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Jon Lester put together a solid start for the Red Sox on Saturday, blanking the White Sox on a chilly day in Chicago. Lester went seven innings, giving up just five hits and striking out seven. He talks about his commanding day during Clubhouse Uncut.

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Jon Lester returned to vintage form Saturday night, and Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine was happy to note what gave the starting pitcher his success. “He gave up exactly the right number of runs tonight,” Valentine said of the 1-0 victory. Valentine tells Jenny Dell what was best about Lester’s start as well as what …

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It was a rough start to the season for Jon Lester. On Opening Day, he drew the difficult match up against Justin Verlander. After tossing seven frames of one-run ball, the lefty ultimately received the loss when Verlander outpitched him. Since then, Lester wasn’t quite himself, yielding at least five runs in each of his …

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The injury bug that bit Derrick Rose during the season came back with a vengeance Saturday, knocking the 2011 NBA MVP out of the playoffs in the closing moments of the Bulls’ first-round win. Chicago took down the Philadelphia 76ers but will now be without its star point guard. In another Eastern Conference showdown, the …

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Boston College alumnus Chris Kreider is taking his playoff-winning ways to the next level. Kreider, who won the national championship with the Eagles just weeks ago, played a big hand in the New York Rangers’ 3-1 win over the Capitals in the first game of their second-round series. Out west, Los Angeles continued its upset …

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After falling to the Capitals in Game 7 on Wednesday, the Bruins know they won’t play again until next season. What they don’t know is when, or even if, that next season will begin. The NHL’s collective bargaining agreement expires Sept. 15, and fears of another owners’ lockout like the one that cost the league …

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Every star has fans who love him, and those who hate him. The New York Rangers have plenty of folks who don’t think highly of Washington’s Alex Ovechkin, and they found a creative way to serenade the Caps captain on Saturday. Every time the clock hit 8:00 in the second-round tilt between the Rangers and …

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If clubbing somebody on the side of the head with an elbow isn’t enough, Metta World Peace hasn’t exactly shown remorse about injuring James Harden. World Peace has said he’s sorry Harden was hurt (possibly derailing the Oklahoma City Thunder’s postseason chances), but he continues to act as if viciously swinging his elbows was quite …

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Final, Red Sox 10-3: Daniel Bard was impressive in this outing, going as deep as he’s been and in an efficient manner. In the process, Darnell McDonald took a step forward after a slow start, belting a homer and four RBIs to key another offensive explosion. It’s the sixth time this season the Red Sox …

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Red Sox pitcher Felix Doubront and catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia share a special relationship as battery mates. But on Thursday they shared an even more special moment. The two Red Sox players shared one of the most awkward “man hugs” of all time after the pitcher came out of the game. Hall of Famer Jim Rice …

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