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Dining Playbook: Where They Ate Season 2, Episode 22

Dining Playbook Season 2 Episode 22 NESN’s Dining Playbook features two of America’s favorite pastimes: food and sports with help from the region’s best known hosts, athletes and tastemakers. Emmy award winning duo Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson leverage their considerable following and bring NESN viewers a fresh new approach to enjoying the best of what the region has to offer...
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Red Sox Place Hanley Ramirez On 15-Day DL Retroactive To Aug. 27

Boston Red Sox left fielder Hanley Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation retroactive to Aug. 27, the team announced Saturday. Ramirez has missed seven consecutive games, most recently Friday night’s 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies at Fenway Park. He is eligible to return Sept. 11 against the Tampa Bay Rays. Ramirez is batting .249...
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The Best ‘College Gameday’ Signs From Week 1 Don’t Disappoint (Photos)

College football is back, and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for the “College Gameday” signs. ESPN’s weekly college football kickoff show aired its first installment Saturday morning from Fort Worth, Texas, ahead of the first major slate of the 2015 season. As is tradition, hundreds of fans crammed in behind new host Rece Davis and his crew to get their “creative”...
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Patriots Roster Cuts Tracker: Team Must Whittle Roster To 53 Players

FOXBORO, Mass. — The toughest day of the year has arrived for NFL teams. The New England Patriots must trim their roster to 53 players by Saturday at 4 p.m. They Patriots currently have 66 players on their roster, but since LeGarrette Blount begins the season with a one-game suspension, the team team only needs to cut 12 guys. The Patriots released quarterback Ryan Lindley, running...
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Tom Brady Sr. goes on epic radio rant to defend son

Tom Brady’s vacated suspension hasn’t stopped the haters from criticizing the New England Patriots quarterback, and one ardent Brady supporter won’t stand for it. That’d be his father, Tom Brady Sr. Brady Sr. — who already has spoken his mind on Thursday’s ruling — apparently was listening to KGO 810 in San Francisco on Friday afternoon when host Chip Franklin called...
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Red Sox’s Xander Bogaerts Establishing Himself As One Of AL’s Best Shortstops

In just his second full MLB season, a strong case could be made for Xander Bogaerts as the best shortstop in the American League. Statistics help fortify the argument. Bogaerts went 2 for 4 with two RBIs and a run scored in Boston’s 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. He has 10 hits in his last five games, which has raised his batting average to .321 on the...
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Patriots’ Rob Gronkowski Is Getting His Own Brand Of Hot Sauce (Photo)

Summer almost is over, but it appears Rob Gronkowski will be bringing the heat well into the colder months. The New England Patriots tight end has endorsed everything under the sun and even has his very own cereal line. His latest food venture? Hot sauce. Gronkowski has agreed to put his name and image on a product called Gronk’s Hot Sauce, ESPN’s Darren Rovell reported Friday...
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Watch UFC 191 Online: Demetrious Johnson Vs. John Dodson (Live Stream)

For Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson, the wait finally is over. The two UFC fighters will headline UFC 191 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night when they battle it out for the flyweight title. The main card begins at 10 p.m. ET and can be viewed on UFC Fight Pass. Click on the photo below to order the bout on NESN.com, which now offers UFC Fight Pass and...
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NFL Roster Cuts Live Blog: Robert Griffin III Reportedly Staying With Redskins

8:35 a.m.: The first big news of the day is of a big-name player NOT getting cut. The Redskins have decided to keep Robert Griffin III as their second string quarterback behind Kirk Cousins, team sources told NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington. The reported move is a bit of a surprise, as many thought Washington finally would part ways with the under-performing QB after a turbulent preseason...
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Red Sox Notes: Joe Kelly Uses Entire Pitching Repertoire For Seventh Straight Win

BOSTON — Joe Kelly has been using his full arsenal of pitches over the last month and it’s made a positive impact on his performance. The Red Sox starter kept Philadelphia Phillies hitters off balance Friday night at Fenway Park in a 7-5 win. Kelly gave up two earned runs, five hits, struck out five and walked three on 106 pitches over six innings. He’s now won seven consecutive...
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Torey Lovullo: Young Outfielders Playing ‘Confident Baseball’ For Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox have been playing much better of late, and one of the reasons why has been the play of their young, talented outfielders. Jackie Bradley Jr., Mookie Betts and Rusney Castillo all came up big defensively in the outfield in Boston’s 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Betts and Bradley Jr. also had big days at the plate. “Those young guys have been...
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UFC Fighter Paige VanZant Hits The Quan, And It’s Adorably Awesome (Video)

Paige VanZant Hit The Quan, and it’s awesome. The UFC Fighter — set to square off against Alex Chambers in Saturday night’s UFC 191 Pay-Per-View event — took the #HitTheQuanChallenge for UFC’s Twitter team along with fellow fighter Cisco Rivera. Before they hit the Octagon, @PaigeVanZantUFC & @CiscoRiveraUFC #HitTheQuanChallenge #UFC191 https://t.co/WjtLDLpF5m ...
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Serena Williams Does Split During Big Comeback Win At U.S. Open (Video)

