1. Wes Welker's Not-So-Shocking Return

    Wes Welker is back doing what he loves to do. He is playing football for the New England Patriots. It may just be non-contact OTA’s, but look how far he has come since that dreadful January day in Houston...

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  2. Classic NBA Duels: Larry Bird vs. Dominique Wilkins

    The playoffs are where superstars shine. Adrenaline and pure talent will take over. If you believe you can’t be stopped, usually you can’t...

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  3. 50 Years of Patriots Football: 2006

    The Patriots’ championship defense ended quite quickly at the hands of the Denver Broncos in the divisional playoff. Now New England was at a crossroads with three important cogs in their championship machine...

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  4. 50 Years of Patriots Football: 2005

    They were just coming off their third Super Bowl title in four years with a victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in Jacksonville. New England was enjoying their new reign as the modern day NFL dynasty...

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  5. Vintage Red Sox: Carlton Fisk

    We honor Carlton Fisk as the Boston Sports Then and Now Athlete of the Month. The story of Carlton Fisk is of the local boy done good. Born in Vermont in 1947 and growing up in Charlestown, New Hampshire, he was a New Englander to the core...

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  6. March On, Band of Bruins, March On

    Shakespeare said it best when he said, “We few, we happy few, we band of brothers. For he today that sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.” This Band Of Bruins has come together in a year of turbulence...

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  7. New England Patriots Passages: Torry Holt and the Terrible Schedule

    Today was a bittersweet day on Planet Patriots. New England finally made a splash on the free-agent market by signing wide receiver, Torry Holt. Holt played 15 games for the Jaguars last year while posting 51 catches and 722 yards with no touchdowns...

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  8. New England Patriots in a Three Horse AFC East Race

    It looks like the Patriots will be in a dog fight this year in the AFC East, the division that New England has dominated over the last decade...

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  9. Bruins' Horrific Nightmare Becomes Playoff Dream

    If the Bruins' season was a horror movie, it may be entitled, “Zombie Bruins: The Black and Gold Undead!" This hockey team would not die...

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  10. The Sights of Fenway Park: A Summer Night in April

    I never imagined in my wildest dreams that the temperature for an early season Red Sox game would break 50 degrees...

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  11. The Boston Man Tears Sports Countdown, Five Through One (Humor)

    Man Tears \man teers\ - noun 1. The effect on human males during times of ultimate jubilation or extreme devastation. Usually associated with Boston sports teams (i.e. Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox)...

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  12. The Boston Man Tears Sports Countdown 10-6 (humor)

    Man Tears \man teers\ - noun 1. The effect on human males during times of ultimate jubilation or extreme devastation. Usually associated with Boston Sports teams (i.e. Bruins, Celtics, Patriots, and Red Sox)...

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  13. Fallen Celtic: Remembering Reggie Lewis

    We honor Reggie Lewis as the Boston Sports Then and Now Athlete of the Month. He was a budding star for the Boston Celtics from 1987-1993. He died tragically during the summer of ‘93 at the age of 27...

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  14. Boston Bruins' Mark Recchi Is Symbol of Consistency

    The Bruins made a deadline deal last March to bring gritty Mark Recchi in for the playoff run. Boston also received Tampa’s second-round choice in 2010 in exchange for defenseman Matt Lashoff and forward Martins Karsums...

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  15. Boston Bruins: They Don't Smell Like Roses At the Garden

    I guess the Bruins would rather have takeout on the road than home cooking. Greasy hamburgers and fries are preferred over Mom’s homemade turkey dinners. The Black and Gold must sleep better in their plush hotels than in their own beds...

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  16. 50 Years of New England Patriots Football: 2004

    How would the Patriots top their Super Bowl victory over Carolina? The Patriots were hoping for a much better result than they got the year following Super Bowl XXXVI. In 2002, New England missed the playoffs with a 9-7 record...

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  17. Slack and Fold: Bruins Didn't Have Enough Fight Against Pens

    I had to sleep on this putrid effort displayed by the Bruins against the Penguins. I went to bed mad, frustrated, and just disappointed being a life long fan of the Black and Gold...

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  18. 25 Years Ago: Bird Lights Up Hawks For 60, Record

    On March 3, 1985, Kevin McHale one of the Celtics’ famed “Big Three” had the game of his life versus the Detroit Pistons. McHale left the game with 1:25 remaining with 56 points, 16 rebounds, three blocks, and four assists...

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  19. Wanted Dead or Alive: Gutless Adversaries of the Boston Bruins

    Call them what you will. Villains. Cheap shot artists. Goons. Instigators. Turtles. Cowards. The Boston Bruins have had their fair share of run ins with gutless and spineless opponents over the past 30 years...

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  20. Matt Cooke's Hit On Marc Savard Goes Unpunished By Boston Bruins

    Sean Connery’s character, Officer Malone, said it perfectly in the 1987 movie, The Untouchables . “If they put one of yours in the hospital, you put one of theirs in the morgue!” ...

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  21. Ron Tugnutt Baffles Boston: Bruins Lore

    This month marks the 19th anniversary of one of the most remarkable games ever played by an NHL goaltender. It was March 21, 1991 at the Boston Garden. Adams Division rival Quebec was coming to town to take on the first place Boston Bruins...

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  22. Team USA: What America Stands For

    The Men’s USA Hockey team fell short in their quest for Gold losing 3-2 in overtime. There was no Miracle On Ice or Squaw Valley. However, this team has NO REASON to hang their heads. No one gave them a shot at a medal...

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  23. Red Sox Stars: Dwight Evans

    We honor Dwight Evans as the Boston Sports Then and Now Athlete of the Month. With the opening of the baseball season around the corner, the choice of “Dewey” Evans is fitting...

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  24. Advanced Screening: HBO's Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals

    When I checked my email on February 9th , I saw an email from the Comcast Triple Rewards program. I didn’t think much of it. I figured must be another coupon for a pay per view movie...

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  25. Team USA Makes History Again, Beats Canada

    On the eve of the Miracle on Ice and wearing throwback 1960 jerseys, Team USA made history again. This time it was against Canada at its own game. It was the first time the US beat their neighbors to the north in Olympic play in the last 50 years...

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