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BC draft: Williams looks like 3rd round pick

The countdown to the National Football League draft (May 8-10) is winding down and so is the next level status of several former Boston College football players. Right now, no BC player will get any phone calls on Day 1…

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Boston Stronger on Patriots Day

Boston Stronger. It all worked. The almost perfect marathon conditions–cool and sunny. . The sense of Patriotism on Patriots Day in Boston, mixed with a joy that sometimes dream can come true, that good does triumph over evil. An American…

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Nets show dinosaurs not extinct

The Brooklyn Nets made it clear that they wanted to face Toronto in the first round of the NBA playoffs. They did it in so many ways, losing four of their last five regular season games, which dropped them from…

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Bruins in familiar 1st round hole

The scouting report on the Detroit Red Wings could be summed up in two words: dangerous opponent. You could probably use that term for almost every team that is part of the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup festival which began…

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Reality stories in a fairy tale world

Sports is supposed to be the toy department of life. At least that was the premise when I first started to write about sports more than 40 years ago. Games. That was the main thread. You won games. You lost…

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College basketball’s “off” season

You probably thought the college basketball season was over following UConn’s sweep of the men’s and women’s national championship games. Guess again. Now we are in the process of recruiting, transferring and assorted other off the court issues which are…

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