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Brad Stevens Goes There, Makes ‘Alternative Facts’ Joke Before Celtics-Wizards

Brad Stevens is pretty busy coaching the Boston Celtics, but it appears he’s been keeping up with his current events, too. Stevens’ club was in our nation’s capital Tuesday ahead of their game against the Washington Wizards, and during media session that morning, the Celtics coach made a reference to the teams’ previous meeting, a 118-93 Wizards win back in November. “We...
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Erin Andrews Reveals She Was Diagnosed With Cervical Cancer Last Year

Erin Andrews went through more last year than most people go through in a lifetime. The FOX Sports NFL sideline reporter’s 2016 began with the conclusion of her civil trial against a Nashville Marriott near Vanderbilt University, where a stalker filmed her changing through a peephole and posted it online. Andrews won a $55 million verdict and eventually settled in April, but the...
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Why Falcons’ Prolific Offense Actually Bodes Well For Patriots’ Super Bowl Odds

The New England Patriots will face their toughest defensive test in Super Bowl LI against an Atlanta Falcons offense that looks downright unstoppable. But if history is any indication, Atlanta’s juggernaut offense could be its downfall. Plenty of numbers are being thrown around as the Patriots and Falcons prepare for their Feb. 5 clash in Houston. But ESPN analyst and former NFL...
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Jae Crowder, Celtics Tickled By Wizards’ ‘Cute’ Plan To Wear All Black To Arena Tuesday

The Boston Celtics are unmoved by the prospect of attending their own “funeral.” In fact, they’re tickled green. Celtics forward Jae Crowder and guard Isaiah Thomas reacted to the Washington Wizards’ plan to wear all-black clothing to the Verizon Center on Tuesday with bemusement, according to MassLive.com’s Jay King and The Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy. Jae Crowder...
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Did Patriots’ Offensive Game Plan Catch Steelers’ Defense By Surprise?

The New England Patriots’ unpredictability really helped them against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Patriots defeated the Steelers 36-17 in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game to earn a date with the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI. The contest never really was in doubt, and New England’s victory had a lot to do with its offensive game plan against Pittsburgh’s formidable defense...
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New Lexus Super Bowl Commercial Features LC 500 And Plenty Of Dancing

After taking a year off, Lexus is wasting no time in getting back into the Super Bowl commercial bonanza. The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons won’t square off in “Super Bowl LI” until Feb. 5, but Lexus already has released a 60-second version of the commercial it will run in the big game. Called “Man and Machine” the dance-themed ad stars Lil’ Buck and the new...
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Kyle Lowry reportedly robbed by Philly-area jewelry-theft ring

Burglars apparently didn’t target Kyle Lowry’s home by coincidence.The Toronto Raptors star is among the victims of a jewelry-theft ring that operated in the Delaware Valley near Philadelphia, CBS Philly’s Joe Holden reported Monday, citing police sources. Members of the crime ring burglarized several homes and stole millions of dollars worth of jewelry before police arrested...
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Donald Trump grateful for Tom Brady's 'loyal support'

Tom Brady still calls Donald Trump a close friend, and despite all the blowback, it appears that’s not going to change.The New England Patriots quarterback opened up Monday about his relationship with the 45th President of the United States, admitting he’s called Trump a friend for 16 years and wondering why people are making “such a big deal” of their friendship.There...
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Is Ben Roethlisberger Considering Retirement? Steelers QB Leaves Door Open

The Pittsburgh Steelers have plenty of high-end talent on both sides of the ball, and it’s not unrealistic to think their championship window is still open. That’s assuming, however, Ben Roethlisberger is under center, but the Steelers might need to look for Big Ben’s successor sooner than they think. Like, much sooner, as in this offseason. The 34-year-old, in an interview...
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LeBron James Calls Out Cavs’ Front Office In Expletive-Laden Rant To Media

The Cleveland Cavaliers are tired. The Cavs still are sitting in first place in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, but the Toronto Raptors are just 2 1/2 games back. Add to that the fact Cleveland has lost five of its last seven games, and you have a team that might not be able to handle the red-hot teams of the West come playoff time. And LeBron James isn’t happy about it, telling...
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Here Are Top Sales From Final Three Days Of Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson

Block Chaser is the leader in researching, buying and selling collector cars at auction. Articles, such as the one below, empower enthusiasts to spend more time enjoying their cars and less time dealing with the challenges of buying, selling and owning a collector car. To read more or to become a Block Chaser member, click here. When you go to a Barrett-Jackson auction, you...
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Watch Cab Driver Unknowingly Tell John Elway He’s The Greatest QB Ever

Have you ever said the wrong thing at exactly the wrong time to the worst possible person? Well, the complete opposite happened to Sam Snow this weekend. Snow, a cab driver and die-hard Pittsburgh Steelers fan, picked up four passengers in Washington D.C. on Friday. The passengers started talking football and asked Snow to name his No. 1 quarterback of all time. His answer: Denver...
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NFL Mock Draft 2017: First-Round Predictions With Super Bowl Matchup Set

