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Pedroia on missing another opener: ‘It is what it is’

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Dustin Pedroia feels ready for opening day. Considering what it took to get to that point, the Boston Red Sox are erring on the side of caution. Pedroia will miss Boston’s opener for the second straight season, staying in extended spring training to rehab his left knee, on which he […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Boston Red Sox, FORT MYERS Fla, Pedroia, Dustin Pedroia


Clippers’ Landry Shamet is more than a shooter – but he gets the point

Wichita State didn’t make this year’s NCAA Tournament for the first time in seven years, but Shockers fans should be able to tune into Clippers games in the coming weeks to see a point guard of theirs play on. In Wichita, that’s how they think of Landry Shamet, the Clippers’ sharp new starting shooting guard – more as a point guard than as purely a long-distance sniper. In his two years at Wichita State, Shamet’s 288 career assists are the second most in school history through two seasons, and h...
Tags: Boston, Sports, Toronto, Sport, Soccer, Nba, Ncaa, Philadelphia, Rivers, Brooklyn Nets, Steph Curry, Lakers, 288, OJ, Wichita, Clippers


Court hearing delayed for Loughlin, husband in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — Actress Lori Loughlin (LAWK’-lin) and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston next month in a college admissions bribery case. A judge on Thursday agreed to move their initial appearance to April 3 on charges that they paid $500,000 in bribes to get their […]
Tags: Business, News, Entertainment, Boston, Sports, Ap, Nation, Loughlin, Mossimo Giannulli, Lori Loughlin LAWK lin


C's Baynes exits early with Grade 2 ankle sprain

Aron Baynes left Boston's game at Philadelphia in the first half after spraining his left ankle.
Tags: Boston, Sport, Nba, Philadelphia, Aron Baynes, Baynes


Boston’s Mookie Betts says he expects to become free agent

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Don’t expect AL MVP Mookie Betts to agree to a long-term contract with the Boston Red Sox before he can become a free agent in late 2020. Despite Mike Trout’s pending $432 million, 12-year agreement with the Los Angeles Angels, Nolan Arenado’s $260 million, eight-year deal with the Colorado Rockies […]
Tags: News, Boston, Ap, Mlb, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels, Colorado Rockies, Don, FORT MYERS Fla, Mookie Betts, Nolan Arenado


How Rick Singer started the college admissions cheating scandal? It began with a reality TV audition

Rick Singer looks straight into the camera, auditioning for his own reality show about the cutthroat world of college admissions. Wearing a light blue sweater vest, he pitches himself as a “life-coach” for families desperate to get their kids into Stanford, Yale and USC. He has the look of a tennis pro and a voice that could pass for New York “fixer” Michael Cohen. “This is a game,’’ he says on the production company video submitted to a network in 2010 and unearthed last week by TMZ . “Just rea...
Tags: Politics, New York, Hollywood, News, California, Stanford, Boston, Africa, Sports, California News, Sacramento, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Higher Education, Phil Mickelson


Defending World Series champion Red Sox on repeat for 2018

BOSTON (AP) — Somehow, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora looked at Mookie Betts’ MVP season and saw room for improvement. Not the .346 batting average that was the highest in the major leagues. Not the career-high 32 homers, either. But Betts drove in just 80 runs last year while spending almost all of his […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Mlb, Boston Red Sox, Red Sox, Betts, Mookie Betts, Alex Cora


Bruins’ Marchand Thriving Without Gimmicks

Whether you love him or hate him, everybody has something to say about Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand. While some of his on-ice antics may give a bad impression, his play is making it more difficult to deny that the 30-year-old forward is among the NHL’s most elite players. His 87 points put him first in scoring on the Bruins and also marks a new career high with 10 games still remaining this season. With significant injuries to both Patrice Bergeron and David Pastrnak this season, Marchand...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, Canada, Ufc, Hockey, NHL, Conor Mcgregor, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Patrick Kane, Crosby, McGregor, Columbus Blue Jackets


