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Raiders Offensive Lineman Donates Game Check To 4-Year-Old Fan

The Oakland Raiders can’t quite figure things out on the field, but they certainly are capable of shining off of it. The Raiders recently teamed up with Jay Glazer of FOX Sports to help make four-year-old Ava Urrera’s dreams come true. Glazer arranged for Ava, who suffers from hypoplastic left heart syndrome, to meet and hang out with the team this week. But the Raiders did...
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Nick Mangold wears NYDP hat to honor fallen officers

New York Jets offensive lineman Nick Mangold arrived to MetLife Stadium on Sunday morning wearing a hat to honor the two New York City police officers who were shot and killed Saturday. Mangold sported an NYPD hat as he entered the stadium prior to his team’s game against the New England Patriots. Wearing an NYPD hat, @nickmangold walks into the stadium. http://t.co/dcsVTGz9jr...
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Flames Score Own Goal After Pulling Goalie For Delayed Penalty (Video)

When it rains, it pours, and there’s a torrential downpour extinguishing the Calgary Flames right now. After a hot start to the season, the Flames recently have fallen on hard times. Calgary lost 3-2 to the Vancouver Canucks in overtime on Saturday night, and the Flames have now lost eight of their last 10 games. Saturday’s loss was even worse given how it all came to be. The...
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New York Post Calls For ‘Rexmas Miracle’ With Rex Ryan As Santa Claus (Photo)

The New York Post is in the holiday spirit, and they know what the New York Jets have on their Christmas list. The Post published another fantastic headline/cover combination Sunday morning, as it tackled the AFC East matchup between the Jets and the New England Patriots. For the Jets to pull out the win against the heavily favored Patriots, the Post says, it’s going to take a...
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Patriots-Jets Live: Danny Amendola, Tim Wright To See Increased Roles

10:40 a.m.: The New England Patriots will be without their leading receiver Sunday when they battle the 3-11 New York Jets. Julian Edelman didn’t make the trip to New York and was ruled out Saturday night along with running back LeGarrette Blount and cornerback Kyle Arrington. Edelman has played 80.7 percent of the Patriots’ offensive snaps, and he’s caught 92 passes for 972...
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Liverpool-Arsenal Live: Reds Test New System As Festive Period Begins

Pregame: Here are the lineups Brad Jones (1), goalkeeper Kolo Toure (4), center back Martin Skrtel (37), center back Mamadou Sakho (17), center back Lucas Leiva (21), midfielder Steven Gerrard (8), midfielder Jordan Henderson (14), midfielder Lazar Markovic (50), midfielder Philippe Coutinho (10), forward Adam Lallana (20), forward Raheem Sterling (31), forward Substitutes Simon...
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Julian Edelman’s Injury Should Add To Patriots’ Already Unpredictable Ways

The New England Patriots will be without wide receiver Julian Edelman on Sunday, but it’s unclear how that will affect their offense. Edelman was ruled out Saturday night as he continues to deal with a concussion. Now the Patriots must alter their offensive gameplan ahead of their showdown with the New York Jets. Edelman’s absence might complicate matters...
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A-Rod Wears 49ers Jersey To Game; Niners Promptly Collapse And Lose (Photo)

We don’t want to blame Alex Rodriguez for the San Francisco 49ers’ loss Saturday night, but … The 49ers jumped out to a 21-0 lead in a home game against the San Diego Chargers, but apparently that lead was a little too small for San Francisco to hold. The Chargers stormed back to tie the game before winning with a Nick Novak field goal in overtime...
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Canucks’ Jannik Hansen Collapses On Bench After Taking Big Hit (Video)

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen got quite the scare Saturday night. Hansen was taken to the hospital after he collapsed on the bench during the Canucks’ game vs. the Calgary Flames. Despite the scary situation, Hansen is expected to be OK. The collapse came after Hansen took a big hit from Calgary defenseman Dennis Wideman in the corner. Hansen absorbed the hit and looked...
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Alex Ovechkin’s Insane Goal Might Be Best Of NHL Season So Far (Video)

Alexander Ovechkin scored a ridiculous goal Saturday night. There’s no other way to put it. Ovechkin’s goal-scoring rate isn’t necessarily as high as it’s been in recent years, but he found the back of the net Saturday night in a pretty incredible fashion. The Washington superstar took full advantage of a New Jersey Devils shot that missed the net. The puck went around the...
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NFL Week 16 Injury Report: DeMarco Murray, T.Y. Hilton Both Question Marks

7:45 a.m.: One of the biggest games of the NFL’s Week 16 slate will be played in Dallas on Sunday, and two of the most important players might be watching from the sidelines. The Cowboys will host the Indianapolis Colts in one of the afternoon’s late games, with running back DeMarco Murray questionable with a hand injury for the Cowboys, while Colts receiver T.Y. Hilton’s status...
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‘Slap Shot’ Feels No Shame At No. 4 In NESN.com’s Top 10 Sports Movies

Editor’s note: In the spirit of holiday movie-watching, we asked NESN.com readers to vote for their favorite sports film of all time. The debate was fierce, but the votes spoke for themselves. Hockey-mad New England showed “Slap Shot” some serious respect, ranking it fourth among the top 10 sports movies of all time. Why it’s a top-10 sports movie: Simply put, “Slap Shot”...
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Rajon Rondo Has Nine Assists In Debut As Mavericks Down Spurs (Video)

