As a member of the New England Patriots practice squad last season, Jake Burt never appeared in an actual NFL game. The team opted not to re-sign him following the season, sending Burt into free agency — where he had trouble finding a new home.

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The New England Patriots shored up their defensive line on Friday, trading up to select Alabama defensive tackle Christian Barmore (second round, No. 38 overall) and then picking Oklahoma defensive end Ronnie Perkins (third round, No. 96 overall) on Night 2 of the 2021 NFL Draft.

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Merrimack College men’s hockey coach Scott Borek was watching the Boston Bruins game the other night, with their rookie “sensation” Jeremy Swayman in goal, winning for a third time in four outings.


Taylor Hall could wind up being a great fit for the Boston Bruins, riding shotgun on David Krejci’s left side and helping give the team a desperately needed jolt of offensive punch on the second line.

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INDIANAPOLIS — There was another team out there that was marching through the season undefeated, that looked unstoppable at times, that had all arrows pointing toward a national title.

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Pat Freiermuth is on the verge of achieving his lifelong dream. Next month the former Penn State tight end is expected to be selected early in the 2021 NFL Draft, and on Thursday the Merrimac resident showcased his skills for coaches and scouts at Penn State's Pro Day.

A year after a bout with COVID-19 denied him a chance to be the Red Sox’s opening day starter, Eduardo Rodríguez is getting a do-over.

Watching Tom Brady win a Super Bowl while his own team floundered should have been enough to put a scowl on Bill Belichick’s face, assuming there wasn’t one already permanently attached.

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The NFL's free agency season kicked off on Monday, as the league's "legal tampering" window opened at noon, allowing teams and free agents to negotiate new deals ahead of the official start of free agency on Wednesday. The New England Patriots were reportedly busy, coming to terms with a num…

The 68 teams whose names popped up in the March Madness bracket only thought it was time to celebrate: The next four or five days figure to be the most nerve-wracking part of their seasons.

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Projected Red Sox pitching ace Eduardo Rodriguez says fans shouldn’t sleep on the team as it gets ready to return to the diamond.

The sheared-off front of the wrecked SUV told part of the story, and the officers on the scene filled in the rest. Tiger Woods was lucky to be alive, they said, thanks to modern safety technology and a big dose of good luck.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Golf star Tiger Woods suffered leg injuries Tuesday in a vehicle rollover in the Los Angeles area and is undergoing surgery, authorities and his manager said. His condition isn't yet clear.

There are some players in the National Hockey League that you watch and — especially if they grew up playing in and around the Greater Boston area — and you can’t help but think, That guy would look great in a Bruins sweater.

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