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Melvin Gordon’s Mom Won’t Wear Chargers Rookie’s Jersey Until He Earns It

There are high expectations for San Diego Chargers rookie Melvin Gordon after the running back put up some insane statistics during his senior season at Wisconsin, but that doesn’t mean his mom is going to be his No. 1 fan right away. Carmen Gordon told ESPN.com that although she believes her son can live up to the hype, she wants to give him a little extra motivation. So until...
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Red Sox Option Ryan Cook To Triple-A Pawtucket To Call Up Henry Owens

This embed is invalid" /> Ryan Cook’s first go-round with the Boston Red Sox lasted one game. The Red Sox optioned Cook to Triple-A Pawtucket before Tuesday night’s game against the Yankees to make room for left-hander Henry Owens, who will make his major league debut in Boston’s series opener against New York at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox acquired Cook...
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Dining Playbook: Select Oyster Bar Offers Local, Mediterranean Seafood

Select Oyster Bar only has 30 seats, but it offers much more in terms of its food selection. The seafood is local, but it has a Mediterranean touch to it. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit www.selectboston.com/select/ for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Select Oyster BarFiled under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Threatens To Sue Ronda Rousey Over Steroid Comments

A little trash talk might have some legal consequences for Ronda Rousey. The UFC bantamweight champion was asked after her UFC 190 win Saturday about possibly fighting Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, and this is what Rousey had to offer. “I’m prepared to deal with anything,” Rousey said. “That’s why I’m the champ. I fight in the UFC 135-pound division. She can fight at...
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Dining Playbook: Turtle Cove Offers Fresh Seafood Including Tuna

The all new Turtle Cover Bar & Grille in Marblehead, Mass., offers a modern and exciting interior. As for the food, it boasts some of the freshest seafood in the area, including tuna. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit www.turtlecovebarandgrille.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Turtle Cove Bar & GrilleFiled under...
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Blake Swihart To Catch Henry Owens’ MLB Debut For Red Sox Vs. Yankees

This embed is invalid" /> Henry Owens will pair up with catcher Blake Swihart in his major league debut. The Boston Red Sox called up Owens for Tuesday’s game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The 23-year-old left-hander is one of the Red Sox’s top prospects, so there’s been a lot of buildup surrounding his first big league start in the Bronx...
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Dining Playbook: Sea Level Serving Up More Than Views In Salem

When it comes to views of the marina in Salem, Mass., it’s hard to beat the Sea Level Oyster Bar & Kitchen. Sea Level has two floors and offers food such as popcorn shrimp with actual popcorn. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit sealeveloysterbar.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Sea Level Oyster Bar & KitchenFiled...
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Dining Playbook: The Backroom Firing Up Meat Dishes

Moody’s Delicatessen in Waltham, Mass., was already a fan favorite, but now the owner has added on. The Backroom, located behind Moody’s, offers wood fire meal options with a focus on meat dishes. And those meat options are always changing. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit moodyswaltham.com/the-backroom/ for more information. Thumbnail photo...
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Dining Playbook: Tuscan Kitchen Offers True Italian Dining Experience

There’s no need to go to Italy when you have Tuscan Kitchen in Burlington, Mass., right down the road. Tuscan Kitchen offers a wine bar, private dining, open kitchen, patio and market. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit www.tuscanbrands.com/Kitchen/Burlington/ for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Tuscan Kitchen, Burlington MAFiled...
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Cristiano Ronaldo Disguises Self, Plays Street Soccer Anonymously (Video)

Cristiano Ronaldo’s trickery has reached new bounds. Ronaldo disguised himself as a panhandler recently and juggled a soccer ball anonymously in a public square in Madrid. The Portuguese superstar performed tricks and tried to play with passersby, but most denied themselves the chance to play with a soccer legend by walking away. Ronaldo eventually revealed himself in the presence...
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Dining Playbook: Cafe ArtScience Mixes Science, French Food Near MIT

In the shadow of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, there is a science-inspired restaurant that offers French cuisine. Cafe ArtScience is full of molecules and top-notch food. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit www.cafeartscience.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Cafe Art ScienceFiled under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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Dining Playbook: River Bar Offers Unique Lunch, Dinner Options

Whether you are looking for a restaurant for lunch, brunch, dinner or late night, River Bar in Somerville has it all. And when the weather cooperates, it offers one-of-a-kind patio seating. Check out the video above for more on this dining experience and visit river-bar.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@River BarFiled under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video
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Patriots Training Camp Observations: Malcolm Butler Picks Tom Brady

FOXBORO, Mass. — It took five practices for Tom Brady to throw his first interception of training camp. Brady was targeting wide receiver Josh Boyce in 11-on-11 drills when Malcolm Butler jumped the slant route and picked off his starting quarterback. Butler said over the weekend that he dares Brady to throw at him in practice. That dare paid off for the second-year cornerback...
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Patriots Training Camp Attendance: Julian Edelman Departs After Warmups

