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Celtics-Warriors Live: Jared Sullinger, Celts Look to Keep Up With Fun-And-Gun Golden State

8 a.m. ET: Contrary to all the evidence available over the last few weeks, the Golden State Warriors are capable of losing. The Warriors (24-14) were reminded of that when they suffered a surprising loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday to snap a 10-game winning streak. Since Andre Iguodala returned to the lineup, the Warriors have won 11 of 13 games and once again resemble the...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Road Trip Becoming Frustrating One As All-Around Issues Doom B’s Against Kings

If the Bruins’ current three-game California road trip, was a midseason test for the Atlantic Division-leading B’s, they have certainly failed the first two sections of their midterm exam. The Bruins dropped a 4-1 decision to the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night at Staples Center and have now lost the first two games of a three-game swing through Cali. They have lost those...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien Wants Bruins to Improve Puck Management To Stop Losing Streak (Video)

The Boston Bruins dug themselves an early hole in Thursday’s matchup with the Los Angeles Kings by falling behind 3-0 in the second period. Poor puck management by the Bruins was one of the primary reasons for the Kings’ success as Boston tallied 11 giveaways, several of which resulted in quality scoring chances for the opposition. The B’s lost 4-2 and will continue their west...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Quick Makes Blocker Stop on Carl Soderberg to Earn DCU Save of the Game Honors (Video)

Jonathan Quick earned his 12th victory of the season on Thursday night as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Boston Bruins 4-2 at the Staples Center. With the Bruins attempting a comeback in the third period, Quick made a tremendous save with his blocker to prevent Carl Soderberg from scoring Boston’s second goal of the game. Check out a replay of Quick’s brilliant stop in the...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Soderberg, Dougie Hamilton Assist on Matt Fraser’s Second Goal With Bruins (Video)

The Bruins got on the scoreboard in the second period against the Kings with a goal from Matt Fraser. The play started with a great read by B’s defenseman Dougie Hamilton in the neutral zone, who passed the puck up ice to teammate Carl Soderberg to start a 3-on-1 opportunity in the attacking zone. Soderberg made a nice pass to Fraser, who unleashed a powerful one-timer that beat...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid, Kyle Clifford Fight in Second Period of Bruins-Kings Game (Video)

The second period of Thursday’s Kings-Bruins game at Staples Center was an exciting 20 minutes of hockey that included three goals and a fight between Boston defenseman Adam McQuaid and L.A. forward Kyle Clifford. The bout started after Clifford delivered a big hit on Bruins center David Krejci along the team benches. McQuaid stuck up for his teammate and challenged the Kings forward...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Anze Kopitar’s Defense Leads to Kings’ First Goal Against Bruins (Video)

Anze Kopitar is one of the league’s premier defensive forwards, and it was a takeaway from the Los Angeles Kings center that set up the first goal of Thursday’s game against the Boston Bruins. Kopitar was pressuring the Bruins defensemen on the forecheck when Johnny Boychuk whiffed on a pass and had the puck stolen by the Kings forward. He then found teammate Jeff Carter skating...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Belmont Defeats Parkway In Quarterfinals of TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 (Video)

Belmont defeated Parkway in the boys 8-under quarterfinals of the TD Bank Mini 1-on-1 to advance to the semifinals against Weymouth. Brendan MacNeil, who’s been one of the best players in the tournament, scored two goals for Belmont to give his side an early 2-0 edge. Teammate Ryan Griffin made two tremendous saves in net to clinch the victory. Check out the entire Belmont-Parkway...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Carter Gives Kings First-Period Lead Over Bruins With 16th Goal of Season (Video)

Jeff Carter opened the scoring in Thursday night’s Kings-Bruins game in Los Angeles with his 16th goal of the season. After linemate Anze Kopitar stole the puck in the Bruins’ zone, he passed it to Carter in the slot for a shot that was saved by Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask. Carter was able to get another shot off on the rebound, which found its way past Rask to give Los Angeles...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Star Kevin Love Rips Teammates After Disappointing Loss to Phoenix Suns

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost 104-103 to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night when Gerald Green hit a three-point shot with 3.9 seconds remaining in regulation to give Phoenix a much-needed road win. During the fourth quarter, Minnesota guard J.J. Barea and forward Dante Cunningham were seen sulking on the bench and weren’t showing much emotion as the team attempted to win a...
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Jeff Carter Leads Struggling Kings Offense Against Bruins (Video)

The Los Angeles Kings offense has been struggling of late, but one player who’s not finding it difficult to get on the scoresheet is top-line winger Jeff Carter, who was recently named to Canada’s Olympic roster for the 2014 Sochi Games. The 29-year-old forward has tallied 10 points (six goals, four assists) in his last 10 games. In addition to his scoring, Carter also provides...
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AS Roma Sells American Midfielder Michael Bradley to MLS Club Toronto FC

Michael Bradley is leaving Italian club AS Roma to join Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the team announced on Thursday. AS Roma announce American midfielder Michael Bradley has been sold to MLS for $10 million.— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) January 09, 2014 Bradley has struggled for Roma this season with only one goal in 11 appearances, five of which were starts. Despite his lack...
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NFL Playoff Picks Against the Spread: Saints Likely to Be Winless in Seattle Against Seahawks

