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Ryan Hannable
November 19, 2017 - 10:44 pm
Some people don’t understand how good Tom Brady is. Yes, it’s hard to find someone now after five Super Bowls who believes he isn’t the greatest quarterback in the history of the game, but even with that acknowledgement, sometimes it isn’t enough for what Brady is doing at age 40. The Patriots...
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Ty Anderson
November 17, 2017 - 5:58 am
Games in November do not matter. Steph Curry, playing through a thigh injury, ran into foul trouble way too early and could never find his groove in what finished as a 3-for-14 night from the field. The Warriors as a whole consistently found themselves on the wrong end of borderline calls. Al...
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Ty Anderson
November 16, 2017 - 6:52 pm
There’s a conflict in Boston. That’s nothing new. But it’s not just between the Celtics and Warriors at TD Garden on Thursday in what has emerged as the most anticipated regular-season game in recent NBA memory, or the Bruins and Kings on the other side of the country late Thursday night. It’s...
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Rob Bradford
November 15, 2017 - 1:24 am
ORLANDO -- Dave Dombrowski tried to change some minds Tuesday. When meeting with the local media during the GM meetings, the Red Sox president of baseball operations was asked about the Big 3 power bats that most everyone in baseball believe Dombrowski and Co. are targeting -- Giancarlo Stanton, J...
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Ty Anderson
November 14, 2017 - 4:11 pm
The 16-point Bruins begin this week just four points from the basement of the Eastern Conference, with losses in six of their last eight games (2-3-3), and still without a win against in-division or in-conference opponent (0-3-3 in that regard) to their name. So yeah, suffice to say that this is...
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Ryan Hannable
November 14, 2017 - 10:37 am
There’s no question the Patriots defense has gotten better over the course of the year and deserves credit for the dramatic improvement. Over the first four weeks, the Patriots defense was ranked dead last in the NFL allowing an average of 32 points per game, but in the five games since, the...
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