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Report: Jermaine O’Neal ‘Highly Intrigued’ About Joining Mavericks

Jermaine O’Neal looked like he was hanging up the sneakers at the beginning of the 2014-15 season. But the chance to join a loaded Dallas Mavericks team could convince the big man to make a comeback. O’Neal is “highly intrigued” about the possibility of signing with the Mavericks after the team acquired point guard Rajon Rondo in a trade with...
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Utah Opens Las Vegas Bowl With Wildly Complicated Trick Play (Video)

Utah’s coaching staff had a little extra time to prepare for Saturday’s bowl game. Apparently they made the most of it. The No. 22 Utes squared off against Colorado State in the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, and after stopping the Rams on their opening drive, they reached deep into the bag of tricks on their very first play from scrimmage. OK, let’s break this thing...
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Revolution To Open 2015 MLS Season Against Seattle Sounders On March 8

The New England Revolution are itching to take another shot at winning MLS Cup, and they won’t have to wait long before the new campaign starts. MLS announced key dates in the 2015 MLS season Friday, and the Revolution will begin on the road when they visit the Seattle Sounders on March 8. Seattle claimed the Supporters’ Shield last season as the team with the most points in...
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Ex-NBA Center Darko Milicic After Losing Kickboxing Debut: ‘I’m Invincible’

NOVI SAD, Serbia — Former NBA center Darko Milicic, a 7-foot Serb who spent 10 years with various teams after being the second overall pick in the 2003 draft behind LeBron James, has lost his first kickboxing fight. The 29-year-old Milicic sustained a bloody cut on his left leg in the first round of an exhibition match Thursday night against Serbian fighter...
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Real Madrid-San Lorenzo Verdict: Sergio Ramos Hero In Club World Cup Final

Real Madrid never won the FIFA Club World Cup before 2014. Sergio Ramos seemingly always scores in big games. It doesn’t take a genius to guess which one of those facts of life changed Saturday. Real Madrid defeated San Lorenzo 2-0 at Le Grand Stade de Marrakech in Morocco to win the 2014 Club World Cup title and claim the tag of “World Champion.” San Lorenzo tried to frustrate...
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UNH Suffers Late Collapse, Falls To Illinois State In FCS Semifinal

The UNH Wildcats were one quarter away from keeping their home win streak alive and advancing to the first FCS National Championship in school history. But Illinois State had other plans. The Redbirds scored two touchdowns in the second half to erase UNH’s 12-point lead and earn a 21-18 win in the FCS Semifinals. The Wildcats had won 14 consecutive games...
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Report: Julian Edelman Won’t Play Vs. Jets Sunday Due To Concussion

If the New England Patriots complete their season sweep of the New York Jets on Sunday, they’ll do so without their top wide receiver. Julian Edelman did not travel with the team to New York on Saturday and will not play in Sunday’s game due to a concussion, two sources told the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe. Edelman hasn’t missed a regular season game...
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Boston Bruins Send Defenseman Joe Morrow Back To Providence

The Boston Bruins announced Saturday they’ve sent defenseman Joe Morrow back to Providence of the American Hockey League. The good news for Morrow is that he’ll get playing time down in Providence. He hasn’t been in the Bruins’ lineup since Dec. 6 against Arizona. Since then, he’s been scratched in the club’s last six games. Morrow had been...
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Dining Playbook: Dance Lessons Training Camp At The BCAE

The Boston Center for Adult Education (BCAE) offers a variety of courses and lessons, and usually, the BCAE’s primary involvement with “Dining Playbook” comes in the kitchen. That recently changed, however, as Jennie Johnson and Billy Costa dropped by for some dance lessons. See how it went in the video above.Filed under: Dining Playbook, NESN Video, Training Camp
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Dining Playbook: Visiting West End Johnnie’s, West On Centre And Warren Tavern

“Dining Playbook” hit up three Boston-area favorites for this week’s “Before, During and After,” as they dropped by West End Johnnie’s, West On Centre and Warren Tavern. Check out much more in the video above.Filed under: Before, During, and After the Game, Dining Playbook
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NFL Players Still Have Plenty Of Late-Season Incentive No Matter Team’s Record

Life in the NFL isn’t easy, and it’s even more difficult this of year if you play for a bad team. There are plenty of teams across the league who have nothing to play for in the final weeks of the season. Assuming that players on those teams have nothing to play for, too, would be a big mistake. Whether it’s playing for compensation, a job or just...
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Peyton Manning Listed As Questionable For Monday’s Game Vs. Bengals

Peyton Manning doesn’t often find himself on the injury report. He landed there Saturday, though. Manning was listed on the Denver Broncos’ final injury report before they face the Cincinnati Bengals on “Monday Night Football” with a thigh injury. However, there’s really no reason to believe Manning won’t be under center Monday night. Manning...
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Dining Playbook: Holiday Training Camp With Tuscan’s Joe Faro

