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Patriots WR Aaron Dobson is wide open as he hauls in an 81 yard fourth quarter touchdown pass from Tom Brady that put New England ahead 48-31 on their way to a 55-31 victory over the Steelers

Patriots WR Aaron Dobson is wide open as he hauls in an 81 yard fourth quarter touchdown pass from Tom Brady that put New England ahead 48-31 on their way to a 55-31 victory over the Steelers

 

Fans wear many different looks and have just as many different reactions as a first inning foul ball screams towards them. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB regular season game at Fenway Park.

Fans wear many different looks and have just as many different reactions as a first inning foul ball screams towards them. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Baltimore Orioles in an MLB regular season game at Fenway Park.

 

Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount smiles and crosses his arms in satisfaction as he celebrates with members of the "End Zone Militia" (a group of Minutemen who fire their muskets after every New England score) following his touchdown run in the fourth quarter. The New England Patriots hosted the Pittsburg Steelers in an NFL regular season game at Gillette Stadium.

Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount smiles and crosses his arms in satisfaction as he celebrates with members of the “End Zone Militia” (a group of Minutemen who fire their muskets after every New England score) following his touchdown run in the fourth quarter. The New England Patriots hosted the Pittsburg Steelers in an NFL regular season game at Gillette Stadium.

 

The Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury (along with a fan in the stands at lower left) have the same reaction after he was called out while trying to score in the third inning. The Cleveland Indians visited the Boston Red Sox in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park.

The Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury (along with a fan in the stands at lower left) have the same reaction after he was called out while trying to score in the third inning. The Cleveland Indians visited the Boston Red Sox in a regular season MLB baseball game at Fenway Park.

 

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline runs by a pyrotechnic display as he runs on to the field during pre game player introductions. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL game at Sun Life Stadium.

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brian Hartline runs by a pyrotechnic display as he runs on to the field during pre game player introductions. The New England Patriots visited the Miami Dolphins in a regular season NFL game at Sun Life Stadium.

 

Head coach Jack Parker (center) and his perennial contending Boston University Terriers found themselves in an unfamiliar position in the Beanpot Tournamnet, coming in last as they fell in the consolation game to Harvard. They are pictured as they watch the replay of Harvard's sixth goal of the game, which came in the third period and put the Crimson ahead 6-3.

Head coach Jack Parker (center) and his perennial contending Boston University Terriers found themselves in an unfamiliar position in the Beanpot Tournamnet, coming in last as they fell in the consolation game to Harvard. They are pictured as they watch the replay of Harvard’s sixth goal of the game, which came in the third period and put the Crimson ahead 6-3.

 

The Bulls Nate Robinson has a good grip on Celtics captain Paul Pierce as he stretches his jersey as they battle under the boards during the final frantic seconds of the game.

The Bulls Nate Robinson has a good grip on Celtics captain Paul Pierce as he stretches his jersey as they battle under the boards during the final frantic seconds of the game.

 

Following the game, the Red Sox, as a Mother's Day promotion, allowed any mothers who were at the game, (and apparently their children, spouses and anyone else who wanted to) to run the bases at Fenway Park. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays an a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park.

Following the game, the Red Sox, as a Mother’s Day promotion, allowed any mothers who were at the game, (and apparently their children, spouses and anyone else who wanted to) to run the bases at Fenway Park. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Toronto Blue Jays an a regular season MLB game at Fenway Park.

 

Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who scored a touchdown in the game, leaps over a security rope as he heads off the field with a big smile following New England's 41-28 victory that propelled them to the AFC Championship. The New England Patriots hosted the Houston Texans in an NFL Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium.

Patriots wide receiver Brandon Lloyd, who scored a touchdown in the game, leaps over a security rope as he heads off the field with a big smile following New England’s 41-28 victory that propelled them to the AFC Championship. The New England Patriots hosted the Houston Texans in an NFL Divisional Playoff Game at Gillette Stadium.

 

Cristian Lopez a participant with an exercise movement called "Parkour Generations Americas" is pictured as he vaults a wall during a class called "Boston Weekend Wakeup" that was held on a sunny Sunday morning outside of the Somerville High School. Participants go through an intense work out, incorporating various things outside of buildings, including wall, stairs and railings.

Cristian Lopez a participant with an exercise movement called “Parkour Generations Americas” is pictured as he vaults a wall during a class called “Boston Weekend Wakeup” that was held on a sunny Sunday morning outside of the Somerville High School. Participants go through an intense work out, incorporating various things outside of buildings, including wall, stairs and railings.

