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Blue Jays Catcher J.P. Arencibia Does Tim Kurkjian Impression on ESPN's Baseball Tonight (Video)

As the quote goes, "Imitation is the greatest form of flattery." Toronto Blue Jays catcher J.P. Arencibia made it perfectly clear that he is a big fan of ESPN's Tim Kurkjian during an interview with former Red Sox manager Terry Francona. Arencibia used his voice to imitate Kurkjian and talked about Jose Bautista as if he were the Baseball Tonight analyst. See Kurkjian...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

David Krejci, Bruins Respond to Claude Julien's Line Changes With Breakout Night in Overtime Win Against Devils

BOSTON – Having watched his team get shut out in five of its last 13 games, Bruins coach Claude Julien knew he had to shake things up. But breaking up what had been his most productive line all season still came as a bit of a surprise. How quickly and dramatically the move paid off was even more of a shock. Julien moved Tyler Seguin off of his usual line with Patrice Bergeron and...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Suffers Lower-Body Injury, But Greg Zanon Shows Importance of Improved Defensive Depth in Bruins Debut

BOSTON – The Bruins bounced back from Tuesday's frustrating shutout loss to Ottawa with a much stronger effort on Thursday, but the 4-3 overtime win over the Devils did come at a cost. Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference left the game early and did not return. "He suffered a lower-body injury," Bruins coach Claude Julien said. "They took him out instead of forcing...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Randy Scott Gives an Inside Look Into a Typical NESN Daily Production Day (Video)

Well, that is one way to find out how NESN Daily works. NESN's own Randy Scott put together a complete video that goes from the start to the end of one day in the production of NESN Daily. From the writing of the script to makeup -- this video has everything. Check out just how NESN Daily goes from the production room to your television set in the video below. Comments on this...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Alfredo Aceves Pitches for Red Sox to Kick Off Spring Training Season (Video)

Alfredo Aceves was largely the most important reliever on the Red Sox roster in 2011. The reliable pitcher threw some very meaningful innings for the Sox last season and hopes to work his way into the starting rotation this year. Aceves kicked off the spring training season for the Red Sox on Thursday with a "B-Game" against the Minnesota Twins in Fort Myers. The score...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Devin Setoguchi fails spectacularly during shootout

Devin Setoguchi scored the game-tying goal against the Canadiens on Thurssday night to force the game into overtime. Unforunately, what he'll be remembered for will be his spectacular fail of a shootout attempt. Needing to score to keep the Wild from losing, Setoguchi lost the puck and wiped out while trying to go back and regain control of it. Carey Price then slowly skated...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

David Krejci Feels Like Line With Milan Lucic, Tyler Seguin Meshed Well, Happy to Get Win (Video)

Claude Julien mixed up the lines a little bit on Thursday night, hoping to spark some sort of offense within his Buins team. It worked. The new combination of David Krejci, Milan Lucic and Tyler Seguin worked from just about the get go, as all four of the Bruins goals against the New Jersey Devils came from that line. Krejci recorded his second career hat trick on Thursday, noting...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Which Play Was the Bruins' Amica Coverage Play of the Week?

David Krejci broke out of his slump on Thursday night in a big way. The Bruins forward moved back to his natural center position on the first line and was paired with the combination of Milan Lucic and Tyler Seguin for the first time this season. The line change worked wonders for Claude Julien and the B's against New Jersey, as Krejci came through in a big way with his second...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

David Krejci Scores Nifty Goal During Hat Trick Performance in Win Over Devils

David Krejci broke out of his slump on Thursday night, in a big way. The Bruins forward moved back to his natural center position on the first line and was paired with the combination of Milan Lucic and Tyler Seguin for the first time this season. The line worked magic for Krejci as the centerman broke free of his recent struggles and pulled off a hat trick to lead the Bruins to...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Announces Retirement in Emotional News Conference, Close Relationships Integral in Decision to Retire With Red Sox

FORT MYERS, Fla. –– Until the very end, Jason Varitek prepared for a return. As Varitek contemplated his future, the possibility of returning to the Red Sox still enticed him. A minor-league contract with the Red Sox was on the table, prompting the catcher to continue practicing. And Varitek flaunted the battle scars to prove it. "Yeah, look at my hands," Varitek said...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek's Friends, Teammates, Rivals Have Nothing But Praise for Catcher's Storied Career

When longtime Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek announced his retirement Thursday, a flurry of his former teammates, managers and opponents chimed on the end to his storied career with statements. Here are some below: Tim Wakefield: "Tek epitomizes what a true professional should be. He's been a great teammate, but more importantly he's been a better friend. The way he prepared...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Calls Red Sox His Family, Grateful for Keeping Him With Team for Life (Video)

Jason Varitek was extremely emotional in his retirement speech on Thursday, expressing his utmost gratitude and appreciation for the Red Sox organization. Varitek reached out to the owners of the Red Sox during his address, telling John Henry, Larry Lucchino and Tom Werner just how much spending his entire career in Boston truly meant to the 15-year veteran. Check out the video above...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

David Krejci's Hat Trick Has Chance to Be 'Centerpiece' for Bruins' Return to Form (Video)

