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Daily Noontime – April 6, 2012

Austin Jackson drove in the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth, which helped Detroit defeat Boston on Opening Day! (Photo Credit: Nashua Telegraph)

By NoontimeSports.com 

It’s Friday, which means we’re a few hours away from a brand-spanking new weekend! So, let’s pass the time with some headlines and news from the city of champions…Boston!

* Despite a ninth inning rally to tie the game, Detroit’s Austin Jackson drove in the game winning run in the bottom half of the same frame, which helped the Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day, 3-2. Jon Lester lasted seven innings, and gave up six hits, one run and struck out four batters, while Justin Verlander recorded eight innings on the bump and fanned seven batters.

* Boston and Detroit will resume their three-game series on Saturday, Apr. 7 – first pitch is scheduled for 4:05pm.

* For the second night in a row, the Boston Celtics fell to a playoff contender, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Green and White, 93-86. Paul Pierce paced the Celtics with 22 points, while Luol Deng led all scorers with 26 points.

* The Boston Celtics are now 30-24, and will attempt to snap their two-game losing skid on Saturday when they travel to Indiana for a 7:00pm tip-off.

* The Boston Bruins won their final regular season road contest on Thursday, as they defeated the Ottawa Senators, 3-1. Boston will return to the TD Garden on Saturday for their last contest of the 2011-12 slate against the Buffalo Sabres.

* Finally, FC Dallas handed the New England Revolution their third loss of the season, as they defeated the local soccer squad, 1-0.

Daily Noontime – April 5, 2012

Paul Pierce missed a game-winning shot on Wednesday, as San Antonio escaped with an 87-86 victory! (Photo Credit: Zimbio.net)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Happy Thursday to everyone, and welcome into yet another astounding rendition of the Daily Noontime! Let’s get this day started with some headlines and news from the Hub!

* The Boston Celtics six-game winning streak was snapped on Wednesday, as the San Antonio Spurs escaped with an 87-86 victory. The Green and White rallied during the final minute, but Paul Pierce missed a jump shot as time expired, which allowed the Spurs to walk off the TD Garden parquet with a victory.

* The Celtics will return to the hardwood on Thursday, as they’ll travel to Chicago for a 9:30pm tip-off. The Bulls currently reside atop the Eastern Conference standings, and have beaten the Celtics twice this season.

* Boston’s hockey team – the Bruins – will return to the ice for their second to last regular season game on Thursday when face-off against the Senators in Ottawa.

* According to reports – no news has been released in regards to Johnny Boychuk’s knee injury from Tuesday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Boychuck left the game in the third period, and did not return for the remainder of the contest.

* Finally, the Boston Red Sox will play their first official regular season contest against the Tigers in Detroit on Thursday – first pitch is scheduled for 1:00pm – Jon Lester will oppose Justin Verlander.

Daily Noontime – February 17, 2012

Despite losing to Chicago on Thursday, Kevin Garnett led Boston with 18 points and 10 rebounds! (Photo Credit: Boston Herald)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Happy Friday, and welcome into yet another stupendous edition of the Daily Noontime! Here are some headlines and news to kick-start the final weekday!

* Chicago outscored Boston, 29-21 in the final frame, which helped the Bulls defeat the Celtics in the Windy City, 89-80. Chicago has now won 27 games, while Boston falls to 15-14 on the year, as well as 4-6 on the road. Carlos Boozer and Luol Deng paced Chicago with 23 points apiece, while Kevin Garnett led Boston with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Boston will look to snap their two-game skid on Sunday, when they travel to Detroit to face the Pistons for a 6:00pm tip-off.

* The Boston Bruins will continue their six-game swing on Friday evening, as they travel to Winnipeg to face the Jets. The Black and Gold are expected to be without Rich Peverley, who sustained a knee injury on Wednesday against Montreal. Also, Nathan Horton continues to remain sidelined due to a concussion he sustained against Philadelphia in January.

* Sources confirmed on Thursday that Brad Marchand won’t be suspended for a hit on Montreal’s Alexei Emelin from this past Wednesday. NHL Senior VP of Player Safety Brandon Shanahan tweeted that there won’t be any disciple for the Bruins winger.

* Jason Varitek and Tim Wakefield have yet to show up at the Boston Red Sox spring training facility in Florida. Both players want to return to the club, but according to sources, Boston said they’re not guaranteeing roster spots for either player, but instead have offered minor league contracts with an invitation to attend Spring Training.

Daily Noontime – February 16, 2012

Tyler Seguin's shootout goal lifted the Bruins past the Canadiens, 4-3 on Wednesday! (Photo Credit: ProHockeyTalk.com/NBC Sports)

By NoontimeSports.com

Good Thursday to everyone, and welcome into yet another spectacular rendition of the Daily Noontime! Here’s what’s brewing in Boston and New England, enjoy.

* The Boston Bruins kicked-off their six-game road trip with a 4-3 shootout win against Montreal on Wednesday, which helped the Black and Gold earn their third win in February. Tyler Seguin was the hero in this particular matchup, as he directed the puck past Carey Price, (31 saves) to help the Bruins earn their final season series victory against the Canadiens. Boston will return to the ice on Friday when they travel to Winnipeg for an 8:00pm face-off.

* Detroit handed the Boston Celtics their 13th loss of the season, as the Pistons defeated the Green and White at the TD Garden on Wednesday, 98-88. Rajon Rondo paced the Celtics with 35 points, while Paul Pierce and Ray Allen turned in 10 points a piece. Kevin Garnett did not play due to a hip injury, too. Boston will look to rebound on Thursday when they travel to Chicago to face the Bulls for an 8:00pm tip-off.

* In college hoops on Wednesday, New Hampshire edged Boston University’s men’s basketball team, 56-54, while Holy Cross defeated Lafayette, 70-63.

* Finally, former Harvard standout and New York Knick, Jeremy Lin helped the Blue and Orange earn their seventh consecutive victory on Wednesday when they defeated Sacramento, 100-85. Lin finished the game with 10 points, 13 assists and five rebounds.

Daily Noontime – February 13, 2012

Rajon Rondo finished Sunday's clash against the Chicago Bulls with a triple-double. (Photo Credit: CBS Chicago)

By NoontimeSports.com 

Happy Monday everyone, and welcome into yet another great edition of the Daily Noontime! Here are some headlines and news to jumpstart your day!

* Rajon Rondo carried the Boston Celtics on his back Sunday afternoon, as he helped the Green and White defeat the Chicago Bulls at the TD Garden, 95-91. Rondo finished the game with 32 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds, while rookie forward JaJuan Johnson ended with 12 points, four rebounds and two steals. The Celtics have now won 10 of their last 13 games, and will return to the hardwood on Wednesday when they host the Detroit Pistons.

* Boston College and Boston University will meet in the Boston Beanpot championship for the 21st time in the tournament’s history on Monday evening at 7:30pm. Both teams dispatched Harvard University and Northeastern University in the semi-finals last week to punch their ticket to the title match. Also, the Terriers currently lead the series against the Eagles, 12-8.

* Former Boston Red Sox catcher Tony Pena was recently inducted into the Latino Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. Pena played 543 games for the Sox between 1990-1993.

* Finally, wide receiver Reggie Wayne has yet to hear from the Indianapolis Colts about a new contract. The unrestricted free agent and 11-year veteran wants to end his career in a Colts uniform, but according to sources, Wayne would be interested in joining the New England Patriots.

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