Bruins Blank Islanders – Rask Earns Shutout

UNIONDALE, N.Y. — Sean Kuraly scored twice and Tuukka Rask earned his 45th career shutout as the Boston Bruins beat the New York Islanders 5-0 on Tuesday night. Noel Acciari, Patrice Bergeron and Jake DeBrusk also had goals to help the Bruins win their second straight since a three-game skid that followed their 19-game point streak (15-0-4). Boston has won seven consecutive meetings between the teams — eight in a row in New York. Rask had to make only 13 saves for his fourth shutout this s...
Tags: New York, Boston, Sport, Hockey, NHL, New York Islanders, Ottawa, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins, Montreal Canadiens, Adam Pelech, Islanders, Bruins, Jack Capuano, David Pastrnak, Zdeno Chara


Capitals Move Into 1st Place With Win Over Devils

NEWARK, N.J. — Brett Connolly sparked a three-goal second period and the Washington Capitals moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division with a 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson also scored in the second as the defending Stanley Cup champions won for the 10th time in 13 games. Andre Burakovsky got the other goal and backup goalie Pheonix Copley made 20 saves in winning his sixth straight since the All-Star break. Washington C...
Tags: New York, Washington, Boston, Sport, New Jersey, Newark, Hockey, NHL, New Jersey Devils, Wilson, Capitals, Boston Bruins, Feb, Islanders, Washington Capitals, Tampa Bay


Predators Blank Stumbling Maple Leafs – Rinne Gets Shutout

NASHVILLE — Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season and Brian Boyle, Wayne Simmonds and Filip Forsberg scored goals to give the Nashville Predators a 3-0 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on Tuesday night. Nashville won its third straight and Toronto lost for the fourth time in five games. Rinne made 22 saves and Toronto goalie Frederik Andersen made 17 stops. Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne stops a shot by Toronto Maple Leafs center John Tavares (AP Ph...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sport, Nashville, Philadelphia, Defence, Hockey, NHL, Pittsburgh, Leafs, Maple Leafs, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nashville Predators, Winnipeg, Brian Boyle, Rinne


MLB preview: Projecting AL East

In 2018, the American League East provided Word Series champions the Boston Red Sox, a second 100-win team in the New York Yankees, AL MVP Mookie Betts and AL CY Young winner Blake Snell of the Tampa Bay Rays. The calendar may have flipped, but it is likely to be more of the same as storylines will not be hard to find from this division in 2019. Boston have a target on their back, the Yankees have taken aim with free-agent signings and a largely healthy core, the Toronto Blue Jays appear ready t...
Tags: News, Boston, Mlb, Boston Red Sox, Yankees, Baltimore, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees, Tampa Bay Rays, Tampa Bay, Orioles, Mookie Betts, Blake Snell


The 50 Goal Season

On Mar. 18, 1945, in the final game of the 1944-45 season, Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard of the Montreal Canadiens becomes the first player in NHL history to score 50 goals in one season. In honor of that NHL record-setting accomplishment (one of many for The Rocket) we have pulled this great piece from the THW Archives. Written by former THW contributor Mike Moore and originally published on Jan. 9, 2011.   The Rocket did it first. I don’t believe in astrology, so pardon me when I borrow the expre...
Tags: Boston, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Canada, Rocket, Detroit Red Wings, Penguins, Hockey, NHL, Archives, Richard, Hall of Fame, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens


Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — The Denver Nuggets are headed back to the postseason after a six-year drought. Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night and clinched their first playoff berth since 2012-13. Will Barton added 20 points for […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Ap, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Nuggets, Will Barton, Nikola Jokic


Nuggets clinch playoff spot with win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night. Will Barton added 20 points for the Nuggets, who clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2012-13. They have won four straight. Kyrie Irving […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Denver Nuggets, Ap, Boston Celtics, Celtics, Nuggets, Kyrie Irving, Will Barton, Nikola Jokic


Thomas on Boston return: 'This feels like home'

Almost a year and a half after Isaiah Thomas was traded away from the Boston Celtics, he finally made his return to TD Garden on Monday night.
Tags: Boston, Isaiah Thomas, Sport, Nba, Boston Celtics, Thomas, TD Garden


Islanders Survive Wild – Nelson Scores OT Winner

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Brock Nelson scored 1:04 into overtime and the New York Islanders beat Minnesota 3-2 Sunday to move into a tie atop the Metropolitan Division. Anders Lee scored for the fourth straight game and Jordan Eberle added a goal for New York, which has won five of seven. Thomas Greiss made 32 saves. The Islanders are tied with Washington with 91 points with 10 games remaining, but currently hold the tiebreaker with a greater scoring differential. In the extra session, Nelson converted ...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Washington, Boston, Sport, Arizona, Hockey, NHL, Detroit, Nelson, New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild, Lee, Islanders, Ryan Suter, Suter