Well, maybe this dramatic win can finally right the ship for the Bruins. David Krejci scored a hat trick -- including the game-winner in overtime -- in his return to playing center after spending the last few games on the wing. Coach Claude Julien must have known what he was doing when he put Krejci, Tyler Seguin and Milan Lucic together in a dramatic reshuffling of the team'...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Proud of Career With Red Sox, Says His Goal Was to Always Be Good Teammate (Video)

Jason Varitek closed out his career with the Boston Red Sox in the same fashion that he exuded throughout his 15 years in Boston, with class. Varitek stood at the podium and expressed his heartfelt gratitude and appreciation for everything and everyone throughout his 15 seasons in the big leagues. But more than anything he expressed his great sense of pride and joy with all he and...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Varitek Expresses Gratitude for Support During Successful Career (Video)

His career lasted 15-plus years in baseball and Jason Varitek made very clear on Thursday that he could not have had such a long, illustrious career without the help of many, many people. Varitek spent nearly his entire retirement speech on Thursday thanking any and everyone that helped him realize his dream in the big leagues. The captain was as appreciation and gracious as ever...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruins' Inconsistent Play Becoming Business As Usual While Two-Goal Lead Evaporates Against Devils (Video)

Ah, shoot. That's right. Despite their stellar play in the first period, the Bruins are still very much a team struggling to regain their stride. A 2-0 lead quickly turned into a 3-2 deficit and NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is kicking himself for getting his hopes up that the B's have turned the page on their inconsitent play. See more reaction in the video above. Join...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

United States-Italy Friendly Overshadowed Match-Fixing Allegations in World Cup Qualifiers

While most people focused on the international friendlies, including the surprise win by the US against Italy, there were actually World Cup qualifiers going on Wednesday. The latest stage of Asian qualifiers, starring the all-star squads of teams like Uzbekistan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Thailand, were also on yesterday. To be fair, some borderline competitive teams like Australia, South...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Chad Ochocinco Sounds Receptive to Restructuring Contract to Remain With Patriots

It appears Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco is open to restructuring his contract. Ochocinco tweeted Wednesday, "Restructuring is fine, the fun part is finding ways to make it back up during the offseason." On Thursday, Ochocinco was asked on Twitter about his goals for the offseason. His reply might be completely unrelated to restructuring his contract, but part of...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Cam Neely Continues Success of Neely Foundation With Neely Sk8 Challenge, Discusses Bruins Offensive Woes (Video)

Cam Neely was always a terrific player on the ice, but the Bruins hall of famer is an equally terrific person off it. Neely and his own Cam Neely Foundation have helped raise money for cancer research for over 15 years and are now looking to get younger children into the spirit of giving back. The foundation is holding a number of events throughout New England to come out skate and...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bruins' New Lines Delighting Fans With Early Barrage of Goals to Re-Ignite Lost Energy (Video)

Where has this been? After getting shut out five times in February, the Bruins exploded for two goals in the first period against the Devils, thanks to the brand-new line of Tyler Seguin, David Krejci and Milan Lucic. NESN Nation's Dan Duquette, like many other Bruins fans, is ecstatic about the team's newfound offense. Naturally, he looked to Twitter to overreact with happiness...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots Mailbag: Mike Wallace Is Logical Fit for New England's Need at Receiver, NFL Draft Could Fill Other Holes

With the combine in the books, the approaching deadline for franchise tag assignments and the start of free agency less than two weeks away, it's a very busy stretch for NFL teams. And because of that, we've got a jam-packed mailbag here. The Patriots have a chance to be aggressive during the offseason, and let's roll through a number of their options. Is Mike Wallace...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Daniel Bard Asked to Become Starting Pitcher, Expects to Bolster Red Sox Rotation (Video)

Daniel Bard is best known for his imposing frame and flaming fastball overpowering batters in the late innings. This season Bard is being given the chance to extend out his appearances on the mound, as the former set-up man will become a member of the Red Sox five-man pitching rotation. The Red Sox have a lot riding on Bard's right arm in 2012, especially with the majority of...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
GOING TOO FAR?

Girl benched for saying 'I love you' in her native language

A middle school girl from Wisc. was benched for a basketball game after saying "I love you" during class in her native language, Menominee.

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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: AC Milan Plans to Sell Pato to Fund Raid on Robin van Persie

Every time Robin van Persie scores for Arsenal, his list of suitors grows by at least one. AC Milan is the latest European soccer giant to be linked with van Persie. The Mirror reports the Italian club plans to sell Pato to fund a transfer for the Gunners' hitman. "Corriere dello Sport claims today that Pato, who has suffered his 13th injury since 2010 and is set to miss...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge Expects Rajon Rondo to Remain in Boston for 'Long Time,' Doc Rivers 'Tired' of Trade Talks

It's time to pump the brakes on the Rajon Rondo trade talks, at least according to Celtics head coach Doc Rivers and C's president Danny Ainge. Rivers addressed the continued trade speculation centered around the Celtics' All-Star point guard, and Rivers sounded confident that Rondo isn't going anywhere. The head coach told ESPN.com that he spoke with Ainge on Wednesday...
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March 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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