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Red Sox Wrap: Henry Owens Gets Shelled In Boston’s 13-8 Loss To Yankees

BOSTON — The Red Sox had a chance to win their series against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, but they didn’t even come close. The Yankees lit up Red Sox starter Henry Owens for six runs in the second inning, forcing him to make an early exit. New York was beating Boston 8-1 by the third inning, and things certainly weren’t looking good for the Sox. The Red Sox were able...
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Deutsche Bank: Spieth, Day, McIlroy make cases for No. 1

The Deutsche Bank Championship is already an important PGA Tour event as the second leg of the FedEx Cup playoffs. But there is even more on the line this Labor Day when the world’s best golfers tee off at TPC Boston. There’s a legitimate three-man race for golf’s No. 1 ranking, which comes to a head this weekend in Norton, Mass. Either Jason Day, Jordan Spieth or Rory...
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Premier League Round 4 Review: LFC, Man United, Chelsea Slip, Fall Behind Man City

It’s break time in the Premier League. England’s top flight has reached the first international break of the 2015-16 season. The respite comes at a good time for some of the 20 teams, while others wish the season could continue apace in order to capitalize on their current form. Actually, that’s only the case for Manchester City, which boasts the only perfect record in the...
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Report: Dwight Howard Stopped At Houston Airport For Having Loaded Gun

Dwight Howard broke one of the biggest rules of flying last week. Howard was stopped Friday at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for having a gun in his carry-on bag, Houston Police Department spokesperson Kese Smith told ESPN.com on Wednesday. A further inspection revealed the gun — a Glock 26 9mm — was loaded with one round in the chamber, law enforcement sources told TMZ...
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Tourists in Boston ask A-Rod to take photo—of them

Love him or hate him, you probably know who Alex Rodriguez is. Unless you’re these people. Everyone is a tourist @Harvard #harvarduniversity. pic.twitter.com/ND3cLtS4YA — Alex Rodriguez (@AROD) September 1, 2015   While the Yankees were in Boston for a three-game set against the Red Sox at Fenway Park this week, A-Rod apparently decided to visit Harvard University...
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Torey Lovullo: Rusney Castillo Ready For New Red Sox Challenge (Video)

Can Rusney Castillo handle the Green Monster? The Boston Red Sox are about to find out. Castillo started in left field Wednesday against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park. It marked his first career start at the position. The Sox are looking to see whether he’s a viable left field option for 2016. Red Sox acting manager Torey Lovullo said Tuesday that Hanley Ramirez — Boston’s...
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Sam Kennedy: Dave Dombrowski As Advertised So Far With Red Sox (Video)

Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has hit the ground running, according to incoming team president Sam Kennedy. Dombrowski has been on the job for less than a month, yet he’s already rolling up the sleeves with an eye toward 2016. It should be an interesting offseason for Boston, as Dombrowski is known as an aggressive Major League Baseball executive...
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Tommy Heinsohn Shoots His First Pitch At Fenway With Jo Jo White (Video)

BOSTON — Tommy Heinsohn likes to stick to what he knows. Boston Celtics legends Heinsohn and Jo Jo White threw out the first pitch at Fenway Park on Wednesday ahead of the Red Sox’s game against the New York Yankees. White’s throw was high, but Heinsohn decided to channel his basketball days for his pitch. The newest members of the Basketball Hall Of Fame, Jo Jo White &...
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Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez ‘Important, Happy’ As Leverkusen Adventure Begins

Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez has bolted from England to Germany in order to shed the dreaded “super-sub” tag. Hernandez joined Bayer Leverkusen from Manchester United on Monday. Leverkusen paid the Red Devils around £12 million ($18.3 million) for the Mexican striker, who moves to the Bundesliga (German first division) club in search of fulfillment after three seasons as...
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Jason Day Favored Over Jordan Spieth At Deutsche Bank Championship

Jason Day will be looking to stay on a roll in the FedEx Cup playoffs this weekend when he tees off at TPC Boston in Norton, Mass., as the betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Day sits as the +600 betting favorite to win this week’s second FedEx Cup event, after he surged to a win at The Barclays last weekend to grab the...
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Red Sox Still Exploring Six-Man Rotation, Hitting Snags With Starter Injuries

BOSTON — Interim Red Sox manager Torey Lovullo told reporters Saturday that the club was considering moving to a six-man rotation. But that plan seems to be getting more difficult thanks to some sidelined starters. Lovullo proposed the idea as a way to give an extra day’s rest to Boston’s young arms — Eduardo Rodriguez already has surpassed his career innings record, and...
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Tom Brady Ruling Major Factor In Betting Odds For New England Patriots

As the New England Patriots await a U.S. District Court ruling on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, the team prepares to face the New York Giants in Week 4 of the preseason as three-point betting favorites at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The ongoing legal saga related to Brady’s suspension is expected to be resolved this week, with the ruling having potentially serious...
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Report: Last-minute Deflategate settlement deal very unlikely

Don’t hold your breath waiting for a Deflategate settlement. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman hadn’t issued a ruling on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension appeal as of Wednesday afternoon. The holdup reportedly isn’t related to revived settlement talks. Per source, the NFL and NFLPA haven't had any Brady settlement talks since Monday's hearing. At this point...
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Patriots Prepping Latest Super Bowl Banner At Gillette Stadium (Photo)

