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10/06/2011 - 11:36pm
Report: Pats will lose Kettani to Navy

Patriots practice squad running back Eric Kettani has been called back to serve in the Navy, according to the Boston Herald. Kettani had previously served in the Navy for two years, but returned to the NFL this season and was placed on New England's practice squad. However, the Navy has reportedly denied his request for leave to remain with the team. On Thursday, Kettani tweeted Just left Patriot Place for maybe the last time, took a pic for everyone...Go #Patriots. For more Patriots news, check out

10/06/2011 - 9:38pm
Letdown: Flyers spoil Bruins' big night

Claude Giroux scored on the power play and Jakub Voracek scored with 2.7 seconds remaining in the opening period as the Flyers beat the Bruins, 2-1, on Thursday night at TD Garden, spoiling a night that began with the raising of the sixth Stanley Cup banner in Bruins history. 

The night started out well enough for the Bruins. Following a 25-minute ceremony that had the crowd roaring, Brad Marchand scored on the power play nearly 10 minutes into the first period. 

But the Flyers, who were eliminated last spring by the Bruins in a four-game sweep in the Eastern semifinals, bounced back and picked up their energy. Nathan Horton was whistled for a slashing penalty and 27 seconds later, Giroux beat Tim Thomas on a nifty one-on-one move down the slot. The two teams appeared headed to the dressing room tied when one of the new Flyers -- Jakub Voracek -- spun around in the low slot and beat Thomas down low with just under three seconds remaining...

10/06/2011 - 6:38pm
McQuaid out, Pouliot scratched
By: DJ Bean

 As the Bruins took the ice for warmups prior to the season-opener Thursday night, neither defenseman Adam McQuaid nor forward Benoit Pouliot were on the ice, suggesting McQuaid is out with his illness and Pouliot is the game's healthy scratch. 

In McQuaid's place is youngster Matt Bartkowski, while Jordan Caron figures to play on the third line with Chris Kelly and Tyler Seguin.

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10/06/2011 - 6:16pm
Tito, ChiSox didn't talk before Ventura hire

According to a source with knowledge of the situation, former Red Sox manager Terry Francona did not have talks with the White Sox about their vacant managerial position prior to Chicago hiring Robin Ventura Thursday.

Sources had suggested Francona would be a candidate for the White Sox position considering his history with the organization, having began his coaching career in the Chicago minor league system, where he managed for four seasons. The former Red Sox skipper had kept a close relationship with White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf. Francona is also close with White Sox director of player development Buddy Bell.

The 44-year-old Ventura, who played with the White Sox from 1989-98, had been serving as a special advisor under Bell. He has no prior managerial experience. Others rumored for the Chicago job were Tampa Bay bench coach Dave Martinez and Sandy Alomar Jr., who is Manny Acta's bench coach with the Indians.

"When I met with the...

10/06/2011 - 4:05pm
Hernandez, Haynesworth limited for Pats

FOXBORO – Tight end Aaron Hernandez and defensive linemen Mike Wright and Albert Haynesworth all returned to practice for the Patriots on Thursday as the team continued preparations for Sunday’s game at Gillette against the Jets. Here’s the complete Thursday injury report for New England.

Did Not Practice
OT Sebastian Vollmer (back)
LB Jerod Mayo (knee)
WR Julian Edelman (ankle)
RB Danny Woodhead (ankle)

Limited Participation
DL Albert Haynesworth (back)
TE Aaron Hernandez (knee)
CB Kyle Arrington (chest)
CB Ras-I Dowling (hip)
CB Leigh Bodden (groin)
S Patrick Chung (hand)  
DL Shaun Ellis (knee)  
LB Gary Guyton (hamstring)  
S Josh Barrett (thumb/hamstring)
DL Kyle Love (ankle)
DL Mike Wright (concussion)

Full Participation
LB Dane...

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