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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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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 9:20 am
Joel Embiid is one of the most intimidating forces in the NBA. The 7-foot center is dominant in the paint and often pulverizes the competition. But in the Celtics’ win over the Sixers Tuesday, the roles were reversed. Embiid was the one who got bullied. Boston won its season-opener against the...
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Alex Reimer
October 17, 2018 - 8:51 am
It sure was a shame to see Roberto Osuna melt down Tuesday. The Astros closer, who served a 75-game suspension for domestic violence earlier this season, hit Brock Holt and Mitch Moreland with fastballs to load the bases before serving up a grand-slam to Jackie Bradley Jr. There could be much more...
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Josue Pavon
October 17, 2018 - 2:09 am
The start to the Celtics' 2018-19 season wasn't a pretty one. Kyrie Irving went scoreless in the first half, Jaylen Brown couldn't find his shot and neither could most of the Celtics starters, except for second-year forward Jayson Tatum -- he had himself a night. Tatum scored 20 points through...
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Rob Bradford
October 17, 2018 - 1:54 am
HOUSTON -- Focus on Instagram posts if you must. Or perhaps it's questionable replay decisions. And how can we ignore the latest round of cheating allegations? There has been a lot to pick through after three games in this American League Championship Series. All entertaining. All good for business...
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WEEI
October 16, 2018 - 8:59 pm
Think David Ortiz is still emotionally invested in the Red Sox? Big Papi was on the set at FS1 when Jackie Bradley Jr. hit an eighth-inning grand slam to increase the Red Sox' Game 3 lead over the Astros to 8-2, and his priceless reaction was all captured on camera. Watch for yourself: Big Papi...
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Rob Bradford
October 16, 2018 - 6:51 pm
HOUSTON -- The Red Sox fell victim to a potentially pivotal blown call in the third inning of their Game 3 American League Championship Series game against the Astros Tuesday. With the Red Sox carrying a 2-1 lead, J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts each drew two-out walks off Houston starter Dallas...
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Matt Kalman
October 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said Tuesday he expects to split the first two games of the upcoming four-game road trip between his two goaltenders Tuukka Rask and Jaroslav Halak. Rask will start Wednesday night in Calgary before Halak gets the start in Edmonton on Thursday. The goaltenders have...
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