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Bruins Insist They Can Be Even Better After Evening Series In Montreal

BOSTON – One of the traits of a winning team is the ability to win games when you’re not playing your best. That’s certainly been the case for the Bruins through four games of their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series with the Montreal Canadiens. The Bruins were able to escape Montreal with a split after tying the series 2-2 on Matt Fraser’s overtime goal in Game 4 on...
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Ducks’ Corey Perry Breaks Stick In Middle Of Shot Attempt On Empty Net (GIF)

Anaheim Ducks winger Corey Perry has been quite unlucky in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs, and that misfortune continued Thursday night in Game 2 of his team’s second-round series against the Los Angeles Kings. In the final minute of the game, Perry was in the act of shooting on an empty Kings net after goaltender Jonathan Quick had gone to the bench for the extra attacker. As Perry...
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Kings’ Drew Doughty Flips Into Ducks Bench After Taking Huge Hit (GIF)

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty got up close and personal with some Ducks players in Thursday night’s Game 3 at Staples Center when he took a hit from Matt Beleskey and went flying into the Anaheim bench. This is a great example of finishing your check with a hard, clean hit. Being physical with Doughty is one of the top priorities for the Ducks in this second-round...
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Jimmy Howard Surprises Young Fan Before She Undergoes Mastectomy (Video)

Jimmy Howard gave one remarkable fan the surprise of her life Thursday night at Joe Louis Arena. On Wednesday, 20-year-old Kelly Rothe, a native of Ann Arbor, Mich., announced her plans to undergo a preventative double mastectomy on Friday. The Eastern Michigan University junior lost her mother to breast cancer when she was 9 years old, and she has since discovered that she also...
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Johnny Gaudreau Scores On Absolute Snipe At World Championship (Video)

Move over, Johnny Football. It’s Johnny Hockey’s turn. Team USA opened the 2014 IIHF World Championship against host nation Belarus on Friday, and former Boston College standout Johnny Gaudreau has stolen the show thus far. Gaudreau, who made his NHL debut with the Calgary Flames just last month, received a pass from Edmonton Oilers defenseman Jeff Petry at the blue line and...
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Reports: Bills Trade Receiver Stevie Johnson To 49ers For 2015 Draft Pick

After adding a new wide receiver Thursday night, the Buffalo Bills shipped one out of town on Friday. The Bills have traded wideout Stevie Johnson to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for a mid-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter and NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. Schefter, the first to break news of the trade, quotes sources as saying the pick Buffalo...
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Matt Fraser Doesn’t Want To Be ‘One-Hit Wonder’ After Game-Winning Goal

BOSTON – Bruins forward Matt Fraser was still all smiles a little more than 12 hours after scoring the biggest goal of his life. Fraser and the B’s returned to Boston following Thursday night’s overtime win over the Montreal Canadiens in Game 4 of their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs series. Fraser scored the overtime game-winner just 1:19 into the extra session and sent...
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Inside Draft Night With Packers Pick Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

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Johnny Manziel Will Have ‘Limitless Marketing Upside’ In Cleveland

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Bud Bash Homers Of The Week: Wil Myers Hits Inside-The-Park Home Run

Giancarlo Stanton broke a 1-1 tie in the top of the 11th inning Thursday night as he launched his 11th home run of the season to lift the Miami Marlins over the San Diego Padres 3-1. While Stanton’s blast was a no-doubter, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers can’t say the same for his homer over the weekend. Myers legged out an inside-the-park home run against the New York Yankees...
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Tyler Seguin Trade Paying Off Big-Time For B’s In Playoffs

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Eleven Afterthoughts From Day 1 Of The 2014 NFL Draft

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NBC Handing Out Free Popsicles During Playoffs Made From NHL Arena Ice

The very same ice where hockey players spit, bleed and sweat on is now available as a tasty dessert. According to LA Weekly, NBC is handing out popsicles that are made from ice from NHL arenas around the league, including Minnesota, Chicago, Los Angeles and Anaheim, to promote the second-round matchups. The ice pops are made with fresh fruit that will feature the team’s colors...
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Report: ‘Unusual’ Fire Intentionally Set At James Blake’s Home

TAMPA, Fla. — Detectives were not looking for any suspects in the deaths of a family found inside a burning Tampa home, but authorities stopped short of calling the case a murder-suicide, police said Thursday. Authorities have said they think the fire at the five-bedroom home was intentionally set. They have not said how it started. The home, which is owned by former tennis star...
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MLB Unveils Camouflage ‘Stars And Stripes’ Caps For Memorial Day (Photo)

