1. Tim Thomas: Assessing the Legacy of Former Bruins Goalie

    Earlier this season, the Boston Bruins parted ways with a player who spent eight years making fans hold their breath, experience heart palpitations, cry tears of joy and scratch their heads in disbelief...

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  2. Tom Brady: How Patriots' Hero Is Immortalized in Boston Sports

    Tom Brady, a three-time Super Bowl champion, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, a two-time league MVP, an eight-time Pro-Bowler and a two-time First Team All-Pro selection, really doesn't ...

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  3. Boston Red Sox: 3 Potential Sources of Midseason Struggles

    When Carl Crawford and Jacoby Ellsbury made their grand returns to Fenway Park on Monday night, all trouble seemed to be cured in Red Sox nation...

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  4. LSU vs. Alabama: How Top Defensive Backs Fared for NFL Scouts

    The Alabama Crimson Tide got a second chance to dethrone the mighty LSU Tigers on Monday night in the Allstate BCS National Championship game, and they took full advantage of that opportunity...

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  5. NHL: Why Suspension of Bruins' Brad Marchand Is Inconsistent, Unwarranted

    Brendan Shanahan, the NHL 's Vice President of Hockey and head disciplinarian, announced on Monday evening that Boston Bruins ' forward Brad Marchand has been suspended for five ...

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  6. Boston Bruins: 12 Reasons Why They Are Still the NHL's Best Team

    When the Boston Bruins took to the Garden ice on Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks in a Stanley Cup Final rematch, they really didn't have a whole lot more to prove...

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  7. NFL Playoffs 2012: Why the New England Patriots May Have Easiest Road to Indy

    For the first time in four seasons, the New England Patriots have gone to practice on a Tuesday morning knowing that the New York Jets ' season is officially over. It feels pretty strange to recite that fact...

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  8. NHL Boston Bruins: 8 Players Who Must Stay Hot in 2012

    When the Boston Bruins lost their final game of 2011 to the Dallas Stars on New Year's Eve, it provided a bitter taste to the end of an utterly spectacular year for the franchise...

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  9. Boston Bruins: 5 Reasons Why Zdeno Chara's Health Is Crucial to Success

    When a player in the National Hockey League injures his knee and people start mentioning MCL sprains and other related diagnoses, it is usually a pretty discouraging sign...

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  10. Boston Bruins: 5 Reasons They Are Still Missing Marc Savard

    When Marc Savard took a gruesome, blind-side hit to the head from Matt Cooke two seasons ago, he was sent into a whirlwind that—by all indications thus far—may have ultimately ended his career as an NHL player...

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  11. Boston Bruins: Why Benching Tyler Seguin Was the Right Decision

    The Boston Bruins entered Tuesday night's clash with the Winnipeg Jets having won 14 of their previous 15 games, garnering at least one point in every game throughout the streak...

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  12. Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning: 2011 Is a Testament to How Special the Rivalry Is

    In Week 13 of the NFL season, the New England Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts by a 31-24 final tally. Instant classic, right? That's what you would have thought in any other season since the millennium...

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  13. NHL Trade Rumors: Why the Boston Bruins Should Not Trade Tuukka Rask

    Throughout the past few weeks, trade rumors have swirled around several players in the NHL . In Boston, the defending Stanley Cup Champions have heard the media throw their backup goaltender's name into multiple potential swaps...

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  14. BCS National Championship: Why Oklahoma State Deserves Their Shot at LSU

    Three days ago, I slightly favored the Alabama Crimson Tide in the debate over which college football team should get a shot at Louisiana State University for the BCS National Championship...

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  15. NHL Trade Rumors: Boston Bruins Extend David Krejci

    Over the past few days, trade rumors have swirled around the Boston Bruins and their top line center David Krejci ...

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  16. 2012 NFL Draft: 5 Intriguing First Round Options for the New England Patriots

    There will certainly be an abundance of story lines to discuss when draft day arrives in April for the 2012 NFL Draft ...

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  17. New England Patriots Week 13: Top 5 Games in the Patriots-Colts Rivalry

    As the New England Patriots gear up for their Week 13 matchup with the Indianapolis Colts , Bill Belichick has continued to remind his team that they have a deep, riveting history with this opponent since the turn of the new millennium...

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  18. Patriots vs. Eagles: 5 Keys to New England Ending Philadelphia's Playoff Hopes

    When Tom Brady and the New England Patriots step onto Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia this afternoon, they will be looking to hand the Eagles their seventh loss and effectively end any hope of a playoff run...

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  19. Why the Indianapolis Colts Should Not Select Andrew Luck in 2012 NFL Draft

    When the 2012 NFL season kicks off, Peyton Manning will be 36 years old. The question that the Indianapolis Colts must ask themselves—how many more years, from the minute ...

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  20. Boston Bruins Ready to Host Winnipeg Jets for First Time Since 1995

    One day after their dropping their first possible point in the month of November, the Boston Bruins head right back to work against an old friend in the Winnipeg Jets ...

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  21. 20 Hottest NFL Wives and Girlfriends

    It seems like it is necessary to come out with lists like this every now and then. In a world where we are always trying to figure out what's going on with which celebrities, athletes ...

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  22. Ten Reasons Why Nothing Beats Some NHL Hockey

    While I was browsing through Bleacher Report the other day, I saw a poll on the side of the main page. The question asked what the only thing worse than holiday leftovers was, and one of the choices was hockey...

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  23. Rettig, Kuechly Lead Boston College Past Miami in Season Finale

    Stop me if you've heard this before—the Boston College offense was a fine-tuned machine on Friday afternoon in its 24-17 win over ACC rival Miami. None of you stopped me, that's for sure...

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  24. Tim Tebow: Why Denver Broncos' QB Would Make a Perfect Hybrid Halfback

    Has there ever been a more heavily criticized quarterback that stood at 4-1 through his first five games? Tim Tebow has received pounding after pounding from analysts and fans ...

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  25. Why Bobby Valentine Is the Right Choice for the Boston Red Sox

    In the wake of a completely inexcusable September collapse, the Boston Red Sox continue to search for answers. When it comes to the managerial void left by former manager Terry Francona, ownership is still on the look-out for the solution...

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