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NFL Rumors: Ex-Patriot Terrance Knighton To Retire, Pursue Coaching

Terrance Knighton was out of the NFL last season after the New England Patriots cut him out of training camp, and now the defensive tackle reportedly is ready to take the next step in his career. Knighton, 30, told ESPN’s Adam Schefter he is retiring. The 6-foot-3, 355-pounder plans to begin coaching. Knighton, who grew up a Patriots fan in Windsor, Conn., was selected in the...
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Bruins’ Frank Vatrano’s First-Career Playoff Goal Evens Score Vs. Senators

The Boston Bruins were in desperate need of a spark late in Wednesday night’s Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators. After a fairly active opening frame, Boston’s offense was silent in the second period as it didn’t register a single shot on net. But nearly five minutes into the third period, Frank Vatrano would answer the bell. After finding space in the center of Ottawa’s...
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Drew Pomeranz Pitches A Gem For Red Sox In Season Debut Vs. Orioles

The Boston Red Sox play the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park on Wednesday night after the Red Sox took game one in a 8-1 victory behind a strong start by pitcher Drew Pomeranz. Pomeranz made his season debut on Tuesday night and pitched a gem in his return to the mound. Pomeranz finished with a final line of six innings pitched, four hits, one earned run, one walk, and six strikeouts...
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Mitch Moreland Is Starting To Heat Up For The Boston Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox’s newest first baseman is starting to heat up as the 2017 season is almost two weeks in. Mitch Moreland signed with the Red Sox this past off-season and has been making the most of his opportunity. Moreland currently leads the MLB with six doubles and has been red hot in the last few games for the Red Sox. Moreland talked with Guerin Austin on his recent success...
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Drew Stafford Scores Wrap-Around Goal In Bruins’ Last Meeting Vs. Senators

The Boston Bruins play the Ottawa Senators in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs and will try to get their first win of the season against the Senators. In the last game the Bruins and Senators met, Bruins forward Drew Stafford was able to find the back of the net on a wrap-around for a power-play goal. Stafford and the Bruins will try to take advantage on the power-play...
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Bruins’ Colin Miller exits game vs. Senators after knee-on-knee collision

The Boston Bruins entered the Stanley Cup playoffs with an injury-riddled defensive corps.Blue line staples Torey Krug (lower body) and Brandon Carlo (concussion) both were sidelined for Game 1 against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday, prompting 19-year-old Charlie McAvoy to make his NHL debut.Boston’s defense took another hit in the second period of Wednesday night’s contest...
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The Bruins Have Yet To Figure Out Senators Goalie Craig Anderson This Season

The Boston Bruins face-off against the Ottawa Senators in game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m. ET.   The Bruins will try to shoot the puck past Senators goaltender Craig Anderson which has been a difficult task all season long. Anderson is 4-0 this season against the Bruins with a 1.47 GAA and a .946 save percentage. For more...
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Dana White makes prediction on Ronda Rousey's potential comeback

There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the future of several UFC fighters.Will the super fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather actually take place? When will Jon Jones make his return to the octagon? Who will be Nate Diaz’s next opponent?Another fighter whose UFC future remains very much uncertain is Ronda Rousey. After staking claim as the most dominant fighter...
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Tom Brady Has Top-Selling Jersey in NFL, Rob Gronkowski Comes In At No. 5

It looks like Martin Mauricio Ortega wasn’t the only one who wanted Tom Brady’s jersey this year. The New England Patriots quarterback had the top-selling jersey in the NFL from April 1, 2016 to Feb. 28, according to NFL Media’s Dan Hanzus. NFL Shop posted an infographic Wednesday showing the top 25 best selling jerseys over that time period. Brady claimed the top spot with...
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Goodyear Says Tire Option For NASCAR Points Races ‘Absolutely Doable’

Optional tire sets Enable IndyCar and Formula One crews to get creative with their strategies during races. NASCAR, on the other hand, only allows its teams to use one type of tire during Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races — but that has the potential to change. Goodyear will provide both a standard tire and a softer, faster option tire for NASCAR’s All-Star Race on May 20...
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John Farrell Brushes Off Buck Showalter’s Jab At Red Sox’s Flu Handling

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell seemingly has no interest in trading verbal jabs with Baltimore Orioles skipper Buck Showalter a week and a half into the season. Showalter on Tuesday took a subtle shot at the Red Sox, who have had several players battle the flu, saying the Orioles are dealing with a similar issue but “have done a good job not broadcasting it to the world.”...
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Former Russian Mayor Takes Ferrari For Joyride Inside Moscow Mall

The former mayor of the Russian town of Arkhangelsk recently was filmed doing doughnuts in his Ferrari in the middle of a Moscow mall. Aleksandr Donskoy was caught on CCTV driving his bright red sports car through the aisles of the Vesna mall in downtown Moscow, according to Metro.co.uk. No pedestrians were injured during the stunt as Donskoy performed it in the early hours of the...
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Pennzoil Bids Fairwell To Dodge Viper With Thrilling Short Film

