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Ryan Hannable
December 10, 2017 - 11:13 pm
On a Sunday afternoon in late July, Rob Ninkovich stepped to the Gillette Stadium podium to announce his retirement after eight seasons with the Patriots. With almost the entire team and coaching staff present, the defensive end/linebacker discussed how he earned everything he got following stints...
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Rob Bradford
December 10, 2017 - 9:36 am
Boy, the Red Sox could sure use Addison Reed right about now. The presence of the reliever wouldn't seem to be a priority, but in this world where Giancarlo Stanton is being fitted for pinstripes every bit counts. And the fact that Reed -- who will sign somewhere in the coming weeks to serve as...
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Ty Anderson
December 09, 2017 - 5:37 pm
The Bruins will get their first look at the player they passed on three times in a row at the 2015 NHL Draft tonight, as Mathew Barzal and the Islanders come to town. A key cog of an Islander team that’s won 16 of their first 28 games this season, Barzal comes to Boston with eight goals and 27...
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Ty Anderson
December 08, 2017 - 7:00 am
It took well over a year, but it seems that the Bruins are finally beginning to understand David Backes, and more importantly, where Backes fits within the B’s picture. Spoiler: It’s not anywhere in Boston’s top six forward group. Signed to unofficially upgrade the Bruins from what they were with...
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Alex Reimer
December 07, 2017 - 1:48 pm
NFL players allowed the league’s avaricious owners to swipe gross amounts of revenue from them during the last round of collective bargaining negotiations. They made a principled stand for several months, but in the end, they eventually submitted to the owners’ demands. It’s largely been the same...
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