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Rob Bradford
October 18, 2018 - 1:22 am
HOUSTON -- Resilience. Swagger. Luck. Whatever. These Red Sox have owned so many labels when it comes to explaining how they've reached the point in October they find themselves. Wednesday night (and early Thursday morning) Alex Cora's team needed every last quality in Game 4 of the American League...
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Matt Kalman
October 18, 2018 - 1:20 am
Less than an hour after fan interference denied Mookie Betts a miraculous over-the-wall catch at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask was left looking for a stray fan’s hand or any reason for him dropping a catchable puck in the first period in Calgary on Wednesday. Flames...
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Rob Bradford
October 17, 2018 - 9:29 pm
HOUSTON -- It didn't take long for more controversy to surface in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. With one out and a runner on first base in the bottom of the first inning, Jose Altuve lofted a long fly ball to right field. Just as the ball was about to enter the stands Red Sox...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 3:08 pm
The Patriots were blissfully ignorant of Aaron Hernandez’s violent off-field behavior, and once the star tight end was arrested for Odin Lloyd’s murder, they wanted to forget him. The latest installment of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight series on Aaron Hernandez, “ A Killer in the Huddle ,” details...
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Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Kalman
October 17, 2018 - 1:31 pm
It seems like every other day some national hockey pundit writes or takes to the airwaves to predict that Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is going to call it quits after this season Most recently Frank Seravalli of TSN put those words onto our screens, and you don’t have to listen long to...
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Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 1:13 pm
Charles Barkley’s Celtics analysis continues to be really weird. Last season, the popular TNT analyst routinely chided the C’s , declaring they weren’t one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference –– despite a mountain of evidence to the contrary. Sir Charles also ripped Al Horford, saying the...
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Josue Pavon
October 17, 2018 - 12:29 pm
The Celtics and Sixers are considered one of the NBA's oldest rivalries. It dates back to the 1960's when guys like Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain faced head-to-head in the playoffs, it was revived in the early 1980's between Julius Erving and Larry Bird and added another short chapter to its...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 12:23 pm
As the Red Sox marched towards their franchise-record 108 wins this season, attention kept shifting back towards Dave Dombrowski, who was being prematurely blamed for a playoff collapse well before the calendar flipped to October. The Red Sox led the league in runs scored and feature a starting...
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Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 11:18 am
It appears that one of Astros owner Jim Crane’s errand boys is the culprit who was spotted trying to take pictures near the Red Sox’ dugout in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan reports Kyle McLaughlin, who’s not listed as an official Astros employee, was...
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