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BC builds big lead, holds on to beat Wake 23-17

Boston College running back Jon Hilliman, right, scores a touchdown as Wake Forest defensive end Wendell Dunn, left, defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Winston-Salem Journal, Lauren Carroll)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Jon Hilliman rushed for 101 yards and two touchdowns, and Boston College held on to beat Wake Forest 23-17 on Saturday.

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Patriots sacks leader Chandler Jones to miss game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Defensive end Chandler Jones, who leads New England with 4 1/2 sacks, will not play this weekend against the Chicago Bears.

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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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Celtics assistant coach denies larceny charge

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.

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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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