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12/19/2009 - 9:02pm
Pats downgrade six to out

The Patriots announced Saturday evening that they have downgraded six players on their injury report to out for Sunday afternoon's game in Buffalo — running back Fred Taylor, offensive lineman Stephen Neal, defensive lineman Vince Wilfork, offensive lineman Nick Kaczur, defensive lineman Myron Pryor and defensive lineman Ty Warren. For more Patriots news, check out our football blog, It Is What It Is.


12/19/2009 - 4:15pm
Injury shouldn't sideline Allen

WALTHAM - Ray Allen hyperextended his right finger during an open practice on Saturday. He seemed to jam his finger and left practice, but he later returned to shoot free throws. Allen is expected to play Sunday against the Timberwolves.


12/19/2009 - 12:20am
Bruins lose in shootout

 Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane scored in the shootout to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 victory over the Bruins Friday night.  David Krejci had two goals for the Bruins, including a game-tying goal with 2:43 to play sending the contest to overtime. Daniel Paille and Johnny Boychuk also scored for the B’s. Patrice Bergeron and Mark Recchi each added two assists. Tim Thomas made 40 saves for before yielding goals to Toews and Kane in the first two round of the shootout.  


12/18/2009 - 11:05pm
Deep-sixed: Cs blow lead, streak

Elton Brand had 23 points, including the go-ahead tip-in with 7.7 seconds remaining as the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a 15-point deficit to stun the Celtics, 98-97, at TD Garden, ending Boston's 11-game winning streak. Paul Pierce and Ray Allen missed jumpers at the buzzer that would have won it for the Celtics. Kevin Garnett led the Celtics with 21 points and had put Boston ahead by one with two free throws with 23 seconds. Kendrick Perkins finished with 12 points and a game-high 16 rebounds. The Celtics built their lead up to 15 points three times in the first half but the lowly 76ers, playing without Allen Iverson, erased the deficit. Philadelphia came in with a 6-19 record and losers of 12 of their last 13 games. For more, visit the Green Street blog. 


12/18/2009 - 9:30pm
Sheed gets tossed

Rasheed Wallace was ejected midway through the second quarter against Philadelphia. He picked up a technical foul and when it was announced he had to be restrained by assistant coach Tom Thibodeau from going after ref Bill Kennedy. The Celtics have a history with Kennedy, who had a run-in with Doc Rivers last season.


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