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  1. Historic night for Mass. natives in NFL Draft

    Brendan C. Hall

    With an average of only 10 to 15 Massachusetts natives signing to Division 1 FBS scholarships in a given recruiting calendar, it's usually a high achievement to see at least one Bay Stater picked up in an NFL Draft. But four? That's practically un...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  2. Worcester's Smallwood drafted by Atlanta Falcons

    Brendan C. Hall

    Doherty High graduate and UConn linebacker Yawin Smallwood became the fourth and final Massachusetts native to be selected in the NFL Draft this weekend, going in the seventh round to the Atlanta Falcons. Smallwood, a Worcester resident, was a Fir...

    Blog | May 11, 2014
  3. Dartmouth's Lynch drafted by Miami Dolphins

    Brendan C. Hall

    Saturday afternoon, former Dartmouth High standout and University of Georgia tight end Arthur Lynch became the second player from Massachusetts to get selected in the NFL Draft year, going in the fifth round to the Miami Dolphins. Lynch, a 2009 gr...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  4. Richard Rodgers drafted by Green Bay Packers

    Brendan C. Hall

    Former St. John's High two-sport superstar Richard Rodgers was drafted in the third round of the NFL Draft, 98th overall, by the Green Bay Packers. The 6-foot-4, 257-pound Rodgers, a Worcester native, is one of the most explosive athletes to come ...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  5. Big night for pride of Central Mass.

    Brendan C. Hall

    When Leominster native Rob Blanchflower was 11 years old, he wrote a letter as part of a middle school project to West Point, where decades ago his uncle Tom Cafaro had set the nation's all-time points record in lacrosse. Six years later, in 2009, th...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  6. Lindstrom: 'I'm ecstatic' about BC commitment

    Brendan C. Hall

    Yesterday afternoon, after watching a spring practice on its Chestnut Hill campus, Shepherd Hill offensive guard Chris Lindstrom gave a verbal commitment to Boston College. He announced his pledge publicly late this afternoon, during the team's break...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  7. Leftover Signing Day news and notes

    Brendan C. Hall

    Some leftover notes from yesterday's annual National Letter of Intent signing day: DIGGING FOR DIAMONDS Massachusetts' two Division 1 FBS programs have approached in-state talent in two different methods. On one hand there is Boston Colleg...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  8. Seattle Seahawks Breno Giacomini, Steven Hauschka enjoy unlikely ...

    Brendan C. Hall

    Seahawks' Mass. natives Giacomini, Hauschka enjoy unlikely journey to SB.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  9. Brian Leetch, Patrick Burke join NHL's player safety department

    Courtesy of NHL

    NEW YORK -- Hockey Hall of Famer Brian Leetch and former Philadelphia Flyers scout Patrick Burke have joined the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety, NHL Senior Vice President Player Safety and Hockey Operations Brendan Shanahan anno...

    Blog | August 22, 2013
  10. New England Roots: James Ihedigbo

    Brendan Hall

    James Ihedigbo's journey from hometown walk-on to undrafted free agent to Super Bowl champion is the stuff of legend, a narrative often repeated around the campuses of his alma maters UMass and Amherst High School. After graduating from Amherst in 20...

    Blog | April 22, 2013
  11. Sherman: 'Definitely a lot of support' from Mass.

    Brendan Hall

    Arizona Cardinals fullback and North Attleborough native Anthony Sherman spoke with the Boston area media today on a conference call in advance of the Patriots' visit Sunday from the the 1-0 Cards. Sherman was Massachusetts' Gatorade Player of th...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  12. Teggart on signing: 'I was caught off-guard'

    Brendan Hall

    Dave Teggart is sitting in a hotel in the Chicago area right now with one pair of clothes, and no plans to return home to Northborough. But it's a good luxury. Teggart was one of seven free agents to ink a three-year contract with the Bears fol...

    Blog | May 13, 2012
  13. Northborough's Teggart picked up by Chicago Bears

    Brendan Hall

    Former Algonquin Regional star and UConn kicker Dave Teggart confirmed to tonight that he has been offered a tryout with the Chicago Bears for their minicamp later this month. Teggart, a Northborough resident, said he got the call f...

    Blog | May 01, 2012
  14. Season-ending address from Kraft

    Brendan Hall and Steven Krasner

    FOXBOROUGH - Remarks from owner Robert Kraft, who spoke in front of reporters (he did not take questions) upon the team's return from Super Bowl XLVI: "I want to take this opportunity just to say thank you to all the media here who has done such a...

    Blog | February 06, 2012
  15. New England Roots: Jordan Todman

    Brendan Hall

    Try as he might to ignore it, Sunday ought to be one of those full-circle kind of days for Dartmouth's own Jordan Todman. A decade ago, he was staring down a life of trouble as a middle-schooler in his native New Bedford. But after moving in with...

    Blog | September 16, 2011
  16. Catching up with Malden's Breno Giacomini

    Brendan Hall

    MALDEN, Mass. -- Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman and Malden High graduate Breno Giacomini was back in town this weekend running his annual three-day youth football minicamp, at MacDonald Memorial Stadium, and as usual the big guy couldn't stop smi...

    Blog | July 24, 2011