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Boston's Brad Marchand (left) and Ottawa's Bobby Ryan (9) battle for position during the second period of Tuesday night's NHL game at TD Garden in Boston.

Senators get important win over slumping Bruins

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on March 22, 2017, at 5:52 a.m.
Craig Anderson made 34 saves and Kyle Turris scored his second goal of the game 4:04 into the third period, allowing the Ottawa Senators to end a four-game losing streak with an important 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reacts in the locker room as he looks for his jersey after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston on Feb. 5. Brady's jersey, and the one he wore in the 2015 Super Bowl, were found in the possession of a Mexican journalist.

Brady’s stolen Super Bowl jerseys recovered in Mexico

By The Sports Xchange on March 20, 2017, at 12:28 p.m.
Edmonton's Milan Lucic (27) celebrates scoring goal against Boston during the second period of Thursday night's game at Rogers Place in Edmonton. The Oilers won 7-4.

Oilers erupt for 7 goals to rout Bruins

By Robert Tychkowski, The Sports Xchange on March 17, 2017, at 2:24 p.m.
Boston's Isaiah Thomas (bottom) and Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns (32) crash into a cameraman during Wednesday's game at TD Garden in Boston. Thomas is sidelined by a knee bruise sustained during the game.

Knee injury shelves Celtics’ Thomas

By Steve Bulpett, Boston Herald on March 17, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.
Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) prepares to take a shot during the third quarter of Wednesday night's NBA against Minnesota at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics won 117-104.

Celtics maintain home dominance, beat Timberwolves

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on March 16, 2017, at 12:23 p.m.
Calgary goalie Chad Johnson (31) reacts as Boston's David Backes (not pictured) scores a goal with Frank Vatrano on the doorstepp during the second period of Wednesday's NHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta. The Bruins won 5-2.

Backes leads Bruins to win over red-hot Flames

By Laurence Heinen, The Sports Xchange on March 16, 2017, at 12:14 p.m.
New England linebacker Dont'a Hightower (54) and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia celebrate with the Vince Lombardi Trophy during Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston. Hightower re-signed with the Patriots on Wednesday.

Linebacker Hightower returns to Patriots on $43.5M deal

By The Sports Xchange on March 15, 2017, at 4:52 p.m.
Boston's Brad Marchand (63) scores fights off a check by Vancouver's Alexander Edler to score past goaltender Ryan Miller during the third period of Monday's NHL game at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Marchand scored three third-period goals as the Bruins won 6-3.

Marchand’s big night leads Bruins past Canucks

By Monte Stewart, The Sports Xchange on March 14, 2017, at 10:59 a.m.
Boston's Kelly Olynyk (41) dunks the ball during Wednesday night's NBA game against Golden State at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The Celtics defeated the Warriors 99-86.

Celtics surge past Warriors in fourth quarter

By The Sports Xchange on March 09, 2017, at 3:37 p.m.
Chicago goalie Scott Darling (right) makes a save on Pittsburgh's Patric Hornqvist during at March 1 at the United Center in Chicago. The former UMaine goaltender is sidelined with an upper-body injury.

Report: Former UMaine goaltender could miss three weeks with injury

By Ryan McLaughlin on March 07, 2017, at 1:08 p.m.
Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford (11) shoots over Boston's Kelly Olynyk (41) during the first half of Monday night's NBA game at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 116-102.

Crawford-led Clippers rally to defeat Celtics

By Forrest Lee, The Sports Xchange on March 07, 2017, at 11:10 a.m.
Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas (4) gets tripped up by Cleveland's Channing Frye during the third quarter of Wednesdya night's NBA game at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics beat the Cavaliers 103-99.

Thomas propels Celtics past James, Cavs

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on March 02, 2017, at 11:41 a.m.
Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder (99) drives to the basket as Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. (10) defends during the first half at TD Garden in Boston.

Third-quarter surge propels Hawks past Celtics

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Feb. 27, 2017, at 11:01 p.m.
Isaiah Thomas (4) of Boston drives to the basket against Philadelphia's Dario Saric (9) in the second half of Wednesday night's game at TD Garden in Boston. The Celtics defeated the 76ers 116-108.

Thomas ties mark as Celtics defeat Sixers

By Mike Shalin, The Sports Xchange on Feb. 16, 2017, at 11:36 a.m.
New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady holds the Vince Lombardi trophy as he celebrates after his team defeated the Atlanta Falcons to win Super Bowl LI in Houston, Texas, on Sunday.

LePage no fan of Patriots, but Maine mayors invite Super Bowl champs to the state

By Staff and Wire Reports on Feb. 10, 2017, at 6:53 p.m.
“It would be a great honor for the Bangor-Brewer and Portland communities if the team would visit to celebrate their fifth Super Bowl win.”
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Ben Hutton (left) chases a loose puck against the Ottawa Senators during an Oct. 26, 2016, game at Rogers Arena. The former University of Maine standout is expected to return to the lineup on Tuesday coming off a hand injury.

Former UMaine defenseman to return from injury to Canucks

By Ryan McLaughlin on Feb. 07, 2017, at 2:18 p.m.
Claude Julien, pictured during a game in 2016, was fired by the Boston Bruins on Tuesday after 10 years as the head coach of the NHL team.

Bruins fire coach Julien, name Cassidy interim

By The Sports Xchange on Feb. 07, 2017, at 10:52 a.m.
David Pastrnak of Boston (88) shoots on goal as Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop (30) makes a save during the third period of Tuesday night's NHL game at Amalie Arena. The Bruins beat the Lightning 4-3.

Bruins pull away from Lightning

By Greg Auman, The Sports Xchange on Jan. 31, 2017, at 11:45 p.m.

Adrian Peterson considers options: Texans, Giants, Bucs

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:57 p.m.
Seven-time Pro Bowl running back Adrian Peterson revealed three teams he’d consider in free agency should he not return to the Minnesota Vikings next season.

Jason Garrett named PFWA Coach of the Year

By The Sports Xchange on Jan. 19, 2017, at 6:56 p.m.
Jason Garrett led the Dallas Cowboys to the NFL’s best regular-season record and Reggie McKenzie guided the Oakland Raiders back to the playoffs for the first time since 2002.
 

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