Major League Baseball will be continuing its camouflage theme this Memorial Day. The league unveiled Friday morning the caps each of its 30 teams will wear on Monday, May 26. Here’s what the Boston Red Sox’s version looks like: The caps are similar to last year’s edition but feature team-colored brims rather than all-over camo. There’s been no word as to whether the Memorial...
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Bruins-Canadiens Series Looking More And More Like It Will Go Distance

How close has the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins Eastern Conference semifinal been? One goal is the difference between the series being a 2-2 deadlock or a 3-1 lead for Montreal. One good bounce evened everything up. Game 4 was a display of airtight defensive hockey by both sides. Both the Habs and Bruins played about as clean of a game as can be. They combined for just three...
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Michigan fullback gets razzed by his mom about Clowney hit

When Michigan fullback Joe Kerridge’s mom isn’t being his biggest fan, she’s being his biggest troll. A year after Jadeveon Clowney delivered the most explosive of hits on Michigan’s Vincent Smith, one Wolverine mom had some time to reflect on the play during the first round of the NFL Draft Thursday night, and she’s still not convinced her son couldn’t have prevented...
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Matt Fraser’s OT Winner For Bruins Was His Second In Two Weeks (GIF)

Overtime game-winners are becoming a calling card for Boston Bruins rookie Matt Fraser. The 23-year-old winger was the hero for the B’s on Thursday, jamming the puck past Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price to give Boston a 1-0 win in Game 4 of the teams’ second-round Stanley Cup playoff series. The thrill of playing in a near must-win game in front of 20,000-plus fans was...
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Bruins Game 5 Pregame Coverage On NESN At 6 p.m., Postgame Coverage On NESNplus

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens are knotted up at two games apiece in their Stanley Cup playoff series and NESN has your pre- and postgame coverage for Game 5 on Saturday night. B’s-Habs pregame coverage will be on NESN starting at 6 p.m. ET, followed by an hour of Red Sox pregame coverage, which will start at 7 p.m. After the Bruins game, switch over to NESNplus for postgame...
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Bryce Harper On No. 1 Overall Pick In NFL Draft: ‘That’s A Clowney Pick, Bro’

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has had this one in his back pocket for a while. After Harper congratulated Jadeveon Clowney on being selected by the Houston Texans with the No. 1 overall pick in Thursday night’s NFL Draft, the young star unleashed a joke on Twitter that he’s probably had saved as a draft for months now. "That's a Clowney pick bro" #NFLDraft— Bryce...
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Boston College Transfer Ryan Anderson Commits To Arizona

It’s been known for some time now that Boston College junior Ryan Anderson will not be returning to Chestnut Hill for his senior season. On Thursday, the former Eagle decided on a landing spot. Anderson announced via Twitter that he will be transferring to the University of Arizona, where he will play for a Wildcats team that earned a No. 1 seed in this past NCAA tournament. Blessed...
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NFL Draft Results: Clowney, Bortles, Watkins Highlight Top 10 Picks

NEW YORK — For nearly three years, Jadeveon Clowney couldn’t wait to get to the NFL, and the league was just as eager to add the player some called the best defensive prospect in a decade. No surprise: Clowney is the Texans’ man. But Thursday’s first pick of the NFL draft didn’t come without some intrigue about how it would all turn out. There had been criticism of Clowney’s...
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Bruins’ Third Line Takes Advantage Of Favorable Matchup In Game 4 Win

The Boston Bruins’ third line was buzzing all night long. So it was only fitting that they were the ones who finally found the back of the net in Game 4 on Thursday against the Montreal Canadiens. Rookie forward Matt Fraser, who was recalled Thursday morning, scored the game-winning goal just 1:19 in overtime to give the Bruins the win and tie their second-round Stanley Cup playoffs...
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Dolphins’ Mike Pouncey Jokes About Hazing New Rookie In Wake Of Bullying Scandal

At least one member of the Miami Dolphins apparently learned nothing from last year’s bullying scandal that rocked the team. After the Dolphins drafted University of Tennessee offensive tackle Ja’Wuan James 19th overall, Mike Pouncey, who was at the center of the Jonathan Martin situation, responded with this: Great pick! I can't wait for our gifts he's getting us lol— Mike...
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Sal Paolantonio: Homeless Man Convinced Browns To Draft Johnny Manziel

ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio shared a story during Thursday night’s NFL draft coverage that sounds almost too bizarre to be true. Paolantonio said he met with Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam before the draft began, and that Haslam said he received enlightenment on which quarterback to select after an encounter with an homeless man on the streets of Cleveland. “Here in Cleveland...
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