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots’ star receiver disappeared early in Day 5 of training camp. Julian Edelman was out in full pads Tuesday, then left for the practice bubble after warmups. Edelman appeared to get banged up during Sunday’s training camp session. Wideout Brian Tyms was injured during an individual contact drill and was carted off the field with what appeared...
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Dining Playbook: Loyal Nine Revives Early American Recipes, Flavor

If you ever wondered what early American food tasted like, then you’re in luck. Loyal Nine in Cambridge offers guests the chance to eat early recipes indigenous to New England but with a modern twist. Check out the video above for more on this unique dining experience and visit www.loyalninecambridge.com for more information. Thumbnail photo via Facebook/@Loyal NineFiled under...
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Judge Rules Aaron Hernandez’s Defense Can’t Question Anonymous Tipster

FALL RIVER, Mass. — A Massachusetts judge says a lawyer for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez can’t question under oath an anonymous tipster who raised concerns about a juror in the murder case. Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh ruled Monday that such a step is premature. Defense attorney James Sultan says the tipster called him several times about a juror after...
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Jordan Henderson: LFC’s EPL Opener Vs. Stoke City Chance To Right Past Wrongs

Jordan Henderson can appreciate the fact life doesn’t always grant chances to put things right. Henderson has called on Liverpool to deliver a strong performance in its 2015-16 Premier League opener at Stoke City on Saturday, LiverpoolFC.com reported Monday. The Potters inflicted a heavy defeat on the Reds on the final day of the 2014-15 campaign, and Henderson said a return to...
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Report: Arian Foster Hurt Again; Groin Injury Could Require Surgery

It didn’t take long for Arian Foster’s injury issues to return. The Houston Texans running back has battled injuries over the last two seasons, playing just 21 of 32 regular-season games. He could be looking at another extend absence after reportedly injuring his groin during Texans practice Monday night. The injury is considered serious, and according to multiple reports, it’s...
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Fan Video Captures Ronda Rousey’s Thrilling Knockout Of Bethe Correia

If you got up and went to the bathroom Saturday night, you might have missed Ronda Rousey’s electric win over Bethe Correia. Yet one fan in attendance didn’t budge, and we’re all thankful for that. The intrepid ticketholder had a great view of Rousey and Correia’s UFC 190 bantamweight title bout in Rio De Janiero, Brazil, which Rousey won via...
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Report: Patriots Sign Linebacker L.J. Fort, Still Have Two Open Roster Spots

The New England Patriots are slowly filling their 90-man roster The Patriots signed linebacker L.J. Fort, a source told The Boston Globe’s Ben Volin on Tuesday. Fort previously has played with the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks and Cincinnati Bengals. He has 20 tackles, one sack and one interception in 17 career games. Fort went undrafted out of Northern Iowa...
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Liverpool Defense: Martin Skrtel The Rock Regardless Of Formation, Partners

Martin Skrtel is the surest thing, as far as Liverpool’s defense is concerned. Skrtel, 30, looks set to continue his role as an ever-present figure at the heart of Liverpool’s defense. The new, long-term contract with Liverpool in July should take the Slovakian center back’s Anfield career past the 10-year mark, reflecting his status as Liverpool’s rock in the current era...
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Gronk, Big Papi go 'country' in latest Dunkin Donuts video

David Ortiz and Rob Gronkowski are confessing their love for Dunkin Donuts iced coffee with yet another song — in another genre. Twice already this summer we’ve seen the Boston Red Sox designated hitter and New England Patriots tight end team up to sing about Dunkin’ iced. The first was a laid-back summer jam, and that was followed by a pumped-up dance hit. Now, the duo is...
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Arizona Player: Atmosphere At Oregon’s Stadium Is Like ‘Milk Screaming’

Oregon’s Autzen Stadium is among the loudest in college football. It’s so loud, in fact, that it apparently renders opponents unable to describe it using any sort of rational thought. Exhibit A: senior Arizona safety Will Parks, who had this to say when asked what it was like to play away games in Eugene. AZ's Will Parks on Autzen: "It's a bunch of milk being poured on you...
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ESPN’s Chris Mortensen Deletes Tweet Containing Incorrect Deflategate Report

It looks like Chris Mortensen finally figured out how Twitter worked. The ESPN NFL reporter has been under fire lately for his handling of an incorrect report which helped stoke the Deflategate fire. In the days following the AFC Championship Game, Mortensen reported that 11 of the New England Patriots 12 game footballs were under-inflated by about 2 pounds. The Wells Report eventually...
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Ari Fleischer: Belichick 'can get away with' shutting down media

If you were expecting Bill Belichick to break his media mold at the start of training camp, you were left sorely mistaken. The New England Patriots head coach met with reporters for the first time last week at the start of training camp and unsurprisingly stonewalled any and all Deflategate-related inquiries. It was a vintage Belichick performance, as every question was met with...
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