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BSJ Weekend Briefing 11.09.18: Celtics avert disaster with comeback, Bruins can’t stop the puck

Good morning! 

A few random thoughts while I wonder if Nashville is going to be an adopted Boston suburb with all the Patriots fans descending on the city as we speak...

Time to hit the links...


Bedard’s Breakdown: Was Patriots’ reliance on ‘deceptive’ plays vs. Packers par for course or cause for concern?
BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots and anything else, 8 p.m.
Week 10 NFL Picks: Patriots should pass road test, but Falcons, Rams are our picks for best bets
Video: Josh Gordon talks about being off the injury report and the challenge of the Titans
Patriots Notebook: Burkhead back on practice field; Brown still sidelined
James Develin: Cordarrelle Patterson’s decisiveness has been key element to his success at RB


McAdam: Don’t expect a lot of offseason activity from Red Sox
GM Meetings Notebook: Dombrowski already looking ahead to future Red Sox free agents


Robb: While issues persist, Kyrie Irving keeps putting the Celtics on his back
BSJ Game Report: Celtics 116, Suns 109 – Kyrie leads miraculous comeback
Final: Celtics 116, Suns 109 — C’s rally from 22 down for win
Terry Rozier shoots down reports he’s unhappy with playing time
Marcus Smart knows the Celtics will figure it out, thanks to Brad Stevens


On night where secondary scoring finally arrives, Bruins goaltending & defense unravel
Video: Tuukka Rask on Bruins’ blowout loss – ‘I was just trying to keep it under 10’
Video: Bruce Cassidy addresses blowout loss to Canucks
BSJ Game Report: Canucks 8, Bruins 5 – Goaltending falters in frustrating loss to Vancouver
Final: Canucks 8, Bruins 5 – Halak pulled, Rask struggles against Canucks
Bruins Notebook: Charlie McAvoy’s status still up in the air, new Winter Classic jerseys unveiled



7 p.m.: MCBK — BU at Vermont (NESN Plus)
8 p.m.: BSJ Live Q&A — Bedard on Patriots/NFL.
9:30 p.m.: NBA — Celtics at Jazz, ESPN/NBCSB (Robb)


Noon: CFB — Brown vs. Columbia (NESN Plus)
Noon: CFB — BYU at UMass (NESN)
1 p.m.
: CFB — UNH vs. Albany (NBCSB)
7 p.m.: NHL — Maple Leafs at Bruins, NESN/NHLN (Ryan)
7 p.m.: MCHK — Northeastern at UMass Lowell (NESN Plus)
7 p.m.: 
MCHK — Providence at UMass (NBCSB)
8 p.m.: 
CFB — Clemson at Boston College (ABC)


1 p.m.NFL — Patriots at Titans, CBS (Bedard)
4:05 p.m.: NFL — Chargers at Raiders (FOX)
4:25 p.m.: NFL — Dolphins at Packers (CBS)
8:20 p.m.: NFL — Cowboys at Eagles (NBC)
9:30 p.m.: NBA — Celtics at Trail Blazers, NBCSB (Robb)


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