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Poll: What Should The Red Sox Do With Yoenis Cespedes This Offseason?

The Boston Red Sox made one of the biggest moves in MLB at the 2014 trade deadline. But that doesn’t guarantee their acquisition will be here in 2015. The Sox shipped ace Jon Lester to the Oakland A’s in return for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who has emerged as one of the best power hitters in the game. Cespedes immediately provided a boost to Boston’s struggling offense, clobbering...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Hockey Starts, Sits: Johnny Gaudreau Among Must-Start Forwards

Editor’s Note: This fantasy hockey feature will run each Monday on NESN.com. It will showcase which players fantasy owners should sit and start on their team. We also will post a weekly fantasy recap each Sunday highlighting the stars, duds and best waiver wire pickups. Fantasy owners have a much better understanding of which players to start and sit on a regular basis with one...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics-Dallas Mavericks Online (Live Stream)

The Boston Celtics will look to rebound from a blowout loss to the Houston Rockets when they visit the Dallas Mavericks on Monday. 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: Live Stream, NESN Staff
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Kansas City Royals Extend Qualifying Offer To Pitcher James Shields

As expected, the Kansas City Royals have extended a $15.3 million qualifying offer to free-agent ace James Shields. Monday’s move guarantees that the American League champions will receive a compensatory pick between the first and second rounds of the 2015 draft should the right-hander sign elsewhere. Shields will most likely turn down the qualifying offer, as The Associated...
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Bruins Draft Pick David Pastrnak Named AHL Rookie Of The Month

David Pastrnak is off to an excellent start in his pro career. The 18-year-old right winger, who was selected 25th overall by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the 2014 NHL draft, has been named the American Hockey League’s Rookie of the Month for October. Pastrnak tallied nine points (two goals, seven assists) in seven games for the Providence Bruins. Including November...
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Agent: Frank Lampard Man City Loan Extension ‘Not Even Discussed’

Frank Lampard probably won’t grace the Premier League much longer. Rumors claiming that Lampard might extend his loan spell at Manchester City have circulating recently, but the veteran midfielder’s agent appeared to refute them Monday. Steve Kutner told the New York Daily News that the prospect of Lampard remaining with Manchester City beyond Jan. 1, 2015 was “not even discussed”...
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Red Sox Outright Jonathan Herrera To PawSox; Mariners Claim Carlos Rivero Off Waivers

The Boston Red Sox made a couple of moves Monday and created some space on their 40-man roster. Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington announced that the team outrighted infielder Jonathan Herrera to Triple-A Pawtucket. In addition, the Seattle Mariners claimed infielder Carlos Rivero off waivers. Herrera was traded to the Red Sox from the Colorado Rockies before the 2014 season...
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Corey Perry, Tyler Seguin, Sidney Crosby Named NHL ‘Stars Of The Month’

The first edition of the NHL’s “Stars of the Month” features some familiar names. Former Boston Bruins winger Tyler Seguin was named the No. 3 star for October. He tallied 15 points (seven goals, eight assists) in 10 games for the Dallas Stars. Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, no stranger to these lists, was the No. 2 star after sharing the league lead in scoring...
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Darrelle Revis: ‘It’s Electric’ When Patriots Play At Gillette Stadium

Darrelle Revis couldn’t fully describe what makes Gillette Stadium such a difficult setting for opposing teams, and the New England Patriots cornerback isn’t alone at his loss for an explanation. The Patriots certainly don’t have the loudest fans, and they play on the latest artificial turf, so field surface has nothing to do with New England’s sustained success, yet...
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Minnesota Twins Officially Hire Paul Molitor As New Manager

The Minnesota Twins found their replacement for ex-manager Ron Gardenhire. The team officially announced Monday that Paul Molitor, who served as a coach for the Twins during the 2014 season, will take over managerial duties. A press conference is scheduled for 11 a.m. ET Tuesday morning to introduce Molitor as the club’s 13th manager in team history. BREAKING: The #MNTwins...
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FIFA proposes moving 2022 World Cup to winter

ZURICH — FIFA is targeting two options for holding Qatar’s 2022 World Cup in the winter. FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says “we are getting closer to narrowing the dates” to January-February 2022 or November-December 2022 to avoid the summer heat in Qatar. European clubs want the tournament moved to April-May. Qatar organizing committee head Hassan Al Thawadi says...
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LeBron James pays respects to terminally ill college hoops player

Lauren Hill made her college basketball debut on Sunday in front of a sold-out crowd at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, and she made one of the most inspirational layups of the year. Hill, a Mount Saint Joseph freshman, is terminally ill with an inoperable brain tumor and was finally able to fulfill her dream of playing in a college basketball game. After scoring, Hill said...
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Patriots Fans Were Right: Tom Brady Was Better Than Peyton Manning

