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Share this: Photo via Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports The Boston Bruins are the hottest team in hockey with an NHL-best 22-3-3 record since Dec. 18. The B’s have rocketed up the Eastern Conference standings as a result, so much so that they have a very real chance of overtaking the Tampa Bay Lightning for the top …

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Share this: Wednesday was a historic day for Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. The United States never had medaled in any women’s cross-country skiing event, but Jessica Diggins changed that in a moment that never will be forgotten. Diggins entered the final hill of the women’s team sprint event in third place, but …

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Share this: Photo via Bob DeChiara/USA TODAY Sports Images Another day, another angry catcher in the fallout of Major League Baseball’s decision to cap mound visits at six in an effort to speed up the game. This time, it’s Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez expressing his clear displeasure with the change. When asked Wednesday …

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Share this: Photo via Mark J. Rebilas/USA TODAY Sports There are few NBA superstars who have been tied to more trade rumors than Anthony Davis. While there is no indication that the New Orleans Pelicans are shopping the five-time All-Star, many have wondered if the team would deal him away for the right price. And …

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Share this: Although Roush Fenway Racing admits receiving the Team Award at the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive For Diversity Awards was special, RFR doesn’t promote inclusiveness for the recognition. Roush Fenway’s vice president of marketing operations and communications, Kevin Woods, told NESN Fuel’s Courtney Cox on Wednesday that it directly benefits by participating in NASCAR’s …

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Share this: Photo via Brad Rempel/USA TODAY Sports NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently talked about the possibility of changing the format of the playoffs in the future, with the potential of seeding the top eight teams in each conference 1-16 by record. That format could result in two teams from the same conference playing in …

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Share this: Photo via Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Images The Boston Red Sox traded outfielder Bryce Brentz to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday after reportedly agreeing to a five-year, $110 million contract with free agent slugger J.D. Martinez. Brentz, who at one point looked like the front-runner to become Boston’s fourth outfielder in 2018, doesn’t harbor …

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Share this: Photo via Robert Hanashiro/USA TODAY Sports Images Perhaps the Philadelphia Eagles shouldn’t trade Nick Foles just yet. Foles, who won MVP of Super Bowl LII, has one year remaining on his contract, but he is expected to return to the backup quarterback role when Carson Wentz has fully recovered from the torn ACL …

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Share this: Photo via Jeremy Brevard/USA TODAY Sports The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics had a few memorable NBA playoff series in the early part of the decade, and for one member of the Heat’s “Big Three,” TD Garden in Boston was the most difficult place to get a win. “We know the toughness on defense that they’re …

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Share this: Photo via Nicole Raucheisen/Naples Daily News/USA TODAY Network Victims of the Florida high-school shooting won’t be far from the minds of Major League Baseball teams this weekend. Every MLB team will wear Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School caps this weekend prior to their respective Spring Training games, MLB announced via Twitter. The gesture …

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