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WEEI's coverage of the latest news and rumors about the New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins.

David Pastrnak Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 29, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Let’s address off the top the issue of whether every Bruins player that’s not meeting expectations is injured. The answer is typically: all players at this time of year are dealing with some sort of aches, pains, bruises, cuts and maybe even fractures. We’ll know more details once Boston’s run...
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Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
April 29, 2019 - 11:03 am
Think back to all of the stupid things that flowed out of your ignorant mouth as an irritating adolescent. Now imagine if you broadcasted those nonsensical views on social media and were held accountable for them in adulthood. Your apology tour would last longer than Joe Biden’s gaffe-ridden...
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Rob Bradford
April 29, 2019 - 9:19 am
As we sit here basking in the glow of the hottest team in basketball -- (a classification I believe is fair considering the Celtics' sweep of Indiana and Sunday's blowout over the top-seeded Bucks on their home court) -- it seems like a productive exercise to learn from the roller coaster that led...
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Bruce Cassidy Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 28, 2019 - 4:52 pm
Bruce Cassidy dotes on his two children on par with every loving dad out there. But he also has a baby that’s acting up and perplexing him. In addition to his responsibilities as Bruins head coach, Cassidy handles the power play (with help from assistant coach Jay Pandolfo), making it his...
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Boston Bruins Columbus Blue Jackets
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Matt Kalman
April 28, 2019 - 2:12 am
The Columbus Blue Jackets were still gunning for a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs when the Bruins visited Nationwide Arena and plastered them with a 6-2 win. Columbus star goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky didn’t make it out of the second period that night a few weeks ago, as he was pulled after giving...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill
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Alex Reimer
April 26, 2019 - 11:27 am
Roughly five hours after a harrowing audio tape had leaked of Tyreek Hill threatening his fiancee when she accused him of breaking their toddler’s arm, the Titans selected defensive tackle Jeffery Simmons with the No. 19 overall pick in the NFL Draft. Simmons, an unanimous first-round selection,...
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Patriots wide receiver N'Keal Harry
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Ryan Hannable
April 26, 2019 - 1:54 am
FOXBORO — Talk about pressure before you even step into the building. For the first time in the Bill Belichick era, the Patriots selected a wide receiver in the first round of the NFL draft as they picked Arizona State wide out N’Keal Harry with the final selection of Round 1 Thursday night. Prior...
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Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
April 26, 2019 - 12:58 am
One Bruins player leaving TD Garden after a 3-2 overtime win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference second round against Columbus on Thursday suggested one other player in the world capable of making a backhand pass across the ice like the one Marcus Johansson threw to Charlie Coyle for the game-tying...
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Jim Hackett
April 25, 2019 - 9:53 am
Dedicated to David “Doc” O’Connor, Newton North High School Hall of Fame Inductee -2019 for Hockey & Lacrosse. A humble, kind, star youth athlete and great lifelong friend who left us far too soon. I was very fortunate to attend the Game 7 series-clinching victory for the Bruins at a wild TD...
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Tight end Irv Smith Jr.
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Ryan Hannable
April 24, 2019 - 11:13 pm
For just the second time in four years, the Patriots will go into the NFL draft with a first-round selection. Last year they drafted Isaiah Wynn and Sony Michel, but didn’t have a first-rounder in 2017 after trading for Brandin Cooks and in 2016 because of Deflategate. This year, they have the last...
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