Serena Williams’ hopes of a Grand Slam were in serious trouble Friday night at the U.S. Open. Williams struggled with consistency and accuracy in the first set, as she hit 14 unforced errors and three double faults. She ended up losing the set 6-3 to fellow American Bethanie Mattek-Sands. Williams still had her chances with seven break points, but she only managed to convert...
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Red Sox Wrap: Joe Kelly’s Win Streak Extends To Seven In 7-5 Victory Over Phillies

BOSTON — Joe Kelly continued his winning ways for the Boston Red Sox in their 7-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night at Fenway Park. Kelly earned his seventh consecutive win, allowing two earned runs over six innings. He didn’t have his best stuff, but the veteran right-hander made enough quality pitches to limit run-scoring opportunities. Here’s a recap...
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Tom Brady Breaks Silence, Apologizes To Fans For Deflategate Drama

Tom Brady has broken his Facebook silence. The New England Patriots quarterback had his four-game suspension nullified Thursday and is now eligible to play every game this season. Had his suspension not been overturned, it would have begun Saturday. Brady thanked U.S. District Judge Richard Berman, who presided over his case against the NFL, and apologized to “anyone whose feelings...
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Keegan Bradley Shows Support For Tom Brady, Patriots At TPC Boston

It’s been a crazy week for Vermont native Keegan Bradley. First, the golfer proposed to his girlfriend, Jillian Stacey, and celebrated at a Boston Red Sox game. Then the New England Patriots fan got some more good news Thursday when Tom Brady’s four-game suspension was nullified. The PGA Tour schedule helped Bradley out, as he celebrated those two events in New England with the...
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UFC 191 Weigh-In Results: Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson Make Weight (Video)

UFC 191 is set. Demetrious Johnson, John Dodson and the rest of the fighters on the card made weight for Saturday night’s pay-per-view event. Here are results from the PPV card. Main Event – UFC flyweight title John Dodson (125) VS Demetrious Johnson (124.5) Pay-Per-View Main Card Frank Mir (266) VS Andrei Arlovski (237.5) Jimi Manuwa (204) VS Anthony Johnson (205) Corey Anderson...
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Brendon de Jonge, Jason Day Headline Round 1 Of Deutsche Bank Championship

NORTON, Mass. — Brendon de Jonge opened with a 6-under 65 in the Deutsche Bank Championship on Friday that allowed the Zimbabwean to wonder if this might be the week he breaks through with his first win. De Jonge had a two-shot lead over nine players, including Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson. Jason Day, who needs a victory to become No. 1 in the world for the first time, played...
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Jackie Bradley Jr. Continues To Impress Ahead Of Weekend Series (Video)

Defense has never been an issue for Boston Red Sox outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. Instead, the question marks were on offensive. However, he answered those questions and then some in his last 29 games. He had a .333 batting average with 19 extra-base hits and 25 RBIs during that span. “With the offense what I think Jackie’s got to think about is that he’s got to be able to...
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Red Sox Wives To Host ‘From Fenway To The Runway’ For Charity (Video)

The Boston Red Sox wives and girlfriends are gearing up for a special event for charity. The Red Sox Foundation will present “From Fenway to the Runway” on Sept. 21 at Saks Fifth Avenue. The event is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. ET. “We have a full runway,” Lindsay Buchholz said to Gary Striewski on “Red Sox First Pitch” before Boston took on the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Watch UFC 191 Demetrious Johnson-John Dodson Weigh-In Online (Live Stream)

Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson will battle it out once again this weekend. The two fighters will meet Saturday night at UFC 191 in Las Vegas in a rematch to determine the men’s flyweight champion. Before they step into the Octagon, though, Johnson and Dodson will step on the scales for an official weigh-in Friday at 7 p.m. ET. Follow along with all the action in the live stream...
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Torey Lovullo: Joe Kelly ‘Doing Something Right’ After Strong August (Video)

Joe Kelly is unstoppable on the mound right now. The Boston Red Sox right-hander is 6-0 in his last six starts with a 2.68 ERA and 28 strikeouts. He will look to make it seven in a row when he faces the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. “He is throwing pitchers that are unpredictable,” Red Sox interim manager Torey Lovullo said on “Friday Night Fenway” before the game. ...
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Rich Peverley Always Will Have Special Place In Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup Story

Rich Peverley announced his retirement Friday after an eight-year NHL career. He spent his last two seasons as a member of the Dallas Stars, but didn’t play in 2014-15 after recovering from a cardiac incident suffered in a March 2014 game against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Peverley spent a little more than two seasons with the Boston Bruins after being acquired at the 2011 trade...
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Report: Patriots Work Out Eight, Including British Olympic Discus Thrower

The New England Patriots bid farewell to 10 players Friday, and they also updated their rolodex by reportedly bringing in eight players for tryouts. The Patriots worked out wide receivers Nathan Palmer and Marquez Clark, fullbacks Joe Don Duncan and Joey Iosefa, defensive ends Derrick Lott and Lawrence Okoye, defensive tackle Jimmy Staten and quarterback Jeff Tuel, ESPN’s Mike...
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TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: Yankees’ Luis Severino A Steal Vs. Rays

Luis Severino is looking more like the ace the New York Yankees hope he can be with each passing start. The 21-year-old right-handed pitcher has gone 2-2 in his first five career starts with a 2.17 ERA and 29 strikeouts. He hasn’t allowed more than three runs in any game all season. Thursday, he faces a Tampa Bays Rays offense that, frankly, isn’t very good. That bodes well for...
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