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11/08/2009 - 10:30am
Pats sign Arrington to 53-man roster

FOXBORO -- The Patriots have signed defensive back Kyle Arrington to the 53-man roster from the practice squad. The 23-year-old corner out of Hofstra University was released by Tampa Bay on Sept. 14, one day after playing in the Bucs' opening loss to Dallas. He was signed to the Patriots practice squad on Sept. 21 before being signed to the active squad today. The move comes after cornerback Jonathan Wilhite missed all of practice this week with an illness. For more, visit the football blog, It Is What It Is

 


11/08/2009 - 9:53am
Fantasy Football: Live chat at 11 a.m.
By: admin

WEEI.com Fantasy Editor D.J. Bean promises that if you join him at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the Fantasy Football Live Chat, you will not look as bad as did Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in his stinkfest for the ages on Thursday. Bean will provide last-minute advice on who to start and who to sit, keeping pace with the last-minute pre-game updates.
 
To join, click here.


11/08/2009 - 4:26am
Revs get knocked out of playoffs

Chicago’s Cuauhtemoc Blanco ripped a shot into the upper right corner of the net past New England goalie Matt Reis with seven minutes left in regulation to give the Fire a 2-0 victory over the Revolution. That goal allowed Chicago to advance past the Revs in the home-and-home Eastern Conference semi-final, as the Fire claimed a 3-2 advantage in total goals in the two-game playoff series.
 
The Fire outshot the Revs, 21-12, and had a 13-4 advantage in shots on goal. Nonetheless, New England had a pair of late chances to even the series goal count. But defender Pat Phelan’s header in the 89th minute of regulation went wide, and his shot in the fifth minute of stoppage time was stopped by Chicago goalie Jon Busch.

 
For the recap of the Revs’ season-ending loss, click here.


11/08/2009 - 12:11am
Celts win ugly in New Jersey

The Celtics got back to their winning ways with an 86-76 victory over New Jersey. It was an ugly, grind it out affair for both teams, but the Celtics were able to pull it out after outscoring the Nets, 27-15 in the fourth quarter. For more, see the Fast Break on Green Street.


11/07/2009 - 10:37pm
Sabre rattling: Bruins handle Buffalo

The Bruins scored on their first two power play chances, snapping an 0-for-20 drought, and rode the first-period momentum to a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres at the TD Garden. Mark Recchi and Zdeno Chara each scored on the man advantage in the first, with Chara registering his first goal of the season. Tuukka Rask made 27 saves in net for the Bruins as he recorded his third win of the season. The Bruins beat 21-year-old rookie netminder Jhonas Enroth, who was making his NHL debut for the Sabres. Steve Begin had two assists for Boston, which drew to within three points of first-place Buffalo in the Northeast Division. For complete coverage, visit the Big Bad Blog


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