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Bruins have some lineup questions

Boston Bruins hockey defenseman Dougie Hamilton puts his jersey on to take a formal head shot for the team photographer at TD Garden in Boston, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins have some lineup questions entering training camp after a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs.

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Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

In this April 3, 1996, file photo, John Flaherty, of South Boston, touches up the roof of a dugout at Boston's Fenway Park. The Red Sox are turning Fenway Park over to the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company on Friday night, Sept. 19, 2014, when the troupe performs a sort of best of bill, featuring 10 classic scenes in the ballpark that has always been more Big Papi than Joseph Papp, more Green Monster than "green-ey'd monster," more Carl Yastrzemski than Henry VIII. (AP Photo/Dan Loh)

BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate.

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Suffolk Downs notifies workers it will close

BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track, has told its workers it will close by year’s end because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.

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Aaron Hernandez: I felt helpless to refuse police

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez said in a court filing released Tuesday that he felt helpless and concerned about his fiancee and their baby when police investigating a 2013 killing questioned him during a warranted search at his home.

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Patriots’ defense faces the unknown in Carr

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel, right, is sacked for an 8-yard loss by New England Patriots linebacker Dont'a Hightower during the third quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt)

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots’ defense is preparing for a bit of the unknown in Oakland rookie quarterback Derek Carr this Sunday.

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