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons will play for the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5 in Houston, but for the other 30 NFL teams, it’s time to look at the 2017 draft. Defense wins championships, and that’s the theme of this draft class. This year’s group is loaded with quality pass rushers and run stoppers, led by Texas A&M star Myles Garrett, who...
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Joakim Noah Has Only Possible Reaction To Hilariously Bad Free Throw

Joakim Noah can do a lot of very difficult things on a basketball court and make them look easy, but when it comes to free-throw shooting, he makes the seemingly simple look near impossible. The New York Knicks center started his career as a relatively tremendous free-throw shooter, especially for a big guy, but he’s seen a sharp drop-off from the charity stripe over the last two...
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Johnny Gaudreau Is Crushed By Leo Komarov, Leaves Flames Vs. Maple Leafs Game Temporarily

Leo Komarov reminded Johnny Gaudreau that pain is one of hockey’s necessary evils. Komarov rocked Gaudreau with a huge check Monday in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 4-0 win over the Calgary Flames. The second-period hit left Gaudreau woozy on the ice, as Calgary’s Mark Giordano sought retribution against Komarov. Gaudreau temporarily left the game but would later return. Afterward...
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How Falcons GM (Correctly) Ignored Bill Belichick To Land Julio Jones

Bill Belichick is one of the greatest coaches of all time, so when he speaks, you’d better listen. But ironically enough, the Atlanta Falcons reached Super Bowl LI in part because their general manager ignored advice from the New England Patriots head coach. Ahead of the Patriots’ and Falcons’ Super Bowl showdown on Feb. 5, Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio dug up a scene...
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Celtics Odds: Boston Looks To Snap Losing Streak As Favorite Vs. Wizards

The Boston Celtics tip off a busy week Tuesday as they travel to Washington to battle the Wizards as slim one-point road favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Boston takes a two-game straight-up losing streak into Tuesday night’s Celtics vs. Wizards betting matchup at Verizon Center after wrapping up a three-game homestand with a pair of losses. The current slide...
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Arrest Video Captures Adam Jones’ Expletive-Filled Rant Toward Police Officer

Adam “Pacman” Jones’ latest run-in with the law has been made public, and it isn’t pretty. Cincinnati police on Monday released a 20-minute video showing the Bengals cornerback in the back of a police car, shouting expletives at and berating the officer who’s driving him. The video is from Jan. 3, when Jones was arrested at the Millenium Hotel in Cincinnati on misdemeanor...
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Join McGann’s Irish Pub In Boston For Bruins Pregame Party Tuesday

The Boston Bruins are looking for a little revenge Tuesday night against a divisional foe. The B’s host the Detroit Red Wings at TD Garden looking to avenge a disappointing loss last week, and if you’re heading to the game, why not drop by McGann’s Irish Pub on Portland Street for Bud Light pregame party? NESN and Bud Light will have plenty of giveaways, and you could even...
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Patriots-Steelers Film Review: Goal-Line Stands Set Tone In AFC Championship

The New England Patriots’ bend-but-don’t-break defense came as close it possibly could without snapping Sunday night in the first half of the AFC Championship Game. The Steelers were driving down the field at the end of the second quarter, and it appeared Pittsburgh was about to pull to within four points of the Patriots as quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hit tight end Jesse...
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Bruins Start Practice Late Monday, Take Extra Time To Review Game Film

There’s no way to sugarcoat it, the Boston Bruins have not played good hockey as of late. The team is amidst a four-game losing streak heading into Tuesday night’s home game against the Detroit Red Wings. In an attempt to find answers, head coach Claude Julien started practice nearly 50 minutes late on Monday, as the team used extra time to review game film. While this is not...
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Wizards Plan To Wear All Black To Arena For Tuesday’s Game Vs. Celtics

Tuesday night will mark the third time the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards have squared off this season, and it’s clear that there is no love lost between the two teams. That notion became even more evident after the Wizards announced they will be showing up to the Verizon Center Tuesday night dressed in all black. Beal came up w/ the idea for the #Wizards to wear all...
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Heat Upset Warriors, Spurs Beat Nets To Help Celtics’ NBA Draft Status

The Golden State Warriors were favored by more than 10 points at several sportsbooks for their Monday night road matchup against the Miami Heat. The Warriors entered the game with an NBA-best 38-6 record, but they were not able to beat the struggling Heat. Miami guard Dion Waiters hit a late 3-point shot to secure a 105-102 win for the Heat. The San Antonio Spurs, as expected, throttled...
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AFC Title Game Was Patriots’ Second-Highest Rated Non-Super Bowl Game

The New England Patriots dismantled the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC Championship Game on Sunday, and a lot of New Englanders tuned in to watch Tom Brady and Co. clinch their NFL-record ninth Super Bowl appearance. The local TV ratings for Sunday’s tilt against the Steelers were released on Monday, and the 2017 AFC title game was one of the most viewed non-Super Bowl games in...
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Check Out What These Patriots Players Looked Like As Texas High Schoolers

As you’ll surely hear countless times over the next two weeks, Super Bowl LI in Houston will represent a homecoming for several New England Patriots players. Wide receiver Danny Amendola, cornerback Eric Rowe, tight end Martellus Bennett and defensive tackle Malcom Brown all spent their formative years the Houston area, and after the Patriots defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers in...
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