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11/20/2010 - 8:06pm
Addai and Hart among those out for Indy

The Colts on Saturday evening announced the following players are out for Sunday's game against the Patriots: running backs Joseph Addai and Mike Hart; as well as linebackers Gary Bracket and Clint Session and cornerback Justin Tryon. All five did not practice on Friday, so it's not a dramatic surprise, but Addai (neck) and Hart (ankle) have provided much of ground attack for Indianapolis, while veteran linebackers like Bracket (toe) and Session (elbow) are also a major part of the Colts' defense. For more Patriots news, check out weei.com/patriots.


11/20/2010 - 7:56pm
Krejci returns to lineup vs. Kings
By: DJ Bean

After warming up with the team and skating with regular linemates Milan Lucic and Nathan Horton, Bruins center David Krejci appears set to make his return to the B's lineup on Saturday night against the Kings. Krejci has missed the last six games with a concussion suffered on Nov. 6 in overtime against the Blues. 

 

In 11 games this season, Krejci has two goals and eight assists, good for 10 points. For more on the Bruins, visit their team page at weei.com/bruins.


11/20/2010 - 4:25pm
Yes, Virginia: BC wins, bowl-eligible

CHESTNUT HILL -- Continuing a remarkable turnaround, Boston College got a go-ahead touchdown run of four yards from Montel Harris late in the third quarter to help the Eagles beat Virginia, 17-13, Saturday on Senior Day at Alumni Stadium. After five straight losses that left them 2-5, BC won its fourth straight to become bowl eligible for the 12th straight season. 

 

After Harris was knocked out of the game with a left knee injury, true freshman Andre Williams picked up the slack, running 12 times for 108 yards, including a key 60-yard scamper the play before Harris' go-ahead four-yard TD run. 

 

The game marked the first time since Nov. 11, 2006 that a pair of BC backs run for 100 yards since L.V Whitworth rushed for 118 and Andre Callender ran for 105 against Duke.

 

BC is now 6-5 and 4-4 in the ACC and finish up with a road game at Syracuse next Saturday afternoon. For complete coverage,...

11/20/2010 - 3:48pm
Montel Harris injures left knee

CHESTNUT HILL -- Just after becoming Boston College's second-leading rusher of all-time, junior tailback Montel Harris sustained a left knee injury and was knocked out of the game against Virgina.

 

The team announced he would not return for the fourth quarter of the game against Virginia. The school confirmed Harris was taken to St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center for an MRI. He will meet Sunday morning with team physicians and consult with coaches to determine his status for next Saturday’s game against Syracuse. 

 

Harris ran a cutback for four yards and a touchdown late in the third quarter to give Boston College the lead, 17-13, in a game that Eagles needed to become bowl eligible. Harris appeared to injure the knee two runs later on BC's next offensive series. Before leaving due to his injury, Harris had 24 carries for 114 yards, giving him exactly 3,600 for his career, three more than Mike Cloud and just...

11/20/2010 - 2:16pm
Julien remembers 'sincere & direct' Pat Burns
By: DJ Bean

Bruins coach Claude Julien took a few minutes to reflect on the late Pat Burns, who died on Friday after a lengthy battle with cancer. The three-time Jack Adams award winner and Stanley Cup Champion in 2003 was 58.

 

Julien knew Burns while Julien was still playing in the AHL and Burns was coaching, but it wasn't until the two were both "in the same coaching fraternity" that they got to know one another best. Julien has coached for the Canadiens, Devils and Bruins, three teams Burns once led.

 

"The one thing everybody knows about Pat was he was sincere and direct and there was no beating around the bush with him, but the part that people didn’t always see was that away from all of that was that he was a really good guy," Julien said. "I know that I was fortunate enough to kind of follow his path. It certainly wasn’t done purposely, but I was fortunate enough to follow his path and maybe...

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