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Rob Bradford
October 05, 2018 - 11:16 pm
Dig in. That's probably the best direction anyone could offer after watching the Red Sox' 5-4 win over the Yankees in Game 1 of the American League Division Series Friday night. (For a complete recap, click here.) As WEEI.com's John Tomase tweeted in the middle of the Yankees' sixth- and seventh-...
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Rob Bradford
October 05, 2018 - 5:09 pm
The biggest questions about this Red Sox team heading into the postseason was undeniably involving the bullpen. So with the roster set for the American League Division Series -- putting Joe Kelly and Brandon Workman in the final two spots -- Alex Cora could start to formulate a plan for the final...
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Alex Reimer
October 05, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Bill Belichick usually can’t step away from the podium fast enough, but the often dour Patriots head coach had one message for reporters before ending his press conference Thursday: let’s go Red Sox. "I'd just like to wish the Red Sox well in their playoff series," he told reporters, per WEEI's...
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Alex Reimer
October 05, 2018 - 12:22 pm
It’s time to start stoking up the Anthony Davis-to-Boston chatter again. With Kyrie Irving verbally committing to the Celtics, anything is possible. The Celtics have been linked to Davis over the last couple of years, given their plethora of draft capital. But to this point, Davis has stayed in New...
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Alex Reimer
October 05, 2018 - 10:33 am
Move over, AFC Finalist banner. The Colts have reached a new low. Midway through the third quarter of the Patriots’ 38-24 win over Indianapolis Thursday, wideout Chris Hogan couldn’t catch a pass from Tom Brady that hit him right in the chest. The ball deflected off his hands, and landed into the...
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Alex Reimer
October 05, 2018 - 9:40 am
Find someone who verbally tickles you the way Joe Buck verbally tickles Troy Aikman. That is true love. Patriots fans received a rare treat Thursday night, getting an opportunity to sample the Buck-Aikman team. Since Fox’s No. 1 crew typically calls the NFC game of the week, we seldom get exposed...
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Rob Bradford
October 05, 2018 - 9:20 am
Steve Pearce wasn't unlike a lot of kids growing up Red Sox fans. Sure, they would love to play professional baseball, as long as it didn't involve wearing Yankees pinstripes. "I hated the Yankees. I HATED the Yankees growing up," Pearce said. "They were the enemy." When told there was a photo...
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Matt Kalman
October 04, 2018 - 11:18 pm
Brad Marchand put his hands to better use Thursday than he did the night before. The Bruins left wing matched a career-high with four assists in a 4-0 win at the Buffalo Sabres, as the Bruins bounced back from their embarrassing 7-0 loss at the Washington Capitals on Wednesday. Late in the loss in...
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Alex Reimer
October 04, 2018 - 7:26 pm
All summer long, Kyrie Irving was coy about his intentions to re-sign with the Celtics. But that has changed. The All-Star point guard now says he wants to stay in Boston. At a season-ticket holder event Thursday, Irving told the crowd at T.D. Garden he wants to re-sign with the Celtics, per every...
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