 

Fans vie for a glove tossed to them by a Patriots players as he leaves the field following the New England victory. The New England Patriots hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a regular season NFL game at Gillette Stadium.

Fans vie for a glove tossed to them by a Patriots players as he leaves the field following the New England victory. The New England Patriots hosted the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a regular season NFL game at Gillette Stadium.

 

 

Stanley Cup Finals Game Six-Highs to Lows in Boston – THE BOSTON BRUINS, DOWN THREE GAMES TO TWO TO THE CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS IN THE STANLEY CUP FINALS HOSTED GAME SIX AT THE TD GARDEN. FANS WERE PUMPED AND AN APPEARENCE BY BOSTON MARATHON BOMBING VICTIM JEFF BAUMAN BEFORE THE GAME SET THE TONE. THE BRUINS WERE 90 SECONDS AWAY FROM A ONE GOAL VICTORY THAT WOULD HAVE SENT THE SERIES BACK TO CHICAGO FOR GAME SEVEN, BUT THE BLACKHAWKS STUNNED BOSTON WITH TWO GOALS IN 17 SECONDS TO WIN THE CUP.

 

Lauren Palmacci (left) and her sister Lia Palmacci, season ticket holders from Groton, MA take a picture of themselves outside the Garden before the game.  The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

Lauren Palmacci (left) and her sister Lia Palmacci, season ticket holders from Groton, MA take a picture of themselves outside the Garden before the game. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

 

Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo, the man who wheeled him to medical attention after he lost both legs in the blast are greeted by first responders as they leave the ice following a pre game flag waving. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

Boston Marathon bombing victim Jeff Bauman and Carlos Arredondo, the man who wheeled him to medical attention after he lost both legs in the blast are greeted by first responders as they leave the ice following a pre game flag waving. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

 

Fans pass a giant Bruins banner through the crowd before the game. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

Fans pass a giant Bruins banner through the crowd before the game. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

 

The Bruins David Krejci leaves Chicago' Jonathan Toews on the ice and in his wake.  The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

The Bruins David Krejci leaves Chicago’ Jonathan Toews on the ice and in his wake. The Boston Bruins hosted the Chicago Blackhawks for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals at the TD Garden.

 

Chris Kelly of the Bruins scores to put Boston ahead in the game.

Chris Kelly of the Bruins scores to put Boston ahead in the game.

 

With less than 90 seconds left in the game, and the Blackhawks down by a goal, Chicago's Bryan Bickell (center) beat Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask  to tie the game at  2-2

With less than 90 seconds left in the game, and the Blackhawks down by a goal, Chicago’s Bryan Bickell (center) beat Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask to tie the game at 2-2

 

17 seconds after they tied the game, Chicago's Dave Bolland scores the game winning goal and the Bruins Johnny Boychuck, Tuuka Rask and Andrew Ference can only watch.

17 seconds after they tied the game, Chicago’s Dave Bolland scores the game winning goal and the Bruins Johnny Boychuck, Tuuka Rask and Andrew Ference can only watch.

 

After the final horn sounded in Chicago's incredible last minute come back victory, Johnny Oduya leaps into the arms of goalie Corey Crawford, as other teammates rush to join the party.

After the final horn sounded in Chicago’s incredible last minute come back victory, Johnny Oduya leaps into the arms of goalie Corey Crawford, as other teammates rush to join the party.

 

As the Blackhawks celebrate winning the Stanley Cup,  Bruins head coach Claude Julien, players and fans glumly watch the replay of the game winning Chicago goal.

As the Blackhawks celebrate winning the Stanley Cup, Bruins head coach Claude Julien, players and fans glumly watch the replay of the game winning Chicago goal.

 

The Bruins Patrice Bergeron is bent over in despair as the Blackhawks continue to celebrate at the other end of the ice.

The Bruins Patrice Bergeron is bent over in despair as the Blackhawks continue to celebrate at the other end of the ice.

 

The traditional post game hand shake line between the teams after the Blackhawks defeated the Bruins and won the Stanley Cup.

The traditional post game hand shake line between the teams after the Blackhawks defeated the Bruins and won the Stanley Cup.

 

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is the first to hoist the Stanley Cup following his team's dramatic victory.

Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews is the first to hoist the Stanley Cup following his team’s dramatic victory.