Lots of companies use action sequences in their commercials, but few do so as well as Pennzoil. Car manufacturers use this type of footage, along with voice overs, as a way to convince viewers to purchase the vehicle shown on screen. Pennzoil, however, uses it to persuade them to buy the oil inside the car on screen that helps it perform at its best. As a result, it doesn’t...
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Red Sox Vs. Orioles Lineup: Sandy Leon Returns To Catch Steven Wright

The Boston Red Sox’s offense finally broke out during Tuesday’s 8-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles, so manager John Farrell is electing to keep that lineup relatively intact with one small change. Sandy Leon will replace Christian Vazquez behind the plate and do the catching for knuckleballer Steven Wright. After returning to the lineup Tuesday, Xander Bogaerts will continue...
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Berkshire Bank Hockey Night In New England: Projected Bruins-Senators Lines

After a highly entertaining regular season, the Stanley Cup playoffs have finally arrived. The Boston Bruins will travel to Ottawa to take on the Senators for Game 1 of their first-round matchup. The Senators dominated the Bruins over the course of the regular season, winning all four games. Still, the two clubs are fairly evenly matched, which should translate into a great series...
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McLaren’s CEO offhand joke lead to Fernando Alonso’s Indianapolis 500 entry

McLaren-Honda stunned the racing world Wednesday when it announced Fernando Alonso will compete in the Indianapolis 500, instead of the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix. What’s more shocking, though, is what lead Alonso and McLaren to enter the famed IndyCar race.McLaren Technology Group CEO Zak Brown revealed Wednesday during a press conference the whole idea stemmed from an offhand...
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Hacking Nintendo Switch Reportedly Could Earn You As Much As $20K

If you’re a skilled hacker, and have a spare Nintendo Switch to mess around with, you might be able to earn yourself a pretty decent payday. Nintendo is willing to pay anywhere from $100 to $20,000 to people who are able to find bugs and vulnerabilities in the Switch, according to a post by HackerOne. The call to find flaws in Switch follows Nintendo’s previous invitation to...
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Patrice Bergeron Warns Opponents Not To Chirp Brad Marchand: ‘You Won’t Win’

Over the course of his NHL career, Brad Marchand has evolved from fourth-line pest to top-flight scorer. But even though the Boston Bruins winger now is far more than just an agitator, he still can talk trash with the best of them, as longtime linemate Patrice Bergeron explained Wednesday in a first-person essay on The Players’ Tribune. “Here’s my best piece of advice for you...
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Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett Offer Great Insight Into Celtics’ 2008 Title Team

The 2007-08 Boston Celtics, winners of 66 regular season games and an NBA championship, are considered one of the best teams in NBA history. So, what made them tick? Well, let’s go straight to the source. Paul Pierce, whose NBA career officially will end after this season, recently caught up with old friend Kevin Garnett in a video for The Players’ Tribune. The two most important...
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BMW Car Club Chapter ‘Inadvertently’ Banned New Cars From Track Days

One chapter of the BMW Car Club of America recently issued a statement prohibiting certain new cars from its track days, but was forced to retract the ban after a Road & Track article drew attention to it. The Genesee Valley chapter recently announced it would no longer allow owners of certain new vehicles fitted with driver aids, such as emergency braking and lane keep assist...
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Charlie Murphy’s Basketball Game Vs. Prince One Of Late Comedian’s Best Stories

Charlie Murphy died of leukemia Wednesday morning at the age of 57, leaving the comedy world without one of its legends. But Murphy also has a place in the sports world thanks to one of his most famous stories. Murphy was a writer and one of Dave Chappelle’s co-stars on Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show,” and he had a recurring segment called “Charlie Murphy’s True...
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‘Gran Turismo Sport’ Will Be First Game In Series To Have Porsches

As great as the “Gran Turismo” franchise is, Porsche models unfortunately have been absent from each game in the series. Soon, however, that will change. The upcoming “Gran Turismo Sport” will be the first game in the venerable franchise to feature Porsches, PlayStation announced Tuesday, according to Autoblog. The first Porsche to be presented by the game’s developers...
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Patrice Bergeron Relives Most Painful Game Of His Life In Players’ Tribune

Patrice Bergeron has played in two Stanley Cup Finals. One ended with him and his Boston Bruins teammates hoisting the greatest trophy in sports. The other ended in excruciating pain. After the Chicago Blackhawks eliminated the Bruins in six games in the 2013 Cup Final, it was revealed that Bergeron had played the deciding game with cracked ribs, torn cartilage and a punctured lung...
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Thieves Use Toyota Tacoma As Battering Ram To Break Into Florida Gun Store

When Toyota’s marketing department thought up the tagline “go anywhere,” this probably wasn’t what it had in mind. Zephyrhills Police Department are trying to identify three suspects who were caught on surveillance cameras ramming a blue Toyota Tacoma into the Sunshine State Armory in Zephyrhills, Fla., on Sunday, according to a press release. The thieves stole an unspecified...
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Uber Policy Chief Rachel Whetstone Is Latest Executive To Leave Company

The line of people leaving Uber just keeps growing and growing. Rachel Whetstone, Uber’s global policy and communications chief, has left the company, Recode reported Tuesday. Whetstone is the latest high-profile executive to leave the ride-hailing service, joining the likes of former president Jeff Jones and former vice president of product and growth Ed Baker. Jill Hazelbaker...
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