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Westbrook leads Thunder past Celtics

By Michael Kinney, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 12, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Russell Westbrook scored 37 points to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 99-96 victory over the Boston Celtics Sunday night at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Boston Bruins right wing David Backes (42) eyes the puck during the third period against the Colorado Avalanche at TD Garden on Thursday night. The Colorado Avalanche won 4-2.

Avalanche continue to dominate Bruins in Boston

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 09, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon (00) holds the ball as Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) defends during the second quarter at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida.

Bradley helps Celtics run away from Magic

By Tim Povtak, The Sports Xchange on Dec. 08, 2016, at 11:04 a.m.
Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara (33) checks Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) in the second period at Verizon Center. The Capitals won 4-3 in overtime.

Backstrom’s overtime goal ends Boston’s comeback

By Isabelle Khurshudyan, Washington Post on Dec. 08, 2016, at 10:29 a.m.
Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws a pitch in the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on May 1.

Red Sox land Chris Sale from White Sox for four prospects

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 06, 2016, at 1:30 p.m.
Chris Sale is headed to Boston in a winter blockbuster deal.

TV, radio schedule for Dec. 2, 2016

on Dec. 01, 2016, at 6:12 p.m.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) runs for a gain after a catch during an Oct. 30 game at Buffalo. Gronkowski reportedly faces back surgery and will miss at least eight weeks.

Patriots’ Gronkowski to undergo back surgery

By The Sports Xchange on Dec. 01, 2016, at 4:27 p.m.
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The Chicago Cubs celebrate winning the World Series at the end of Game 7 of the World Series between the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians Nov. 3 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.

MLB, players reach tentative labor agreement

By Dave Sheinin, Washington Post on Dec. 01, 2016, at 12:45 p.m.
For the first time since 2002, the All-Star Game will not determine home field advantage in the World Series.
Players of the Chapecoense soccer team pose for a photo before their Brazilian Series A Championship match against America Mineiro in Chapeco, Brazil, in March. All but three team members were killed in a Monday night plane crash in Colombia.

Brazilian soccer team nearly wiped out in Colombian plane crash

By Fred Barbash, Samantha Schmidt and Dom Phillips, Washington Post on Nov. 29, 2016, at 10:13 a.m.

‘Thursday Night Football’ may become a thing of the past

By Cindy Boren, The Washington Post on Nov. 28, 2016, at 7:40 p.m.
Almost no one — not coaches, players, most fans and pundits — cares much for the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” games and now there’s a report that the league will be taking a hard look at the package that brings in hundreds of millions of dollars even as it turns off viewers.

Sports briefs for Nov. 28, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 28, 2016, at 6:59 p.m.

TV, radio sports schedule for Nov. 29, 2016

on Nov. 28, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
Boston Red Sox broadcasters Joe Castiglione (left) and Dave O'Brien take part in the annual Hot Stove Night at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor in this January 2014 file photo.

Red Sox sportscasters to attend Hot Stove Night in Bangor

By Ryan McLaughlin on Nov. 28, 2016, at 4:29 p.m.
The night will give Red Sox fans a chance to pick the brains of the team’s TV and radio broadcasters for insight about Boston’s 2016 entry and the team’s prospects for 2017.

Spurs outlast Celtics, keep streaks intact

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Nov. 25, 2016, at 7:31 p.m.

TV, radio sports schedule for Nov. 24, 2016

on Nov. 23, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
The Buffalo Bills defense tries to tackle New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) during an Oct. 30 game at Buffalo, New York. Gronkowski is not expected to play Sunday against the New York Jets as he continues to recover from a chest injury.

Pats’ Gronkowski not expected to play against Jets

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 23, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.

TV, radio schedule for Nov 18, 2016

on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:34 p.m.

Sports briefs for Nov. 17, 2016

By Wire Service Reports on Nov. 17, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates a touchdown during the first quarter against the Seattle Seahawks at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, on Sunday.

Patriots QB Tom Brady mocks Deflategate in new ad

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 16, 2016, at 5:39 p.m.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pokes fun at Deflategate in a new advertisement released Wednesday.

Patriots TE Gronkowski’s injury ‘not overly serious’

By The Sports Xchange on Nov. 15, 2016, at 5:18 p.m.
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has a chest injury, not a punctured lung as originally reported, and his injury is “not overly serious,” according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
 

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