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Kings’ Slava Voynov Charged With Felony In Domestic Violence Case

LOS ANGELES — Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence on Thursday by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury. In a statement providing the first public details of the incident, the district attorney’s office said Voynov “caused his wife to suffer...
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Bruins Recall Forward Alexander Khokhlachev On Emergency Basis

The Boston Bruins announced Thursday that center Alexander Khokhlachev has been recalled from the Providence Bruins (AHL) on an emergency basis. He traveled with the team to Columbus for its game Friday against the Blue Jackets. The Bruins recalled defenseman Zach Trotman earlier on Thursday. Bruins top-six forward Brad Marchand (undisclosed ailment) did not travel with the team...
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Tom Brady Welcomes Back LeGarrette Blount With Facebook Post, Song (Video)

Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back LeGarrette Blount. The New England Patriots certainly were happy the running back returned to the team Thursday, but perhaps no one was more giddy than Tom Brady. The quarterback took to his Facebook page — of course — to welcome Blount, who played with the Patriots in 2013, with his own personal message that included a fantastic song...
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Randy Moss thought trade call from Belichick was prank

There’s an alternate universe where Randy Moss never became a member of the New England Patriots because he didn’t believe he was being traded by the Oakland Raiders. Moss told the story of when he was traded by the Raiders to New England on Patriots.com to Jackie Brittain. Moss is in town to cover the Patriots’ game Sunday against the Detroit Lions. “When I came from...
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Patriots Have Best Odds To Win Super Bowl According To FiveThirtyEight

If you can put your trust in Nate Silver, then you can believe that the New England Patriots will coast their way to Arizona and will hoist the Lombardi Trophy come February. Based on FiveThirtyEight’s most recent NFL Elo ratings, the Patriots have a 24 percent chance of winning Super Bowl XLIX, which is the league’s best and is significantly higher than any other AFC team. They...
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Friday’s Rangers-Sabres Game Postponed Due To Buffalo Snowstorm

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The NHL has postponed the Sabres’ home game against the New York Rangers on Friday night due to a severe lake-effect storm hitting the Buffalo region. The league made the announcement Thursday and said a makeup date has not yet been determined. The decision comes while many communities south and east of downtown Buffalo have been blanked by a storm that has dumped...
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Tom Brady Plays Better When Rocking Facial Hair, Research Shows

Tom Brady is better with a beard. That’s not an opinion, it’s a cold, hard fact. The folks over at West Coast Shaving spent a lot of time and energy proving the New England Patriots quarterback performs better while sporting some scruff, as they put together research to prove not just Brady, but all QBs play better with facial hair. They took a look at six of the top signal-callers...
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Report: Lionel Messi Thinks Barcelona Wants To Sell Him By 2016

Could Barcelona do the unthinkable and push Lionel Messi out the exit door? Messi feels under-appreciated at Barcelona and believes the club is preparing to sell him to the highest bidder by 2016, Spanish radio station Cadena COPE reported Wednesday. Messi reportedly thinks Barcelona’s current board of directors have launched whisper campaign, which questions his commitment to...
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Patriots Injury Report: Ryan Wendell Healthy; Julian Edelman Still Limited

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s good news on the New England Patriots’ injury front. Starting right guard Ryan Wendell is fully healed from a knee injury. Wendell was removed from the Patriots’ practice participation and injury report. He was a full participant in Thursday’s practice. Rookie defensive lineman Dominique Easley missed practice with a knee injury. He was limited...
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Patriots Tweet Adorable Vince Wilfork Throwback Thursday Photo

The New England Patriots are clearly trying to get on Tom Brady’s social media level. In honor of Throwback Thursday, the Pats’ Twitter account posted an adorable photo of defensive tackle Vince Wilfork. Possibly one of our cutest #TBT photos ever... #LittleVince http://t.co/eRRjVblNRJ— New England Patriots (@Patriots) November 20, 2014 That winning smile definitely isn...
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Brady Poppinga: Packers’ Jordy Nelson Is Best Wide Receiver In NFL

This embed is invalid" /> Could the best wide receiver in the NFL be someone without a single Pro Bowl selection? Former NFL linebacker Brady Poppinga thinks so. According to Poppinga, Jordy Nelson of the Green Bay Packers is the best in the business, which might be surprising to those fixated on the likes of Calvin Johnson, A.J. Green and Demaryius...
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Washington Wizards Play ‘FIFA’ Video Game On Arena Jumbotron (Photo)

There’s nothing like playing video games on a 350-square-foot screen to help team bonding. A few members of the Washington Wizards loosened up by playing “FIFA” on the massive video board at the Verizon Center, with forward Nene tweeting out a photo Thursday. Nothing special, just a couple of millionaires kicking back and playing some virtual soccer on a 14-by-25 JumboTron...
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Clay Matthews, Packers O-Line Land Cameo In ‘Pitch Perfect 2′ (Video)

