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Bruins lose Chara for 4-6 weeks with knee injury

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara tore a ligament in his knee and will miss four to six weeks.

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Johnson stops 30 shots, Islanders beat Bruins 3-2

Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg (72), of Sweden, makes a save as he is pressured by New York Islanders left wing Josh Bailey, left,  during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Boston, Thursday Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Former Bruins backup Chad Johnson stopped 30 shots, and Kyle Okposo scored the go-ahead goal in the second period to help the New York Islanders snap a two-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.

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Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen looks on as Terrell Chestnut (16) is looked over by the medical staff during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Morgantown, W.Va., Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014. West Virginia won 41-27. Chestnut left the game with a concussion. (AP Photo/Chris Jackson)

BOSTON (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes’ concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.

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Another down year expected for Celtics

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens directs his team during a preseason NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets,  Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at Barclays Center in New York. The Celtics won 95-90. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics didn’t get the franchise player they need from the draft.

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No. 24 Clemson holds off Boston College 17-13

Boston College quarterback Tyler Murphy (2) passes out of the pocket during the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Clemson, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

BOSTON (AP) — C.J. Davidson ran for a 32-yard touchdown with 9:35 to play and No. 24 Clemson stopped a Boston College drive in the final minutes to beat the Eagles 17-13 on Saturday.

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