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04/27/2012 - 8:27am
Ference on D&C: Thomas 'a great teammate'

Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference made his final weekly appearance of the season with Dennis & Callahan Friday morning to discuss the B's loss to the Capitals in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Ference said it's not accurate to say the Capitals wanted it more than the Bruins, following Washington's overtime victory in Game 7 of a series in which every game was decided by one goal.

"Everybody wants it," Ference said. "You can't paint it with a broad brush, either. Certain guys handle pressure better than other guys. Certain teams handles situations, making sure that the little details of the games, the little turnovers or the little extra moves that were unnecessary -- all these little plays add up, especially in a series that's so tight and low-scoring. It's more mistakes and mental lapses, maybe a battle here or a battle there is lost, not out of will or desire but just out of poor decision or bad positioning or...

04/27/2012 - 7:54am
Mashup: Caps' Ward has 'no hard feelings'

The individuals who chose to publish racially offensive tweets following Capitals forward Joel Ward's goal that knocked out the Bruins from the Stanley Cup playoffs Wednesday night have been criticized nationwide. A high school junior hockey player from Cumberland, R.I., faces possible sanctions, according to the school superintendent, and a student at Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire also faces discipline.

"We consider the racism, ignorance, lack of inclusiveness and poor sportsmanship reflected in the student's actions to be a matter of grave concern, and we are taking immediate action," read a statement from Franklin Pierce.

The Franklin Pierce student who sent an offending message tweeted an apology Thursday that read: I was in a state that had me frustrated. I am not racist and never will be. Sorry.

Meanwhile, Boston Mayor Tom Menino did his best to distance the city from the behavior of a few...

04/26/2012 - 11:39pm
Rondo earns regular-season assist crown

Rajon Rondo finished the regular season averaging 11.7 assists, the highest per-game mark in the NBA. The last Celtic to lead the league in assists per game was Bob Cousy in 1960.

"It's a great accomplishment, very humbling," Rondo said. "I've got to thank my teammates personally. They are the ones that made the shots."

Rondo recorded 15 assists and no points in the regular-season finale against the Bucks on Thursday. The last player to have that many assists and no points in a game was John Lucas with the Spurs back in 1984. Rondo also had praise for Cousy, who led the league in assists per game for eight straight seasons.

"I means a lot. Cousy has always had great things to say about me," he said. "I would be honored if he could present me with a ball if I get one."

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


04/26/2012 - 11:27pm
Celtics will open first-round series Sunday

The NBA released the schedule for the first round of the playoffs, and the Celtics will begin their series with the Hawks at 7 p.m. on Sunday night in Atlanta. Their first home game will be Game 3 on Friday night.

The Hawks clinched homecourt advantage in the first round with a win over the Mavericks on Thursday.

Here's the rest of the schedule for the Celtics-Hawks series.

Game 1: Sunday, April 29, at Atlanta, 7 p.m.
Game 2: Tuesday, May 1, at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Game 3: Friday, May 4, at Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Game 4: Sunday, May 6, at Boston, 7 p.m.
Game 5: Tuesday, May 8, at Atlanta, TBD (if necessary)     
Game 6: Thursday, May 10, at Boston, TBD (if necessary)
Game 7: Saturday, May 12, at Atlanta, TBD (if necessary)

For more Celtics news, visit the team page at weei.com/celtics.


04/26/2012 - 11:13pm
Youk, Salty power Red Sox past Chicago

The Red Sox continued their recent offensive onslaught, scoring six or more runs for a fifth straight game. This time the Sox used a grand slam from Kevin Youkilis and two homers by Jarrod Saltalamacchia to claim a 10-3 win over the White Sox Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field.

 

The Red Sox have scored 43 runs over their last five games.

Earning the win on the mound for the Sox was starter Felix Doubront, who turned in another solid outing. The lefty allowed three runs on five hits over six innings, striking out two, walking three and throwing 110 pitches, putting his ERA at 4.09.

Saltalamacchia's first homer of the night came immediately after Youkilis' grand slam in the third inning, and gave the Red Sox a 7-1 lead at the time. It was the first time the Sox have claimed back-to-back home runs this season.

The Red Sox, who have won all four of their games on this road trip, went 5-for-10 with runners in scoring...

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