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BSJ Weekend Briefing 03.19.21: Patriots get their center back; Bruins down hapless Sabres; March Madness

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PATRIOTS

Bedard: With David Andrews back in the fold, Belichick caps off precise free agency period
BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL, Noon Friday
Podcast: Bedard talks Patriots free agency with Felger & Mazz 03.18.21
Podcast: Bedard Patriots Pod – Free Agency: So good Bedard is borderline giddy
Bedard: After Patrick Chung’s retirement and Kyle Van Noy’s return, what’s the depth chart look like?

CELTICS

Karalis: These Boston Celtics lack the edge of their predecessors
Karalis: The search for answers is a confusing one, even for the Celtics

RED SOX

McAdam: Red Sox Roster 2.0 – A look at the remaining decisions with two weeks to go
McAdam: Bobby Dalbec has picked up where he left off last fall

BRUINS

Another scoring milestone secured, David Krejci continues to carve out legacy as one of Bruins’ most unsung stars
BSJ Game Report: Bruins 4, Sabres 1 – B’s take care of business against lowly Sabres
@Betonline_ag Podcast: Poke The Bear, Ep. 35 – Sizing up Bruins prospect pool; revisiting preseason bold predictions
Completed Q&A: Conor Ryan on Bruins/NHL – 3.18.21

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Today

Noon: BSJ Live Q&A: Bedard on Patriots/NFL
1 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: St. Louis at NY Mets MLB Network
1 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: Tampa Bay at Red Sox NESN
2 p.m.: GLF — PGA: Honda Classic Golf
4 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: Arizona at Milwaukee MLB Network
4 p.m.: CBASE — North Carolina at Boston College ACC
6 p.m.: SOFT — Tennessee at Alabama ESPNU
7 p.m.: NHL — NY Rangers at Washington NHL Network
8 p.m.: SOFT — Arizona at Washington ESPNU
7:30 p.m.: NBA — Sacramento at Celtics NBCSB
9 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: Texas at LA Dodgers MLB Network
10 p.m.: NBA — Dallas at Portland NBATV

MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT

12:15 p.m. NCAA first round: Virginia Tech vs. Florida CBS
12:45 p.m. NCAA first round: Colgate vs. Arkansas tru TV
1:15 p.m. NCAA first round: Drexel vs. Illinois TBS
1:45 p.m. NCAA first round: Utah State vs. Texas Tech TNT
3 p.m. NCAA first round: Oral Roberts vs. Ohio State CBS
3:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Hartford vs. Baylor tru TV
4 p.m. NCAA first round: Georgia Tech vs. Loyola Chicago TBS
4:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Oregon St. vs. Tennessee TNT
6:25 p.m. NCAA first round: Liberty vs. Oklahoma St. TBS
7 p.m. NIT first round: Buffalo vs. Colorado St. ESPN2
7:10 p.m. NCAA first round: Wisconsin vs. North Carolina CBS
7:15 p.m. NCAA first round: Cleveland State vs. Houston tru TV
7:25 p.m. NCAA first round: North Texas vs. Purdue TNT
9 p.m. NIT first round: Louisiana Tech vs. Mississippi ESPN2
9:20 p.m. NCAA first round: Rutgers vs. Clemson TBS (GO RU!!)
9:40 p.m. NCAA first round: Syracuse vs. San Diego St. CBS
9:50 p.m. NCAA first round: Morehead St. vs. West Virginia tru TV
9:57 p.m. NCAA first round: Winthrop vs. Villanova TNT

