NEW YORK (AP) - Bruins coach Claude Julien says he wants the team to focus on its own execution tonight rather than on how the Rangers try to rebound from their 0-2 hole in the playoff series. He also says the Bruins need to reduce their turnovers after giving up the puck 16 times in Sunday's Game 2.
NEW YORK (AP) - Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg probably won't be in the lineup tonight against the Rangers. Seidenberg is nursing a lower-body injury that happened during Game 7 of the B's first-round series against Toronto. He tells ESPNBoston.com "it's tough to say" when he'll be able to return.
CHICAGO (AP) - The Red Sox will try to get back to their recent winning ways tonight when they face the White Sox in Game 2 of their series in Chicago. Boston had its five game winning streak snapped with last night's 6-4 defeat. Boston sends Felix Doubront to the mound tonight. He'll face Chicago's Jose Quintana.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Fans have voted Pro Bowler Tedy Bruschi (BROO'-skee) into the Patriots Hall of fame. Bruschi -- along with announcer Gil Santos -- will be inducted during a ceremony at training camp, and the defensive standout will also be honored at halftime of the Patriots' home opener against the Jets in September.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - The Patriots are in their second day of spring workouts. The Boston Globe reports quarterback Tom Brady has spent part of the day breaking in new receiver Danny Amendola. The Globe reports Brady also spent time with free agent signees Donald Jones and Michael Jenkins along with rookies Aaron Dobson and Josh Boyce.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - UConn will be well-represented at the U19 World Championship. Breanna Stewart, Morgan Tuck and Moriah Jefferson all made the team which will compete in Lithuania from July 18th-28th. The trio just completed their freshman season at Connecticut and helped the Huskies win their eighth national championship in April. Stewart was the NCAA tournament's most outstanding player.
BOSTON (AP) - NFL owners have approved a $200 million loan for construction of a new stadium in Atlanta. The Falcons received the money today at the NFL's spring meetings in Boston. The multipurpose stadium could cost as much as $1 billion. Falcons owner Arthur Blank says the approval is an "important milestone in moving the new stadium project forward."
NEW YORK (AP) - ESPN says that it is cutting its workforce. The Connecticut-based sports media giant says it's "implementing changes across the company to enhance our continued growth while smartly managing costs." The company would not say how many jobs are being eliminated, but they include unfilled positions. ESPN has about 7,000 employees worldwide, with about 4,000 at its headquarters in Bristol.
TODAY'S NEW ENGLAND SPORTS SCHEDULE:
NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS
Boston at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL:
Boston (Doubront 3-1) at Chicago White Sox (Quintana 2-1), 8:10 p.m.
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