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The Bruins have been eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs. How are you coping? Without the defending champs to cheer on, many Boston sports fans may be suffering through a little bit of the doldrums. Luckily, there’s a couple of other teams in town ready to help them shoulder the load during these trying times. …

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The Patriots have been busy on first day of the 2012 NFL Draft. Bill Belichick and the Pats traded up for a second time in the first round of the Draft, selecting Alabama linebacker Dont’a Hightower at the No. 25 spot. New England traded their other first-round pick (No. 31 overall) and their fourth rounder …

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FOXBORO, Mass. — The Patriots shocked all of New England on Thursday night when they traded up in the first round for the second time in Bill Belichick’s 13 drafts with the team. The Pats sent the 27th and 93rd picks to the Browns for the 21st selection, which they used on Syracuse defensive end …

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BOSTON — Doc Rivers has been hopeful for weeks that Ray Allen would return before the regular season ended. With Allen out of the lineup for Thursday’s season finale against the Milwaukee Bucks, that scenario is no longer possible, and a full return for Game 1 of the Celtics’ first-round playoff series against the Hawks …

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The New England Patriots traded up to the No. 21 spot in the first round of 2012 NFL Draft. The Patriots moved up, after trading with the Cincinatti Bengals, and selected Syracuse defensive end Chandler Jones with the pick. Jones, the brother of UFC fighter Jon “Bones” Jones, is a massive defensive lineman listed at …

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Braden Holtby. Braden Holtby? Braden Holtby! The Capitals netminder did everything that he needed to pull of the first-round upset, sending the defending Stanley Cup champions home after a shocking, stunning overtime loss at the TD Garden. Washington prevailed in Game 7, as Joel Ward snuck one past Tim Thomas, sending the Caps through to …

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Bottom 7th, Red Sox 7-6: Cody Ross exited the game with an apparent left knee soreness. Vicente Padilla also took the baton from Matt Albers in the bullpen and retired Minnesota’s side. It provided a much needed lift to the reeling bullpen. Mid 7th, Red Sox 7-6: Ryan Sweeney got a hit in the column, …

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Final: The Caps bury home a rebound to take the series. Knuble took the puck in on the left side and tossed one on net and as he drew some traffic, Joel Ward was able to pick up the loose puck and slide it past Thomas. Overtime, 1:03, tied 1-1: Bergeron nearly ends it from …

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Every game leading up to the final one in the Bruins-Capitals series was decided by one goal — why should Game 7 be any different? NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is gearing up for the playoff apocalypse with the two teams heading into overtime when one bounce of the puck could meant the difference between advancing …

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Eli Manning’s tendency to take things nice and easy may be causing some drivers at his alma mater to grit their teeth. Ole Miss has set the speed limit on the road near the school’s football stadium at 10 miles per hour, Yahoo Sports reports. Athletic director Ross Bjork tweeted a photo of the new …

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