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The Boston Celtics overcame a second-quarter deficit to earn a convincing 117-104 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night at TD Garden. Boston’s win, combined with the Washington Wizards’ loss to the Dallas Mavericks, gives the Celtics a 1.5-game lead over the Wiz for second place in the Eastern Conference. The C’s improve to 43-25 …

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The Boston Bruins face red-hot Calgary on Wednesday night with a chance to end the Flames’ 10-game winning streak. During Calgary’s winning streak, the Flames are scoring 3.7 goals per game and are allowing only 1.8 goals scored against. The Flames’ special teams have improved, as they’ve converted 21.7 percent of their power plays, while also …

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The Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather mega-fight is starting to feel like a pipe dream more than anything, but the UFC president is not ready to put the kibosh on it just yet. Dana White discouraged fans Tuesday, as he told TMZ Sports the fight was “nowhere near being done” and that there was “no …

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The race for the Stanley Cup playoffs are heating up with only 13 games left in the regular season for the Boston Bruins. The Bruins currently hold a three-point lead over the Tampa Bay Lightning and a four-point lead over the Toronto Maple Leafs for the third sport in the Atlantic Division. With each win, …

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There might be nothing better than two professional sports teams getting into a Twitter argument. The Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics got into a pretty one-sided feud Wednesday after the Mariners released four 30-second commercials for the 2017 season. One of the Mariners’ commercials was called “Felix Day,” and starred, of course, pitcher Felix Hernandez. The …

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To trade, or not to trade Jimmy Garoppolo, that is the question. We’re not sure what William Shakespeare would have to say about the pressing question, but just about everyone around the NFL seems to have an opinion on whether the New England Patriots should trade their backup quarterback. That includes ESPN NFL insiders Adam Schefter …

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The Boston Bruins will continue their road trip Wednesday night when they take on the Calgary Flames. The B’s will have their work cut out for them, as the Flames are riding a red-hot 10-game winning streak. A win against the Bruins would mark the longest winning streak in Calgary franchise history. Boston is playing …

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Rory McIlroy never has been afraid to speak his mind when it comes to political issues, and he does so in an intelligent and bold manner. The star golfer was asked Wednesday about the situation at Muirfield Golf Club in Scotland. The club voted to admit women Tuesday, under threat of being removed from the …

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The 2017 NCAA Tournament is underway with the First Four games to whittle the field from 68 teams to 64. The last of these play-in matchups features the USC Trojans of the Pac-12 Conference and the Providence Friars of the Big East. The winner of the game will get the No. 11 seed in the …

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It’s NCAA Tournament time, which also means it’s time for the people of the internet to tweet the same unfunny lines about trying to find truTV. Just look at what this wannabe comedian tweeted. I found truTV! — Cameron McDonough (@Cam_McDonough) March 14, 2017 But the people over at truTV have been pretty good sports about …

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