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It looks like the saga is finally coming to an end. Doc Rivers has reportedly agreed to a deal in principal with the Los Angeles Clippers that would make Rivers the Clippers’ new head coach, the Boston Globe is reporting. The Celtics would receive a 2015 first-round draft pick in the exchange, the Globe’s sources …

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Chicago’s Jonathan Toews found himself on the receiving end of a big hit by Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuck during the second period of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night, forcing him to sit on the bench for the third period. However, it doesn’t look like he will be nursing his upper-body …

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It may be simply a symbolic gesture, but it is one that resonates with the true meaning of sport. Lelisa Desisa, the winner of the 2013 Boston Marathon, returned his winner’s medal to Boston Mayor Thomas Menino on Sunday to honor the city and those who were killed and injured as a result of the …

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Final, Tigers 7-5: The Red Sox made it interesting there at the end, but Torii Hunter ended it on a fantastic diving catch into right-center field. Dustin Pedroia singled to start the inning and finally scored on a two-out Jonny Gomes double. There’s no way to know what would have happened if Daniel Nava’s catch had …

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Torrey Smith apparently isn’t too fond of New England Patriots fans. In the midst of the Stanley Cup Final pitting the Chicago Blackhawks against the Boston Bruins, Smith was asked a relatively benign question on Twitter by a fan — which team would he be cheering for? Smith responded that he would be rooting for …

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Patrice Bergeron was apparently injured in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final, but the severity of it was unknown as he sat out for much of the second period. Now, it appears that Bergeron was seriously enough hurt that he required some additional attention. According to the Bruins, Bergeron was taken for observation at …

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Final, Tigers win 10-3: A night after giving up 10 runs in a hard-luck loss, the Tigers turned around and put up a 10-spot of their own on Saturday. The difference, in this case, was that Max Scherzer did not need all the run support like Jon Lester did. Scherzer improved his major league-best record …

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The Bruins and Blackhawks are developing a healthy dislike for each other, but after all, that’s to be expected. You’d be hard-pressed not to start hating the guys lining up across from you game after hard-fought game, so this year’s Stanley Cup Final is nothing different. Compared to Boston’s last trip to the Cup Final, …

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It’s the Stanley Cup Final, so expect to get hit. That’s what happened to Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews in the second period of Game 5, as he skated toward the net to shoot on Tuukka Rask. Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk quickly put an end to that, as he came out of nowhere to level Toews. …

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Final, Blackhawks 3-1: This one is over. The Blackhawks can win the Stanley Cup in Boston on Monday night. Third period, 19:46, Blackhawks 3-1: That’ll do it. Dave Bolland’s empty-net goal seals the win for Chicago. Third period, 19:29, Blackhawks 2-1: The Blackhawks haven’t given the Bruins anything here late in the third period. In fact, Tuukka Rask …

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