Morning Sports Update: Claude Julien leaves Brad Marchand on bench for shootout vs. Hurricanes

Good morning, sports fans

Brad Marchand watched from the bench as the Bruins fell to the Hurricanes in a shootout. Michael Dwyer/AP

The Red Sox win on Opening Day, the Bruins lose to the Hurricanes, and Patriots fans sue the NFL over Deflategate.

Claude Julien leaves Brad Marchand on bench for shootout vs. Hurricanes: Claude Julien had just a one word response when questioned why Brad Marchand never got called off the bench for the failed five round shootout loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. (

Hanley Ramirez sets the tone for the Red Sox on offense: Naturally, the Opening Day tone-setter for the Red Sox’ 2016 season was . . . Hanley Ramirez? Believe it. (The Boston Globe)

How Mookie Betts beat Corey Kluber on Opening Day: Mookie Betts owned an 0-for-3 career average against Cleveland righthander Corey Kluber entering Tuesday. (

Hurricanes beat Bruins, 2-1, in shootout to hurt Bruins playoff hopes: One point was better than none. It still wasn’t enough for the Boston Bruins as they try to move into playoff position. (

Patriots fans sue the NFL for first-round draft pick: A group of New England Patriots fans are suing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the league over the their Deflategate punishment, seeking the restoration of the team’s first-round draft pick. (

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