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The Bruins' David Pastrnak has scored 15 goals in the 21 games he has played this season. He's the first Bruins player to reach 15 goals no more than 21 games into a season since 1993–94, when Cam Neely did it in his 13th game (source: Elias Sports Bureau). Neely finished that season with 50 goals in 49 games.

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Matt Marrone ESPN.com 

Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski says he is "absolutely thrilled" to have Chris Sale, who "gives us a chance to win now."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Chris Sale trade: "That's a wow. Boston's like the Golden State Warriors now of baseball."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox have closed door on reliever (and '13 World Series closer) Koji Uehara. Dombrowski said Red Sox made an offer, but Uehara preferred to see what was out on open market.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

More Rick Hahn: "There was excitement in that room as we debated which was the best package."

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

White Sox GM Rick Hahn says the White Sox were divided on which Chris Sale deal to make "right up until this morning."

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Patriots remain atop FPI, but gap is closing

New England's rating held steady this week, but the Pats remained No. 1 overall and moved up three spots in defensive efficiency. That said, the Seahawks are gaining ground on the top overall spot. Full FPI rankings

Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer 

Yankees GM Brian Cashman calls the Red Sox "the Golden State Warriors of baseball" after Chris Sale trade.

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The same, but, different

Since Week 11 of 2006, Tom Brady is 50-1 when playing at home against AFC teams. Since Week 11 of 2006, the Browns are 48-115... overall.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski and manager John Farrell talk about the Chris Sale trade.

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Sandoval has chance to redeem himself

Pablo Sandoval missed all but three games last season with a left shoulder injury. With Travis Shaw now in Milwaukee, can the Red Sox depend on the 30-year-old to man third base? Schoenfield: Vets who could bounce back

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Week 14 Preview, Fantasy Play & Pick'em

Ravens NFL Nation reporter Jamison Hensley and Patriots NFL Nation reporter Mike Reiss preview the Week 14 matchup, discuss their top potential fantasy play and make their game predictions.

David Schoenfield SweetSpot blogger 

Great day for Dave Dombrowski, landing Tyler Thornburg, who had a dominant breakout season for the Brewers, and then Chris Sale, the biggest prize of the offseason. Sure, Yoan Moncada looks like a future star, but Michael Kopech is a huge wild card and the Red Sox get a Cy Young contender on a team-friendly contract for the next three seasons.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Red Sox make the trade official. It is, in fact, Chris Sale for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Victor Diaz and Luis Alexander Basabe.

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Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas did not practice Tuesday in Orlando. Thomas suffered a pulled groin late in the first half of Monday's loss in Houston. The Celtics recalled rookie guard Demetrius Jackson from the D-League for depth.

David Purdum ESPN Staff Writer 

The Boston Red Sox moved from 10-1 to 5-1 to win the World Series at the Westgate SuperBook, with the trade for starting pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox. The Ref Sox are now the second favorites, behind only the Chicago Cubs, to win the World Series. The White Sox dropped from 50-1 to 100-1.