1. Ron Washington Tempted Fate and Lost in Red Sox Walk-off Win over Rangers

    You don’t tug on Superman’s cape You don’t spit into the wind You don’t pull the mask off that Old Lone Ranger… And you don’t intentionally walk Dustin Pedroia to get to Big Papi ...

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  2. Bruins Outlast Penguins in OT and the Cliches Begin

    After the clock struck midnight, after more than 95 minutes of dramatic and exhausting hockey, the Bruins took a 3-0 lead in their series against the vaunted Pittsburgh Penguins ...

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  3. Will the Patriots Ever Find a Great Wide Receiver in the NFL Draft?

    What does it take to succeed as a wide receiver under Bill Belichick ? I’ll admit it—I don’t know. Problem is: I don’t think Bill knows either...

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  4. The Patriots Await the NFL Draft Like a Kid on Christmas Eve

    Being a New England Patriots fanatic as the NFL draft approaches is like being an eight year old on Christmas Eve. You’ll pass on the Wii system if you can get a speedy wide receiver...

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  5. Yale vs. Quinnipiac: Championship Battle of the 'Big' Names in College Hockey

    It’s time for the NCAA Division I Championship in men's ice hockey on Saturday night. It’s the once-in-a-lifetime meeting of the biggest and the meanest, the best versus the best...

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  6. Red Sox 2013: Predicting Boston to Win It All

    Oh, if only I could convince myself that spring training stats meant a thing. If only Grapefruit League performance could be translated into results when it really counts. If only pigs could fly...

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  7. Advice to the Patriots and Bill Belichick: Keep Wes Welker

    The know-it-alls keep saying: “Let Wes Welker walk. He’s small, he’s slow and he’s old. You can always pick up someone to replace him...

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  8. A Patriots View of the Ravens' Lights out Super Bowl Victory over the 49ers

    As a New England Patriots fan, the best part of Super Bowl XLVII was certainly the blackout. Given that the two teams playing were chock full of players you love to hate (think ...

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  9. Celts Lose to Cavs: Why Wasn't Avery Bradley on Kyrie Irving in Crunch Time?

    The Boston Celtics season, which has already known many ups and downs, dipped to a new low last night. The Celtics lost, 95-90, to the lottery-bound Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  10. Aqib Talib Goes Down, Patriots Defense Turns to Swiss Cheese as Ravens Advance

    Five minutes into the New England Patriots ' 28-13 loss to the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Championship Game, Pats cornerback Aqib Talib broke up a pass and grabbed at his hamstring...

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  11. Patriots Win over Texans Offers Plots and Sub-Plots Galore

    The Patriots - Texans game, like any great drama, had plots and sub-plots galore. The underlying theme of this great drama revealed itself early: The Patriots were determined to ...

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  12. Patriots Reel in Dolphins for Easy Win and Say Hello to Bye

    This was the most satisfying—and most boring— Patriots win of the season. From the beginning, the game was never a contest. The Pats were in charge, and the Dolphins were…shall we say, like a fish out of water...

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  13. Patriots Loss to Niners a Real Roller Coaster Ride

    First they were plain awful. Then they were plain awesome. Then, with the game on the line, they reverted to their old, worst ways. There was something for everyone in this game...

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  14. New England Patriots Defense Comes of Age in Big Win over Houston Texans

    Putting 42 points on the board will always get the sexy headlines, but the New England Patriots defense was the real story of this game, limiting the mighty Houston Texans to a ...

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  15. Forget Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow, Bring Me Greg McElroy for the J-E-T-S

    The bet I should have made in Vegas at the beginning of the season: After 12 games, the Jets will have a quarterback controversy, and neither of the parties involved will be named Tebow...

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  16. Patriots Beat Dolphins in Spite of Making Their Running Game Disappear

    After easy wins against the Jets and Colts , this week the Pats kept the level of drama up by consistently forgetting what had worked best for them. Their strategy for near-failure: the old disappearing act...

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  17. Patriots Feast on Inept Jets, Make for a Happy Thanksgiving in Beantown

    Rob Gron -who-ski? Even missing their monster tight end, when the Patriots are firing on all cylinders—offense, defense, special teams—they can’t be stopped...

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  18. The Texans Sneak Past the Lions with the Help of the NFL's Most Bizarre Rule

    The Lions were robbed of a win on Turkey Day by an NFL rule that is nothing short of bizarre and absurd...

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  19. Rob Gronkowski Goes Down: Will the New England Patriots Season Go the Same Way?

    At the end of an otherwise satisfying win over the Indianapolis Colts , Rob Gronkowski went down with a broken forearm. I can’t help but wonder whether the New England Patriots ’ hopes of a Super Bowl went down with him...

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  20. New England Patriots Score 59 as Colts' "Luck" Goes Sour

    When you score 59 points, it’s hard to complain. The Colts came into New England this week red hot with their super-stud rookie quarterback Andrew Luck, and they left looking like they never knew what hit them...

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  21. Bills vs. Patriots: 10 Reasons Why New England Squeaked out a Win

    I look to the heavens with thanks for two facts: 1. The Patriots won, and 2. I don’t live in Buffalo, rooting in vain for the hapless Bills ...

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  22. Larry Bird Isn't Walking Through the Door: Learning to Love THESE Celtics

    It’s basketball time again, Celtics fans. The leaves of autumn have fallen, and so have the Red Sox of summer. The sometimes mighty, sometimes mighty-frustrating Patriots are doing their thing in Foxborough ...

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  23. Commissioner Goodell, Can the Patriots Play All Their Games in London?

    Dear Commissioner Goodell, After watching the Patriots play their best game of the year, I am writing to humbly request that from now on you allow the Patriots to play all of their games in London...

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  24. The Patriots Beat the Jets, so Why Do I Feel Down?

    This is not a very good Patriots team. Yes, I know that I should be happy that they eked out a victory over the hated Jets . And yes, I know that a win is a win. But I cannot ever recall coming away from a W with such a sense of gloom...

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  25. Will There Be a 'Super' Bowl in This Age of NFL Parity?

    I had a dream last night that they held the Super Bowl, but nobody showed up. The two finalists, each of whom qualified for the postseason with an 8-8 record on the fourth tie-breaker, ...

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