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WALTHAM, Mass. — Gerald Wallace‘s memorabilia room is about to get some items from a third Boston sports team.
Included among the souvenirs of Wallace’s own career in his home in Alabama are Tom Brady jerseys, a bat autographed by David Ortiz and countless photos from the championships collected by the Patriots and Red Sox over the past 12 years. It’s a happy coincidence Wallace was traded to the Celtics, because he has long been a fan of two of the city’s other home teams.
“Well, I’m from Alabama,” Wallace explained Monday. “We don’t have a professional team there.”
Wallace’s rooting interest comes from his love of David Ortiz, he said, and his fascination with Brady. Apparently, Wallace was an early buyer of Brady’s abilities even before the three Super Bowls and record-setting statistical seasons. His new, green No. 45 jersey could eventually hang with Ortiz and Brady’s in his trophy room.
“I’m just fascinated with Brady,” Wallace said. “I’ve been a big Brady fan since
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Whether he was motivated by the results of the preliminary election for Mayor, or coming to the realization that he stands to make 10.1 million dollars by doing so: According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, Gerald Wallace has arrived in Boston and will be reporting to Celtics camp today.
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ESPN Boston is reporting that the Patriots have signed former Colts wide receiver Austin Collie.
The Patriots have signed veteran WR Austin Collie, according to a league source.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) October 3, 2013
Collie has dealt with some concussion issues in the past.
via Gethin Coolbaugh/BostonSportsToday.net BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics were one of twenty-two NBA franchises to hold their annual Media Day on Monday afternoon and, as to be expected, there were a number of new faces floating around the team's Waltham-based facilities. With a retooled roster and a new head coach in place, today's festivities gave us a better...
Here's an update on this morning's session as only Twitter can tell it:
Rondo is the only player left in the gym after morning practice. He just finished. pic.twitter.com/jNB332tyLa
— James Toscano (@Jimmy_Toscano) October 2, 2013
Updates from WEEI's Ben Rohrbach:
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Tom Brady found some receivers to his liking.
Brady threw for 316 yards and two touchdowns as the New England Patriots held off a furious Atlanta comeback Sunday night, beating the Falcons 30-23 to improve to 4-0 for the first time since their near-perfect season in 2007.
New England built a 30-13 lead before the Falcons rallied.
They had a chance to tie it up in the final minute...
If the glum nature of some Patriots fans Monday morning despite a 30-23 victory over the Atlanta Falcons the night before didn’t tip people off that New England is going to miss Vince Wilfork, Tom Brady took care of it Monday evening.
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Quarterbacks are judged by Super Bowl wins.
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It is simplistic. It's stupid. It is inevitable.
For years, if a top quarterback...
The Boston Globe reported Monday morning that New England Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork tore his Achilles‘ tendon Sunday night against the Atlanta Falcons. Coach Bill Belichik didn’t have much information Monday on the injury. From the team’s website: Q: What is
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