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Matt Kalman
October 11, 2018 - 11:52 pm
Sean Kuraly doesn’t know his own strength. “Somebody loosened a screw for me,” the Bruins forward joked after a 4-1 win against the Edmonton Oilers at TD Garden on Thursday. Kuraly’s hit on Edmonton’s Matt Benning not only made the defenseman pay for going back to retrieve the puck, it dislodge a...
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Greg M. Cooper
Matt Kalman
October 11, 2018 - 11:22 pm
The only plan Bruins forward David Pastrnak had when he got the puck during a power play early in the first period Thursday was to tie the score after Connor McDavid had given the Edmonton Oilers an early lead. So the highlight-reel goal he wound up scoring with a move between his legs and then a...
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Rob Bradford
October 11, 2018 - 7:38 pm
Driving into the New Mexico countryside in April is just part of the deal, particularly for guys like Amiel Sawdaye and Matt Mahoney. They are the guys whose job it is to find baseball talent, which is why the duo found themselves driving 45 minutes outside Albuquerque on a spring day in 2011. The...
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Aaron Halford
October 11, 2018 - 5:14 pm
It was a Monday night, and Boston Celtics small forward Paul Pierce was out at The Buzz Club, a dance club in Boston’s Theater District. After a fight broke out inside, Pierce tried to mediate the situation and separate the individuals involved. Moments later, Pierce was stabbed 11 times in the...
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Rob Bradford
October 11, 2018 - 3:00 pm
There is a chance the Red Sox could tweak their 25-man roster for the American League Championship Series against Houston, but Alex Cora suggested the likelihood is that things remain status quo. "We haven’t talked about it yet. We’re going to sit down probably after the workout today and see where...
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Matt Kalman
October 11, 2018 - 2:07 pm
Ryan Donato has been a healthy scratch in the NHL before. After leaving Harvard early and playing in 12 regular-season games for the Bruins last season, he sat out all but three of the Bruins’ 12 games in the Stanley Cup playoffs. So he knows what he’s supposed to take from being a healthy scratch...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2018 - 1:20 pm
Red Sox fans may not be excited about David Price starting Game 2 of the American League Championship Series Sunday. But apparently his teammates are. In an interview with “Dale & Keefe” Thursday, new postseason hero Brock Holt said Red Sox players can’t wait to see Price take the bump against...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2018 - 12:53 pm
Jayson Tatum is mature beyond his years on the basketball court, and Wizards guard Bradley Beal helped get it all started. Tatum is on the cover of Slam Magazine's 2018 NBA preview , where he’s billed as one of the league's next great superstars. The article, “Jayson Tatum Was Sent to Destroy Your...
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Alex Reimer
October 11, 2018 - 11:49 am
Last week, legendary NFL scribe Peter King generated headlines when he pledged he would no longer appear on Barstool Sports platforms, due to the company’s history of online harassment and misogynistic tone. King, a frequent guest on Barstool’s popular “Pardon My Take” podcast, made his...
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Jim Hackett
October 11, 2018 - 8:05 am
I’ve been wanting to write an article like this for 40 years. If I had a Cuban cigar handy on Tuesday night I surely would have lit it up. Instead, I’ll tread through my golf bag this weekend and find some stray knock-off cigar that was given to me God knows how long ago. It will still be sweet and...
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