Saturday

12 p.m.: GLF — PGA Tour: Honda Classic Golf
1 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: Red Sox at Atlanta MLB Network
1 p.m.: NHL — Bruins at Buffalo NESN
1 p.m.: SOFT — Howard at Norfolk St. ESPNU
2 p.m.: GLF — PGA Tour: Honda Classic NBC
3 p.m.: NHL — Minnesota at Colorado NHL Network
3 p.m.: SOFT — Texas Southern at Alabama St. ESPNU
4 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: LA Dodgers at San Diego MLB Network
4 p.m.: CFB — Jackson St. at Alabama St. ESPN2
6:30 p.m.: WCHKY — NCAA championship ESPNU
7 p.m.: NHL — NY Rangers at Washington NBCSN
7 p.m.: NHL — Philadelphia at NY Islanders NHL Network
7 p.m.: MCHKY — Hockey East championship NESN
8 p.m.: NBA — Golden State at Memphis NBATV

MEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT

12:15 p.m. NCAA first round: Georgetown vs. Colorado CBS
12:45 p.m. NCAA first round: UNCG vs. Florida St. tru TV
1:15 p.m. NCAA first round: E. Washington vs. Kansas TBS
1:45 p.m. NCAA first round: St. Bonaventure vs. LSU TNT
3 p.m. NCAA first round: Texas Southern vs. Michigan CBS
3:30 p.m. NCAA first round: UC Santa Barbara vs. Creighton tru TV
4 p.m. NCAA first round: Iona vs. Alabama TBS
4:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Drake vs. USC TNT
6:25 p.m. NCAA first round: Grand Canyon vs. Iowa TBS
7:10 p.m. NCAA first round: Maryland vs. UConn CBS
7:15 p.m. NCAA first round: Ohio vs. Virginia tru TV
7:25 p.m. NCAA first round: Missouri vs. Oklahoma TNT
9:20 p.m. NCAA first round: Norfolk State vs. Gonzaga TBS
9:40 p.m. NCAA first round: UCLA vs. BYU CBS
9:50 p.m. NCAA first round: Abilene Christian vs. Texas tru TV
9:57 p.m. NCAA first round: VCU vs. Oregon TNT

Sunday

Noon: GLF — PGA: Honda Classic Golf
1 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: NY Yankees at Toronto MLB Network
1 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: Pittsburgh at Red Sox NESN
1 p.m.: SOFT — Tennessee at Alabama ESPNU
1 p.m.: NHL — New Jersey at Pittsburgh NHL Network
1:30 p.m: SOFT — Providence at DePaul FS1
2 p.m.: GLF — PGA: Honda Classic NBC
3:30 p.m.: NBA — Orlando at Celtics NBCSB
4 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: LA Angels at San Diego MLB Network
6 p.m.: NHL — Vegas at Los Angeles NBCSN
6 p.m.: CHKY — NCAA Selection Show ESPNU
9 p.m.: MLB — Exhibition: San Francisco at LA Dodgers MLB Network
7 p.m.: NBA — Washington at Brooklyn NBATV
10 p.m.: NBA — LA Lakers at Phoenix NBATV

WOMEN'S NCAA TOURNAMENT

Noon NCAA first round: Central Mich. vs. Iowa ESPN
Noon NCAA first round: Marquette vs. Virginia Tech ESPNU
1 p.m. NCAA first round: Wake Forest vs. Oklahoma St. ESPN2
2 p.m. NCAA first round: Idaho St. vs. Kentucky ESPN
2 p.m. NCAA first round: Middle Tenn. vs. Tennessee ABC
3 p.m. NCAA first round: FGCU vs. Michigan ESPN2
4 p.m. NCAA first round: Jackson St. vs. Baylor ABC
4 p.m. NCAA first round: North Carolina A&T vs. N.C. State ESPN
4:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Stephen F. Austin vs. Georgia Tech ESPNU
5:30 p.m. NCAA first round: South Dakota St. vs. Syracuse ESPN2
6 p.m. NCAA first round: Mercer vs. South Carolina ESPN
7:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Florida St. vs. Oregon St. ESPN2
8 p.m. NCAA first round: High Point vs. UConn ESPN
8 p.m. NCAA first round: Lehigh vs. West Virginia ESPNU
9:30 p.m. NCAA first round: Washington St. vs. South Florida ESPN2
10 p.m. NCAA first round: Utah Valley vs. Stanford ESPN

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