Michael Lowther

NTS Shows/Hosts/Authors Recent Content Multiple Columns

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    Kelley L. Cox/USA Today Sports
    May 28, 2018 - 10:45 am
    When a team gains a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals, they have every reason to be confident. I mean, no team in the history of the NBA Finals ever blew a 3-1 series lead, right? That would be correct, until the 2016 NBA Finals, when the Cleveland Cavaliers came back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat...
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    May 07, 2018 - 11:55 am
    Before the 2011 Major League Baseball season started, many people saw the Boston Red Sox as a possible World Series favorite. With a roster that featured names such as David Ortiz, Jacoby Ellsbury, Adrian Gonzalez, Dustin Pedroia, Kevin Youkilis, Carl Crawford, Jon Lester, Clay Buchholz, Josh...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    May 01, 2018 - 4:09 pm
    The Red Sox offense has continued its recent trend of fluctuating between hot and cold streaks over the past few games, but one bright spot has been the return of Xander Bogaerts, who was activated from the 10-day disabled list on Friday. Bogaerts was batting .368 with two home runs and nine RBIs...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 27, 2018 - 11:45 am
    After getting off to a red hot start with the bats, the Red Sox lineup finally cooled off a bit. But as some of the team's bigger names slowed down a bit, utility man Brock Holt was the much-needed spark plug in the Red Sox lineup. The Red Sox finished the week 3-3, going 1-2 against the Oakland A’...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 25, 2018 - 12:29 pm
    Over the past seven years, the Bruins have participated in seven Game 7s, posting a 4-3 overall record in these series-deciding games. With the Bruins slated to take on the Maple Leafs in yet another Game 7 on Wednesday night, let’s take a look back at some of the defining moments from these...
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    Bob DeChiara/USA Today Sports
    April 24, 2018 - 3:15 pm
    After dropping a 3-1 decision in Toronto on Monday, the Bruins will host a decisive Game 7 at TD Garden Wednesday night. Bruins star forward Brad Marchand joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria on Tuesday afternoon to talk about the importance of tuning out the past as well as the outside noise and...
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    USA Today Sports
    April 23, 2018 - 4:33 pm
    At the conclusion of the 2006-07 season, the Boston Celtics stood in second to last place, in front of only the Memphis Grizzlies. Their 24-68 record was the Celtics’ second-worst in franchise history and it had been 21 years since the Celtics had made an NBA Finals appearance. The lure of Boston...
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    Greg M. Cooper/USA Today Sports
    April 20, 2018 - 3:41 pm
    NBC analyst Pierre McGuire, known for his “Inside the Glass” segment on nationally broadcasted NHL games, joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria, with Rob Bradford and Tom Caron filling in for the guys, on Friday to discuss the first-round matchup between the Bruins and Maple Leafs. McGuire has been...
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    WEEI
    April 09, 2018 - 11:34 am
    For most franchises, finishing last in your division typically hints at a multiyear rebuild with hopes of contending years down the road. At the end of the 2012 season, the Red Sox sat in last place of the AL East with a 69-93 record, 26 games back of the Yankees. Yet, a rebuild was not on their...
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