loss Monday at Fenway Park. The Atlanta Braves downed the Sox 4-2, dropping Boston’s record to 11 games under .500 (27-38). The current slide is Boston’s longest losing streak since the club lost eight straight last August....
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Devin McCourty: Patriots ‘Had Fun Together One Last Time Before Moving On’

Now it’s officially on to 2015. The New England Patriots received their Super Bowl XLIX championship rings at Robert Kraft’s house Sunday night, and now the team can concentrate on the 2015 season during their upcoming five-week break. “Great atmosphere leading up to getting the ring and everyone not knowing what it looked like, and finally opening it,” Patriots safety...
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Red Sox Taking ‘Us Against The World’ Approach To Outside Criticism

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell met with his entire team before Monday’s game against the Atlanta Braves at Fenway Park. To be a fly on that wall. Farrell declined to go into specifics regarding the meeting during a long-than-usual pregame press conference, but it’s safe to assume the get-together wasn’t jovial...
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Bill Belichick At Patriots Ring Ceremony: ‘This Is A Damn Good Team’

Bill Belichick isn’t one to hand out a surplus of compliments. So, when the New England Patriots head coach told his Super Bowl XLIX champs they’re a “damn good football team,” he really meant it. “I’ll never be able to express in words how much I respect and appreciate everything you guys did, the sacrifices that you made,” Belichick said Sunday night at the team’s...
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Tom Brady Shows Off Rings, Thanks Family And Patriots Fans (Photo)

Tom Brady has spoken. The New England Patriots quarterback has been relatively quiet since his Deflategate suspension came down last month, but he made sure to post maybe the coolest photo ever after receiving his fourth Super Bowl ring last night, thanking everyone who made it possible. Is this the greatest humblebrag of all time? — Four Super Bowl rings: check. — Holding hands...
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John Farrell: No One Inside Red Sox’s Clubhouse Is Giving Up On Season

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — There was a different feel to John Farrell’s pregame press conference Monday. Such is life for the manager of a team sitting 10 games under .500 and in the midst of a six-game losing streak. Farrell answered various questions during his longer-than-usual media session about the state of the Red Sox, the growing...
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