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Hometown favorite wants to win Boston, for Boston

In this April 15, 2013, file photo, Shalane Flanagan approaches the finish line to finish fourth in the women's division of the Boston Marathon in Boston. Flanagan is more determined than ever to win the race for her battered hometown. The Marblehead, Mass., native would be the first American winner since 1985. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Shalane Flanagan grew up in nearby Marblehead with a reverence for the Boston Marathon and dreamed, like many locals and foreign runners alike, that she would win the race someday.

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Skating room at a premium in playoff opener

In this photo taken with a fisheye lens, Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) celebrates with Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton on top of him after Pavel Datsyuk scored on Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask (40) during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins’ rink is 200 feet long by 85 feet wide, just like all the others in the NHL.

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Holt’s RBI triple helps Boston beat Orioles 4-2

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz watches his home run in front of Baltimore Orioles' Matt Wieters in the fourth inning of a  baseball game in Boston, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — Brock Holt hit a tiebreaking triple in the seventh inning and scored on Jonathan Herrera’s suicide squeeze, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 on Saturday.

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Detroit gains home-ice advantage, tops Boston 1-0

Detroit Red Wings' Pavel Datsyuk (13) is congratulated by teammate Johan Franzen after scoring against Boston Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask, left, during the third period of Detroit's 1-0 win in Game 1 of a first-round NHL playoff hockey series, in Boston on Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

BOSTON (AP) — At one end of the ice, Jimmy Howard made his best save of the game. At the other, Pavel Datsyuk scored the only goal.

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Deja vu for Lackey in Boston’s 8-4 loss to Orioles

Boston Red Sox's John Lackey returns to the dugout after giving up a run in the top of the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Friday, April 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

BOSTON (AP) — It was a repeat performance the John Lackey could have done without.

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