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10/08/2015 - 11:16am
Chara out for Bruins season-opener
By: DJ Bean

Claude Julien confirmed what Thursday’s morning skate suggested when he revealed the Bruins will take the cautious route with Zdeno Chara and hold him out of Thursday’€™s season-opener against the Jets.

The Bruins paired Chara with Colin Miller in Thursday’€™s morning skate, an indication that he’d be out after Miller did not participate in power play work Wednesday. Chara has been out since Sept. 24 with an upper-body injury.

Chara still cannot take slap shots, as he’s been doing them lightly since Wednesday. Given that he is clearly not at 100 percent, the B’s are wise to hold him out, even if it means icing a potentially porous defense for the time...

10/08/2015 - 9:41am
Melrose on D&C: Tough year coming for Bruins

ESPN NHL hockey analyst Barry Melrose joined Dennis, Callahan & Minihane on Thursday morning to look ahead to the 2015-16 NHL season. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

With the Bruins’ disappointing season last year, he feels coach Claude Julien is under pressure right away.

“I think he is. I don’t think he should be,” Melrose said. “I think Claude is a heck of a coach, won a Stanley Cup in...

10/08/2015 - 8:31am
Schilling on D&C: Expecting to get job back

ESPN analyst and former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling joined Dennis & Callahan with Minihane Thursday morning to discuss the postseason and his current situation with ESPN. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page.

Schilling has been taken off the ESPN game broadcasts following a controversial tweet. In his place has been former softball player Jessica Mendoza. The New York Times has called for Mendoza to replace Schilling for next season, but the former...

10/08/2015 - 7:54am
Mashup: Bryant's Burns openly gay D1 coach

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THURSDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NHL: Jets at Bruins, 7 p.m. (NESN) NHL: Wild at Avalanche, 9 p.m. (NBCSN) MLB playoffs: Rangers at Blue Jays, 3:37 p.m. (FS1) MLB playoffs: Astros at Royals, 7:37 p.m. (FS1) NFL: Colts at Texans, 8:25 p.m. (CBS, NFL Network) College football: South Carolina State at Bethune-Cookman, 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU) College football: SMU at Houston, 8 p.m. (ESPN2) College football: Washington at USC, 9 p.m. (ESPN) NBA preseason: ...

10/07/2015 - 6:48pm
Goodell: No regrets regarding Deflategate

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday he had no regrets about the way he acted throughout the Deflategate drama.

Speaking after a meeting of the NFL owners in New York, Goodell said “no” when a reported asked him if he regretted anything about how he or the league acted throughout the process.

He then reminded people that he still believes quarterback Tom Brady should have served a four-game ban.

“I have a lot of respect and admiration for Tom. I know him personally,” Goodell told reporters. “As I say, I admire him tremendously. He is a future Hall of Fame player.

“But our rules apply to everybody. They apply to every single player. And every single player expects those rules to apply to everybody. Every coach does, every fan does, every partner, every team does.”

He added: “So our rules and the...

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