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2015 NCAA Hockey Bracket: Boston University Earns No. 1 Seed In Northeast Regional

March Madness is in full swing on the hardwood, but it’s almost time for college hockey fans to turn their attention to the ice. The field has been set for the 2015 NCAA men’s ice hockey tournament with three Hockey East teams earning a selection. Boston University, who won both the Hockey East regular-season and tournament titles and is led by freshman phenom Jack Eichel...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox Battle In Obstacle Course Race To Avoid Long Bus Ride (Videos)

The stakes were raised Sunday at Boston Red Sox spring training. Two teams comprised of Red Sox players participated in an obstacle course relay race to see who needs to make the 2 1/2-hour bus ride from Fort Myers to Jupiter on Tuesday. Mookie Betts, who has been an absolute stud this spring, played the role of hero, edging out Jemile Weeks in the final leg of the race. David Ortiz...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Lightning Preview: Boston Ends Tough Road Trip In Tampa Bay

The Boston Bruins have lost four straight games (0-2-2) following a disappointing 2-1 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Boston ends its three-game road trip on Sunday with an early-evening matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning, an opponent the B’s have defeated twice already this season. Sunday’s game is the start of a difficult week for the Bruins that...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Atkinson, Jamie Benn Among NHL Players Who’ve Sported Black Eyes (Photos)

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: Hockey players are tough. There are countless examples of players losing teeth, receiving stitches in-game only to return without missing a shift, taking pucks to the face and other absurdly painful moments that would sideline us mere mortals for days, if not weeks. It’s a hard game, and sometimes players’ faces are direct proof of that...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard apologizes for getting red card early in loss

By Marcus Kwesi O'Mard Steven Gerrard’s last game for Liverpool against Manchester United was unforgettable because of his absence from the contest. Gerrard was sent off Sunday less than one minute after coming on as a halftime substitute in Liverpool’s 2-1 loss to Manchester United at Anfield. Referee Martin Atkinson dismissed Gerrard for this stamp on Ander Herrera, ending...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Brey Leads Notre Dame To Sweet 16 Hours After His Mother Died (Video)

Saturday was an emotional day for Notre Dame head coach Mike Brey to say the least. After his team outlasted Butler in overtime to advance to the Sweet Sixteen, Brey opened his postgame press conference by revealing that his mother, Betty Brey, died earlier that same day. Brey announced she died of a heart attack at the age of 84. “It was kind of a tribute to her, really a special...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: VIP Seat Checks Out Deuxave In Back Bay

John and Kelsey Garrity of Westwood, Mass., aren’t food critics by trade, but they joined Billy Costa to give their review of Deuxave in Boston on a recent episode of “Dining Playbook.” Check out their thoughts on the trendy restaurant in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, VIP Seat
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook Top Nosh: Delicious Popovers At Davio’s (Video)

The “Dining Playbook” crew wants to hear about your next delicious meal. In a new segment titled “Top Nosh,” Billy Costa gets the ball rolling with a short video about the delicious popovers that come fresh out of the oven at all Davio’s locations. Now it’s your turn. Using the hashtag #TopNosh, send your favorite food finds to Dining Playbook on Facebook, Twitter or...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook Review: Ferry Street Food & Drink In Malden, Mass.

If you’re looking for a new restaurant to try in Malden, Mass., look no further than Ferry Street Food & Drink. The newly-opened spot boasts a great ambiance with large windows, dark wood, old-time license plates and antiques filling the restaurant, but it’s the food that will keep you coming back. Jenny Johnson tried the barbecue pork meatballs, the steak frites and a...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: Garin Cecchini Divulges His Favorite Christmas Treat (Video)

Garin Cecchini is a man of many talents. The promising Boston Red Sox prospect has proven what he can do on the diamond, but it appears he’s also got some decent skills in the kitchen too. Jenny Johnson caught up with the third baseman down in Fort Myers where he revealed his special Christmas treat: Chocolate peanut butter balls. The youngster wasn’t shy about his baking skills...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins Recall Defenseman Zach Trotman From Providence

The Boston Bruins recalled defenseman Zach Trotman from the AHL’s Providence Bruins on Sunday, per AHL transactions. Trotman’s recall is likely related to B’s defenseman Dougie Hamilton exiting Saturday night’s game against the Florida Panthers in the second period and not returning. Boston was forced to play with just five defensemen as a result and ultimately lost 2-1 in...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Dining Playbook: F1 Boston More Than Just Place To Race

Go to F1 Boston for the thrill of high-performance kart racing, but stay for all of the extras this venue has to offer. While anyone can join a competitive league or an endurance race team, as general manager Karen Quast explains, F1 Boston also features a lounge with a billiards room and a full-service restaurant with an extensive menu that will hit the stop after you build up...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UFC Fight Night Rio: Demian Maia Defeats Ryan LaFlare By Unanimous Decision

