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David Ortiz Passes Carl Yastrzemski On All-Time Home Run List (Video)

David Ortiz stands alone in 36th place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list. Ortiz passed Hall of Famer and Boston Red Sox legend Carl Yastrzemski by launching two home runs Monday in a 14-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Ortiz now has 453 career home runs, including 395 as a member of the Red Sox. All 452 of Yastrzemski’s home runs came with the...
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Red Sox Notes: John Lackey Overshadowed By Boston’s Offensive Outburst

The Boston Red Sox carried their momentum across the border. The Red Sox opened their four-game series against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre with an impressive 14-1 win. It was Boston’s best offensive effort of the season and a perfect way for the Sox to begin a crucial stretch of 13 consecutive games against American League East opponents. The Red Sox have won eight of...
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David Ortiz Wastes No Time In Starting To Make Good On ‘Jamaica’ Promise

You didn’t think David Ortiz was lying, did you? Ortiz vowed Sunday — after going 1-for-13 during the Boston Red Sox’s three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park — to get “hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August.” The slugger wasted no time in starting to make good on his word Monday by leading the Red Sox to a 14-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at...
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Brock Holt Slams Into Wall To Make Catch In Red Sox’s Big Win (Video)

A 13-run lead isn’t going to prevent Brock Holt from nearly running through a wall. Holt made a tremendous leaping catch Monday in the fifth inning of the Boston Red Sox’s 14-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. The game already was well in hand, but Holt, whose motor simply doesn’t stop, wasn’t prepared to take his foot off the gas. “I’m not going to let...
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Lakers Legend, WNBA Coach Michael Cooper Diagnosed With Tongue Cancer

Former Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard and current Atlanta Dream (WNBA) head coach Michael Cooper has cancer. The “Showtime” era Laker was diagnosed with early-stage tongue cancer and will have surgery at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University in Atlanta, per WNBA.com. Cooper will take a leave of absence as head coach of the Dream, but is expected to have a full recovery...
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Liverpool Legends Host Youth Clinic As Part Of U.S. Summer Tour (Video)

With Liverpool FC in Boston for their match against AS Roma at Fenway Park, a couple of the team’s best players in history held a youth soccer clinic at Camp Harborview in Quincy, Mass. Ian Rush and Robbie Fowler hosted the camp, which featured plenty of local children getting a few tips from the legends. “If you’re not coached right, then you’ll learn the wrong things,...
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Mike Napoli Was Well Aware He Needed A Triple To Complete Cycle (Video)

The Red Sox have outscored opponents 57-19 over the last nine games. Part of the reason they’ve been so good is because of guys like Mike Napoli tearing the cover off the ball. Napoli had a huge game in the Red Sox 14-1 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, going 3-for-5 with a single, double and a home run. Coming into his last at-bat, Napoli needed a triple to get a cycle...
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Red Sox’s Offense Officially Turns Corner With Best Performance Of 2014

The Boston Red Sox’s offense has produced some seismic activity of late. The unit finally erupted Monday. The Red Sox enjoyed hands-down their best offensive performance of 2014 en route to a 14-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Boston has won eight of its last nine games, and the offense officially has turned a corner following a mostly disappointing first half...
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Detroit Lions To Wear Special Patch On Jerseys For William Clay Ford

William Clay Ford will receive a nice tribute when the Detroit Lions open up their season in September. The owner of the Lions died a week before his 89th birthday in March due to pneumonia, and he’ll be honored with a patch on the Lions’ uniform this year. Ford bought the Lions in 1963 for just $4.5 million. Earlier this week, the Lions were valued by Forbes at $900 million...
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Eagles Safety Keelan Johnson Arrested For Physically Assaulting Police

Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson is in trouble. The former Arizona State Sun Devil was arrested for assaulting a police officer, passively resisting arrest and disorderly conduct outside of a Tempe, Ariz. bar early Monday morning, per KTAR news in Arizona. Police say Johnson was standing outside of the bar when an acquaintance was detained for being involved in an earlier...
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Mike Krzyzewski Would Trade Andrew Wiggins For Kevin Love With ‘Not One Second Of Hesitancy’

Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski saw Andrew Wiggins play at Kansas last season and has coached Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love at the Summer Olympics, so he’s certainly qualified to talk about two of the NBA’s biggest names involved in trade rumors this summer. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who selected Wiggins with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft...
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Tim Tebow: “I Feel Strongest, Throwing The Best I Ever Have” (Video)

For those who think that Tim Tebow has spent the last year “Tebowing” on his knees and praying to get back in the NFL, think again. The former Heisman Trophy winner has been working hard at the Performance Enhancement Professionals facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. and with quarterback guru Tom House in Los Angeles trying to stay in shape for a potential phone call from a prospective...
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PHOTOS: Red Wings release designs for new downtown arena

Good news for Hockeytown, USA. Plans for the new Detroit Red Wings arena were released Monday and the building sure looks flashy. The new arena, which is planned to open during the summer of 2017, will replace Joe Louis Arena — the oldest arena in the National Hockey League. It will also be part of a new mixed-use development project in downtown Detroit headed by the Illitch...
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Aaron Dobson Among Five Patriots Players Placed On PUP List