76ers’ Embiid hates the Celtics, now he needs to beat them

In this era of players wanting to join up with other players, or even just being friendlier with some opponents than guys on their own teams, it’s nice to know there is still some good, old-fashioned hatred in the NBA. Yes, Joel Embiid hates the Celtics. He hates Boston so much that he got fined […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Nba, Celtics, Joel Embiid, Embiid


Conor McGregor drops ceremonial puck at Bruins game

Embattled MMA star Conor McGregor was invited to drop the ceremonial puck prior to Saturday's Boston Bruins game against Columbus.The Bruins were celebrating Irish Heritage Night in honor of St. Patrick's Day. McGregor was given a custom green Boston Bruins jersey, although he held it in his hand rather than wearing it. McGregor was pumped up as he approached center ice to drop the puck with Bruins captain Zdeno Chara and Blue Jackets assistant captain Boone Jenner.McGregor really fired up th...
Tags: Facebook, Boston, Sport, NHL, MMA, Conor Mcgregor, Boston Bruins, Bruins, McGregor, Zdeno Chara, Blue Jackets, Michael James, Boone Jenner McGregor


Bruins Round Table: 7th Player Award

Every season, New England Sports Network presents one Boston Bruin with the 7th Player Award an honor given to the player who most exceeded expectations as voted by fans. The award has a rich history – it was first given to longtime Bruin Ed Westfall in the 1968-69 season and has been awarded to a player in every non-lockout season since. Recently, the award has been given to high-profile names (David Pastrnak won it in two of the past four seasons despite already high expectations), but i...
Tags: Usa, Boston, Sport, Hockey, NHL, New York Islanders, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Boston University, Wagner, David Krejci, Don Sweeney, David Pastrnak, Zdeno Chara, Chris Wagner, Bob DeChiara


LA Marathon 2019: street and freeway closures in Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and Santa Monica

Click for a larger map The Skechers Performance LA Marathon is in town on March 24. Many Los Angeles area streets and freeway ramps will be closed. The race’s 26.2-mile route begins at Dodger Stadium in Elysian Park and runs through LA’s neighboring cities of West Hollywood, Beverly Hills to the finish line in Santa Monica. The course itself will be closed to the public on March 24, and street closures will begin as early as 9:30 p.m. March 23 (in Santa Monica). The marathon begins at 6:30 a.m...
Tags: Hollywood, La, Boston, Los Angeles, Roads, Sport, Traffic, Soccer, Glendale, Broadway, Beverly Hills, Local News, Pacific Coast Highway, Temple, San Pedro, Metro


NHL Short Notes

SATURDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps St. Louis 5, PITTSBURGH 1 DETROIT 2, NY Islanders 1 Florida 4, LOS ANGELES 3 BOSTON 2, Columbus 1 (OT) Chicago 2, MONTREAL 0 OTTAWA 6, Toronto 2 TAMPA BAY 6, Washington 3 CAROLINA 4, Buffalo 2 WINNIPEG 2, Calgary 1 MINNESOTA 5, NY Rangers 2 Edmonton 3, ARIZONA 2 (OT) Nashville 4, SAN JOSE 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
Tags: Florida, Minnesota, Washington, Boston, Toronto, Los Angeles, Sport, Arizona, San Jose, Buffalo, NHL, Montreal, Detroit, Columbus, Calgary, Edmonton


Bruins Beat Blue Jackets – Marchand Gets OT Winner

BOSTON — Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The win snapped Boston’s three-game losing streak that came after it earned at least a point in 19 straight games. Patrice Bergeron had a power-play goal for the Bruins and set up the game-winner. Bergeron spun around and fed Marchand in the right circle, where Marchand one-timed a shot as he went to one knee for his 15th OT goal, most in team history...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Backup, Hockey, NHL, MMA, Columbus, Calgary, Atlanta Hawks, New York Islanders, Conor Mcgregor, Boston Bruins, Celtics, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand


