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Torey Krug Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy knows that the core of his team has been together for almost a decade, and several of the young players have come up through the organization together. But he thinks there was one day that solidified the chemistry the Bruins have used to help them get to the 2019 Stanley...
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WEEI
May 19, 2019 - 10:36 am
Jermaine Wiggins and Rob Bradford both talked plenty of trash leading up to Sunday's big 1-on-1 showdown at ISlide USA , but it was Wiggy who backed up all the talk as he cruised to an 11-1 victory. Wiggy was able to get to the rim seemingly at will and also found his range from deep as the game...
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Ryan Hannable
May 19, 2019 - 10:17 am
Manager Alex Cora is trying something new as the Red Sox look to avoid a weekend series sweep to the Astros. With Andrew Benintendi getting a down day, Michael Chavis will play second base and lead off against Houston right-hander Brad Peacock. J.D. Martinez will play left field and Steve Pearce...
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Ryan Hannable
May 19, 2019 - 6:00 am
1. This week begins Phase 3 of the voluntary offseason workout program for the Patriots , which means live work on the field, including 7-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills. With Tom Brady not expected to attend, this means there will be plenty of reps to go around for the other quarterbacks on the roster —...
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Red Sox pitcher Hector Velazquez
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 10:47 pm
Injuries have not been kind to the Red Sox ’ starting rotation over the first 45 games of the season. David Price and Nathan Eovaldi are currently on the injured list, along with No. 6 starter Brian Johnson. This has forced the Red Sox to call upon Hector Velazquez to start seven games, and while...
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Kyrie Irving
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Kyrie Irving will be a popular man in the coming weeks, especially if he opts out of his contract, but maybe the interest from teams around the league isn't as strong as it once was. According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald , teams are "more wary" of the point guard because of the way things...
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WEEI
May 18, 2019 - 5:11 pm
Apparently former NHL forward Bates Battaglia is not a fan of his coach for one season in Bruce Cassidy. Battaglia bounced around the league, spending most of his career with the Hurricanes in the early 2000s, but he spent one year with the Capitals when Cassidy was the coach in the 2003-04 season...
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Tuukka Rask Boston Bruins
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Matt Kalman
May 18, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Bruins general manager Don Sweeney’s not concerned that red-hot goalie Tuukka Rask is going to cool off during Boston’s 10-day break for the Stanley Cup Final. “He’s in a really good place, a really good place mentally and physically and his routines,” Sweeney said Saturday. “He’s gone out [to...
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 3:35 pm
After sitting Friday night against right-hander Gerrit Cole, Jackie Bradley Jr. is back in the lineup Saturday as the Red Sox face Houston righty Corbin Martin. It's a standard lineup with Mitch Moreland at first base, Rafael Devers at third and Michael Chavis at second. In the outfield (from left...
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NFL tight end Ben Watson
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Ryan Hannable
May 18, 2019 - 11:53 am
The Patriots have a number of newcomers at the tight end position, but it's not quite known what their roles will be. There may be a clue with Ben Watson, as his contract suggests the team views him as a No. 1 tight end. Watson is getting the most money out of any of the tight ends the Patriots...
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