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06/22/2010 - 12:57pm
Bruins 2010-11 schedule released

The Bruins announced their schedule for the 2010-11 season, starting with a trip to Prague for two games against the Coyotes on Oct. 9 and 10. The first game back on North American soil is scheduled for Oct. 16 at New Jersey, and the home opener is Oct. 21 vs. the Capitals.

 

The B's will meet the Flyers, who shocked them in the conference semifinals by rallying from three games down to win the series, on Dec. 1 in Philadelphia. The B's resume their rivalry with Pittsburgh on Nov. 10 on the road.

 

For more, visit the Big Bad Blog.


06/22/2010 - 12:42pm
B's to play Caps in home opener
By: DJ Bean

The Bruins released the schedule for the 2010-11 season on Tuesday. After a pair of games in Prague against the Coyotes to open the season, the team will embark upon a two-game road trip in New Jersey and Washington before returing home to face the Capitals on Oct. 21. The Bruins will have their first rematch with the Flyers, who eliminated Boston in the Eastern Conference semifinals after climbing back from a 3-0 series defecit, on Dec. 1 when the B's visit the Wachovia Center.

 

For more on the Bruins, including the complete 2010-11 schedule, check the Big Bad Blog.


06/22/2010 - 9:03am
Mannix on D&C: Consensus is Doc will walk

Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday morning to talk about the Celtics and all things NBA. He touched on the possibility of Doc Rivers leaving the Celtics, the NBA draft, and coaching changes around the association.

 

“I’ve talked to a few coaching friends of Doc in the last 72 hours, and every one of them, the consensus is that he’s probably going to walk away,” Mannix said. “For all the reasons that he enumerated, there’s nothing remotely surprising about it. They feel like it’s time, they feel like it makes sense. He’s taken the team or the team has gone as a current group as far as they possibly can go and now is a great situation to leave.”

 

Mannix also spoke about what it will take to re-sign Ray Allen and bring him back for next season.

 

“I’ll throw a number at you guys and it’s going to...

06/22/2010 - 8:28am
Mashup: World Cup refs front and center

FIFA made its World Cup referees available to the media Monday, conducting a workout in front of the press and allowing interviews. However, the two referees who made the most controversial calls of the tournament were not there, and no one was allowed to discuss those calls. The media had varied reactions to the session, with some praising FIFA for attempting to be more transparent and others saying tournament organizers still haven't addressed the problem of the blown calls that have marred the event. Read more about this story, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Tuesday's Morning Mashup.


06/22/2010 - 8:24am
Matsuzaka wants to pitch in WBC again

Red Sox pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka has had great success in the World Baseball Classic, although his MVP performance in 2009 had negative effects on his performance during Major League Baseball's regular season. Asked about the next WBC, scheduled for 2013, Matsuzaka made it clear that he would not hesitate to represent his country again, saying through his translator: "If they want me and I’m called upon."

 

Read more about Matsuzaka's feelings about the WBC at the Full Count blog.


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