Marchand does it again in OT as Bruins beat Blue Jackets 2-1

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Marchand scored 3:30 into the overtime, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. The win snapped Boston’s three-game losing streak that came after it earned at least a point in 19 straight games. Patrice Bergeron had a power-play goal for the Bruins […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Boston Bruins, Bruins, Patrice Bergeron, Brad Marchand, Columbus Blue Jackets, Marchand


Maple Leafs Learn Valuable Lesson

Trailing 5-2 in the latter stages of the second period to the Philadelphia Flyers, the Toronto Maple Leafs looked destined for a third straight home loss Friday night. Then, something changed. Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin notched two goals in quick succession, cutting the deficit to 5-4 heading into the intermission. Although neither goal will make the “plays of the week,” they were the turning point of the game. During the second intermission, Muzzin shared some words of wisdom with TSN’s Mark ...
Tags: Boston, Office, Toronto, Sport, Chicago, Hockey, Tampa, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Boston Bruins, Flyers, Bruins, Auston Matthews, Leafs, Maple Leafs, TSN


Irving, Celtics survive late charge by Hawks in 129-120 win

BOSTON (AP) — What looked like an easy day for the Boston Celtics turned into a fight to the finish. It’s something they’ve got to clean up heading into the postseason. Kyrie Irving just missed his second straight triple-double with 30 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, Jaylen Brown scored 23 points with a key […]
Tags: News, Boston, Sports, Ap, Boston Celtics, Hawks, Kyrie Irving, Jaylen Brown, Irving Celtics


Blue Jackets’ Bobrovsky Beats Hurricanes – Stops 46 Shots

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 46 shots — including 22 in the second period — to get his sixth shutout of the season, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 on Friday night. Adam McQuaid, David Savard and Josh Anderson scored for the Blue Jackets, who pulled even with the Hurricanes for the two wild cards in the Eastern Conference. Both teams are four points behind third-place Pittsburgh in the Metropolitan Division. Bobrovsky set a franchise record for saves i...
Tags: Boston, Sport, Hockey, NHL, Columbus, New York Rangers, Anderson, Pittsburgh, Carolina Hurricanes, Columbus Blue Jackets, Sergei Bobrovsky, Nationwide Arena, COLUMBUS Ohio, Carolina, Mrazek, Blue Jackets


How to keep low-income families in Los Angeles

The battle over affordable housing in California might get ugly before things get better. Recently the state filed suit against Huntington Beach and accused it of “standing in the way of affordable housing production and refusing to meet regional housing needs.” The supply of affordable housing in economically vibrant cities has become a key challenge in today’s economy. In Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Boston – call them the “closed access” cities – the reason for the shortage is cle...
Tags: California, Opinion, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, New Zealand, Seattle, Metro, Huntington Beach, George Mason University, Kevin Erdmann, Mercatus Center, Guest Commentary, Los Angeles San Francisco New York


A Look at the Maple Leafs Coach Beyond the 2019 Playoffs

As the 2019 NHL Playoffs draw near, head coach Mike Babcock and the Toronto Maple Leafs appear set to face the Boston Bruins in the first round for the second season in a row. Last season’s first-round matchup between the two was momentous and led to yet another dramatic Game 7 encounter. Old demons resurfaced and the Bruins were able to crush the Leafs in the third period to win the game 7-4. Since the announcement of the Leafs rebuild in 2015, this series against the Bruins has stood as the te...
Tags: Usa, Washington, Boston, Toronto, Sport, Nba, Hockey, NHL, Babcock, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Raptors, Los Angeles Kings, Raptors, Boston Bruins, Bruins


NHL Short Notes

HURSDAY’S RESULTS Home Team in Caps Pittsburgh 5, BUFFALO 0 NY ISLANDERS 2, Montreal 1 Washington 5, PHILADELPHIA 2 OTTAWA 2, St. Louis 0 Tampa Bay 5, DETROIT 4 Dallas 4, MINNESOTA 1 WINNIPEG 4, Boston 3 ARIZONA 6, Anaheim 1 Nashville 3, LOS ANGELES 1 Florida 4, SAN JOSE 2 Continue reading "NHL Short Notes"
Tags: Florida, Minnesota, Washington, Boston, Los Angeles, Sport, Arizona, Dallas, Nashville, San Jose, Philadelphia, Buffalo, NHL, Montreal, St Louis, Detroit



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