Rajon Rondo didn’t dominate, but he did just enough to help the Mavericks beat the San Antonio Spurs in his Dallas debut. In his first game with the Mavericks since being traded from the Boston Celtics on Thursday night, Rondo scored just six points but added a team-high nine assists and seven rebounds in a 99-93 win. He also committed four turnovers, a team high. Rondo picked...
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Colin Kaepernick Shows Off Impressive Speed With 90-Yard Touchdown Run (Video)

Colin Kaepernick hasn’t had the best season. For a 10-second span Saturday night, though, he made everyone forget all that. In the third quarter against San Diego Chargers, the San Francisco 49ers quarterback eluded a pass rush and took off downfield. 90 yards later, he was in the end zone with the second-longest rushing touchdown by a QB in NFL history, trailing only Terrelle...
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Boston Marathon Winner Rita Jeptoo’s ‘B’ Sample Tests Positive For Banned Substance

Things aren’t looking good for three-time Boston Marathon winner Rita Jeptoo. Jeptoo’s “B” sample tested positive Friday, confirming the runner’s positive “A” sample for the performance-enhancing drug EPO. Jeptoo’s “A” sample came up positive on Sept. 25, two weeks before she won the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 12. Tests of the 33-year...
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Report: Jermaine O'Neal 'intrigued' about joining Mavs

  Jermaine O’Neal looked like he was hanging up the sneakers at the beginning of the 2014-15 season. But the chance to join a loaded Dallas Mavericks team could convince the big man to make a comeback.   O’Neal is “highly intrigued” about the possibility of signing with the Mavericks after the team acquired point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with the Boston...
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WATCH: Utah runs trick play on first offensive play of game

Utah’s coaching staff had a little extra time to prepare for Saturday’s bowl game. Apparently they made the most of it. The No. 22 Utes squared off against Colorado State in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, and after stopping the Rams on their opening drive, they reached deep into the bag of tricks on their very first play from scrimmage. OK, let’s break this thing down...
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Revolution To Open 2015 MLS Season Against Seattle Sounders On March 8

The New England Revolution are itching to take another shot at winning MLS Cup, and they won’t have to wait long before the new campaign starts. MLS announced key dates in the 2015 MLS season Friday, and the Revolution will begin on the road when they visit the Seattle Sounders on March 8. Seattle claimed the Supporters’ Shield last season as the team with the most points in...
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Ex-NBA Center Darko Milicic After Losing Kickboxing Debut: ‘I’m Invincible’

NOVI SAD, Serbia — Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall pick in the 2003 draft behind LeBron James, has lost his first kickboxing fight. The 29-year-old Milicic sustained a bloody cut on his left leg in the first round of an exhibition match Thursday night against Serbian fighter...
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Real Madrid-San Lorenzo Verdict: Sergio Ramos Hero In Club World Cup Final

Real Madrid never won the FIFA Club World Cup before 2014. Sergio Ramos seemingly always scores in big games. It doesn’t take a genius to guess which one of those facts of life changed Saturday. Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo 2-0 at Le Grand Stade de Marrakech in Morocco to win the 2014 Club World Cup title and claim the tag of “World Champion.” San Lorenzo tried to frustrate...
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UNH Suffers Late Collapse, Falls To Illinois State In FCS Semifinal

The UNH Wildcats were one quarter away from keeping their home win streak alive and advancing to the first FCS National Championship in school history. But Illinois State had other plans. The Redbirds scored two touchdowns in the second half to erase UNH’s 12-point lead and earn a 21-18 win in the FCS Semifinals. The Wildcats had won 14 consecutive games...
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Report: Julian Edelman Won’t Play Vs. Jets Sunday Due To Concussion

If the New England Patriots complete their season sweep of the New York Jets on Sunday, they’ll do so without their top wide receiver. Julian Edelman did not travel with the team to New York on Saturday and will not play in Sunday’s game due to a concussion, two sources told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Edelman hasn’t missed a regular season game...
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Boston Bruins Send Defenseman Joe Morrow Back To Providence

The Boston Bruins announced Saturday they’ve sent defenseman Joe Morrow back to Providence of the American Hockey League. The good news for Morrow is that he’ll get playing time down in Providence. He hasn’t been in the Bruins’ lineup since Dec. 6 against Arizona. Since then, he’s been scratched in the club’s last six games. Morrow had been...
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Dining Playbook: Dance Lessons Training Camp At The BCAE

The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) offers a variety of courses and lessons, and usually, the BCAE’s primary involvement with “Dining Playbook” comes in the kitchen. That recently changed, however, as Jennie Johnson and Billy Costa dropped by for some dance lessons. See how it went in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Training Camp
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Dining Playbook: Visiting West End Johnnie’s, West On Centre And Warren Tavern

“Dining Playbook” hit up three Boston-area favorites for this week’s “Before, During and After,” as they dropped by West End Johnnie’s, West On Centre and Warren Tavern. Check out much more in the video above.Filed under: Before, During, and After the Game, Dining Playbook
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