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01/20/2012 - 10:11am
Lombardi on D&C: Ravens D will wear down

NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Friday morning, and his words were music to Patriots' fans ears, as he predicted a New England victory in Sunday's AFC championship game and had harsh words for the dysfunctional Jets.

"I think the Patriots will win 31-20," Lombardi said. "I think the Patriots are going to score. I think the Patriots are going to move the ball on them. I don't think that's going to be an issue."

Lombardi is concerned with how the aging Ravens defense will fare against New England's potent offense.

"They've got some real issues," he said. "Bernard Pollard has never been known for a coverage guy. He's an in-the-box safety. My man Ray Ray Lewis, for all the dancing and all the great performances and what a great career he's had, he's not suited to play a space game, defending the field horizontally and defending the field...

01/20/2012 - 9:52am
Pats will play Rams in London in 2012

The Patriots will face the Rams in London on Oct. 28, the NFL announced Friday. The game will kick off at 1 p.m. EST and be televised live in the United States on CBS. It's part of a three-year deal involving "home" games for the Rams in London.

This will be the second game in England for the Patriots, who played there against Tampa Bay in 2009 and came away with a 35-7 win.

“We are honored to be selected for this year’s game and eager to return,” said Patriots chairman and CEO Robert Kraft. “We had such a great experience during our last visit to London. We are proud to have great support from our fans when we are on the road. The United Kingdom is home to some of our most passionate Patriots fans, including the UKPatriots, who are among our most active fan clubs overall, not just overseas. We look forward to another memorable experience.”

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01/20/2012 - 8:57am
Mashup: MVP Braun reportedly begins appeal

Brewers star Ryan Braun reportedly began his appeal of his positive drug test Thursday, as the National League MVP attempts to avoid a 50-game suspension.

Braun is presenting his case to a three-member arbitration panel, according to the New York Daily News, and he'll have to prove that "the presence of a prohibited substance in his urine was not due to his fault or negligence."

Braun will receive his MVP award Saturday at the annual dinner of the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He is expected to give a speech but not take questions from the media.

Read more about that story and others, plus check out videos, trivia and more, at Friday's Morning Mashup.


01/19/2012 - 11:15pm
BC unable to keep pace with NC State

Richard Howell amassed 11 points and 16 rebounds as NC State toppled Boston College, 76-62, Thursday night in Raleigh, N.C.

Dennis Clifford scored 12 points for BC, which fell to 7-11 overall and 2-2 in ACC play. Jordan Daniels added nine points.

Scott Wood scored a game-high 16 points for NC State (14-5, 3-1), which shot 51 percent and outrebounded BC 44-28.

The game was tied at 21 midway through the first half when NC State took control, scoring 15 straight points (five by Howell). The Wolfpack led by 17 at the half (45-28) and as much as 24 in the second period. The closest the Eagles got in Period 2 was the final margin of 14.

BC returns home to host Wake Forest on Saturday afternoon.

For more BC news, visit The BC Blog.


01/19/2012 - 10:30pm
B's beat Devils with big third period
By: DJ Bean

Gregory Campbell led the way with a Gordie Howe hat trick as the Bruins got back to winning Thursday night, defeating the Devils, 4-1, in Newark. 

Danius Zubrus set up Petr Sykora's 12th goal of the season late in the first period to  give New Jersey the lead. The two teams played a scoreless second period before Andrew Ference tied the game with a shot from the top of the circle in the third period. Nathan Horton gave the B's their first lead of the night on the power play, scoring his third goal in the last two games. 

Thirty-five seconds later, Campbell buried a rebound off a Shawn Thornton shot, giving the Bruins a two-goal lead with more than half a period left to play. Chris Kelly added an empty-netter. 

Campbell's goal sealed the Gordie Howe hat trick for him, as he fought Brad Mills in the first period and assisted Ference's goal. 

The Bruins will next play Saturday when they host the Eastern...

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