The New England Patriots put five players on the physically unable to perform list on Monday, but it was one player’s absence from that group that raised eyebrows. Tight end Rob Gronkowski, who is recovering from a season-ending ACL injury suffered in December, was not among the players placed on the PUP list. It’s still possible that Gronkowski could be put on the PUP list...
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Remy: Jackie Bradley Jr. Could Realistically Hit .265 By End Of Season (Video)

Jackie Bradley Jr. has convinced baseball fans all over the country that he has an elite arm. A viral video of him launching a baseball with his arm out of Fenway Park and 11 outfield assists on the year will do that. However, his bat has taken awhile to heat up. At one point in the season, Bradley was hitting just .193 but he has raised that average to .231. While Red Sox color...
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Jonny Gomes: ‘Every Game Counts But We Have To Focus On Tonight’ (Video)

The Red Sox have won seven of their last eight games but they still have plenty of work to do to get back in the thick of things in the American League East. That could change in just two weeks, though, as the Red Sox take on AL East rivals in their next 13 games. Jonny Gomes, however, said before the Red Sox series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays that he is only looking at...
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Dustin Pedroia Helps 12-Year-Old Take On Green Monster In ESPN’s ‘My Wish’ (Video)

Dustin Pedroia and the Boston Red Sox made 12-year-old Jace Andrews’ dream come true in ESPN’s latest installment of “My Wish.” Jace, of Montgomery, Texas, was born with eight heart defects and given a 50-50 chance of survival. He underwent a nine-hour open heart surgery when he was just three days old and then had two more heart surgeries when he was 9 months and 3 1/2 years...
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Liverpool Players Aim To Prove Worth In AS Roma Game, US Tour

Liverpool FC arrived in Boston on Sunday afternoon, and the Reds are already hard at work. Liverpool is spending the week in Boston as it prepares for the International Champions Cup and the 2014-15 season, in which it will compete in four competitions. Much of the Reds’ Boston stay will be devoted to intense preseason training sessions, but the highlight will be when Liverpool...
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Report: Ryan O’Reilly Wants $6.7M Contract, Avalanche Counter With $5.5M

Ryan O’Reilly is one of the best two-way players in the NHL, but the Colorado Avalanche aren’t willing to pay him at the level of a first-line center. According to Ken Campbell of The Hockey News, O’Reilly is seeking a one-year deal worth $6.7 million in salary arbitration. Colorado is seeking to pay him just $5.5 million, which would be the maximum pay decrease allowable under...
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Andrew Miller’s Situation With Boston Red Sox Becoming Very Intriguing

Jon Lester isn’t the only left-handed pitcher on the Boston Red Sox who is about to hit free agency following his best season yet. Andrew Miller, who has become an invaluable asset in the Red Sox’s bullpen, is slated to hit the open market this winter. Boston thus has an incredibly important decision to make — now and/or in the offseason — that could shape the future of the...
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Report: A’s Tommy Milone Requests Trade Following Third Demotion In 12 Months

Left-handed starting pitcher Tommy Milone reportedly wants out of Oakland. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, citing major league sources, the southpaw has “asked the club to trade him.” The A’s demoted Milone to Triple-A Sacramento after the team acquired Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs earlier in the month, leaving him without a spot in the...
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Boston College Football Predicted To Finish Sixth In ACC Atlantic Division

The ACC released its annual preseason polls on Monday and assuming the rankings foresee the future, the season doesn’t look too promising for the Boston College Eagles. The Eagles were projected to finish sixth in the Atlantic Division of the ACC out of seven schools in a poll of media members at the ACC Football Kickoff in Greensboro, N.C., and head coach Steve Addazio wasn’t...
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Evan Turner’s Reported Signing Would Further Crowd Celtics’ Roster

First, let’s state the obvious — or what should be the obvious. Signing Evan Turner would not help the Boston Celtics get Kevin Love, at least not directly. The head-scratching bombshell dropped Monday afternoon that Turner and the Celtics were finalizing a deal to bring the floundering free-agent swingman to Boston did a lot of things, but it didn’t make Flip Saunders start...
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Red Sox-Blue Jays Live: Boston Looks To Carry Momentum North Of Border

5:30 p.m.: Shane Victorino is not in the Red Sox’s starting lineup, though his absence is unsurprising. Victorino was activated from the disabled list before Saturday’s game against the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park. Red Sox manager John Farrell said before Sunday’s game that the plan called for Victorino to play four out of five games to start, and Sunday marked his fourth...
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Francesco Totti, Ashley Cole Included In AS Roma’s Roster For 2014 US Tour

AS Roma is hoping its 2014 U.S. tour provides the platform for success in the 2014-15 season. Roma announced its 31-man roster for its U.S. tour on Monday. It includes a host of stars — be they budding, shining or fading. Club legends Francesco Totti and Daniele De Rossi headline Roma’s traveling party. Roma’s roster also includes Medhi Benatia, Gervinho, Miralem Pjanic and...
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