The Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators line up for the opening face off at the TD Garden on Monday, October 8, 2018.
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After being smacked down by the defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals last week to open the NHL's regular season, the Boston Bruins have won their last two games, including their home opener on Monday. 

A conceptual rendering of a proposed ballpark in Worcester, Massachusetts.
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Architectural firms competing for a contract to design a minor league baseball stadium in Worcester will pitch their proposals to city officials this week.

Alex Cora doesn’t like his Fenway Park office.

Not because it’s awkwardly shoehorned between the Red Sox clubhouse and the players’ parking lot. Not because it’s barely big enough for a desk, a couple of file cabinets, couch, locker and mini-refrigerator that hums noisily. Not because all the other trappings remind the manager that he occupies one of the most pressure-packed jobs in the city. No, Cora explains, it’s much simpler than that.

In this photo from 2014, the Red Sox hosted the Yankees at Fenway Park.
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The Red Sox open the playoffs Friday at Fenway Park against the New York Yankees in the best-of-five game American League Division Series.

UMass football coach Mark Whipple.
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Updated at 3:08 p.m.

Massachusetts has suspended football coach Mark Whipple for one game after he said one of his players had been "raped" while complaining about the officiating Saturday in a loss to Ohio.