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Ty Anderson
March 09, 2017 - 6:58 am
It used to be about simply making the NHL roster for the 5-foot-9 Brad Marchand . But now, the agitator-turned-superstar talent that’s consistently crashed through his own ceiling for actual years now, sits just four points behind Oilers superstar (and 2015 No. 1 overall pick) Connor McDavid for...
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Brandin Cooks is one of the receivers the Patriots have shown interest in. (Mark J. Rebilas/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
March 08, 2017 - 11:02 pm
Going into the offseason it was assumed the Patriots would be targeting mostly tight ends, defensive linemen and linebackers in free agency, but over the past week or so the biggest rumors surrounding the team have been with wide receivers. Following the Super Bowl LI win, wide receiver seemed like...
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Bill Belichick's patient free agent approach will be put to the test this week. (Winslow Townson/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
March 07, 2017 - 11:30 pm
Normally when a team has an area of need, it identifies which players it would like to add and then goes out and makes offers to them via free agency. When it comes to the Patriots, they take an unconventional approach. New England doesn't like to set the market for a particular player, it prefers...
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The Bruins are still paced for a playoff finish under Bruce Cassidy. (Marc DesRosiers/USA Today Sports)
Ty Anderson
March 07, 2017 - 7:54 pm
Losses under Bruins interim head coach Bruce Cassidy have been so rare that they’re rarely worth fretting over. Losses to the Senators, however, are basically flashback scenes for Bruins fans. It was The Rise of the Hamburglar (Sens goaltender Andrew Hammond) that helped the Sens bump the Bruins...
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Bill Belichick and the Patriots take a very patient approach to free agency. (Kelley L Cox/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
March 06, 2017 - 11:20 pm
This is the week for NFL teams to make the big improvements necessary for the following season. This is the week for teams to make sure their top free agents re-sign and don't leave town. This is the week where teams give their fans excitement for the upcoming season with new, big-name players...
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With such a strong tight end class, it may be time to add Rob Gronkowski's replacement to the team. (Kevin Hoffman/USA Today Sports)
Ryan Hannable
March 05, 2017 - 10:30 pm
Even though Rob Gronkowski will be just 28 years old next season, it's time to draft his replacement. The tight end will be coming back from his third back surgery in 2017 and nothing is certain with him for the future given his injury history. Gronkowski is signed through 2019, but it still...
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