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Who Will The Lakers Hire As Their New Head Coach?

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May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tom Brady, Vince Wilfork Dress To Impress At Kentucky Oaks (Photos)

The Kentucky Oaks, a stakes race for three-year-old thoroughbred fillies held on the Friday before the Derby, always attracts a large, fashionable crowd, and this year, New England Patriots Tom Brady and Vince Wilfork got in on the action. Wilfork tweeted pictures of himself with his wife and with Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas. Wilfork sported what looks like an all...
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Bruins Found Net-Front Success In Game 1 Despite Carey Price’s Great Game

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price stopped every shot he saw Thursday night in Game 1 of his team’s second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Boston Bruins. The three shots he didn’t see, of course, ended up in the back of his net. That’s the way it usually works for the NHL’s best goalies, a club in which Price certainly holds membership...
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Bruins’ Johnny Boychuk Follows Third-Period Goal With Epic Celebration (GIF)

The Boston Bruins forced overtime in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Montreal Canadiens with a late third-period goal from defenseman Johnny Boychuk. With 1:58 remaining in regulation, Boychuk fired a shot from the point that beat Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, who was screened in front of the net and didn’t see the puck. There are a lot of reasons why Boychuk...
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Oakland A’s Bring Plenty Of Familiar Faces Back To Fenway Park (Video)

It’ll be a family reunion of sorts this weekend at Fenway Park, as the Oakland A’s bring a full crew of Red Sox alumni back to Boston for a three-game series. For more on who’s coming back to town, check out the video above.Filed under: Boston Red Sox, NESN Nation, NESN Video, Top Stories
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Clay Buchholz Takes Mound As Red Sox Look To Bounce Back Against A’s

The Boston Red Sox had a tough end to their series against the Tampa Bay Rays, dropping both games of a day-night doubleheader on Thursday to give the Rays the series sweep. The Sox hope to rebound on Friday night against the Oakland A’s at Fenway Park and will send righthander Clay Buchholz to the mound to do so. Buchholz has struggled early this season but picked up his first...
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2014 NHL Draft: Panthers GM Dale Tallon Actively Shopping No. 1 Pick

The Florida Panthers hold the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, but don’t be surprised if another team opens the draft on June 27. Panthers general manager Dale Tallon said during a radio interview Monday on Sportsnet 590 The Fan that he “definitely will” shop the top pick. “Well, why not?” Tallon said. “I’m looking at everything. I’m open for business. You...
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Rare Video Shows Highlights From 1919 ‘Black Sox’ World Series (Video)

The 1919 World Series between the Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox will forever be known as the series that was mired by the “Black Sox” scandal. After the Reds won the best-of-nine series in eight games, eight White Sox players — including the famous “Shoeless” Joe Jackson — were accused of intentionally losing the series for betting purposes and were banned from...
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Bruins-Canadiens Highlights: Montreal Takes Game 1 In Double OT (Video)

The Montreal Canadiens took Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second-round series with the Boston Bruins on Thursday, with defenseman P.K. Subban netting the game-winner just under five minutes into double overtime. Check out full highlights from the game, plus reactions from both dressing rooms, in the video above.Filed under: Boston Bruins, Jamie Erdahl, Jamison Coyle, Montreal...
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Bruins Counting On Tuukka Rask To Bounce Back In Game 2

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask needs to be better in Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens. He knows that, and his teammates are certainly expecting they’ll see that on Saturday afternoon Rask had no problem criticizing his own performance after he gave up four goals on 33 shots in the Bruins’ double-overtime loss to the Canadiens in Game 1 of their second...
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Large, Shirtless Man Backflips At Golden State Warriors Game (Video)

Basketball fans never know what to expect from a halftime show — cheerleaders, animals, hefty men doing backflips over each other. Game 6 between the Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers ended in the Warriors’ favor with a 100-99 win. Despite the close score, a man doing cartwheels and backflips at halftime is almost as exciting as a Game 7. The halftime act consisted...
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Source: Patriots ‘In The Mix’ To Draft Florida DT Dominique Easley

The New England Patriots are “in the mix” to select Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley in next week’s 2014 NFL draft, according to a source. The Patriots have some competition for Easley’s services, however, and they might be lucky if Easley falls to the No. 29 overall pick. The Patriots, Dallas Cowboys, Chicago Bears, Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers are...
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Deaf Defensive Line Draft Prospect Adham Talaat Hopes To Play In NFL

Adham Talaat cannot hear, but he hopes to make some serious noise in the 2014 NFL draft. The talented defensive lineman hopes to become one of a very small handful of deaf players to play professional football. Talaat can hear fine with the help of hearing aids but does not wear them on the football field. Talaat, who strikes an imposing figure at 6-foot-6, 271 pounds, was a standout...
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Jerryd Bayless Gave Celtics, Brad Stevens Just What They Needed (Poll)