New England Patriots fans were in rare form on Sunday evening, but they might have been at their loudest while chanting “Brady’s better” late in the second half with a commanding lead over the Denver Broncos. The debate between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning will rage on years after both quarterbacks are retired and likely serving in front office positions around the NFL, but...
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Seth Griffith Wins Amica Coverage Play Of The Week

NESN.com staff will pick the two or three best Amica Coverage Plays of the previous week for games played from Friday night to Thursday night. Voting will begin every Friday morning at 10 a.m. ET and conclude on Monday. Vote for the Coverage Play of the Week and you will be entered for a chance to win a team jersey courtesy of the Pro Shop at TD Garden. First read the official rules...
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Madison Bumgarner Wanted To Ride Horse In World Series Parade; Police Said No

If San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner had it his way, he would have ridden a horse through the World Series victory parade on Friday. According to SFGate, as the Giants were arriving for the start of the parade, they were greeted by some members of the San Francisco Police Department. In between fist bumps, high fives and doling out congratulations, one policeman told Bumgarner...
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Soccer player banned 50 years for attacking referee

Ricardo Ferreira won’t be eligible to play a competitive soccer game in Switzerland until June 5, 2064. Ferreira, 28, received a 50-year ban Saturday as punishment for his astonishing attack on a referee, the BBC reports. Ferreira, a defender for amateur team Portugal Futebol Clube, watched from the bench, as his team played against SC Worb in the Bern League (Swiss fourth division...
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Minnesota Remains Atop USCHO College Hockey Poll After Split With St. Cloud

Editor’s note: NESN’s Tom Caron is on the 50-member USCHO ranking committee, and you can find his votes and thoughts on the college hockey week that was every Monday on NESN.com. The University of Minnesota is no longer deserving of the top spot in the poll after splitting a pair with St. Cloud State over the weekend. The No. 1 spot could have gone to a number of teams, but...
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Bill Belichick: Jonathan Casillas ‘Real Good’ On Special Teams Vs. Broncos

FOXBORO, Mass. — Jonathan Casillas might serve as valuable linebacker depth in the future, but New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had different plans for the newly acquired veteran on Sunday. Casillas was a “core-four” special teamer in the Patriots’ 43-21 win over Denver Broncos. He was used on kickoffs, kick returns, punts and punt returns. The 6-foot-1, 227...
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Bruins Set Up For Success Long-Term With Claude Julien’s Extension

BOSTON — The coaching profession is a volatile one, and we rarely see NHL teams employ the same head coach for more than five years. In fact, only six of today’s head coaches were with their current teams before the 2011-12 season. One of the reasons why extending the contract of head coach Claude Julien was a smart move by the Boston Bruins is because the 54-year-old is a good...
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Cubs introduce Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon will be calling the Windy City home for the next five years. The Chicago Cubs officially announced Monday afternoon that Maddon agreed to terms on a five-year contract that will run through the 2019 season. The team announced the news via Twitter a couple hours before introducing their newest manager during a press conference Monday afternoon. The #Cubs have agreed...
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Brandon Browner’s Versatile Play Among Takeaways From Patriots-Broncos

The New England Patriots’ defense can hold its head high after limiting the Broncos to 21 points — statistics be damned. Peyton Manning threw for 438 yards on Sunday evening, but that will happen when facing one of the greatest quarterbacks who has ever lived, playing from behind without the threat of a running game. Throw in a great arsenal of wide receivers, and yeah, a 400...
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Bruins’ David Krejci ‘Day-To-Day’ After Missing Monday’s Practice

BOSTON — Bruins forward David Krejci missed practice Monday at TD Garden and is considered “day-to-day” according to head coach Claude Julien. Julien wouldn’t comment on what kind of injury Krejci is dealing with. The first-line center missed practice Friday and was a late scratch before Saturday night’s 4-2 win over the Ottawa Senators. Krejci missed the first three games...
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NESN’s 30th Anniversary Special Full Re-Air Schedule For November

NESN’s 30th Anniversary Special will re-air throughout the month of November, beginning with the first showing on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. Hosted by NESN’s Tom Caron, the hour-long show gives a behind-the scenes look at the history and growth of the company. Check out the full re-air schedule of NESN’s 30th Anniversary Schedule below. Date Day Time November 2, 2014 Sunday...
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Shawn Thornton On Return To Boston: ‘It’ll Be Interesting’

Another familiar face will visit TD Garden on Tuesday. Former Boston Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton will take the ice as a member of the Florida Panthers when the two teams faceoff against one another. The reunion comes just over a week after ex-Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk returned to Boston in a New York Islanders uniform. Thornton, who won the 2011 Stanley Cup with the Bruins...
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Andrew Ference Suspended Three Games, Won’t Play Thursday Vs. Bruins

Andrew Ference will not be on the ice when the Edmonton Oilers come to town on Thursday to take on the Boston Bruins. The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced Monday that the Oilers defenseman has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head of Vancouver Canucks forward Zack Kassian on Saturday night. As director of player safety Patrick Burke explained...
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