The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about cooking. Luckily, Joe Faro and Tuscan Kitchen can help with that often annoying part. “Dining Playbook” host Jenny Johnson caught up with Faro to discuss his restaurant’s catering service, which is perfect for this time of the year.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Training Camp
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Dining Playbook: Get To Know Boloco CEO Patrick Renna

Boloco has evolved into a wildly popular chain in recent years, and they’re trying new things to (literally) better serve customers. Jenny Johnson caught up with Boloco CEO Patrick Renna recently on “Dining Playbook” to talk about the things Boloco is doing to improve the dining experience.Filed under: Dining Playbook
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Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling Wins European Golden Boy Award

Nobody will forget how good Raheem Sterling was in 2014, now that history has recorded it forever. Sterling, 20, won the 2014 European Golden Boy Award on Saturday for his exploits for Liverpool and England’s national team over the course of the year, according to LiverpoolFC.com. The award recognizes Sterling as European soccer’s top performer under the age of 21. Sterling beat...
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Club World Cup Final Live: Real Madrid, San Lorenzo Vie For World Championship

1:15 p.m. ET: A world championship is on the line, as Real Madrid and San Lorenzo play their final game of 2014 Saturday. Real Madrid and San Lorenzo face off at Le Grand Stade de Marrakech in the final of the 2014 FIFA Club World Cup. Either the Spanish or the Argentinian club will win their first Club World Cup title with a victory and end the year on a high note. Real Madrid...
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Dining Playbook: Training Camp With Celtics Guard Phil Pressey

Boston Celtics guard Phil Pressey has the potential to grow into a nice player for the C’s, but in the kitchen, he’s already a season vet. He joined Jenny Johnson on “Dining Playbook,” to make a favorite of his, chicken Parm.Filed under: Dining Playbook, Training Camp
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Michael Pleads Guilty To DUI: Part Of ‘Hardest Times I’ve Ever Gone Through’

Michael Phelps hopes he’s turned over a new leaf. The legendary Olympic swimmer pleaded guilty Friday to DUI charges stemming from a Sept. 30 arrest in Maryland. Phelps was sentenced to 18 months of supervised probation and the judge ordered him to abstain from alcohol over that time. Phelps, who entered a six-week treatment program after the arrest,...
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Report: Jim Harbaugh’s Friends, Family Encouraging Him To Take Michigan Job

Jim Harbaugh is having trouble deciding what he wants his future to look like. ESPN.com reported Friday that the San Francisco 49ers head coach is torn about his future. Harbaugh is reportedly considering a six-year, $49 million contract offer from the University of Michigan as their top choice for their vacant head coach position, but Harbaugh also loves...
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David Ross To Red Sox Fans: Boston Will Always Hold Special Place In My Heart

David Ross sounds like he didn’t take his time in Boston for granted. The veteran catcher reportedly signed a contract with the Chicago Cubs earlier this week, joining Jon Lester on the North Side and ending his time with the Red Sox. He tweeted his appreciation for Red Sox Nation on Saturday morning. Thx for all the kind words & support. Boston will always hold a special...
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Memphis Grizzlies Buy Intern Brand-New Car After His Was Stolen (Video)

One Memphis Grizzlies intern was having a real rough go of it until the players stepped in and helped out with a tremendous holiday gesture. The team personnel intern recently had his car stolen, an unfortunate event for anyone, but especially so for a young person trying to catch a break and build a career at the same time. Luckily, the Grizzlies came up big. Grizzlies players came...
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Team USA Rolls To 5-2 Win Vs. Boston University In Exhibition Matchup

Team USA  looks ready for the world junior championships. The Americans rolled to a 5-2 win Friday night in an exhibition matchup with Boston University at Walter Brown Arena. Team USA picked up the win after holding its training camp at BU during the week. The Terriers were missing one key piece to their puzzle, though. Freshman phenom Jack Eichel was...
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Patriots Midseason Additions: Winning Mentality Is Obvious In New England

FOXBORO, Mass. — It didn’t take long for Akeem Ayers, Jonathan Casillas and Alan Branch to fall in with the New England Patriots’ winning ways. The Patriots were in the midst of a seven-game winning streak when all three players were acquired by the Patriots — passer rusher Ayers before Week 8 and linebacker Casillas and defensive tackle Branch before Week 9. They became so...
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‘The Sandlot’ Breaks Top Five On NESN.com’s Top 10 Sports Movies

Editor’s note: In the spirit of holiday movie-watching, we asked NESN.com readers to vote for their favorite sports film of all time. The debate was fierce, but the votes spoke for themselves. Fans of “The Sandlot” likely are saying, “You’re killin’ me, Smalls,” after the movie finished fifth among NESN.com readers’ No. 10 sports movie of all time. This...
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Brad Stevens Doesn’t Expect Rajon Rondo Trade To Trigger Major Changes

BOSTON — The departure of Rajon Rondo makes the Celtics a very different team — that much is not up for debate. But despite the fact Boston’s captain and undisputed best player now plays his ball down in Dallas, Celtics coach Brad Stevens isn’t expecting to make any seismic changes to his game plan. “I think the biggest thing is, (the trade) doesn’t change the system...
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