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It wasn’t that long ago that rumors were swirling about drastically changing the Boston Celtics roster to make a playoff run, but after no blockbuster trades were made, the C’s find themselves sitting pretty in the standings and working with what they have. Only 3 1/2 games back of the New York Knicks in the …

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Christian Ponder needed some help in the receiving game, and the Vikings’ front office just gave it to him. Greg Jennings signed a five-year deal with the Vikings on Friday. The total contract is worth $47.5 million with at least $18 million guaranteed. The Vikings traded away their top receiver Percy Harvin to the Seattle …

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With the Boston Bruins wrapping up their 24th game of the season on Tuesday, every team in the NHL has now reached or passed the halfway point of the 2013 NHL season. That means it’s time for a little reflection. Let’s have a look and see what teams have surprised us, what teams have disappointed …

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Final, Red Sox 5-0: Hey, look at this! We’ve got ourselves a winner. After tying the Orioles in their first game of Friday’s split-squad action, the Red Sox took care of business against the Twins. Felix Doubront and three other Boston pitchers combined to shut down Minnesota, and Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s two-run home run helped power …

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It’s no secret the Patriots have needed help in the secondary for some time. Well, it appears they’ve found at least one impact player to help out. The Patriots have agreed to terms with former Cardinals safety Adrian Wilson to a three-year deal, as his agent Tom Dandy confirmed via Twitter. Wilson spent the first …

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The Boston Celtics may have found themselves in a relatively light week — light enough that they’ve made an obvious effort to give Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett more rest than usual — but they’ll be right back in the swing of things this Monday. NBA odds favor the reigning champion Miami Heat in the …

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Duke didn’t win the ACC’s regular-season basketball championship this season, finishing a game behind Miami, Fla., who secured its first conference crown. It’s the Blue Devils, however, who are the -175 opening favorites at Bovada to win their fourth ACC Tournament title in the past five years. The Blue Devils lead the way with 19 …

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The Patriots gave Danny Amendola $31 million reasons to sign with them this week, but it turns out the main attraction was already in New England. No, it wasn’t his parents, who own a home in Scituate. Instead, he admitted his experience with offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels during his time with the Rams was the biggest pull. …

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When you’ve suffered through the kind of year Daniel Bard did in 2012, coming back is a matter of taking things one step at a time. On Thursday Bard took the next step in his return to dominance in the Red Sox bullpen, tossing a scoreless inning against the Twins in Lee County. Bard actually …

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After almost a full day of radio silence, the Patriots have been making some serious noise on the free-agent wire of late. First the signing of Danny Amendola and not Wes Welker, followed by an agreement with utility player/return specialist Leon Washington on Thursday afternoon.  Now, it appears they are making even more waves with at …

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