The divisional round of playoffs may be the best weekend of the NFL season. Like wild card weekend, you have a jam-packed weekend with four games, and unlike the wild card weekend, we’ve got the best of the best going at it. And if this weekend is anything like last weekend, we’re in for another incredible weekend of football. The NESN.com NFL picks are back for another week...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Strahan, Jerome Bettis, Tony Dungy Among 15 Pro Football Hall of Fame Finalists for 2014 Class

The finalists for the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame class were announced on Thursday. Among the 15 former players and coaches who were selected from the 25 semifinalists are New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Jerome Bettis and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison. Kicker Morten Anderson, who’s the NFL’s all-time leading...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Canucks Coach John Tortorella Calls the Shootout a ‘Gimmick,’ Says It ‘Should Be Out of the League’ (Video)

The Vancouver Canucks blew a two-goal third-period lead to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Wednesday’s game at Rogers Arena and lost in a shootout. The Canucks haven’t been successful in the shootout this season with a 2-6 record and just four goals in 32 attempts. Only the Detroit Red Wings have more shootout defeats (seven) than Vancouver. “It should be out of the league,” said...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Ference Gives Humorous Response When Asked About Using Penguins as Model Team

The Pittsburgh Penguins got pretty lucky almost a decade ago when they won the NHL draft lottery, which gave them the chance to draft eventual superstar Sidney Crosby. The Penguins have been able to build around the young center and eventually won a Stanley Cup and are among the league’s best teams in just about every single season since Crosby entered the league. There’s credit...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics Recall Guard MarShon Brooks From NBA Development League

The Boston Celtics have recalled shooting guard MarShon Brooks from the NBA Development League, the team announced on Thursday. Brooks was sent to the D-League on Jan. 1 to play for the Maine Red Claws. The former first-round pick averaged 27.4 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.4 assists, 1.2 steals and 1.0 blocks in 35.0 minutes per game for the Red Claws in five appearances. He also scored...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Scout Says Hall of Fame Pitcher Tom Glavine Could’ve Been Quality NHL Player

Tom Glavine was a multi-sport athlete in high school, and despite having a bright future in hockey after being drafted 69th overall by the Los Angeles Kings in the 1984 NHL draft, the Billerica, Mass., native chose to pursue a career in baseball. In a recent interview with Kevin Allen of USA Today, former scout and current Anaheim Ducks vice president David McNab talked about how...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiel Puig Hires Cousin to Drive Him Around in Wake of Reckless Driving Arrest

Somewhere, Yasiel Puig is calling shotgun. Puig, who recently was arrested on a reckless driving charge, told Los Angeles Dodgers president Stan Kasten on Thursday that he has hired a cousin to drive him around for the time being. Kasten revealed the news during a radio appearance on ESPNLA 710. “I give him credit for taking that step if nothing else,” Kasten said. Puig was charged...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Milan Lucic Expected to Be Back in Bruins Lineup Against Kings

Tuesday night’s matchup between the Bruins and Anaheim Ducks was supposed to feature two of the league’s best teams. The game ended up being a competitive one, but there was one pretty big piece missing. That piece was Bruins forward Milan Lucic. Boston’s first-line winger, who has been one of the club’s most consistent players this season, was scratched shortly before puck...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former USC Head Coach Lane Kiffin Will Interview For Vacant Alabama Offensive Coordinator Position

Lane Kiffin was fired by USC last season after spending three-plus years as the Trojans head coach, and it probably won’t take him very long to find a new job in college football. His next position could be running the offense at SEC powerhouse Alabama as the team’s new offensive coordinator. THIS JUST IN: Former USC head coach Lane Kiffin will interview for vacant Alabama offensive...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Le Batard Situation Further Highlights Annoying State of Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

I told myself that I wouldn’t get worked up about this year’s National Baseball Hall of Fame voting. But I’ve also told myself that I’d stop drinking, eat healthier and swear less, and dropping a couple of F-bombs at the local watering hole over a beer (or two) and a pizza is still ingrained in my weekly schedule. So, here goes. The current state of affairs stinks. Hall of...
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Tyler Seguin Struggles With Differentiating Between NHL Stars and Russian Czars (Video)

Tyler Seguin is a professional hockey player. He is not a Russian historian, nor is he an NHL historian. So while he’s got the whole playing hockey thing down, his sense of Russian and NHL history is lacking a little. That was evident Wednesday night when the Dallas Stars forward made a guest appearance on FOX Sports 1 show Crowd Goes Wild. As part of his appearance on the daily...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Austin Collie Says He Can Give Patriots Insight on Colts Players’ Tendencies, Not Defensive Scheme

FOXBORO, Mass. — Whatever organizational secrets newly signed Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Deion Branch can give his current squad about the New England Patriots, wideout Austin Collie can do for his team too. Collie re-signed with the Patriots last week. The fifth-year receiver spent four season with the Colts from 2009 to 2012. He was placed on injured reserve just three...
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Report: Montreal Canadiens Defenseman P.K. Subban to Seek $8 Million to $9 Million Per Year On New Contract

The Montreal Canadiens should have signed star defenseman P.K. Subban to a long-term contract extension when he was a restricted free agent prior to the 2013 season because it’s likely going to cost a lot more to re-sign before his current contract expires after this year. Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin stood firm in the negotiations between him and last year’s Norris...
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January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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