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The Right Coach For The Right Team Hockey

The Right Coach For The Right Team

By Peter May

Thanks in large part to head coach Claude Julien, the Boston Bruins enter the playoffs as the favorite to win the Stanley Cup.

Why The Olympics Left Me Cold Sports

Why The Olympics Left Me Cold

By Carey Goldberg

I’m just missing the gene that allows me to derive meaning from sports, whether it’s Olympic figure skating, or even — dare I say it? — Red Sox baseball.

The State Of U.S. Figure Skating Sports

The State Of U.S. Figure Skating

By E.M. Swift

Coming out of the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships and looking ahead to the Sochi Olympics, E.M. Swift takes stock of where things stand.

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When Nice Guys Finish First Sports

When Nice Guys Finish First

By E.M. Swift

There isn’t much left in the sports world that can bring tears to my eyes, but Phil Mickelson’s British Open win on Sunday did the trick.

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Life After A Life-Changing Injury: Reflections From Travis Roy Life

Life After A Life-Changing Injury: Reflections From Travis Roy

By Travis Roy

Like the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, Travis Roy’s life changed in matter of seconds. Now, nearly 20 years after the accident that left him paralyzed, he offers a message of hope and consolation to the survivors struggling to come to grips with a new normal.

The Headache That Won’t Go Away Football

The Headache That Won’t Go Away

By Bill Littlefield

Despite greater awareness about the risks of concussions and other brain injuries – football remains as popular as ever. But as the 2012 NFL season gets underway this week, commentator Bill Littlefield explores the consequences of our national obsession.

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The Wrong Team Stayed Red Sox

The Wrong Team Stayed

By Thomas J. Whalen

When the Braves left Boston in 1953, the Red Sox became the only game in town. But commentator Thomas J. Whelan says the wrong team stayed.

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NBC Is Missing The Gold Olympics 2012

NBC Is Missing The Gold

By E.M. Swift

Everybody loves the Olympics – so why don’t we get the exciting, imaginative television coverage these Games deserve?

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Boston Boy Sings ‘I Love New York’ Sports

Boston Boy Sings ‘I Love New York’

By Ed Siegel

If you enjoy great athletes performing at the top of their abilities and under clutch circumstances, Ed Siegel says, you have to love the Yankees.

Why Paterno Statue Should Stand Sports

Why Paterno Statue Should Stand

By Joshua Rubenstein

The statue of Joe Paterno that stood outside Beaver Stadium has been taken down. Joshua Rubenstein says it’s yet another missed opportunity for Penn State.

Soundtrack Of The Diamond Family

Soundtrack Of The Diamond

By Sharon Brody

Just amble by a neighborhood ballpark on a muggy summer night. You’ll hear it: ritualized incantations of unwavering support. Together they create a chorus of positivity.

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