Juan Uribe's opposite field, solo home run in the eighth inning proved the game-winner for the Giants, who ultimately claimed a 3-2 victory over the Phillies in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. The win gives the Giants a ticket to take on the Rangers in the World Series, a destination San Francisco hadn't reached since 2002. San Francisco will host Game 1 of the World Series against Texas at home Wednesday night.
San Francisco closer Brian Wilson, a native of New Hampshire, came on in relief of Tim Lincecum with one out in the eighth to record five outs for the save. Lincecum, who threw 104 pitches Thursday night, made his first relief appearance since 2008, getting one out while allowing a pair of singles before giving way to Wilson, who struck out Ryan Howard looking on a full count with runners on first and second.
Philadelphia jumped out to a 2-0 lead in the first off of Giants' starter Jonathan...
Tuukka Rask and the Bruins suffered a bit of deja vu on Saturday night, as the young goaltender played well but allowed goals due to a couple of flukey plays and a breakaway in a 3-2 Rangers victory.
Artem Anisimov and Alex Frolov netted first-period tallies for the Rangers on a batted-in rebound and knuckling puck over Rask's glove, respectively. Marc Staal scored on a breakaway fresh out of the penalty box in the second to give New York their third goal.
Nathan Horton and Zdeno Chara picked up the goals for the Bruins, with Chara sending one past Rangers netminder Henrik Lundqvist while the B's were on a two-man advantage with five seconds left in the first period. Nathan Horton scored his fifth goal of the season in the second period to make it 3-2.
The Bruins are now 4-2-0 on the season, with both losses coming in games started by Rask. For more on the Bruins, visit their team page at...
The Patriots on Saturday signed safety Sergio Brown to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. To make room on the 53-man roster for Brown, they released running back Thomas Clayton.
Brown, 6-foot-2, 210 pounds, was originally signed by the Patriots as a rookie free agent out of Notre Dame on April 29. He was released by the Patriots on Sept. 4 and signed to the practice squad on Sept. 6.
Clayton, 5-foot-11, 220 pounds, was signed by the Patriots from the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad on Sept. 30. He originally signed with New England on June 11 and was released on Sept. 4. Clayton spent the 2007 and 2008 seasons on the San Francisco practice squad and 2009 on injured reserve with the 49ers after originally joining the team as a sixth round draft choice out of Kansas State in 2007. He was inactive during his two games on the New England 53-man roster.
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CHESTNUT HILL -- Trailing 24-7 in the fourth quarter, Boston College fell just short in their comeback bid as Maryland came away with a 24-21 win at Alumni Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Montel Harris had a pair of fourth-quarter touchdown runs to pull BC within three points but BC (2-5, 0-4 ACC) couldn't convert on their next two possession and suffered their fifth straight loss, their longest losing streak since losing six straight in 1998.
Harris finished with 116 yards on 27 carries and moved into fourth place on BC's all-time rushing list with 3,051 yards, passing Andre Callender and William Green on the afternoon.
Boston College lost a pair of defensive captains to injury, with the most serious being a neck injury to safety Wes Davis late in the third quarter. The game was stopped for 10 minutes while he was immobilized and lifted onto a stretcher. He had movement in all...
CHESTNUT HILL -- Boston College free safety Wes Davis was taken off on a stretcher after suffering a neck injury with 3:47 left in the third quarter of the game against Maryland at Alumni Stadium.
Davis, a BC captain, was on the far side of midfield in front of the Maryland sideline making a play when he was hit. He was immobilized and lifted onto the guerney and wheeled off following a 10-minute delay.
Moments later came the announcement that Davis suffered a neck injury but had full movement in all extremities. He was taken to St. Elizabeth's Hospital for further evaluation.
For more, visit the BC Blog at weei.com.
Patriots DE Chandler Jones spoke about he doesn't really have a problem "avoiding the noise" about "Deflate-gate" since he doesn't watch ESPN or the news, but prefers cartoons like Family Guy. He also talked about the time he played the Seahawks in his rookie year. Although the teams are different, Jones will likely line up opposite Russell Okung, and try to tackle Marshawn Lynch. Keeping contain on Russell Wilson will be important for Jones and Rob Ninkovich.
Patriots WR Julian Edelman told MFB "It just goes to show how smart our coach is, that he would do a full, high-school science experiment." He also spoke about Super Bowl 49 and what the Patriot wide-outs need to do to beat a talented Seattle secondary.
The guys have even more reaction to Deflategate and if this is actually a showdown between Bill and Roger.
Ben and Sam discuss ways to improve the NBA All-Star weekend, hand out of hardware, and give their Finals predictions
Jackie MacMullen, ESPN Boston, talks with MFB about Rondo being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, and how this will have an effect on the Celtics rebuild process
How have the Celtics looked after a couple weeks? Could they be a playoff team? These questions and more...
The Red Sox have taken over Foxwoods and Red Sox Manager John Farrell sat down with Mut and Bradford to talk about the roster and how the 2015 season is looking.
Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly and 3B Pablo Sandoval sat down with Mut and Bradford. Joe Kelly had a few interesting proclamations. First he said that 95% of pitchers use some sort of grip enhancer, and then he said he was going to win the Cy Young. Pablo leaned over and promised 10 HR's, explaining to Joe that the trick is to set the bar low.
Mut and Rob are in on the Hot Stove Show this week and they're taking calls and talking about the Red Sox pitching as we are 5 weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training.
Pierre McGuire talks about ways hockey players skirt the rules in the NHL and the development of Dougie Hamilton.
Pierre McGuire joins Lou, Christian and Tim to discuss the resurgent Bruins, the emergence of David Pastrnak, and former Boston College stand-out Johnny Gaudreau looking to trademark the name 'Johnny Hockey.'
We get our state of the B report from NESN's Jack Edwards, right in the midst of a 4 game winning streak and hot return for David Pastrnak.
Tom Brady joined the show before his trip to Phoenix.
The top stories of the day as recounted by Kirk Minihane.
The guys opened the show by discussing Belichick's presser Saturday.
Former Panthers GM and current ESPN 730 radio host in Charlotte, Marty Hurney spoke, ambiguously, about a lot of "rumors" he's heard about the New England Patriots, dating back to 2001. He did admit he believes Bill Belichick's assertions during Saturday's press conference.
Saturday Night Live did a cold open featuring actors portraying Greg Gumbel, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady. Also, the story of Robert Allenby is unraveling quickly.
We get the national perspective on Deflategate and the Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl with the playmaker, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin.
We discuss deflategate and move beyond it for some game talk with Tom E Curran of CSNNE
Michael, Jerry and Andy Hart of PFW continue the dialogue and try and find some sanity in this sea of madness.
A caller named Jumbo from California raises a question that hasn't been talked about too much, what happens if it's determined that the Patriots aren't found responsible for the deflation of the footballs?
Mut and Lenny continue talking and taking calls on deflategate, as well as hearing the sound from Kirk Minihane's appearance on the O'Reilly Factor.
Mut and Lenny are talking deflategate and what impact it could have on the Patriots organization.
Chris and comedian Mike Mulloy recap the final Raw before the Rumble and preview the Rumble itself.
Would you rather watch important games in the stadium or on TV? Also we discuss our worst experiences at stadiums.
Ben and Sam discuss ways to improve the NBA All-Star weekend, hand out some hardware, and give their Finals predictions.
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