Jerryd Bayless gave the Boston Celtics pretty much the same thing he’s given every team that has employed him in his six-year NBA career, and it was just what the Celtics needed. Bayless was solid and even spectacular in brief spurts this season as a combo guard for the rebuilding Celtics. Almost single-handedly, he managed to make a mid-March loss to the Dallas Mavericks interesting...
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P.K. Subban: Canadiens Not Taking ‘Resilient’ Bruins Lightly After Game 1 Win

BOSTON — The Montreal Canadiens emerged victorious in Thursday night’s Game 1 against the Bruins at TD Garden. Habs defenseman P.K. Subban, who scored two power-play goals (including the winner in double overtime) in the conference semifinals opener, has seen this movie before, and understands that the Bruins are not an easy team to eliminate even if they are trailing early in...
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Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski Take Kentucky Derby By Storm (Photos)

How does Johnny Weir feel about returning to NBC with Tara Lipinski to host the Kentucky Derby? In his words,”Bring on the fried green tomatoes.” The figure skater-turned-fashion celebrity made a splash in Sochi when he and Lipinski wore creative outfits while covering the 2014 Winter Olympics. Johnny’s fans are now anticipating Weir’s return to the commentator box, and...
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Cam Neely, Bruins Denounce Fans’ Racist Tweets Directed At P.K. Subban

WILMINGTON, Mass. — The Boston Bruins made their point loud and clear on Friday afternoon. They in no way support any sort of racist remarks or behavior made by their supposed fans. Shortly after Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban scored the game-winning goal in Game 1 on Thursday night, some so-called Bruins fans took to Twitter and other social media outlets to spew racist...
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Carlos Gomez Robs Joey Votto With Nearly Identical Leaping Catch (Video)

There are some people who like Carlos Gomez, and plenty of people who don’t. We’re guessing that Joey Votto falls into the latter category. The Cincinnati Reds slugger was victimized by Gomez yet again on Thursday night when Gomez made a leaping catch in center field to rob Votto of a home run in the first inning. A frustrated Votto was not shy about showing his displeasure after...
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Jake Peavy calls MLB replay system 'a joke'

BOSTON — Red Sox starter Jake Peavy was visibly frustrated following Boston’s 2-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader at Fenway Park. Peavy, who lasted 6 1/3 innings while suffering his first loss of 2014, couldn’t understand why the umpires failed to overturn a call in the seventh inning in which the Red Sox would have tied the score at...
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Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron Nominated For NHL Foundation Player Award

Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron has a strong chance to win the Frank J. Selke Trophy as this season’s best defensive forward, but that might not be the only individual honor he receives over the next two months. On Friday, the NHL announced that Bergeron, along with Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Duncan Keith and San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns, are the finalists for...
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Justin Bieber, Floyd Mayweather Take In Spa Day Before Fight (Video)

Longtime friends Justin Bieber and Floyd Mayweather got manicures and pedicures to prepare for Mayweather’s upcoming fight. Bieber has previously been a ring escort for the undefeated champion, so it only makes sense that the bad boy pop star would accompany Mayweather in his pre-fight pampering this time around. The duo received massages and pedicures on Friday in preparation...
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Red Sox Fan Barehands Foul Ball, Doesn’t Drop Beer, Phone (Video)

All fans in attendance for Game 1 of Thursday’s doubleheader at Fenway Park left the yard with a Dustin Pedroia bobblehead, but one lucky Boston Red Sox supporter went home with another souvenir, too. Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Molina fouled off a Jake Peavy pitch into the seats along the first base line, and one fan — phone and beer still in hand — reached up to snag it...
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High School Bat Boy With Down Syndrome Hits Home Run In Game (Video)

“Fast” Eddie Gordon will never forget his Senior Night. Eddie, who was born with down syndrome, has served as the batboy for the Timberline High School baseball team in Boise, ID for the past two seasons. On Monday, he finally got the chance to step into the batter’s box. Penciled into Timberline’s lineup as the leadoff hitter, Eddie drew a large ovation from the crowd...
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Teemu Selanne Shatters Glass, Nearly Takes Out Ducks Trainer (Photo)

A favorite practice prank among hockey players is to fire the puck towards the glass while an unsuspecting person walks by outside the rink. Most of the time, the puck hits the glass with a loud crack, the poor victim is startled and everyone has a good laugh. That was not the case at the Anaheim Ducks’ practice on Friday, as forward Teemu Selanne’s lighthearted joke nearly took...
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