What could have been a star-making turn for Long Island welterweight Ryan LaFlare on Saturday night instead turned into a reminder why Demian Maia is one of the top groundfighters in the sport, as the Brazilian contender put together a Jiu-Jitsu clinic in winning a five-round unanimous decision in the UFC Fight Night main event at Ginasio do Maracanazinho in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Delivers Tearful Postgame Speech About His Son (Video)

Even when they’re out of the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State still finds a way to be the greatest part of March Madness. Head coach Ron Hunter became something of a national treasure after he tore his Achilles celebrating his team’s tournament berth only to then fall off his rolling stool when his son R.J. hit a game-winning 3-pointer to upset No.3 Baylor just a few short days...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Villanova Crying Piccolo Player Is Saddest Fan At NCAA Tournament (Video)

There might be no crying in baseball, but the same can’t be said for band members at the NCAA Tournament. Following No. 1 Villanova’s shocking loss to NC State on Saturday in the Round of 32, TBS cameras locked in on quite possibly the saddest Wildcats fan in the stadium. The poor soul took the upset hard, as the member of the Nova band was caught playing her piccolo with...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament Roundup: NC State Stuns Top-Seeded Villanova, Kentucky Survives

Let it be stated for the record: Villanova is not a fan of the Round of 32. After a relatively upset-free Friday in the NCAA Tournament, things got crazy again Saturday when No. 8 seed North Carolina State survived a late rally to shock the No. 1 seed Wildcats with a 71-68 win. Villanova has made four of the last five Big Dances but has failed to advance to the Sweet 16 every time...
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March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers owner sides with Ravens about Pats' formations

By Darren Hartwell The New England Patriots’ unorthodox tactics have caused an NFL owner to take the side of his team’s bitter AFC North rival. The Patriots defeated the Baltimore Ravens 35-31 in the 2014 AFC Divisional Round, but it wasn’t without controversy, as Ravens coach John Harbaugh took issue with New England coach Bill Belichick’s usage of four-offensive-lineman...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins-Panthers Notes: Boston’s Tuukka Rask Stellar Again In Shootout Loss

Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask did all he could to secure two points for his team Saturday night, but unfortunately for Boston, it wasn’t enough in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Florida Panthers at the BB&T Center. The reigning Vezina Trophy winner made 24 saves on 25 shots for a .960 save percentage. One of those saves, an incredible stick stop on Panthers forward Dave Bolland...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Eichel Propels BU To Hockey East Title As Terriers’ Wild Ride Continues

BOSTON — For the first time since 2009, the Boston University Terriers are kings of Hockey East. BU knocked off two-time defending champion UMass Lowell 5-3 on Saturday at TD Garden, continuing what has been one of the greatest turnarounds in college hockey this season. Last season, the Terriers lost 21 games and were eliminated before the Garden rounds of the conference tournament...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Tuukka Rask Continues To Keep Bruins In Games (Video)

The Boston Bruins found themselves in another tight contest Saturday night against the Florida Panthers, and while they eventually fell 2-1 in a shootout, they managed to force overtime and earn at least a point. Tuukka Rask was a big reason why. The Bruins goaltender made 24 saves on the night, but none were bigger than his incredible diving stop on Dave Bolland late in third period...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tuukka Rask makes absurd diving save

The Boston Bruins earned one point in the standings Saturday night, and they have Tuukka Rask to thank. The B’s were tied with the Florida Panthers late in the third period, but Florida looked like it was about to take the lead when the puck found the stick of a wide-open Dave Bolland in front of the net. Bolland tried to jam it home, but Rask dove backwards and somehow got...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Lose 2-1 In Shootout To Panthers, Remain In Wild Card Playoff Spot

The Boston Bruins lost their ninth shootout of the season in a 2-1 defeat to the Florida Panthers on Saturday night. Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask played very well and made 26 saves, but he received very little offensive support. The Bruins have scored a total of 10 goals in their last six games wit a 2-2-2 record ni that span. The B’s complete their weekend back-to-back and three...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuukka Rask Makes Incredible Stick Save To Deny Dave Bolland (Video)

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask has been on top of his game since Jan. 1 with the third-best save percentage in the NHL. He made another brilliant save in Saturday night’s road game against the Florida Panthers with the score tied 1-1 in the third period. Panthers forward Dave Bolland had an open net at the edge of the crease, but Rask was able to reach back and keep the puck...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

RI Sting Skate Past Midfairfield 2-0 In TD Bank Mini 1-On-1 Semifinals (Video)

The RI Sting used a pair of scores and great goaltending to beat Midfairfield 2-0 in the semifinals of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 girls’ under-12 bracket. The Sting’s Mia Gardner and Midfairfield’s Francesca Gerardi both made nice saves in the first round, but Madelyn Cox got the Sting on the board in the second round with a nice move to her forehand. Cox added another backhand...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Revolution Battle Montreal Impact To 0-0 Draw In Home Opener

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Evan Bush recorded his first shutout of the season and 10-man Montreal tied New England 0-0 on Saturday, spoiling the Revolution’s home opener. New England (0-2-1) has started consecutive seasons with three straight scoreless games — both with a 5-0 goal differential. Montreal (0-1-1) is goalless after its first two games, including...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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