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In addition to all of the NHL awards handed out Tuesday night in Las Vegas, the first and second All-Star teams and the All-Rookie team for the 2013-14 season were announced. These teams are voted on by the members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The Anaheim Ducks led the way with four players selected …

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Starting pitchers shouldn’t let their offense affect them, but it’s probably hard not to notice when your team can’t seem to put runs on the board every time you pitch. With the second lowest run support average in the American League, Boston Red Sox starter Jake Peavy has been a victim of this all season. …

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Patrice Bergeron and Tuukka Rask will soon bring home new additions to their trophy cases. These two players were among the Boston Bruins recognized for their individual accomplishments during the 2013-14 regular season at the 2014 NHL Awards ceremony Tuesday night in Las Vegas. Bergeron won the Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in …

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Clay Buchholz will start for the Red Sox in Wednesday’s series finale against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. Beyond that, Boston’s rotation remains in flux. Buchholz will be activated from the 15-day disabled list before Wednesday’s game, but Red Sox manager John Farrell wasn’t ready to announce a corresponding roster move Tuesday, even leaving …

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Before the 2014 NFL draft, many wondered if former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel’s party lifestyle would cause teams to be wary of drafting him. Manziel was projected as a top-three pick, but was drafted 22nd overall by the Cleveland Browns. Now Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith is warning that Johnny Football’s draft stock won’t be …

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Xander Bogaerts was dropped to seventh in the Boston Red Sox’s lineup for Tuesday’s game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. It’s where the 21-year-old belongs in the order right now. There have been times during the Red Sox’s forgettable season when Bogaerts has been the club’s biggest bright spot, and it’s reasonable to …

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LeBron James wasn’t the only NBA player Tuesday to opt-out of his contract. Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young also chose to not exercise his player option and will become a free agent. Swaggy P was the leading scorer this year for the struggling Lakers, averaging 17.9 points per game. He was slated to make $1.2 …

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For the first time in over 20 years, a Boston Bruins player will grace the cover of EA Sports’ popular NHL video game franchise. Bruins center Patrice Bergeron defeated Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban in the final round of EA Sports’ cover vote competition to become the first B’s player to appear on the game …

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The Boston Red Sox outfield is having a bit of a power outage recently. With Shane Victorino out of the lineup due to injury and Jackie Bradley Jr. hitting barely above the Mendoza line, the Red Sox have been forced to put infielder Brock Holt in the outfield to get a little boost. They’ve also …

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Will Middlebrooks suffered a slight setback Monday at Triple-A Pawtucket. Shane Victorino returned to game action at Single-A Lowell. Middlebrooks experienced swelling in his fractured right index finger and was scratched from the PawSox’s lineup. Victorino, who had been sidelined for four straight days during his minor league rehab assignment because of general soreness, went …

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