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Josue Pavon
October 04, 2018 - 3:02 pm
While Saturday's preseason finale between the Celtics and Cavs may not hold a lot of weight for most players, it's going to mean the world to Terry Rozier. That's because it will be the first time he's ever played in front of his father. Terry Rozier Sr., who has spent 23 of the last 25 years in...
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Alex Reimer
October 04, 2018 - 2:58 pm
It’s understandable if Red Sox fans were quivering when they saw Aaron Judge and the Yankees’ array of right-handed power bats pummel the A’s Wednesday night. But the oddsmakers in Vegas apparently weren’t deterred. The Red Sox are favorites to advance against the Yankees in the ALDS, coming in at...
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Matt Kalman
October 04, 2018 - 12:32 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy has decided to stick with his original plan and start goaltender Jaroslav Halak at the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday. Cassidy made the announcement in Buffalo on Thrusday morning. The coach's plan prior to leaving for the Bruins' two-game road trip was to split the games...
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Alex Reimer
October 04, 2018 - 12:25 pm
While there’s still widespread disdain for the Yankees as an institution, it’s difficult to identify any villainous players, considering the teams haven’t played in the postseason since 2004. Right now, there’s no contempt for Aaron Judge or Giancarlo Stanton, because they’ve never played the Red...
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Alex Reimer
October 04, 2018 - 11:00 am
For whatever reason, we are obsessed with talking about baseball’s declining popularity. Even though the Patriots have been well ahead of the Red Sox for at least a decade –– and many would argue longer than that –– it’s somehow presented as revelatory to point out how more people watch Tom Brady...
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Scott McLaughlin
October 04, 2018 - 10:42 am
After getting back on track with a dominant 38-7 win over the Dolphins, the Patriots will look to make it two in a row when they host the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night. The Colts are off to a 1-3 start, most recently losing to the Houston Texans in overtime after coach Frank Reich made the...
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Rob Bradford
October 04, 2018 - 10:15 am
David Price has been saying all the right things leading up to his Game 2 start against the Yankees Saturday, a trend that didn't stop Wednesday afternoon. "It doesn’t matter. I wasn’t starting," said Price when it came to his takeaway from last season's 6 2/3 innings out of the bullpen in his two...
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Jim Hackett
October 04, 2018 - 8:44 am
To all of you in Indianapolis that may be visiting and think some sort of rivalry has been renewed or restored against the Patriots it’s time to step up your medication and seek out teams of professional help. The good news for you is that you have traveled to the medical hub of the planet and...
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Rob Bradford
October 04, 2018 - 12:07 am
Oakland would have been an interesting story, but this seems like it had to happen. The Yankees will be playing the Red Sox in the American League Division Series. Friday's Game 1 at Fenway Park will mark the 20th time this season the two teams have played, with the Red Sox having won 10 of the...
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Matt Kalman
October 04, 2018 - 12:04 am
Well at least the Bruins won the fight. Blown out in their season-opener by the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals on the Capitals' banner-raising night Wednesday, the Bruins hardly presented any resistance during their 7-0 loss. But with 6:06 remaining in the third period, Bruins...
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