Clay Matthews in “Pitch Perfect 2″ you say? Aca-believe it. The new trailer for the sequel to the hit 2012 movie about a college a capella group hit the Internet on Thursday, and it featured 100 percent more NFL players than the first flick. Matthews, joined by Packers offensive linemen T.J. Lang, Don Barclay, Clay Matthews, David Bakhtiari and Josh Sitton are featured in...
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NFL Players Union Appeals Adrian Peterson Suspension As ‘Unlawful’

The NFL players’ union on Thursday appealed the league’s suspension of Adrian Peterson and demanded an independent, neutral arbitrator hears the case. In a letter to its player representatives and executive committee obtained by The Associated Press, the NFLPA called commissioner Roger Goodell’s punishment “unprecedented, arbitrary, and unlawful...
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Red Sox Transaction Tree Traces Brandon Workman, Anthony Ranaudo To 1986

<input type="hidden" name="fallback" value="This embed is invalid" /> All right, Boston Red Sox fans. Prepare for your mind to be blown. Brandon Workman and Anthony Ranaudo both are vying for spots on the Red Sox’s major league roster this...
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LeGarrette Blount A Welcome Re-Addition To Patriots’ Locker Room

LeGarrette Blount was tough to spot at New England Patriots practice Thursday. The New England media was looking for the newly-re-signed 6-foot, 250-pound running back with a jersey number in the 20s, 30s or 40s. Finally, Blount was spotted, wearing No. 60 for reasons unknown even to his teammates, in the line of Patriots jogging next to tight end Rob Gronkowski. “I wasn’t that...
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Report: Jets-Bills Likely To Be Played In Either Detroit Or Pittsburgh

The record-breaking snow that has hit Buffalo in the last three days is forcing the Bills to find a new venue for its home game Sunday against the New York Jets. The NFL is expected to formally announce the time and place of the Week 12 matchup by Friday, but the most likely locations for the game to be played include Pittsburgh and Detroit, according to Vic Carucci of The Buffalo...
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Creighton Freshman Basketball Player Gets Accidental Beer Bath (Video)

Creighton freshman basketball player Toby Hegner did a little accidentally underage drinking during Wednesday night’s game. Hegner went diving for a ball on the sidelines in the game against Oklahoma, and accidentally kicked a fan’s beer in the process. The suds doused Hegner’s entire face. This embed is invalid" /> Looks like Hegner got a little...
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Ex-Red Sox Alex Hassan Claimed Off Waivers By Orioles From A’s

There probably won’t be any heartfelt messages following this break-up. The relationship was too short-lived. Alex Hassan, who was claimed off waivers from the Boston Red Sox by the Oakland Athletics earlier this week, already is moving on to a new organization. Hassan was claimed off waivers from the A’s by the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday. Hassan tweeted a heartfelt message...
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Former Patriots Backup QB Launches Kickstarter For Hand-Warmer Product (Video)

Former New England Patriots backup quarterback Mike Kafka doesn’t just warm benches, he also warms hands. Kafka, who also was a member of the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars before becoming the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ third-stringer this season, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to produce the Roo Inferno Series Hand Pouch. The slim pouches are meant...
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Danny Ainge: Rajon Rondo’s Free Throw Struggles A ‘Physiological Thing’

No one expects free throw shooting to be one of Rajon Rondo’s strengths, but three misses in a row is a bit much. Rondo’s struggles at the foul line were highlighted again Monday when he clanked three straight clutch free throws late in the Boston Celtics’ 118-114 loss to the Phoenix Suns. Although Rondo reportedly headed straight to the Celtics’...
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Blake Swihart, Three Others Added To Boston Red Sox’s 40-Man Roster

This embed is invalid" /> The Boston Red Sox added four players to their 40-man roster Thursday. Catcher Blake Swihart, left-handed pitcher Eduardo Rodriguez and infielder Travis Shaw were selected to the major league roster from Triple-A Pawtucket. Infielder Sean Coyle was selected from Double-A Portland. Swihart is considered the top prospect in...
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Randy Moss’ Son Receives Scholarship Offer From Boston College

Another member of the Moss family could be taking his talents to New England. Thad Moss, the son of former New England Patriots wide receiver Randy Moss, recently announced on Twitter he received a scholarship offer from Boston College. The 6-foot-3, 230 pound tight end and defensive lineman is a junior at Victory Christian Center High School in Charlotte, N.C., where his dad...
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Canseco's finger falling off apparently was a bad prank

Jose Canseco is a prankster. After shooting his middle finger off and having it reattached, the former MLB slugger said it fell off again during a poker tournament. He then expressed interest in selling the detached finger on eBay. It turns out the finger never actually fell off, according to TMZ Sports, and it was just one big hoax pulled off by Canseco. He told TMZ Sports...
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Hector Santiago Kisses Sleeping Terry Francona During Flight (Video)

A sleepy Terry Francona awoke to a surprise during a recent flight to Okinawa, Japan. A team of major leaguers wrapped up their 2014 Japan All-Star Series on Thursday morning. It’s never too late for team bonding, though, and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Hector Santiago accepted a unique dare en route to the team’s final game. Someone — for reasons unknown — dared Santiago...
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