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CANUCKS 2, BRUINS 1 (SO)
Bruins defenseman Connor Clifton (75) tries to clear Vancouver center J.T. Miller (9) from in front of goaltender Jeremy Swayman on Wednesday.

Bruins fight back in Vancouver, but fall in shootout to the Canucks

The Canucks have won four of five since losing in Boston last month, with Patrice Bergeron's tying goal in the third period enough to secure a point in the first of three straight in Canada. 1 hour ago

Celtics notebook
Jaylen Brown still not 100 percent ready to return.

Hamstring injury causes Jaylen Brown to miss fourth straight game

Coach Ime Udoka said he does not believe this will be a season-long issue.

PATRIOTS NOTEBOOK
Mike Onwenu helped the Patriots run for 220 yards in their win over the Bills.

Mike Onwenu’s presence made a big statement in Patriots’ win over Bills

The lineman reported as an eligible receiver 31 times during Monday's game, giving New England a six-man look up front that powered a dominant run game.

BRUINS NOTEBOOK
Curtis Lazar (right) potted his first goal of the season on Saturday in the loss to Tampa Bay.

Home again, Curtis Lazar ready to show how much he’s grown

On his fourth NHL organization at 26, the native of British Columbia and childhood Canucks fan is back playing at his comfortable center position and picking up critical experience.

NFL NOTEBOOK
Wide receiver Mike Williams (left), deemed a close contact, was one of two Chargers who joined Keenan Allen on the NFL's COVID/Reserve list.

Chargers’ COVID issues adding up as Mike Williams, Chris Harris Jr. added to Reserve list

Both players were close contacts and are "day to day", but with Keenan Allen previously testing positive, Los Angeles could be minus its top two receivers Sunday.

Sports Log
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young the SEC’s offensive player of the year on Wednesday.

Alabama QB Bryce Young, LB Will Anderson Jr. named SEC players of year

It was the second straight year Alabama had the offensive and defensive players of the year, with Heisman-winning wide receiver DeVonta Smith and cornerback Patrick Surtain taking the awards in 2020.

MIAA BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Swampscott celebrated with its Division 5 Super Bowl trophy on Dec. 1, both the venue and the prize not rewards given to those participating in other sports this fall.

MIAA tackling question of whether football gets favorable treatment

In a virtual meeting, board members heard criticisms regarding how the football tournament was handled versus other sports, namely its finals being staged at Gillette Stadium and its players getting special benefits.

CHAD FINN
Bill Belichick has erased a lot of doubts with the Patriots on a seven-game winning streak.

With Patriots on a seven-game win streak, Bill Belichick has changed the narrative and won over some skeptics

His franchise quarterback is gone, along with some of his long-trusted staff, but Belichick's recent success has proven he still is at the top of his game.