The New England Patriots’ fourth Super Bowl banner will be raised within the next few weeks, and on Wednesday, the first image of said banner hit the Twittersphere. Looks amazing pic.twitter.com/39Jcb3nwPJ — Alex Kroll (@Patsnation87) September 2, 2015 Now, the question is when this banner actually will be raised at Gillette Stadium. If Tom Brady, who currently is appealing...
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Andrew Luck: Reggie Wayne ‘No Traitor To Me’ For Signing With Patriots

Reggie Wayne signing with the New England Patriots added another interesting layer to the team’s rivalry with the Indianapolis Colts. Don’t expect Colts quarterback Andrew Luck to play the Benedict Arnold card, though. “There’s a lot of things said and written about a lot of people, but Reggie will always be one of the great Colts in my mind and a great, great teammate,...
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Chili Davis: Jackie Bradley Jr. ‘Starting To Feel Sexy At The Plate’

Jackie Bradley Jr. has come a long, long way from where he was at the beginning of  August. The Boston Red Sox outfielder hit a season-low batting average on Aug. 5, when he dropped to .102 after going 0-for-3 with two strikeouts in a game against the New York Yankees. But just a month later, Bradley seems to be a whole new player. The 25-year-old still is making the incredible...
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Bill Belichick Talks ‘On To Cincinnati’ In Latest ‘Do Your Job’ Clip (Video)

When you think of the 2014 New England Patriots, what one sentence comes to mind? If you answer with anything other than “We’re on to Cincinnati,” you’re probably lying. The phrase first uttered by Bill Belichick following a Week 4 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs was the subject of the latest snippet from “Do Your Job,” NFL Network’s in-depth look at the 2014 Patriots...
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Floyd Mayweather Sr.: Manny Pacquiao a 'liar with no skills'

Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s father doesn’t think too highly of Manny Pacquiao. Floyd Mayweather Sr. told FightHype.com this week he believes his son’s next opponent, Andre Berto, will pose a bigger challenge than Pacquiao, who Mayweather Jr. defeated by unanimous decision in May. Mayweather Sr., a former professional boxer himself, didn’t stop there, though. The 62-year-old...
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Jurgen Klinsmann picks Brad Guzan over Tim Howard as USMNT starting goalkeeper

Tim Howard won’t walk back into the United States men’s national soccer team’s goal. He must displace incumbent starter Brad Guzan. U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Wednesday said Guzan will remain the starting goalkeeper for now, despite Howard’s return to international duty. Guzan likely will see the bulk of the action in Team USA’s upcoming exhibition games against...
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Riley Curry Steals Show In Hilarious Republican Debate Mashup (Video)

Riley Curry seems like a good enough choice for president in 2016, right? The adorable daughter of NBA MVP and Golden State Warriors sharp-shooter Stephen Curry has become something of a media darling in recent months. She stole the postgame news conference show during the Warriors’ run to the NBA Finals and continued to be a viral sensation after the Warriors dispatched the Cleveland...
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Henry Owens Takes On Yankees Ace Masahiro Tanaka In Red Sox’s Series Finale

The Boston Red Sox have a chance to win their series against the New York Yankees, and they’re putting Henry Owens on the mound to get the job done. The 23-year-old lefty will face off against Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka in Wednesday’s contest, but Owens is plenty used to that. He faced Tanaka in his MLB debut at Yankee Stadium and has since gone up against the likes of Justin...
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Former Blackhawks Goalie Antti Raanta: I Wanted Us To Get Swept In Playoffs

Former Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Raanta sounds just a bit salty how his final days with the Stanley Cup champs played out. Raanta was the primary backup behind Corey Crawford for much of last season, but he lost his spot to Scott Darling when the playoffs rolled around. Darling ended up filling in for Crawford in the opening round and leading the Blackhawks past the Nashville...
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TC’s DraftKings Value Picks: New Royal Jonny Gomes Could Be A Steal

The Kansas City Royals have added Jonny Gomes for the stretch run, and that could mean good things for both the Royals and your DraftKings lineup. Kansas City added the veteran outfielder Monday as part of a trade with the Atlanta Braves. It’s Gomes’ fourth team in three years, but 34-year-old has seen plenty of success, helping the Boston Red Sox capture a World Series title...
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Reports: LeSean McCoy's Week 1 status still uncertain

LeSean McCoy’s debut with the Buffalo Bills might have to be put on hold. The newly acquired Bills running back might not be ready for Week 1 as he continues to nurse a left hamstring injury suffered during an Aug. 18 practice. ESPN.com cited a team source that indicated the hamstring injury could keep him out of the season opener versus the Indianapolis Colts. However, despite...
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Report: Gisele Threatened ‘Nasty And Irritable’ Tom Brady With Divorce

Is Deflategate taking its toll on Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen’s marriage? A source close to Brady and Bundchen revealed in the latest issue of Us Weekly magazine that the New England Patriots quarterback and his supermodel wife have been having intense fights since the NFL suspended Brady four games for his alleged involvement in Deflategate. “Tom’s become very nasty and...
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