The Minnesota Wild took defenseman Mathew Dumba with their first-round pick in the NHL draft on Friday night with the seventh overall selection. The 17-year-old Dumba played the last two seasons for the Red Deer Rebels in Alberta of the Weste…

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Jurors deliberating in former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse trial have focused their questions to the judge on allegations related to two alleged victims still unknown to investigators.

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Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer said Friday that he would be shocked and ”die of a heart attack” if the ex-Penn State assistant football coach were acquitted on all counts.

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Lance Armstrong filed a scathing response Friday to the latest doping allegations against him, accusing the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency of violating its own rules and possibly breaking federal law during its investigation.

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“I can’t wait to face those chickens,” Mets closer Frank Francisco said when asked about playing the Yankees in this weekend’s Subway Series at Citi Field.

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Dwyane Wade is unsure if he will be able to compete in the London Olympics.

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If you take away the first inning, Daisuke Matsuzaka was masterful against the Marlins on Thursday night. Unfortunately, the scoreboard indicates that you can’t do that. What the Red Sox might need to figure out how to do, however, is find a way for Matsuzaka to erase his tendency to struggle early. Of course, as …

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Well that was unexpected — and awesome. Will Middlebrooks homered, Daniel Nava singled home Ryan Kalish and just like that, the Red Sox were winners. Calling it a “miracle” might be a bit of a stretch, but it certainly felt like an improbable comeback for the Sox. That’s why NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is awarding …

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Final, Red Sox 6-5: What a turnaround in the eighth inning. Will Middlebrooks had a memorable game, going 3-for-4 with four RBIs and the game-tying home run to bring his average to .316. Daniel Nava and Ryan Kalish leaned on wise base running and clutch hitting to orchestrate the go-ahead run in this one. And …

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